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Caring for our world

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Pictured: Attending the Plastic Packaging reduction Assembly at Goddard Park Primary with RotaKids, Sophia Merlo teacher co-ordinating RotaKids, and Rotarians Dick Mattick and Graham Miles. On Monday afternoon Graham and I were fortunate enough to get along to see a Goddard Park Assembly about plastics. It was put on by the School Rota Kids in […]

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The Future of Plastics

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Following a visit to Recycling Technologies in Swindon I thought I would share the vital work they are doing in removing plastic waste and where possible turning it to good use. The company is in the process of building the plant that will enable us to produce, use, recycle and then reproduce. The Waste Recycling […]

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Rotary tackles plastics waste

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Not so far away from us volunteers in Wales, and along the route of the River Severn, are taking a stand against plastic pollution which has brought together communities to tackle the plastic waste polluting our rivers and seas. Philip Stallard, who works as the Countryside Access Volunteer Coordinator for Powys County Council, says he […]

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End of the road for our 2018-2019 President

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As Roy steps down from the Presidency of the Rotary Club of Swindon Old Town he shares his thoughts and achievements with us here. I joined the Club in the early months of 2003 when John Wren was President and was persuaded, or more like, cajoled into joining by my oldest of friends, Mike Dunn. […]