Club news

Housing Benefit for Refuges

We were delighted to hear the following news from Refuge – an organisation we support:- The government has decided to continue to provide housing benefit for supported housing including refuges. You might find the links below interesting. This is a … Continued


Our very own National Treasure celebrated her 80th birthday

We were delighted to join in with a toast  to Georgie, who had chose to have  her special birthday meal with us at our July dinner meeting. This was so typical of Georgie and demonstrates her dedication and commitment to … Continued


Food for thought – Mary’s Meals

Our guest speaker, Sue Nightingale, became a volunteer for the charity Mary’s Meals following a two week work experience using her skills as a nurse in Kenya.   There she saw the impact that the simple provision of one meal … Continued


Bluebell Birth Unit

The Bluebell Centre is the new birthing unit at Warwick Hospital – we gave a donation of £225 from the money raised by providing teas and coffees at the flu clinics at Bertie Road Medical Centre last year.   One … Continued


Literary event – Joyce’s War

Rhiannon Evans gave us an amazing talks about how she found her mother’s war journals and turned them into a book.  Her mother Joyce Ffoulkes Parry was a Queen Alexandria nurse during WW2 and travelled via ship to Africa, the … Continued


Fantastic news from Malawi

We’re thrilled to hear that Charity, a nurse we’ve sponsored in Malawi has now graduated. To read more about this project, please look in our Programme Action section


Two Castles 10k Race

A busy weekend for nine Club members as we got up early on Sunday morning to help marshal the well renowned Two Castles 10k race.   Some of us have run it and we know how much the 6,000 participants … Continued


Our plug for the Lions Grand Show 2018

Thanks to the amazing plug plants courtesy Andrea and Bordon Nurseries, and a brilliant turnout by Club members we sold over 7,000 plants to the general public and raised over £630 towards HOOP and our Well Being fund for the Womens Refuge. Thank … Continued


Working together with Lions

We teamed up with Kenilworth Lions to help us with Joan’s garden.   She loves her little patch and was very sad when her wooden table collapsed.   Thankfully Lions came to our rescue and kindly donated a very smart … Continued


May Dinner meeting

This month we heard from Alex about her work as a trustee for the Field Lane charity, originally one of the ‘Ragged Schools’ in the 1800’s and based in the South of the UK.   They work to support adults … Continued