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Local Boxing Tournament with full meal and bar. Corporate Tables etc.etc Sat. 3rd Feb. 2018 - Report....


BODMIN junior parkrun

Bodmins junior parkrun - Supported by Bodmin Rotary Club and other local organisations is up and 'running' EVERY Sunday Morning at 0900hrs, Berrycoombe Vale, Bodmin.



Bodmin Rtn. Colin Bell - biggest challenge yet ! STARTED 1 man, 1 Box, 3 Peaks, 40 Days, 1100 miles - Never been done before. PROGRESS REPORTS WILL BE PUBLISHED HERE



Lanhydrock Hotel & Golf Club - Friday 11th May 2018 - Supporting MNDA Cornwall. Press Report....



All about Rotary - International and Local. Ever considered joining ? How to find out more and who to contact re. joining Bodmin Rotary Club.



Annual event organised by the Joint Committee - SHORT REPORT....for 2018 Watch for details of the 2019 event....


About us

The Rotary Club of Bodmin has been active for 68 years and currently has 26 members representing a wide range of local business and professions - Brief Club History.

Bodmin town is situated in Mid Cornwall embracing beautiful  Countryside and Moorland within a short distance of the sea.

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Pressident Colin Marshall handing the chain of office to Rtn Dave Jenkins (right) for the coming year from July 2018.  David has taken the challenge for a second term, last in the chair in 2012/13



Money raised for MNDA - £8000.00 +.  Cheque presented to Derek Williamson of MNDA by President of Bodmin Rotary Colin Marshall.


PHF for Rtn Peter Williams ADG

Bodmin Rotarian Peter Williams was presented with a Paul Harris Fellowship (PHF) by President of Bodmin Rotary Rtn. Colin Marshall,  Wed. 6th June 2018.

Peter has achieved this honour through being a sustaining member of the Foundation Trust Fund.  Although his dedication and hard work as a District 1175 ADG is well recognised - this award was achieved through donating in excess of $1000.00 via regular donations.  No other member of Bodmin Rotary Club has ever achieved this - well done Pete a proud moment - now onwards to be the first Bodmin Rotarian to achieve a MPHF !


Honourary Membership for Phil Bullen

May 2018 - President Colin Marshall presents Honorary Membership Certificate to Phil Bullen, past member of Bodmin Rotary who was involved in countless events and projects.  Now in his retirement always willing to help Bodmin Rotary and its members a truely worthy award.  Congratulations Phil.

President & Members visit Callywith College Bodmin

CALLIWITH COLLEGE VISIT :  A very enjoyable visit, a good tour around the College and an opportunity to meet some senior staff and get to know Mr Wardle, Principle, better.  The members that went were very impressed with the equipment and facilities and are keen to develop shared events with staff and students.

Photo below: Top row - L to R - Mark Wardle College Prinsipal, Rtn. Peter Robinson, Rtn. Peter Williams (Assistant District Governor) Rtn. Colin Marshall President Bodmin Rotary Club.   Bottom row - Other members.


Bodmin Club - Handover to new president 2017

On the 5th of July the Rotary Club of Bodmin handed the chain of office to its new President, Colin Marshall. Colin who lives in the village of Helland is a retired Estate Manager from Hampshire. He and his wife Valerie moved to Cornwall five years ago – a welcome return for Valerie who was born and brought up near Hayle. Colin has been a Rotarian for nearly thirty years and his aim for the year is to continue a high level of support for the local community with a particular emphasis on youth. He is also hoping to welcome new members to the Club.


Bodmin Rotary - RYLA candidate 2017

ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARDS (RYLA)  is a weeks residential course, based at the Dartmoor Adventure Centre at Okehampton, Devon and covers teamwork, leadership, communication and problem solving. It is organised for Rotary by The Youth Hostels Association and is run by fully trained, accredited, and DBS checked, instructors.  The courses are designed for 16 - 18 years (Junior) and 18 - 28 (Seniors)

Participants have great fun coupled with a real sense of achievement and increased awareness of their personal strengths. The week is all about teamwork and problem solving led by professional people who are experienced in motivating young people. There will be opportunities for participants to demonstrate some leadership skills, but in the main, each activity will be closely guided by a trained instructor.

Below: Josh Wilton, Bodmin College, age17 receiving his achievement certificate from President Bodmin Rotary Club, Rtn. Colin Marshall. (Attended July 2017)


Bodmin Rotary members visit Cornwall IncineratorBodmin Rotary President and club members recently visited the newly opened Incinerator for Cornwall at St. Dennis, nr. St. Austell.

Bodmin Rotary help MNDABodmin Rotary Club Annual Golf Day 2017 supported the MNDA Cornwall Branch. 

The occasion was well supported by 180 golfers and many sponsors which resulted in Rotary President Colin Marshall presenting a cheque for £6000 + to MNDA

Cheque being presented to Derek Williamson of MNDA


BODMIN ROTARY HELP FELICITYThe Rotary Club of Bodmin recently assisted in the purchase of a motorised wheelchar for Falicity Marriot, of Bodmin  -  Donations of £1000 each were made by Bodmin Rotary Club and Bodmin Lions Club.

Below is a recent photo of Falicity receiving second prize in a dressage competition in Gloucestershire,  using her new wheelchair at a Riding for the Disabled Event.


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Tuesday 14th August


SUMMER RECESS ! Please note that there is no Club Council Meeting during August.

Wednesday 15th August -

6.30 for 7.00pm Evening Meal

Venue: Westberry Hotel Bodmin
JESSICA DORSON our RYLA candidate for 2018 will be giving a presentaton on her week at the Okehampton Youth Camp and Rescue Center.


Saturday 18th August -


Annual event organised by Bodmin Carnival Committee.
Bodmin Rotary - Float winners for past two years.
More details to follow....See us on the night....

6.30 for 7.00pm Evening Meal

Wednesday 22nd August -

6.30 for 7.00pm Evening Meal

THE JOURNEY -- part 1 Recounting tales and stories from John O'Groats to Snowdon.

Wednesday 29th August -


A visit to Knightor Winery is planned. For a wine tasting session and to see how the wine is produced, followed by a meal. SELECT for FURTHER DETAILS BELOW....


Wednesday 5th September -

6.30 for 7.00pm Evening Meal

Venue: Westberry Hotel Bodmin


Tuesday 11th September


Monthly meeting-1900hrs
Venue: Westbury Hotel Bodmin

6.30 for 7.00pm Evening Meal

Wednesday 12th September -

6.30 for 7.00pm Evening Meal

LAURA COWIE. Cyber Protection Officer
Will give a talk on Cyber Security

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   The Westberry Hotel, Rhind Street, Bodmin. We meet on Wednesdays at 1830 for 1900
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The Westberry Hotel, Rhind Street, Bodmin. PL31 2EL  01208 72772

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