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Rotary Club of Bishop's Stortford - 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.

Golf Day 2017


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Young Artist 2017


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Triumphant Team in Rotary’s Inter-Schools Quiz Competition


The 2017 Rotary Club of Bishop’s Stortford Inter-Schools Quiz took place at Bishop's Stortford College in the Ferguson Lecture Theatre on Monday 6th March.

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Rotarians Vaccinating Children Against Polio in India


Rotarian Paul Harvey administering the ceremonial first vaccination of the National Immunisation Day in Bhiwadi.

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Young Musicians Hit the High Notes


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Rotary Satellite Club of Bishop’s Stortford - Inauguration


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About us


Rotary Members are enthusiastic, fun loving and active volunteers, who give their time and talents to serve communities both home and abroad. They are dedicated men and women who share a common interest in helping others.

Established 70 years ago The Rotary Club of Bishop's Stortford is an integral part of Rotary International who have clubs in almost every country in the world.

Members enjoy good business and social networking opportunities, whilst giving something back to those less fortunate. Our mission is to be effective, enthusiastic, and proactive.

The Rotary Club of Bishop's Stortford has a current membership of 43 men and women who raise money locally from a big Charity Golf day in May and from Christmas collections in the Market Square and outside local supermarkets.

Money raised allows us to make donations locally, nationally and internationally.


President Geoff Collins with IPP Hugo Richardson 

Local Projects supported

  •                 Annual trips for handicapped children     
  •                 Christmas parcels for local elderly and needy  
  •                 Stroke awareness days in Bishop's Stortford
  •                 Stortford Kickstart                                          

Local Donations

  •                 Herts Air Ambulance       St Johns Ambulance        Isobel Hospice
  •                 St. Elizabeth's Centre     Grove Cottage               Abbeyfield Homes

National Support

  •                 Great Ormond Street Hospital         Whitechapel Mission       RNIB
  •                 Flood victims in parts of England

International  Support


l-r Ben Markham (vote of thanks), Callum Evans (chairman), Matthew Pink (speaker) and Pres. Peter Amos

The Youth of our town are very close to our hearts for whom we organise many competitions such as 'Youth Speaks', 'Young Musician', 'Young Technician', 'Young Photographer', 'Young Chef' and Young Artist

We are also very proud of the work of our three 'Interact' (Young Rotary) clubs at the Bishop's Stortford High School, Hockerill Anglo-European College, and Herts & Essex High School where students raise thousands of pounds for worthy causes of their choosing

The Rotary Club of Bishop's Stortford meets for lunch every Monday (except Bank Holidays) at Bishop's Stortford Golf Club. We arrange many social outings and activities when we simply enjoy ourselves at our own cost.

If you would like to know more about Rotary please use the links down the left hand side or click here for a local contact.

"Service above Self"

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Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Monday 24th July 12.55

Speaker: Ian Burt - Job/Life Talk.


'Looking for Drugs'

Thursday 27th July 18.30

Satellite Club Meeting


At Cotes Brasserie

Monday 31st July 19.15

Evening Meeting - BBQ at BS Cricket Club.


Speaker: David Reynolds - 'Bishop's Stortford Cricket Club 1825 - 1925'

Monday 7th August 12.55

Business Meeting


Monday 14th August 12.55

Fellowship: Youth Opportunities Committee


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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.

Rotary Young Citizen Awards


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


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How Rotary is Funding Polio Immunization in 2017


Find out more about Rotary fighting disease


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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Mondays at 1255 hrs
(5th Monday of the month 1915 hrs for 1945 hrs - with partners)
Bishop's Stortford Golf Club, Dunmow Road, Bishop's Stortford, CM23 5HP  01279 654715

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