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Paul Harris Rotary Fellowship Award July 4th 2017


President Nigel Bell awards a Paul Harris Fellowships to Rotarians David Appleton, David Beattie, Kishor Velangi and Keith Patton for outstanding service to Rotary over a combined 137 years. Congratulations to all four gentlemen

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Turning a field into woodland


Children at St Andrew's Primary School, Bishop Auckland, planted shrubs and trees with help from parents and members of Bishop Auckland Rotary Club

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Nigel Bell presents Jonathan Ruffer with the Paul Harris Fellowship award


Informal award ceremony during which the Paul Harris award was presented to philanthropist Jonathan Ruffer

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About Us


Bishop Auckland Rotary Club, its structure, philosophies and aims

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President's Night May 18th 2017


President Nigel Bell welcomed over 60 guests to Headlam Hall

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Bishop Auckland Rotary Club donate £7000 to Scanner Appeal from Golf Day June 2nd 2017


Golf day raises a massive £7000 for Bishop Auckland and Darlington MRI Scanner Appeal

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About us

THE ROTARY CLUB OF BISHOP AUCKLAND

Takes children from a local school to the Darlington pantomime each year.

Raises funds from a variety of activities including an annual Swimathon and themed food evenings.

Undertakes various fund raising projects

Sponsors local young people to attend the Rotary Young Leadership Award (RYLA) Camp.

Supports Polio eradication through contributions to the Rotary Foundation, Rotary's International Charity.

MEETS WEEKLY on a Tuesday evening at The Park Head Hotel, New Coundon, for an excellent and reasonably priced meal.

Has a wide PROGRAMME OF SPEAKERS throughout the year.

Organises SOCIAL AND FUND RAISING EVENTS for members and guests.

Provides VOLUNTARY SERVICE through a series of local, national and international Rotary projects.

Develops INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIPS AND GOODWILL through educational and friendship exchanges and contacts with other Rotary Clubs and Rotarians.

Rotary needs your experience and expertise to help our members make the biggest impact possible.

Rotarians come from a wide variety of professions and occupations, and this helps provide more opportunities for service.

Your background and skills can provide a valuable resource for service and fund raising.

Your wide range of contacts provides opportunities and initiatives to give service and help others provide an opportunity for you to HELP OTHERS

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Meetings and events happening soon

Monday 20th November 17.30

Council Meeting at Park Head: PLEASE NOTE REVISED TIME


Meeting will commence at 5.30 pm promptly

Tuesday 21st November 18.45

Club Monthly Business Meeting and S.G.M. No speaker.


Final Business Meeting of 2017 and Special General Meeting which receives Annual Accounts for the year ended 30.6.2017 and elects President for next year but one, i.e. 2019/20. Also elects Junior Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer for 2018/2019

Wednesday 22nd November 17.25

Visit to G5 Locomotive Project


Visit to the G5 Locomotive Project at Hackworth Industrial Estate, Shildon. Meet outside the venue before 5.30p.m.
Afterwards many of us will visit the Spice Lounge, Bishop Auckland.
Please contact Keith Black to join group.

Tuesday 28th November 18.45

Club Weekly Meeting: Host & Speaker - Keith Black


Keith Black - "Keith's Namibia"

Tuesday 5th December 18.45

Club Weekly Meeting: Life and times in and out of Stowe School


Michael Francis Jackson-Croker recounts of his time in Stowe and the history of the school and pupils through the ages

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Tuesday 12th December 19.00

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2017


Our Annual Christmas Message Function will again take place at the Bishop Auckland Golf Club.
Further particulars to follow.

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Sunday 17th December 15.00

Carol Service


Carol Service at Escomb Saxon Church - all are welcome.
Further details to follow.

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Rotary News

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Rotary Young Citizen Awards


Watch coverage of the 2017 'Rotary Young Citizen Awards', highlighting outstanding young people.


Details on RotaryGBI.org

How Rotary is Funding Polio Immunization in 2017


Find out more about Rotary fighting disease


Details on Rotary.org

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 1815 for 1845
(Please note: No meeting following a Bank Holiday Monday )
Park Head Hotel,
New Coundon, Bishop Auckland,
County Durham DL14 8QB  01388 661727

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