About us

Welcome to the website of the Rotary Club of Batley, West Yorkshire. Founded in 1946, The Rotary Club of Batley is proud to have served the community of Batley and district for 71 years, as well as making a significant contribution to international projects.

The club is always seeking new members. The club now numbers 15 members, nine men and six ladies, aged upwards of 55. We would love to hear from others who would like to make a contribution to the local community, and to the wider global community. Please e-mail our Secretary, Patricia Taylor at ptaylor970@hotmail.com

During 2017/18, we are involved in the following local projects:  Contact the Elderly, giving monthly tea parties for elderly people who are isolated or lonely; Guide Dogs for the Blind, this year funding the Club's third guide dog; Dictionaries for Schools, supplying a dictionary for every year 6 pupil in local schools before they leave for Secondary Education; Helping with Literacy in local schools, by listening to youngsters read, and the following projects worldwide: Polio Plus, helping to eradicate fully polio throughout the world.

We also sponsor two Interact clubs in local senior schools, and two RotaKids clubs in local junior schools, along with sponsoring a student from senior school to attend a RYLA course (Rotary Youth Leadership Award


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.

Rotary Young Citizen Awards


Watch coverage of the 2017 'Rotary Young Citizen Awards', highlighting outstanding young people.


Details on RotaryGBI.org

How Rotary is Funding Polio Immunization in 2017


Find out more about Rotary fighting disease


Details on Rotary.org

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Wednesdays at 1215
(No meeting on Wednesday following a Bank Holiday.)
Gomersal Park Hotel, Moor Lane, Gomersal, Cleckheaton, BD19 4LJ  01274 869386

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