Speaker meetings

YPSS 05-06-18

Tracey and Sue told us about The YPSS ( Young Pregnancy Support Service ) based in Stoke The service supports young people at risk , because of pregnancy, to make sure they and their baby are safe. The young girls … Continued


Bin Baby 03-07-18

Judith Townsend described her life’s journey. Born in Kuala Lumper she was  found in a sack on a rubbish heap and taken to hospital. She lived in an orphanage, run by missionaries, and received a private education (  supported by … Continued


R N L I Panje Project 15-05-18

Tom Mecrow, from the RNLI told us about their Panje Project (teaching girls to swim and saving lives ) 360,000 people drown every year. In over half of all drowning deaths the victims are young ( under 25 years of … Continued


Jean Martyn Britain’s Got Talent 01-05-18

Jean Martyn told members about her life, in amusing detail and  ( of course ) with music Jean could play the piano at the age of 3 and was playing the church organ at the age of 11 She studied … Continued


Lad Culture 19-01-18

Tackling Sexual Violence in Higher Education,     With Prevention, Education and Support Our speakers were Ian Munton and Clare Slater  from Keele University. 1 in 7 students reported serious physical or sexual abuse. Universities are working to change culture … Continued


Alison George 06-02-18

Our speaker was Alison George,  who is A Master Trainer and Sports Massage Therapist. Do exercises, the more we move, the fitter we become. ( we can even do stretching exercises at our desks ) Have a balanced daily nutritional … Continued


Mercy Ships 05-09-17

Mercy Ships, offering hope and transforming lives. Mary Feeran was one of the volunteers to work on one of The Mercy Ships, There were volunteers from over 35 countries on board The ship stays in the chosen Port for 10 … Continued


Changing Tunes 02-05-17

Changing Tunes is a charity which provides music in prisons. The charity is in partnership with the prison Chaplains it provides the musical instruments and teaches the prisoners how to play. It was started 30 years ago, is Countrywide and … Continued


Demythologising Science 07-03-17

BLACK HOLES and GRAVITATIONAL WAVES Speaker, Nick Daws, a Scientist and Husband of club member Michelle, told us about Black Holes and Gravitational Waves He told us that Our Planet Earth is just a speck of light in vast Galaxies … Continued


Staffordshire Search and Rescue 07-02-17

Staffordshire Search and Rescue Dawn Hopley, from Staffordshire Search and Rescue, explained that all members of the rescue teams are volunteers, All the volunteers are Professionally and Medically trained They help the Police and mainly search for vulnerable missing persons as they … Continued