Author Archives: Roger W

Brue Valley’s Coffee morning shakes Costa Coffee !!

  News of Costa Coffee’s sale of its 3821 shops to Coca-Cola and the associated increase of 16.3% in its parent’s company share price to £46.75 prompted the writer to investigate another rising coffee shop star. Yes, it was Brue … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Summer Garden Party

The Parkinson’s Summer Garden Party at Charlton Musgrave Village Hall today was huge fun. Sally and Angela were in action at an early point arranging strawberries and cream on the myriad of scones with military precision. Marcia was soon on … Continue reading

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Door to Door

This Rotary Roving Reporter when in Wincanton last week witnessed the fantastic door to door service provided by the CAT bus service and its driver one Chris Ringrow. What a busy man! His responsibilities weren’t confined to driving; they included … Continue reading

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Brue Valley bucks retail woes at their Charity Fair !!!

The retail woes experienced by Marks & Spencer, Carphone Wharehouse, Carpetright, House of Fraser and Mothercare, to name a few, are well known. They should consider adopting the Brue Valley Rotary Club’s retail business model as a solution!!!! At 8:00 … Continue reading

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Stalwarts Challenge Exmoor!!!

The question we were all  asking  was “why are we doing this?” Participation in this year’s Exmoor Challenge entailed a 7:30 am start; if that wasn’t bad enough the weather deteriorated rapidly as our small but enthusiastic group  (Karen, Grahame, … Continue reading

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Gardening Games at Cale Park

The Week’s Hot Tip  courtesy Joe Swift, (who you’ll know is Monty Don’s number two),  is to “fish out unwanted weeds to reduce the number of desirable weeds ……! “.  Well Joe old boy we at Brue Valley have news … Continue reading

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