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Rotary Club of Bishop Auckland - 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.

A Big "Thank You!" to Rob Yorke


A certificate was presented to Rob Yorke of Teescraft Engineering Ltd for his help in producing a replacement club plaque

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About Us


Bishop Auckland Rotary Club, its structure, philosophies and aims

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Collect, Splash and Chip 2018 - 2019


News from our Newgate Street Collection, Christmas Tree Collection and the Yeomans's chilly dip!

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Bishop Auckland Rotary Club Eleventh Annual Golf Day 2019 raise £5400 for local charities!


The recipients of the Charity Funds totalling £5,400 were "The Chyrelle Adams Cancer Trust" & "The Solan Connor Fawcett Family Trust" each receiving £2,700.

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PHF award to Jonathan Ruffer


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

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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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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

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Wednesday 18th September 19.00

"SERATA ITALIANA" - (ITALIAN EVENING)


Italian Evening with the purpose of enjoying excellent food and fellowship

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Tuesday 24th September 18.45

Club Weekly Meeting: Host: Ian Lloyd


The speaker will be Ian's son, Professor Chris Lloyd, who will speak on the topic "The Treatment of Children with Complex Eye Problems & Historic Ophthalmic Links to Bishop Auckland and the North East. "

Tuesday 1st October 18.45

Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker/Host: Clive Moses


INTERESTING SOCKS: All Rotarians should wear a pair of unusual or special socks which have particular memories or relevance to them, and tell the meeting why this is. A PRIZE AWAITS THE BEST CONTRIBUTOR.

Tuesday 8th October 18.45

Club Weekly Meeting: Host: K. Patton


The speaker will be Keith himself, supported by JJY on the topic
"Sporting Heroes"

Tuesday 15th October 18.45

Club Weekly Meeting: Host: B. Pike


The speaker will be John Yeomans on the topic
"Where am I ?"

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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 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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