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Rotary Club of Exmouth Raleigh - 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.

Dictionaries For Life


Copies of the Usborne Illustrated English Dictionary are presented to Year 6 students at the end of their last term in primary school. The activity is coordinated with the Exmouth & District Rotary Club to cover as many local primary schools as possible.

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Christmas cruise on the Exe


Every year local Rotary clubs organise a trip on the River Exe for young carers in the area with the great support from Stuart Line who provide the boat and supply refreshment and entertainment.

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Boxing Day Fun Run


Every year we organise a Fun Run on Boxing Day along Exmouth seafront. This is a chance to blow away those cobwebs, burn some calories and support a great charity !! Click the image above or the button below to find out more.

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Tea Party for Contact the Elderly


Exmouth Raleigh Rotarians hosted a tea party for elderly residents of Exmouth in August 2019.

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Charity Concert at Exmouth Community College


Announcing our annual charity concert on Tuesday 19th November featuring the wonderfully talented students of Exmouth Community College and local primary schools. Click the image above or the button below for a clearer view of the poster.

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Quiz evening at Withycombe Rugby Club


We will host our regular autumn charity quiz evening at Withycombe Rugby Club on Monday 21st October at 7.30 pm. Teams of four are welcome ... please contact us if you need more details.

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About us

Exmouth Raleigh Rotary

Here's an introduction ... scroll further down for our latest news.

Exmouth Raleigh Rotary is a small group of about 25 members, both men and women. We normally meet on a Monday evening for a meal, for companionship and to plan future activities.  We always have a full programme of charitable and social events that take place throughout the year. We support local, national and international charities with emphasis on those in our area. We also support the global Rotary charity, the Rotary Foundation, which has been successful for many years with such initiatives as the "End Polio Now" programme. We are always ready to respond quickly to emergencies and natural disasters anywhere in the world. This response often takes the form of the funding of one or more Shelterboxes to provide much needed help to those directly affected. You will often see us on the streets of Exmouth doing our bit to improve the lives of people who are less fortunate than ourselves.

Whilst doing charitable work is both rewarding and commendable, companionship and fun are also important aspects of Rotary, so we usually have a dinner together on club evenings and hold a wide variety of social events for our members and their partners. In brief our members have great fun while supporting a huge range of charities and worthwhile causes.

Check out our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/exmouthraleighrotary/

If you would like to learn more about us, please use the "Contact" link at the bottom of this page.

Our President for 2019/20

Our President for the Rotary year 2019/20 is Adrian Hewitt ...

  ... and Adrian's chosen good cause is the Avocet Learning Trust, and in particular to support an initaitive to develop a facility at Marpool Primary School - the Avocet Trust Learning Centre - for the teaching of children unable to cope within normal mainstream education. A background article on the formation of the Avocet Learning Trust may be found at https://www.exmouthjournal.co.uk/news/schools-team-up-to-form-learning-trust-1-2865934

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Our popular "Ready Teddy Jump" event that was held in May raised much-needed funds for the Bramble Ward Children's Unit at RD&E Hospital, a well-loved, high-performing acute care facility used, not only by local families, but also the wider Devon community. The unit’s healthcare costs are met by central Government but the additional charitable donations they receive make a huge difference to the experience children and their parents have while they are there. They are currently redesigning the Paediatric Outpatient Department to create a calm and welcoming environment for the patients and their families whilst attending their consultant-led appointment. More information about the Bramble Ward can be found by cllicking here .

The picture below shows Raleigh President Adrian presenting a cheque for £1,500 to Debbie Allen from the Bramble Unit along with Raleigh Rotarian John from the organising committee who brought along one of the brave parachuting teddies!


This was just one of the contributions we have made to the local community, and beyond, in recent months. It is so rewarding when we can meet up with representatives of the charities to present them with cheques. Here are a few recent examples (click on the picture captions for more information):

 British Heart Foundation (BHF) and Stillbirth and Neonatal Death (SANDS)

 BHF, Exeter Leukaemia Fund (ELF) and Novi Survat 

 Devon Air Ambulance Trust

 Pete's Dragons

Our twin club

We have a long relationship with our twin club in Knysna, South Africa. An ex-member of Raleigh moved to South Africa and joined this club and a group of our members visited them a few years ago.


If you would like to learn more about us, please use the "Contact" link at the bottom of this page.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Monday 28th October 19.00

Speaker: Farms for City Children


We will have a presentation from Farms for City Children, an organisation that offers urban children an opportunity to live and work together on a real farm. Steward is David.

Monday 4th November 19.00

Committee Meetings during this week


Committee meetings are usually held at the home of one of the committee members (days and times vary).

Monday 11th November 19.00

Council & Business Meeting


Monthly Council meeting followed by club business. Steward is Don.

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Mondays at 7:15 pm
(Exceptions: First Monday of each month, when we usually hold Committee meetings, and Bank Holiday Mondays, when we normally do not meet. )
The Manor Hotel
The Beacon
Exmouth
Devon EX8 2AG  01395 272549

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