Welcome to the Rotary Club of West Lakeland. If you scroll down through this page you will be able to get a flavour for our activities and check up on forthcoming meetings and events.
Rotating Wheels Rally July 22nd 2018
Our first event of this kind raised over £2000 for The Great North Air Ambulance. Thank you to all who participated.details
2017 Pensioners' Party Calderbridge Village Hall
This is an annual event for local pensionersdetails
2013 Alan Hurst Walk Teesdale Way
The 2013 Alan Hurst Walk involved walking 40 miles of the Teesdale Way starting at Cow Green reservoir, Co. Durham. The participants as usual were club members plus spouses and friends and was in aid of the "West Cumbria Hospice at Home" charitydetails
The club is situated on the western edge of the English Lake District in a very rural area. We meet near the village of Gosforth. Club members enjoy the benefits of a beautiful unspoilt coastal fringe backed by the mountains of the Lake District National Park. The small resort of St. Bees founded by an Irish princess is to the West and to the East are the lakes of Ennerdale Water and Wastwater. Wastwater is the deepest lake in England and its valley also has England's highest mountain 'Scafell Pike' (pictured below) and the smallest church in England at its foot. To the south is the coastal village of Ravenglass with its Roman bathhouse, narrow gauge railway and nearby Muncaster Castle. The medieval town of Egremont is our largest town. The primary employer is the nuclear reprocessing plant at Sellafield. Sellafield is the site of the world's first commercial nuclear power plant 'Calder Hall' opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 1956 and operated safely until it closed in 2002.
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Meetings and events happening soon
Tuesday 19th November 19.30
Fire Prevention Talk
The Fire Brigage will give us information and advice on the prevention of fires. Note this talk is at Workington Fire Station CA14 5BF and there will be no meal afterwards.
Tuesday 26th November 19.30
Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team cheque presentation
Guests welcome. We will hear about the work of the Wasdale MRT and present them with a cheque.
Tuesday 3rd December 18.30
Note the earlier than usual start time of a half past six.
Tuesday 10th December 19.30
No guests, please. If you have any items for the agenda please contact the Secretary in good time.
Tuesday 17th December 19.30
We will hear an uplifting seasonal message. Guests are welcome.
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Meetings & Venue
Where and when:
(The time and venue do occasionally vary so it would be wise to check the details in "future events" on the website.)
Our meetings are usually held at the:
CA20 1PB +44 19467 25111