Latest news from Berwick Rotary Club

Scotia, the Scottish music group who proved so popular at the concert during the Party On The Parade weekend, will be making a return visit to Berwick on Saturday, May 26.

Tuesday, 27th March 2018, 9:00 am

Berwick Rotary Club has confirmed it has booked the group.

And tickets for the concert, priced at £15, are now available at Longbone’s shop.

On May 13 the popular Spirit of Sport event for the disabled will be held at the Swan Centre.

Moira Thompson, who is heading the organising committee for the second year, said entries were being taken.

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It was also reported that the club has organised a boat trip from Berwick to the Union Chain Bridge at Horncliffe and back.

Names for the trip are being taken now and there will be food and drink at an early evening event.

President Chris Hardie confirmed that the club will again organise a writing competition for schoolchildren at the annual Berwick literary weekend in October.

It was also reported that the club had staged an afternoon event of storytelling at Scremerston First School.

This was to say goodbye and thanks for the strong support she had given for the primary school’s reading competition. Much of its success was due to her.

Members have agreed to buy 1,000 trees and 50 fruit trees, which will be sent to help hard-pressed farmers in Tanzania. This is part of a district project.

It is also hoped that a club outing can be arranged in early summer to the Central Borders tomato growing farm of Mr Jim Shanks, who gave a talk to members about it last year.