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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.

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.


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.


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.


2017 Bonfire and Firework Display

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


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 Rowel

Mauro Arcidiacono

54 Long Meadows

Burley  in Wharfedale

LS29 7RY


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 18th June 19.30

Scatter Night

RIpon City Golf Club

Tuesday 25th June 19.30

Computer Scams North Yorks Police

Andy Fox at RCGC ( sec away)

Tuesday 2nd July 19.30

Handover Night and Club Assembly

Ripon City Golf Club

Tuesday 9th July 19.30

Why Menorca Guess Who

Ripon City Golf Club

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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