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Rotary Club of Ripon Rowels - 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.

2017 Bonfire and Firework Display

The 2018 bonfire was held on 2rd November at Ripon Racecourse. Look forward to 1st. Nov 2019.


Army Benevolent Fund

Seen in the photograph is David Jeffels, Chairman of NYCC, together with Chris Cook, President of Ripon Rowels Rotary Club, presenting a cheque for £12,500 to Lt. Col Steve Bostock of the Personal Recovery Unit at the garrison.


Stroke Awareness Day - 2017 is on Saturday 22nd April

Each year in April our Club organises a day on the market place where anyone can have their blood pressure checked by qualified medical people. This is free. The aim is to make people aware of any possible high blood pressure which could lead to a stroke.


Rotary Literacy - Dictionaries 4 Life (D4L) - Picture Dictionaries to Schools

Rowels have for the last 6 years provided 7 / 8 year old children with their own picture dictionaries in the Ripon and district schools as part of the Rotary Literary programme Dictionaries for Life.


About us


Handover July 2017. Our new President John McGrath on the right with President Elect Mauro Arcidiacono on the right.


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To attend our meetings please contact  Assistant Club Secretary  Peter Smyth on 01765 603184 in advance of the meeting.


  The Ripon Rowel Walk book has been completely reprinted with  Ordnance Survey Maps and is    

available by sending a cheque to : 

  Rotary Club of Ripon Rowels

David Harrison

24 South Grange Road




At a cost of  £8.50 inc.P&P

Cloth badges are available at £2.00 inc P&P

Unfortunately we have no facilities to take payment other than by cheque or cash.

Cheques payable to Rotary Club of Ripon Rowels


We are also featured on the long distance walkers association website


Our Bonfire website www.riponcitybonfire.org

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Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 16th July 19.30 - 22.00 Thursday 22nd August

Martin House

Chris Varney at Ripon City Golf Club( Sec away)

Tuesday 27th August 19.30

Bank Holiday

No meeting

Tuesday 3rd September 19.30

Business Meeting + council 6.30 pm.

Ripo City Golf Club

Tuesday 17th September 19.00

DG Manoj Joshi visit

7pm for 7.30 Joint meeting with Ripon Rotary Club
Venue Spa Hotel

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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.

Family Rotary club use skills to kick-start local charities

Rotary members unite to tackle world hunger

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Ripon City Golf Club
Palace Road
We meet on Tuesdays at 7.30 for 8pm
Ripon City Golf Club
Palace Road
HG4 3HH   -- To attend contact Club Secretary on 01765 658101 or email milnerathome@btinternet.com