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Kidsgrove Rotary Club Bonfire to go ahead!


The Kidsgrove Rotary Bonfire will go ahead!

Residents will be celebrating the news that the Rotary Club Bonfire at Clough Hall Park will go ahead.  The event that will be held on Saturday 2nd November 2013 will be run by the Rotary club like it has been for the last 40 years.  Health and Safety has been scrutinised by Staffordshire Police, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue and Newcastle Borough Council. 

Following a short meeting in the Clough Hall Park Pavillion Ralph Rhodes and members of the Rotary set out their plans to ensure the event is safe and enjoyable for all.  Several items were discussed including the layout of fireworks, bad weather contingency, bonfire materials, bonfire lighting and extinguishing, location of firework zone, policing and stewarding, risk assessments, barriers, lighting, tannoy and communications, first aid, toilets and event briefing. 

This charity event will go ahead but will cost more due to the increasing demand to comply with red tape put in place by the authorities and the National Health and Safety Executive.  I hope you can attend and support this fantastic event all for charity.  The Rotary club of Kidsgrove have worked extremely hard to deliver this popular event and public support will be welcomed.

Pensioners Party at Rotary Community Day


Kyle with the amazing artist and model Vanessa Bebbington.

On Saturday 21st September Kidsgrove pensioners were treated to a party hosted by the Rotary club of kidsgrove.  The event that is held each year at the Kidsgrove Victoria Hall included local artists and a magician. 

Vanessa Bebbington of the University Academy of Kidsgrove wowed the audience with her theatre and pop music performances.  Why not find out more and book Vanessa for your event.  Click the link to listen to Vanessa in action and follow her on twitter:  p://

Tommy Lee King who has performed his Elvis tribute for years also announced his retirement.  He entertained his audience with Elvis hits and many couldnt resist a dance including myself.

Once again this popular community event was a huge success and I want to say thank you to the Rotary Club and the volunteers who helped out on the day.  We appreciate the work that is put in to hold these types of events.