Brixham celebrate International Peace Day …

On 21st September 2013 members of Brixham Inner Wheel planted a white rose for peace in a garden created by Pride in Brixham. The latter are a group of volunteers who keep the harbour clean, painted and colourful.

They very kindly said that we could plant a rose in their newly created garden.  We read poems, sang songs of peace and released two white doves in the name of peace.

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More Inter Club News …

Make a note in your diary for the Dartmouth Inter Club which will be held on Thursday, 14th November at the Stoke Fleming Village Hall, TQ6 0QT at 2 pm with a High Tea.  The speaker will be Deardi Dee and her topic is “The Story of Marie Lloyd of Old Time Music Hall fame.


The first District Meeting of the new year.  Our Chairman, Julie Turner, is looking forward to welcoming you all to The Waie Inn, Zeal Monochoram on Wednesday, 25 September at 6 pm for a 6.30 pm supper.

If you haven’t already made your arrangements, now’s the time to get your heads together and share a car for a journey where you can catch up on all the news within your Club and then spend an hour or two with other members of District 17 in fun and friendship.

This is the start of Inner Wheel’s 90th anniversary and there is so much going on within our Association.  Have all our Clubs taken up our Association President’s challenge of fundraising for something with wheels: pushchairs, wheelchairs, toys with wheels, bicycles, the list goes on.  What a wonderful way to promote Inner Wheel.  Wheels within Inner Wheel keeps our Clubs thriving and our 15 Clubs within District 17 are unstoppable when it comes to new ideas and real friendship, so I look forward to seeing you on the 25th when Julie can outline to you all what she hopes to achieve in this very special year.

Maggie Ellison, District Editor

Please welcome your 2013/2014 District Committee …

Well, I suppose most are not so new having not yet completed their ‘tour of office’, but a new face is Gillian Altham of our Brixham Club who is this year’s Vice Chairman.

Back row: Lesley Roberts (Overseas), Maggie Ellison (Editor), Hilary Hatherley (Treasurer), Jill Cobley (Membership)
Front row: Gillian Altham (Vice-Chairman), Julie Turner (Chairman), Margaret Kempton (MoC), Madge Bell (Secretary)