The Warsop, Shirebrook and District Rotary Club met at the Hostess Restaurant on Thursday, when the meeting was chaired by president Roger Wright. Seventeen members attended together with eight guests.
The speaker was Paul Barnicoat, who has won the European Go-Kart Championship. He has been signed by McLaren Racing Team for driving machines up to 1600cc. He and his family live at Palterton.
A minute’s silence was given to mark the death of serving Rotarian Tony Hewson, who was former secretary and treasurer of the club who joined in June 1995. The funeral is at Mansfield Crematorium at 12.30pm on Wednesday, February 20.