The Rotary Club of Consett held its annual indoor games night recently in Consett Golf Club. The event is a fun evening where Rotary Club Games Nightmembers and guests compete for The Rotary Club of Consett Games Night Trophy.

There are 15 indoor games to complete ranging from dominoes, quoits, darts to mini golf, pool, and tiddlywinks. The winners of each game add two points to their score sheet with one point for a draw and of course no points if you lose. The pair with the most points after playing the games are declared winners and are presented with the Trophy at the end of the evening. This year’s winners were Jo Bresnen and Elaine Walls.

The Rotary Club of Consett who are a registered charity work as part of an international organisation to help support their community by raising funds to help worthwhile causes. They gather each Tuesday at Consett Golf Club for their weekly meeting where they organise events, fund raising activities and fellowship evenings to raise money for charity.

A Geordie Night is organised for Saturday March 22nd at Castleside Community Centre from 7.30 till 11pm, Tickets are £8.00 and include a pie, peas and chips supper followed by ‘posh’ Geordie trifle! There will be a brown ale raffle among other fundraising activities.

Entertainment is provided comedian by Bert Draycott and folk singer Ann Lamb. Rotarian Joyce Shaw will be singing Geordie songs and leading community singing. It will be a great community event. Tickets are available from the contacts below.

If you are interested in the work of the Rotary organisation and wish to find out more about The Rotary Club of Consett and the work they do please visit their website or contact

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Lorraine Weightman
Lorraine Weightman who regularly writes a monthly memoir telling of her days growing up in Consett has just published 2 books in conjunction with Firefly New Media Uk, which share 24 stories that were originally seen in Consett Magazine over the past few years.


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