President’s Handover

Posted by on Jul 5, 2018 in President's News, Slideshow | 0 comments

President’s Handover

We have a new President of Farnborough Rotary Club – Michael Smailes. Mike joined the club in 2011 and has taken over the reins of presidency from Diane Bedford who has held the pst for the last 12 months. This is a fixed term for all presidents, locally, nationally and internationally. Since joining Rotary in 2011, Mike has been chairman of many committees within the club and is a most enthusiastic member. He is a keen gardener, keeps his own chickens and has represented the...

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President Diane’s Afternoon Tea

Posted by on Jun 25, 2018 in Events, President's News, Slideshow | Comments Off on President Diane’s Afternoon Tea

President Diane’s Afternoon Tea

The 12 month term of Presidency is nearly over for the current rotary president Diane Bedford. So on Saturday 24th June she was joined by fellow rotarians their husbands, wives and partners for a visit to the gardens of West Green House. Nestling in a woodland corner of Northern Hampshire, the gardens of West Green House surround one of the prettiest manor houses in England. After a tour around the peaceful and tranquil gardens, afternoon tea was...

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John Grenham

Posted by on Apr 18, 2018 in President's News, Slideshow | 0 comments

John Grenham

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of John Grenham.  JOHN GRENHAM Farnborough Rotary Club is mourning the loss of John Grenham on 18 April 2018.  Aged 73 John had joined the club in 1980, had served as its President twice, in 1990-1991 and 2000-2001 and in recent years has been Assistant Governor for the local area looking after the wellbeing and development of many local clubs. John was a huge presence in the club, keen to...

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Top Award For Farnborough Rotarian

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in President's News, Slideshow | 0 comments

Top Award For Farnborough Rotarian

Congratulations to Farnborough Rotary member Owen Eggington on receiving the Paul Harris Fellowship Award Owen was presented with the award at the Farnborough Rotary Club meeting held at Wings Restaurant on 24th August 2017. It was presented to Owen by our President Diane Bedford and made Owen Eggington a “Paul Harris Fellow” This is given in recognition of outstanding work and contributions to our club. He thanked the club and said that he will never forget how Farnborough...

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Farnborough Rotary Club has a new President

Posted by on Jul 10, 2016 in President's News, Slideshow | 0 comments

Farnborough Rotary Club has a new President

At a ceremony on 30 June John Marsh, President for 2015-2016, handed over to father of three Brian Fagg of Guildford Road West, Farnborough, and wished him well for a very happy and fruitful year ahead. Brian first came to Aldershot with 2 Para and moved with his wife, Val, to their own home in 1975.  A Rotary member since 2002 Brian has spent much time in the last three years in the vital role of quartermaster for the club’s equipment.  The equipment, kept in a secure store, includes the...

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Neil Wilson

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 in President's News, Slideshow | 0 comments

Neil Wilson

It is with regret that we announce the passing of past president Neil Wilson. Neil died at his home in Farnborough in the early hours of Tuesday morning. He had been ill for some time. Neil was president for the year 2007-08 Our condolences to his wife Pat and the rest of the family. The date of the funeral has not been announced,    

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