About us

An old club with a young outlook

The Rotary Club of Yeovil was Chartered in July 1922 and was one of the first clubs to be formed in the United Kingdom. 

Members represent a wide range of professions including teaching, the military, engineering, law, accountancy, journalism, farming, property development, photograpy, motor sport promotion, hospital consultants, accountancy and  financial services.The Club has nearly 40 members, both men and women, ranging from their 30s to their 80s. Weekly meetings are informal and the club has an excellent record of supporting its local community.

Social events are frequently held and partners, friends and family are encouraged to join in.

The Rotary Club of Yeovil/District 1200 Project
to Rebuild a School in Helambu Province, Nepal

in association with:

School in a Bag and Helambu Education Livelihood Partnership


Shree Deurali School post April 2015 earthquake, Sindhupalchowk, Nepal

The picture above shows the school facility before the earthquake in Nepal in April 2015.  The Rotary Club of Yeovil, in conjunction with Rotary District 1200, has started a project to rebuild a school in Helambu Province, Nepal. The anticipated cost of the project is £64,000. The project will be run by the Nepalese NGO, Helambu Education Livelihood Partnership (HELP) in association with School in a Bag (SIAB) (an initiative run by the UK registered charity, the Piers Simon Appeal) and the Mondo Challenge Foundation (MCF). Luke Simon, from the Rotary Club of Yeovil, is the founder and CEO of School in a Bag and the Piers Simon Appeal.

For more information, please see the following Project Document:

Rotary_District_1200_School_Build_Charity_Project_Final_Public_May_2017.pdf


Or, see the project video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNcygOyl2Sk&feature=em-upload_owner

Or, visit the Yeovil Project Website: www.hungryplanet.com

Or visit the Rotary Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/yeovilrotary/

To donate to this worthwile cause, click the 'Donate' button below.


 



Members and friends enjoy the Annual Rotary Club Walk


 


On Saturday 21st April, 16 or so hardy Rotarians and partners, including our youngest recruit,
Charlotte Fernando and 3 guests, assembled at the Visitor Centre car park at Hardy’s Cottage, Higher Bockhampton, for the 14th (?) (almost) annual Rotary Walk in ideal walking weather. Brilliant planning as usual by Brian, especially as they had some rain in Yeovil. The rout went past Hardy’s Cottage and out onto Duddle Heath with great views across the Frome Valley to the Dorset chalk coastal ridge. We crossed lovely meadows and various branches of the glorious,braided, chalk stream and only once did we need the help of a fallen tree to avoid the mud and water. After lunch we went through Lower Bockhampton on to Stinsford, and the churchyard with several generations of Hardy graves, and on through Kingston Maurward estate. We strolled across green pastures and back to the Car Park. This was a superb 8 ½ mile walk in excellent company and beautiful, varied countryside, and not too strenuous. Our thanks go , as ever, to Brian and Yvonne, who also organised a splendid gathering in the evening at Hazelbury Mill.


  ROTARY CLUB OF YEOVIL PRESENTS

A CALL MY BLUFF - WINE TASTING

FRIDAY 7TH SEPTEMBER 7PM FOR 7.30PM

EAST COKER VILLAGE HALL
COST ONLY £8.00 PER HEAD
BRING YOUR FRIENDS AND A PICNIC
BAR (FOR MORE DRINKS) AND RAFFLE
For Tickets Contact - Tony Turner: 01935 475770
e-mail: sagturner@outlook.com
IN AID OF DORSET COUNTY
HOSPITAL - ONCOLOGY PROJECT
AND OTHER ROTARY CHARITIES

To see the flier Click this link: ROTARY_CALL_MY_BLUFF_POSTER_Final.pdf








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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 18.00
(Months with a fifth Tuesday, meet with partners and guests. For more information contact the Secretary on 01935 420051. Contact the Hotel at E: unwind@yeovilhotel.com )
Yeovil Court Hotel, West Coker Rd, Yeovil. BA20 2HE  01935 863746

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