Sportsman's Night with Rory Underwood

The Rotary Club of Wellington’s 31st Annual Sportsman’s Night took place at the Telford Whitehouse Hotel on Thursday 22 March. Once again it was organised by Rotarian Mike Dorricott and proved to be a great success.  

C Team Successful

Weliington C have reached the final of the District 1210 Fellowship Quiz.  The team of John Bradley, Peter Murray, Richard Studd and David Lovatt and managed by Rob Evans scored 139 points in their semi-final round finishing 3rd of 30 teams that took part.

As the scores were very close around the threshold to go through to the final it was decided to put the 12 highest scoring teams through to the final.

Congratulations to the 12 teams who will contest the final on Tuesday 15th May 2018. The final will be held at Linden House, Tettenhall.

Tesco Collection for Polio

Members of the Rotary Club of Wellington took part in a collection for the Rotary campaign 'End Polio Now' on Saturday 17th March.  Foundation Chair Geoff Ward writes, "Thank you for your support at the Tesco collection Saturday last in aid of Polio.  The total sum raised was £366.88"

Presentation to Blood Bikes

On Friday 16th March the Club heard about the work of Shropshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire Blood Bikes, an urgent volunteer service providing transportation of blood products, for free, to NHS hospitals across Shropshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire.  SSBB transport a variety of other urgent medical items in addition to blood products, including donated breast milk used to feed premature babies. This is achieved using temperature controlled boxes attached to the bikes.

Quiz at the Duck

A successful Club  Quiz Night took place at the Duck at Allscott on Thursday 22nd February.  Quizmaster Paul Rhodes put 100 questions to teams of 2 in five general knowledge sections.  Questions ranged from giving the name of TinTin's dog [Snowy] to naming the shortest book in the Old Testament [Obadiah].


The gym at the Princess Royal Hospital Telford provides rehabilitation exercise for patients recovering from operations, accidents, and cardiac incidents, and has two Life Fitness 9500hr treadmills which are an essential part of the exercise program.

Christmas Day at Farcroft

Father Christmas, otherwise known as President John Wardle, visited Farcrodt on North Road, Wellington to distribute gifts and good cheer on Christmas morning.  Father Christmas was accompanied by his elves who arrived from the distant lands of Much Wenlock, Ellerdine, Norwich and Greece.

Christmas Lunch 2017

The Rotary Club of Wellington Christmas Lunch on 15th December welcomed the bringer of the Christmas Message, Vicky Longbone, the Church Related Community Work Minister from Derby.