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Rotary Club of Sowerby Bridge - 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.

Rotary Club of Sowerby Bridge Car Boot

Our monthly car boot


Rotary Club of Sowerby Bridge Car Boot

Our monthly car boot to raise funds for Rotary causes.


Weekly meeting - Craig Whittaker MP

Craig Whittaker is visiting the club to give a talk about his time as an MP


About us



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Come along to one of our meetings to discover how we help people in the local community and on national and international projects.

Carrying out these activities develops both friendship, understanding and a sense of community, as well as beng fun.

We meet on Monday evenings (except Bank Holidays) for a meal, discuss ongoing and upcoming activities as well as listen to a speaker.

We look forward to hearing from you.

First Lady President of the Club!

At last the Rotary Club of Sowerby Bridge welcomed Hazel Brindle as its very first Lady President for the year 2017/2018 in the 63 year history of the Club at its recent handover meeting.

Hazel who was inducted as President on 3rd July will bring a wealth of experience from her professional career in Education and as a JP for twenty years in Manchester.As well as Rotary, Hazel gives her time as a District Secretary for Scouting and is involved in Rotary District 1040 as Minute Secretary and Conference Secretary.Hazel is no newcomer to Rotaryas her husband Paul is a long standing member of another local club and is District Treasurer for District 1040


Meanwhile, you may be wondering...What exactly do we do at the Rotary Club of Sowerby Bridge?

We organise events such as a Classic Bike Show, we marshall at local community events such as the Rushbearing Festival and the Navigation Walk, we raise funds to contribute to the global eradication of polio programme, we support the local Rotakids group in Luddenden, as well as help Ryburn Valley High with their Falcoln project.

There are plenty of opportunities to find out more. Either telephone or e-mail our Membership Contact - Anne Sutcliffe (see the membership pages in "What we do") or the Secretary, Jeffrey Fisher or come to one of our meetings or talk to us at one of the events we either organise or support.

By meeting the members in our club who are responsible for international projects, community and youth projects, you will be surprised how effective a small but enthusiastic group of people can be.

Membership Booms

We have built on the bumper years of 2014 to 2015, and following on from our corporate member of  Tesco Sowerby Bridge, David Fawcett of Happy Days Cycles joins us. Here he is pictured with President Hazel.

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Rotary in Sowerby Bridge for those who don't just want to talk about making a difference ? We're for Communities !! (click image on left to run video)  We're for CommuniteeWW(

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Sunday 24th September 10.00

Rotary Club of Sowerby Bridge Car Boot

Our monthly car boot


Monday 25th September 18.45

District Governor visit - talk by Robert Morphet

Joint meeting with Halifax Calder

Monday 2nd October 18.45

Weekly meeting - Jim Walker talking about the Lighter Side of Policing


Monday 9th October 18.45

Club Service and Council


Monday 16th October 18.45

Conference reports

This is the meeting after the District conference so attendees will report back to the 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.

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:

Sportsman Inn, Rochdale Road, Greetland, Halifax, We meet on Mondays at 1845
(We meet at 6:45pm for a 7:00pm meeting start time. No meetings on Bank Holiday Monday's.)
Sportsman Inn, Rochdale Road, Greetland, Halifax, HX4 8PL  01422 373725

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