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Classrooms for Uganda

Poynton Rotary kindly donated £500 towards this appeal to rebuild 3 classrooms, via sponsoring David Whaite to run the 100 mile Cheshire Ring Canal system, at the age of 70, in less than 24 hours. The good news is that David and Mary have reached £25,000 donations from the local community now, and the classrooms …

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Civic Awards 2019

Poynton & District Rotary Club, President Peter Kay, attended the “Civic Service” at St George’s, Poynton’s Parish Church on Sunday 21st July 2019.    Mayor of Poynton-with-Worth Town Council  Sarah-Jane Gilmore read the first bible reading, after having outlined her commitment to Charitable fund raising for the coming year. Rt. Hon. David Rutley MP read the …

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Party in the Park (2019)

Following the great success of Poynton Rotary’s Party in the Park on Saturday 15th June 2019, we would like to thank all the Volunteers and Poynton Groups who gave so generously of their time and effort. People have been working hard over the past year to bring this event to fruition. This year’s charity musical …

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Cut down landfill waste

Poynton Rotary wish to encourage our wonderful Party in the Park audience to bring reusable cups, plates and containers in their picnic, and to then take these home at the end of the event.Also, we would ask that glass bottles or plastic containers are also taken back home and placed in residential recycling bins.We recommend …

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Know your Blood Pressure

Each year Poynton Rotary facilitates the annual community  ‘Know Your Blood Pressure Day’ at Poynton Civic Hall. This event was supported by the Stroke Association and our wonderful team of clinician volunteers carrying out the blood pressure tests during the day. It is an excellent opportunity for anyone to have their blood pressure checked free …

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Let’s Loop Poynton

Hearing Loop Awareness Week was a UK-wide campaign to raise awareness and promote understanding of hearing loops in local communities throughout the UK. A team of volunteers went around Local Businesses, Shops on Park Lane and Poynton Baptist Church to check out the hearing loop systems to see how well they are working. This event …

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Nomvula’s Knitters

Nomvula’s Knitters is a local community project helped by Poynton Rotary.  They are situated in the village of St Francis Bay in South Africa. It is known as an affluent holiday village on the Indian Ocean about 100km west of Port Elizabeth. It is a popular holiday resort for people, in particular, from the Johannesburg …

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Party in the Park 2018

Last year, the 2018 charity musical extravaganza was held on 16th June 2018 and proved to be even bigger and better, with 6+ hours of sensational live music for all tastes. See the video and programme. https://youtu.be/LN2IdTWRiH8 LATEST NEWS – This year’s event (2019) will be held on Saturday, 15th June 2019. We have a …

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Senior Citizens Trip to Llandudno

Over recent years, Poynton Rotary have funded and organised coach trips to Llandudno in North Wales, and sometimes Southport for a change. We have been able to help groups of people from support groups and homes in Poynton. Each year, Waitrose in Poynton have kindly donated chocolates and bottled water for the journey. Poynton Rotary …

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Mary Sunley Canal Trip

  Poynton Rotary regularly organises a four hour trip on the Mary Sunley canal boat. This benefits 10 residents from sheltered housing schemes, or other Poynton small groups,. Heading first towards Marple, our guests are treated to a fish and chip lunch on board before the boat turned round for the trip back to Higher …

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