We were pleased to be able to support the Blidworth and Rainworth fight against Covid-19** with a cash donation towards their Food-Aid program. "We should like to say a massive thank you to the Rotary Club of Ravenshead and Blidworth for their wonderful support with a generous donation of £500 towards the funding of the purchase food of food to go out into our community. It will make a big difference to what we are able to do."
29th May 2020
Being confined to his house and garden wasn't going to stop Ravenshead & Blidworth Rotarian Bob Jackson from doing his bit for charity. Cheered on by his wife Sandra (adjudicator and drinks station monitor), Bob (82) completed 51 laps of his garden to ensure he completed the 4 mile target distance. Monies raised through sponsorship will go to charities Aquabox and Bowel Cancer UK.
16th April 2020
Andrew Draper who volunteers as a storyteller for Southwell Workhouse presented a story in character of a boy who, in the 1840s, found himself and his family taken in by the Workhouse, what life was like in the Workhouse and how through a seven year apprenticeship as a blacksmith he came to be his own man by making left-handed shears.
28th February 2020
Sam's Workplace offers a realistic work experience placement for people with a learning disability, together with independence and social skills. They run a small cafe and sweet shop, so there are plenty of opportunities for daily life and work skills, money skills, weight and measuring, catering, customer care and social interaction in a supported and friendly environment.
29th January 2020
Three local clubs, our own Ravenshead and Blidworth, Worksop Shirebrook and District, and Sherwood Forest met on the 11th November 2019 for a joint meeting. It was a little more formal than we are used to due to the attendance of the 'DG', but we enjoyed the fellowship of the other clubs, and learned more about our District Governor, his past and his hopes for the rest of his year.
12th December 2019
Joseph Whitaker technology teacher Phil Worsley passed away on November 6th 2019 having been diagnosed with advanced esophageal cancer in April 2019. Phil is remembered for his enthusiasm for technology and the formation of Joseph Whitaker Young Engineers after school group.
26th November 2019
In May 2019 the club, through its charity fund, was fortunate to enable two young people from the area to attend the Rotary Young Leadership Award (RYLA) camp at Buxton. At one of our meetings in September, Daisy visited the club to let us know how she and Josh went on at the event.
21st November 2019