Welcome to the The Rotary Club of Barnard Castle (founded in 1940), serving Teesdale. (RI No. 18829)
The Rotary Club of Barnard Castle is part of Rotary North East (District 1030) serving North-East England.
Our club actively supports LOCAL CHARITIES - Please contact us.
Barnard Castle Rotary Club has close links with the Local Primary & Secondary Schools in the Teesdale Area.
The Rotary Club of Barnard Castle has funded a number of Shelter Boxes.
Click on the logo to the left to read more about Shelter Box
A shelterbox is a piece of first response kit used in many many disasters over the last twenty years or so.
Each Box is equipped with vital emergency equipment, including: a ten man tent, a stove, cooking utensils, blankets, water purification equipment, tools and even a few toys for the very young children.
Shelterbox is one of the major Rotary programmes that Barnard Castle Rotary Club supports as part of its International programme.
Contents of a ShelterBox
Rotary always welcomes new members.
Checkout our Facebook page - Veg Out In Barney for details of the Community planting project in Barney inspired by the Incredible Edible project in Todmorden
- Contact Ann Barmby Tel: 01833 630812 to register your interest in this exciting project.
RIBI on Facebook
What is Rotary?
Rotary members are enthusiastic, fun-loving and active volunteers who give their time and talents to serve communities both at home and overseas. These are dedicated people, men and women from business and professions, who share a common interest in helping others.
Thanks to Ron Duxbury for this link which takes you to an archive of issues of the ROTARIAN back to 1910 !
Meetings and events happening soon
Tuesday 15th October 19.00
Monthly business meeting
Tuesday 22nd October 19.00
Darlington & District Samaritans
Darlington and District Samaritans is a charity dedicated to reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection that can lead to suicide.
Every six seconds we respond to a call for help. Every year, we answer more than 5 million calls for help.
Thursday 24th October 18.00
Pianos for Polio
An evening of piano music from students at Teesdale School in aid of "End Polio Now". Further details to follow.
Tuesday 29th October 18.45
Speaker - TBA
Tuesday 5th November 11.30
Mock Interviews at Barnard. Castle School
Tuesday 5th November 19.00
St Cuthbert’s Way a step to far? - Peter Harding
Barnard Castle Rotarian Peter Harding undertook a sponsored walk of St Cuthbert's Way - a 62 mile long-distance trail between Melrose in the Scottish Borders and Lindisfarne off the coast of Northumberland – to raise funds for the YMCA homeless project.details
Wednesday 6th November 11.30
Mock Interviews at Barnard Castle School
Thursday 7th November 19.00
The World’s Oldest Shipwreck - Professor Jon Adams
Public Lecture - Raising Funds for Charity
Venue: Barnard Castle School
Time: 7:00 pm
Tuesday 12th November 19.00
A joint talk on their work with Chernobyl - Alan & Vera Wade
It will be both heart wrenching and inspiring to learn about the work their district is doing for the "Chernobyl Children" who live in a radioactive wasteland in Belarus.
Wednesday 13th November 16.00
Monthly meeting of Club Council members
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