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RIBI Golf Championships

The annual championship event will be held at The Leicestershire golf club on Monday 5th September 2016. Please go to the Charitable Activities page for a copy of the rules and an entry form. Last year's event raised in excess of £12,500 for the End Polio Now Campaign, and we hope to achieve at least that sum this year by ... More

Greetings from Singapore

Secretary Roger Bowden is on his travels for the Christmas period. The picture below shows him exchanging banners with the Raffles City Club.   More

Golfing greats for 2015

President Paul Bonnett, in the centre presented the Tarratt Trophy to Simon Gravett (left). The trophy, better known as the 'naked lady', is awarded to the winner of the annual knock out competition within the club. Mark Simpson (pictured right) won the 'golfer of the year' award for his fine performances at the weekend ... More

The Jewel in the Crown

Dominic Gomersall, chief exec of Lumbers jewellers, gave an entertaining talk on the changing scene in retail in Leicester. Lumbers have recently moved to larger premises on High Street, occupying what was for many years the Dominoes Toy shop Historically Market Street, their former location, has been the premier ... More

Kids of Heroes

Andy Tilney described the activities of this charity, launched in January 2014. It was set up to benefit the children of serving military personnel, many of whom suffer with mental health issues as a result of their parents involvement in conflict. The charity provides counselling and play therapy for children up to age ... More

Results of the 29th RIBI Rotary Club Golf Championship

THREE IN A ROW FOR TAMWORTH! On a splendid early autumn day RC Tamworth retained the RIBI Rotary Club Golf Championship. The Final of the 29th running of the Championship was held at The Leicestershire Golf Club on Monday 7th September 2015. A total of 96 teams from 19 Districts entered the knock out stage. Rotary Club ... More

Welbeck College presentation 10 August 2015

Richard Spiby made a fine presentation to the 45 members and 3 guests  present. The College is the only Sixth Form College for Defence in the country, with 365 students in the age range 16 t0 18. The College is located in a purpose built PFI funded property in Woodhouse Eaves and has facilities for both young men and ... More