Memorial Dinner and Lecture

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Rotary News, Slideshow | 0 comments

Memorial Dinner and Lecture

On Wednesday 26 March there was a multi club meeting. This was for a memorial dinner and lecture in memory of late Mike Gosney and Jeremy Kayll. The event was organised by Rushmoor Rotary club. Nearly all of the local rotary clubs were represented. The lecture was given by Brandon O’Reilly, the Chief Executive of TAG, who own Farnborough airport. Brandon gave a talk on the history of the airport and debunked some myths about the future of the site. His talk was entitled “Where The...

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Member Tom Hughes passes away

Posted by on Oct 3, 2012 in Rotary News, Slideshow | 0 comments

Member Tom Hughes passes away

It is with regret that Farnborough Rotary club announces the death of long term member  Tom Hughes. Tom joined Farnborough Rotary club in 1982 and worked as a scientific engineer at the Royal Aircraft Establishment Very sad news for all who knew him. And for those that did… we all had great love and affection for him… “A lovely chap”… Tom’s own words to describe someone he liked !!!

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New Rotary President’s Message

Posted by on Jul 12, 2012 in Rotary News, Slideshow | 0 comments

New Rotary President’s Message

Hi everyone, my name is Pam Tunnicliffe and I would like to welcome you to the website of the Rotary Club of Farnborough. It’s a great honour and privilege for me to be the first female President in our Rotary Club since the club’s inception in 1959 and I am very proud this is during the Jubilee, Olympics & Airshow year. I have lived and worked in Farnborough for 45 years and I know there is a great community spirit in our town. During my 5 years as a member of Farnborough Rotary I...

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New Member for Farnborough Rotary Club

Posted by on Apr 8, 2012 in Rotary News | 0 comments

New Member for Farnborough Rotary Club

This week Pam Tunnicliffe, our Vice President inducted Sam Parkin into our club. Sam is a former air traffic controller. We’d like to welcome Sam….     Sam is a former RAF officer. He lives in Farnborough, is married to Christine and has 3 sons and 2 daughters. In the RAF he belonged to the Air Traffic Control branch and served in the UK, on the island of Gan in the Indian ocean and also Singapore and Germany. He retired from the RAF as a squadron leader in 1993, before...

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Working to Eradicate Polio

Posted by on Sep 12, 2009 in Charities We Support, Foundation and International, Rotary News | 0 comments

‘Thanks for Life’, is a project involving the clubs and members of Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland, aimed at helping to eradicate polio throughout the world. Thanks For Life is a purpose-built initiative, specifically designed to combine the talents and efforts of every Rotary club in RIBI with these main aims… To raise £1m for Polio Eradication through the Thanks for Life initiative. To maximise public awareness of the Rotary Polio campaign, the Gates...

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Young Citizen Winner

Posted by on Feb 14, 2009 in Rotary News | 0 comments

Rotary Young Citizen Winner receives Diana Award Rotary Young Citizen Award winner Nicole Dryburgh received a Diana Award during a reception at 11 Downing Street earlier this week. Nicole, who celebrated her 20th birthday on Monday (9th February), has been left blind, profoundly deaf and unable to walk due to spinal cancer but despite this has written a book, runs her own website, writes a column for her weekly newspaper in Kent and has raised tens of thousands of pounds for her favourite...

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