Club news

50 year awards and 100th party

On the 31st August 2017 we had a party to celebrate Billie’s100th birthday.  Food, birthday cake and entertainment made for a fun evening.  Our guest included The Mayor and Mayoress of Newbury Councillor David Fenn and his wife Marion, London Chilterns … Continued


At the beginning of May we held our Annual General Meeting where our new President Pam was installed

62nd Charter Lunch 2018

Our 62nd Charter Lunch was in April at the Chequers Hotel, guests included the Mayor and Mayoress of Newbury Councillor David Fenn and his wife Marion, London Chilterns Region President Margaret Badley and Jenny Gillespie who gave us a very … Continued

Pancake Races and Lunches 2018

For the first time since we started the Pancakes races this year due to adverse weather conditions the races had to be cancelled.  Teams kindly donated their race fee to our charity for this year, the Rosemary Appeal, which was … Continued

61st Annual Lunch

Our 61st Charter lunch was held on the 30th April 2017 at the Chequers Hotel, Newbury and was attended by The Mayor and Mayoress of Newbury, Jen Simpson Regional President and our speaker Fiona Humphreys from The Elizabeth Fry Charity  

The Rosemary Appeal

Doctor Tayton and Nick Galbraith came to our meeting and updated us on The Rosemary Appeal which is a project to build a Renal Dialysis unit on the ground floor and an advanced cancer care unit on the 1st floor at … Continued


Roz Watts from ENRYCH came and talked to us about the work that ENRYCH does in Berkshire.  Volunteers pair up with disabled people to help them do a project or join in local activities or just to get out and about on … Continued

Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice

We had a very interesting presentation by Julia and Fi from The Alexander Devine Children’s hospice in Maidenhead.  We were told how the project had started and had an update on the building which is now finished. We also heard about the nurses they employ … Continued

December Events

We started the month with Christmas Dinner at Newbury College which was very good. Some of us attend the West Berkshire Hospital Helpers League carol service at St Mary’s Church, Thatcham.  Sylvia again organised this years  trip to The John Rutter Concert … Continued

Newbury Volunteer Centre

Garry Poulson Newbury Volunteer Centre Director gave a presentation on the work of the Volunteer Centre and its involvement in many local projects.