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Other Clubs and Associations

Rotary Clubs

When you join a Rotary Club, you become a member of a global family, with over 1.2 million Rotarians around the world. That means just about wherever you are on your travels, one of the 34,000 clubs will be nearby to give you a warm welcome and to help you out if needed. Rotary clubs organise events like days out for disadvantaged children, develop school links, support local charities, encourage young people through activities like Young Chef, make a world of difference helping to organise and support life changing project, like the Polio Eradication project where polio has diminished from 350,000 cases per year 25 years ago to 250 in 2012.

There are over 1,830 clubs across Great Britain and Ireland and 56 within the District that covers Crewkerne. There are two clubs covering Crewkerne and the surrounding area and whilst they are independent they do work closely together for the betterment of Rotary and the community.

Rotary Club of Crewkerne

Founded in 1953 the club meets at The White Lion Carvery, Hermitage Street, on Monday lunchtimes at 12:15 pm for 12:40 pm. and tend to follow a more traditional approach with an invited speaker. Some of the current projects include a Technology Tournament, Young Chef, Young Musician and Youth Speaks competitions as well as the 15 mile cross country Dinnington Ride, Know Your Blood Pressure Day and support for international disasters through the provision of Water Survival Boxes and Shelter Boxes. Outside visits are also an integral part of the programme and have included Portsmouth Dockyard, Norman Lockyer Observatory and Ariel Atom Cars. Although currently an all male membership ladies would be most welcome to join. For more information see www.crewkerne-rotary-club.co.uk

Rotary Club of Crewkerne District

Founded in 2009 the club meets on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursdays. Meetings are varied following a less traditional approach. Members are a mixture of singles and couples, male and female and cover a wide variety of occupations. Current projects include St Bartholomew’s Street Fair, Crewkerne's Bonfire & Firework display, Santa’s Float, clearing Wayford Woods of balsaam, and support for School in a Bag. Activities have included mackerel fishing, croquet, Le Roc nights and quizzes/bingo to raise money for local charities whilst having a lot of fun.

For more information see www.crewkernedistrictrotary.org.uk https://www.facebook.com/crewkernedistrictrotary

So if you are looking to meet other like minded people and to get involved with helping others then why not come along to a meeting and see what Rotary is doing.

1st Crewkerne Scout Group

The Scout Hut
Furland Road
Crewkerne
Somerset
TA18 8EF
01460 77187

Scouting provides a wide and varied pogramme of activities and is available to girls and boys we have Beavers for those aged beween 6-8 years, Cubs for 8-10 and a half years and Scouts for 10 and a half- 14. There is also an Explorer unit for those who are older. Please contact Sue Powell (Group Scout Leader) for further details

Women's Institute

Misterton/ Crewkerne

Misterton WI: contact Mrs H Johnson 01460 76909

Crewkerne WI: contact Mrs J Thompson 01460 72265

Crewkerne Action for Disabled

Crewkerne Action for DisabledCrewkerne
Somerset

Crewkerne Action for the Disabled (CAD) and its members represent individuals with various disabilities and works to ensure Crewkerne and its facilities are accessible for everyone.

CAD has been in existance for five years and meets on the third Wednesday of every month at the Henhayes Centre, Crewkerne at 7 pm.

Crewkerne Lions Club

The Farmhouse,
Clapton Farm,
Clapton
01460 72305

www.crewkernelions.co.uk

Twitter: @crewlions

Friends of
Crewkerne Railway

We need your help – a happy bunch of enthusiasts have set up a group of friends of Crewkerne Station and need a number of volunteers who are interested in helping out. Why not visit our new website (thanks to CrewkerneTown.org!) to see what we do and learn more.

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