press releases

Erimus members muster on Zoom for Whitby sailors

On Tuesday January 4th members of Middlesbrough Erimus Rotary gathered for their first zoom of the year. David Milner, a friend of many of its members presented the fascinating story of Whitby's rediscovered Muster Rolls. David was part of a group of volunteers...

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New Year honour for president

As the bells rang out to welcome 2022, phones of Erimus rotary members lit up with congratulatory messages for their President Alan Clifton (pictured attached)). The news which had brought so much pleasure was that Alan had been awarded an MBE in the New Year's...

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Erimus learns the cost of being rescued

On Tuesday December 14th Middlesbrough Erimus members were Zoomed together once more for an in depth look at Cleveland Search and Rescue Team. Their information was delivered by Pete Mounsey who has been a member of the organisation since the mid 1970s since when he...

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Erimus Hears from NiteLight

Following the highly successful launch of Middlesbrough Erimus ‘Wrap Up’ project where well over 1,000 items of warm winter clothing were donated by the public of Teesside, on Tuesday December 7th members heard from one of its main beneficiaries.   Nadia Gibany,...

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Trees Get Dinosaur Parked

On Sunday December 12th members of Middlesbrough’s three Rotary clubs were joined by the town’s 'Community Champions' and Linx Youth Club in a joint endeavour which will change the landscape of both Teesaurus Park and the riverside environment. Over 600 young saplings...

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Salvation Army Toy Appeal

Middlesbrough Erimus Rotary had a successful collection at Teesside Park over the weekend of 4th and 5th December. Despite the cold (and sometimes very wet) weather, shoppers were out in large numbers and we raised over £830 for the Salvation Army toy appeal.  ...

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Charity Golf Cheque Presentation

Anirvan Banergee, James Cook University Hospital consultant, gave Middlesbrough Erimus Rotary an excellent insight into the Russ Devereux Headlight Project and the latest progress on Cochlear implants. Founded in memory of Russ Devereux, the Headlight Project is...

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Erimus Murder Mystery Night

“Seven Members of Middlesbrough Erimus Rotary performed an OO7 murder mystery “You only die once” at the club meeting on Tuesday evening. After a lot of laughs the audience had to decide who did it, how they did it and why the secret agent Roger Damsels was killed....

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Erimus visits Ampleforth Chocolate Factory

Members and relatives of Middlesbrough Erimus Rotary visited Ampleforth Chocolate Factory. The visit was hosted by Michelle Lumb, the factory manager. Michelle explained before the visit that In 1986, the charity Autism Plus was created by a group of passionate...

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Erimus brings Santa to the Salvation Army

At the monthly business meeting of Middlesbrough Erimus Rotary club on Tuesday 9th November there was an extra guest.  Captain Nick Ward the new Salvation Army representative joined the club's Zoom gathering to thank members for the 'Wrap Up' project which has been...

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Green Lane Academy Goes Purple

Pupils from across the age ranges at Green Lane Primary Academy joined members of Middlesbrough Erimus Rotary on Monday November 1st to plant hundreds of crocus bulbs in a ‘Purple for Polio’ initiative. The resulting purple blooms appear each year to remind children...

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Erimus Gets Underwater History

On Tuesday 2nd November Middlesbrough Erimus Rotary were treated to an excellent presentation delivered by Gary Bankhead. From his early life in the mining village of Pelton Fell Gary went on to combine a career as a Durham and Darlington firefighter with a sub aqua...

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