Inner Wheel News

IW Conference Speaker

In March 2022 Inner Wheel members and Rotarians attending the Rotary District 1090 Conference in Oxford were addressed at the opening session by Chairman Jennie. The District 9 Inner Wheel guest speaker Malcolm Nelson entertained delegates with an informative and...

Mercy Ships

Wednesday 9th March 2022 as a VIP Guest I boarded the world’s largest civilian hospital ship Global Mercy docked in Rotterdam. I was escorted with my husband to a table at the front of the International Lounge on deck 7. The afternoon's proceedings began with a few...

How we are able to be traced by our Inner Wheel Badge Bar

When I was with one of our Members, Mavis Carrington, she handed me a box of IW brooches which her stepson had bought at an Auction.  On going through them we discovered an IW Member’s badge bar belonging to a Mrs G. Obray which had a Past President and Past Club...

Home Service Reporting and International Service Reporting

The date of the Home Service Report should run from January through to December. This issue crops up every couple of years despite having been unanimously voted on at Council several times.    We would like to clarify the reason that the reports run from January...

District News

Truro Club and Figeau

Inner Wheel of Truro links with Figeac in France

Inner Wheel of Truro links with Figeac in France During Covid the Inner Wheel Club of Truro has established links with a similar club in France. The Truro ladies raise funds for charities such as The Refuge and Macmillan Cancer Care and our local hospice. The...

District 11 July Newsletter

Dear Club Presidents as we start a new Inner Wheel year, we are all sweltering as the UK records its highest ever temperatures. I hope you will have a good relaxing and restful summer as we prepare for your year and clubs getting back together in September. It...

Ukraine

At our March District Meeting the District took the bold decision to send £5000 to buy aid and generally assist the thousands of people trapped in the Ukraine and trying to find refuge when the recent conflict escalated. This was done through our friend and Past...

District 1 Celebrates Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Many of our clubs chose to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with parties and gatherings – other clubs planted trees as part of her Majesty’s Green Canopy –  see pictures  for a selection of what we have been up to.  A great many celebrations, of course,...

Banbury 75

75th Annivesary Celebration Having missed our social get-togethers so much throughout the pandemic, it was wonderful to be able to meet together to mark the 75th Anniversary of the club being chartered on 20th October 2021. We were joined by representatives from...

A Visit to The Dorothy Clive Garden

For the first time since 2019, our outgoing president was able to organise an annual trip for the club. In 2019 we visited Saltaire in Yorkshire. This year, the Dorothy Clive Gardens near Market Drayton, Shropshire. Members of two other clubs in District 5 joined...

Queen’s Jubilee

Eastbourne Sovereign Ladies celebrating in Style the Queens Jubilee At Chalk Farm Hotel with the planting of a Victoria Plum Tree in the Hotel Garden followed by an Afternoon Cream Tea. Lots of fun, laughter and chat, very enjoyable afternoon had by all.

Handover 2021

In July 2021 some of us were able to attend a Handover Meeting in person, when the chain of office was passed to the new President Jenny.