Tony Lloyd on the new Youth Zone Park Burnt Oak

Tony Lloyd pictured with Colin Luke

Barnet Rotary Club members had a great talk last night from Tony Lloyd the Chief Executive of Unitas, the Charity which has built and runs the £6 million Youth Zone in Montrose Park Burnt Oak. Barnet Council contributed £4 million of the build costs and the rest was raised from Private Donors. Unitas runs the … Continued

Councillor David Longstaff updates the Club on local issues

David Longstaff and Colin Luke in discussion

Councillor David Longstaff , the Deputy Leader of Barnet Council was the guest speaker at the Monday 23rd September meeting of Barnet Rotary Club. Councillor Longstaff, a past Mayor of Barnet and a Ward Councillor for High Barnet where the Clubs Home The Old Fold Golf Club is situated has been Deputy Leader of the … Continued

Jenny Kossew – Joining Old and Young

Jenny Kossew and Colin Luke

Barnet Rotarians were delighted to hear from Jenny Kossew the founder of the Charity JOY (Joining Old and Young) at their meeting last night. The Charity basically links Primary Schools with Old Peoples Homes and day Centres and enables the children to meet and interact with older folk to the benefit of both. Picture show … Continued

Forthcoming programme for September and October

Barnet Rotarians are looking forward to their forthcoming meetingsProgramme. Why not join them? All Meetings are on Monday evening at 6pm for 6.15pm at Old Fold Manor Golf Club, Hadley Highstone EN5 4QN. Email if you like to visit our Club. 16th September Jenny Kossew from the Charity Joining Old and Young (JOW) 23rd … Continued

Immediate Past RIBI President Debbie Hodge Speaks to the Club

Debbie Hodge Past RIBI President

Barnet Rotary Club Members were delighted to welcome Debbie Hodge the Immediate Past President of Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland to our Club on Monday evening. Debbie who is well known in the Barnet Club , her husband Past District Governor Mike Hodge is a prominent Member, spoke of the experiences of her year … Continued

Barnet Rotary will have a Special Guest

Barnet Rotary Club will welcome a special guest to its meeting on Monday September 9th at 6pm for 6.15pm at Old Fold Golf Club when our Speaker will be the Immediate Past President of Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland Debbie Hodge. Debbie is a very impressive Speaker and our Club are keen to hear … Continued

Barnet Rotary bid a fond farewell to Foundation Scholar

Takumi talking with Verity and Scott

Barnet Rotarians on Monday said farewell to Takumi Mito our Rotary Foundation Scholar from Japan who has completed his Master Degree studying at UCL. Takumi who is off to Bangkok for a three month internship with UNESCO hopes then to go to Jordan to work with UNRWA (the United Nations Agency in Palestine). He explained … Continued

Barnet Rotarians engage with Fairness Commission!

Julie Pal with President Colin

At our regular Monday night meeting Barnet Rotarians heard from Julie Pal, Chief Executive of Community Barnet and a Commissioner sitting on the all Party Barnet Fairness Commission. The Commission aims to produce a report within twelve months covering a number of issues including the reporting of Domestic Violence and the ability of everyone in … Continued

Star Quality at Barnet Rotary Club

George Lamb - Presentation

Well known Broadcaster and TV Personality George Lamb (son of actor Larry Lamb )was the speaker at Barnet Rotary Club on Monday 29th July. George, star of Big Brother’s Little Brother and many other shows, was not there to speak about his entertainment career but to introduce his project GROW at the Totteridge Academy. George … Continued