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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Island & Royal Manor of Portland!

Porthole - Our monthly Magazine

This is what we do as a Club - Articles, Photos and Events, Programme and Activities, Diary and Puzzles...... and much more! If you would like to submit anything, the publication date is the first Tues of each month, the deadline is the preceding Thurs


Free Portland News

August 2019 By Keith Barnard-Jones



The 2019 team took over on July 1 Garry handed over to Garry as President! Elizabeth President Elect Celia Vice President


Happy Birthday Elizabeth

Many club members joined Elizabeth in fancy dress for her 60th birthday. What a wonderful evening!


Keith Wins Top Award

For International Service in Eradication of Polio well done Keith!


Rotary Walk around Portland

A great walk with those who have been or going to Nepal this year. Barrie (Casterbridge) Richard (OVT) Cliff, Kathy, Chris Jo and Celia(Portland) Joyce, Jane (Poundbury) Elizabeth(Portland) Ruth Richard (Casterbridge) and Andy sat


About us

You will find Rotary Clubs in over 200 countries.
Our 1.2 million members have fun, enjoy friendship and share a commitment to improving lives at everything from local community to international level 

Every Rotarian is a volunteer, dedicated to tackling the world's most pressing humanitarian problems and using his or her skills, talents and abilities to provide practical help and raise vital funding when and where needed

Portland Rotary an active club with a strong involvement with our local community with whom we carry out joint projects, and we keep in the forefront of Rotary life.
We are always looking for new members to join our Club and visitors are welcome to attend our meetings and events


       Portland is famous for the production of Portland Stone and this can be seen in many of the buildings in London, including St Paul's Cathedral, Palace of Westminster, Tower of London, British Museum, Somerset House, Bank of England. 

Once an area dedicated to Defence and the Royal Navy, Portland has become a growing centre for light industry and water based leisure activities, in particular the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, which was the Venue for the 2012 Olympic Sailing Events

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 20th August 18.30

Business Meeting


Tuesday 27th August 18.30

Guest Evening

Speaker Cath Brew “Drawn to a Story: Learning to Live Elsewhere”


Saturday 31st August 11.00

Party in the Park

Island Community Action and Friends of Victoria Gardens celebrating Volunteers in the community


Tuesday 3rd September 18.30



Tuesday 10th September 18.30

Speaker and Council

Leanne Colverson Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance

District Forum

Saturday 14th September 08.45

District Forum

Shepton Mallet

Table Top Sale C2000 Hall, Friends of Victoria Gardens

Saturday 14th September 09.30

Table Top Sale C2000 Hall, Friends of Victoria Gardens

for Friends of Victoria Gardens

Tuesday 17th September 18.30

Business Meeting


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Rotary News

Be part of a global network of volunteers, trying to make the world a better place. Please also see the 'links & news' page for information from the local district and live feeds from Rotary International and Rotary International in GB&I.

Family Rotary club use skills to kick-start local charities

Rotary members unite to tackle world hunger

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 18:00 for 18:30
(Guest night is the last Tuesday each month, though members may bring partners and guests along to any speaker evening or outside visit.)
We meet at The Aqua Hotel, Castletown, Portland. If you wish to attend please contact our attendance secretary for details on venues on 01305 820028

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