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Rotary Club of Preston (Torbay) - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.

Supporting National Coastwatch - Torbay

NCI Torbay lookout at Daddyhole Plain, Torquay, relies upon voluntary contributions to help safeguard the lives of yachtsmen, fishermen, canoeists and other users of coastal waters.


Preston Ladies' Sleep Walk 2017



Water Aid Coastal Walk 2015

Sponsored walk along the coastal path from Brixham to Torquay in memory of past member Colin Low and to raise funds for Water Aid. Organised by the International and Foundation Committee.


End Polio Now

We, as the Rotary Club of Preston (Torbay), are proud to be supporting this world initiative. (Click on updates below)


Supporting hannahs

Rotary Club of Preston (Torbay)'s Magic Evening donates to HANNAHS


Charity Sportsman's Dinner 2018


About us

The Rotary Club of Preston (Torbay) was formed in 1969 and is the sister club of the Rotary club of Paignton.

Preston is a very active club whose members believe that enjoyment and involvement  are key to a good, successful club. 

Meetings are on Tuesdays at 19:00 for 19:30 at the Redcliffe Hotel, Marine Drive, Paignton. TQ3 2NL Tel: (01803) 526397.

The club is proactive in serving the local community and raising funds for local national and international charities. The club believes in a hands on approach where possible providing practical help. Known for our friendliness and hospitality a number of social events are arranged throughout the year when partners and friends are invited.

Throughout the year a number of fundraising events are held to support local charities and good causes including Rowcroft Hospice, Torbay Young Carers, Children"™s Hospice South West, Anode and many others. In addition the club raises funds for national and international charities including Water Aid, Combat Stress, Shelterbox and the End Polio Now Campaign. Over the course of an average year the club makes donations to more than twenty charities.

Preston Rotary Club is eager to recruit both men and women who feel that they wish to put something back into the community in which they live. A warm welcome awaits anyone who may be interested in becoming a member to share our commitment and enthusiasm in demonstrating the ideals of Rotary through service and fellowship. Rotary is also a great way of meeting like-minded people and making lasting friendships whilst enjoying yourself and having fun.

Roger Cutler

President, 2015-2016

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 20th February 19.30

Meal with Speaker:

Meal with Speaker:


Tuesday 27th February 19.30

Council Meeting

Council Meeting


Thursday 1st March 10.00

Visit to RYLA Centre Okehampton

Visit to RYLA Centre Okehampton followed by lunch at Okehampton Rotary Club


Tuesday 6th March 19.30

Meal with Speaker: Laura Cowie Devon Police

Meal with Speaker: Laura.COWIE@devonandcornwall.pnn.police.uk>
Subject: Cyber-crime - who doesn't want to know about it?


Thursday 15th March 19.00

Charity Sportsman's Dinner 2018


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Rotary supporting young people

Rotary on the brink of polio history

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 19:00 for 19:30
Redcliffe Hotel,
Marine Drive,
Paignton. TQ3 2NL  (01803) 526397

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