Entries by Judy

Funfest 2019

                On Sunday 19th May, our 8th Annual Funfest took place at Rushden and Higham Rugby Club and was, yet again, a resounding success. Twenty teams entered the It’s A Knockout Competition, which was hosted by the usual We’re A Knockout team who are always very professional in […]

Young Achievers Award

President Bill Randles presents the Andy Todd Award (donated by our club) to the Young Achiever at Wollaston School

Chichele Chat April/May 2019

CHICHELE CHAT MAY 2019 1MB (1) Rotarian David Wilson does a sterling job of keeping everyone up to date with what has been going on within the club.  Just click on the link above and take a look at the latest Chichele Chat and see just how busy we have all been.

Classic Car Show

Our Annual Classic Car Show organised by our International Committee, will once again be held at Castle Fields in Higham Ferrers on Sunday, 4th August.  We look forward to another sunny day when there will be many classic vehicles and other attractions to keep the whole family entertained.

Minor Sports Competition

On Wednesday, 2nd March, we participated in the fourth round of District 1070 Minor Sports competition, against the Rotary Club of Kettering Huxloe.  The venue was the Montagu Club in Weekley, near Kettering, and was open to members, as well as friends and family.    So, along with the residents of the House of Recovery, we […]

Joint Meeting of local Rotary Clubs

Tuesday, 1st March saw the coming together of four local Rotary Clubs – Rushden, Rushden Chichele, Rushden Higham and Thrapston Raunds.  The aim of the evening was to discuss the benefits and burdens of working together on fundraising and projects, and more importantly on recruitment.   Although some had come to the meeting with trepidation, assuming […]

5 Star Pancake Party

As Pancake Day fell on the second Tuesday of February, we celebrated with the residents of the House of Recovery.  We had a range of specially prepared pancake fillings including banana and honey, apple raisin and cinnamon, mixed summer fruits, and fruit salad, not to mention the traditional lemon and sugar, made all the more […]

Santa Sleigh

At the beginning of December we helped the Round Table on their annual Santa’s Sleigh fundraiser.  It was a pleasant evening which, together with the loud Christmas music coming from the sleigh, helped to bring out the residents of Higham Ferrers, to see Santa. Even passing cars stopped to join in the spirit of the […]

Merry Quizmas!

Our quiz on 8th December 2015 was a success, raising over £120 for good causes.  Held at Joe’s Bar in Higham Ferrers, this was a fun quiz open to all. The night rang with the cries of “I know that!”, “Sshhhh!” and “What about..?” And of course, once the answers were revealed, “I knew that!”  […]