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The project launched by Berwick Rotary Club last year to help to tackle mental health problems in the area is proving to be a great help.

Tuesday, 1st May 2018, 09:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 25th April 2018, 10:04 am

Treasurer Peter Ayre gave details to the club on Tuesday and said they were now planning ahead. It had been a worthwhile adventure.

The club agreed to give a donation to Wooler to support its town trail scheme, which would benefit the whole area. The money pledged by the club to assist in a large tree planting scheme in Tanzania has now been sent.

Vocational service chairman Moira Thompson reported on the work going on in preparation for the popular Spirit of Sport event at the Swan Centre and eight different sports will be run for the disabled competitors.

More would be welcome and if anyone knew of a person who would like to participate they should contact her or any club member. The event will be held on Sunday, May 13.

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She also revealed there has been a massive response from the young people to the ‘Design a Christmas Card’ competition. Some of the entries were very good and a card to use at the festive season will be chosen soon.

A five-man team from the club is competing this year in Rotary Annual World Curling Championship in central Scotland. The Berwick squad is representing England. Taking part are Ian McCreath, Cameron Martin, Geoff Summers, Peter Walton and David Wright. President Chris Hardie welcomed back George Miller, who has recovered from illness and Denham Hardwick, a former president, who has rejoined the club.