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Rotary Club of Basingstoke Deane - 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.

Club Treasure Hunt - Hartley Wintney

Great Annual Treasure Hunt around Hartley Wintney. President Alf presents the winner's plate to the "Young Ones"! This worthy team have the honour of organising next year's Treasure Hunt.


Shoebox Collection - Festival Place - Saturday 28th September

Shoebox Collection - Festival Place



Past-President Julian makes a donation to Basingstoke Mencap and their Greenfingers Project


St Michael's Hospice Big Wheel

Helping out with the Big Wheel


Ark Riders - Silver Sponsor

We are really proud to be a silver sponsors for the Arkriders 5-country cycle ride through towns including Basingstoke's twin towns of Braine L'Alleud and Euskirchen to raise money for the Ark Cancer Centre Charity


About us

Basingstoke Deane Rotary supports many local charities, particularly those that have no fundraising capacity for themselves.

To provide that support we do our own fundraising, and are often asked about easy ways to donate.   So with no obligation here is a simple way to support us in our efforts: 

Club President 2018 - 2019

Rotarian Alf McCarthy took over as President of the Rotary Club of Basingstoke Deane in July 2019 from Julian Ricketts 


2019-20 President Alf McCarthy

Alf McCarthy is serving a second term as Club President for Basingstoke Deane Rotary Club having previously been president in 2005/2006.  Having joined Rotary in 1993 Alf has seen many changes in the club, most of them for the better, particularly as the club moved from men only to the all inclusive club we are today.  The key things that haven’t changed are the relaxed friendly atmosphere, the high level of activity and fun all the members enjoy.


Since recently retiring from a career in telecoms and IT global sales Alf has had more time to focus on Rotary activities and volunteering in other areas of the community.  The objective being to make a difference and improve the situation for others less fortunate .


Outside of Rotary Alf enjoys travelling, walking (as long as it is not too far), socialising specially if it involves the odd beer or two.  Retirement has also enabled Alf to take up a high impact sport (Bowls).  When not involved in any of the above Alf can often be found playing with his Mog (no it’s not a cat).


Change Maker Award   2011-12

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Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 27th August 19.00

No Meeting PH

Tuesday 3rd September 19.00

Dinner - Michael Stockwell - Mencap - Speakers Host: Julian Ricketts, Club Host: Gareth Lewis

Mencap Basingstoke

Thursday 5th September 19.30

Council Meeting

Council Meeting

Tuesday 10th September 19.00

Dinner - Rob Bowes, Cardiology - Speakers Host: Alan Gibson, Club Host: Jonathan Rouse

Tuesday 17th September 19.00

Dinner - Purple Community Fund - Speakers Host: Paul Simpson, Club Host: Helen Ricketts

Helping families succeed and fulfil their potential is the spirit of the Purple Community Fund.
The Future is Purple!
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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Test Valley Golf Club, Micheldever Rd, Overton, We meet on Tuesdays at 1900 for 1930hrs
(No meeting following a Bank Holiday)
Test Valley Golf Club, Micheldever Rd, Overton, RG25 3DS  01256 771737

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