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Another successful fundraising year June 2017

The end of June is the end of the Rotary year and signals the time a for officers to hand over to the team for the new Rotary Year. For the Rotary Club of Swindon Old Town it is also hand out time and this is why 70 Rotarians and guests gathered at the Masonic Hall on the 28th June. President Chris Hext thanked the Club for the support everyone had given him especially for the Duck Race and...
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Merry Christmas

With the big day almost upon us all, there was just enough time for the members of Old Town Rotary and their guests to get together for breakfast before we take a short break over the Christmas period to recharge the batteries ready for the second half of this Rotary year.   Members met at the usual time and place to enjoy the customary full English and exchange some fellowship. The vast major...
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Windy Day Out for Old Town Golfers

The annual club golf day took place this week at the Gloucester Golf Club. Defending Champion Satnam Bains came up against previous winners of the trophy and other regular attendees at this event in an attempt to retain the title. And the weather did its best to make it a tricky task, with sunshine competing with blustery winds blowing across the course. It was clear that anything over 30 point...
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Ducks Racing to Help Raise Valuable Funds

If it's the late Spring Bank Holiday, it must be Duck Race Day! The annual Swindon's Famous Duck Race, raising money for SCWAD (Swindon Children Without a Diagnosis) and other Rotary charities, took place on a slightly indifferent weather day but it didn't stop hundreds of people once again heading for Westcott Recreation Ground to take part in the day. There were plenty of stalls and attrac...
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Welcome the Legends!

The Clivey and Twist project, previously supported by Old Town Rotary, are once again holding a fundraising evening to raise vital funding to enable the project to continue its important work. This year it will feature the legends from Swindon Town's famous cup victory over Arsenal in 1969. Full details are available via this poster and tickets will sell out fast so make sure you get yours n...
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