Rotary Club of Waterlooville Blog

Waterlooville celeberates 40 years of service to the community

It was in 1976 that the newly formed Rotary Club of Waterlooville began its service to the local community and internationally, having been created from the bigger Cosham Rotary. 100 members and guests celebrated this milestone in the club’s history with a birthday dinner at The Langstone Hotel, Hayling Island. Founder President Peter Jessop who [...]

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Fancy a holiday in the Dordogne?

Fancy a gite holiday in the Dordogne region of France? Well why not visit this website where one of our ex Waterlooville Rotary Club members now lives and looks forward to hearing from you! Le Fuscia can be found at: www.dordognegiteholidays4u.com

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Calling all Quiz Fans!

Waterlooville Rotary Club is holding a Fund Raising Quiz Night this Saturday 27th February at All Saints Church Hall in Denmead from 7pm (for a 7.30pm start). Tickets are £12 per head including a buffet supper (bring your own drinks). Teams of up to 6 are welcome (tables with larger numbers will be point handicapped). [...]

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Thank you from Santa!

A big thank you from Santa and all the team in our club for the generous support and response to our Christmas Charity Collections with our sleigh in the roads around Waterlooville and outside the ASDA (Waterlooville) and Morrisons (Horndean) Supermarkets! We raised a fantastic £2600 for local, national and international appeals, so thank you [...]

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Santa helps switch on the Waterlooville Lights

Crowds of happy families joined together on Saturday 21st November to enjoy the annual switching on of the Waterlooville Precinct Christmas Lights. Waterlooville Rotary Club was there supporting Santa who assisted the Mayor of Havant on stage with the ‘plunger press’ that lit the tree and lights all along the precinct. Carols, choirs, entertainers, stalls [...]

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Look Good Feel Better Charity helps women with cancer

All of us will know of someone with cancer and the devastating feelings that diagnosis will bring. Look Good Feel Better (LGBF) is a charity set up by the in 1994 to give free pampering therapy skin care and make up workshop sessions to women with cancer. Volunteers with a background in beauty support these [...]

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Santa is coming to Waterlooville!

Yes he is! It’s Christmas after all and what better time for him to appear! The Rotary Club of Waterlooville will be helping Santa again this year as he accompanies the Mayor of Havant switching on the Waterlooville Christmas Lights on Saturday 21st November between 4pm and 6pm, and also bring his sleigh around the [...]

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Thankyou for your Shoe Boxes!

Every November we ask schools and groups to help us with the Rotary Shoe Box Appeal which sends Christmas presents to less fortunate children in Africa and other countries. This year you have come up trumps once again, so a very big THANKYOU to the following schools who, together with other groups, have helped us [...]

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Getting Out There

Summer is behind us, the evenings are closing in and winter is just round the corner! That sounds depressing, doesn’t it? At Waterlooville Rotary Club we are looking forward to getting on with the business of being an active club and enjoying the regular weekly meetings that take place at Portsmouth Golf Club. We are [...]

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It’s time to Change Over again!

Every year in June, Presidents of Rotary Clubs throughout the world conduct ‘Change Over’ where they hand over to their successors who have been President Elect (or Senior Vice President) throughout the past year. Waterlooville Rotary is no different and so President Ken Berry formally handed over to our new President, Sandy Sanger, who will [...]

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