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President Phil and his wife Catherine would like to welcome you to
The Rotary Club of Newton-le-Willows Website

President Phil's Address


Helping the Community


Firstly a big thank you to our past president, John Murray. During the last year John set in motion a structural committee to look at how our club functions and how we can meet some of the challenges going forward.


We are a vibrant club but recognise that to meet these challenges there will be a need for change. The recommendations of the structural committee that was set up are now being implemented and a key focus will be to continue our drive to modernise our club with new activities and different methods of working.

Our club covers a very giving community: Newton-le Willows, Earlestown, Burtonwood, Lowton and Golborne and our main drive will be to give a helping hand to those who generously support us at our Christmas float and Beer Festival  which are our two main fundraising events. This will not only be in the form of donations but also networking and bringing groups together. Our support will be to community groups, schools and other organisations.

Our aim is to help others but we also need help ourselves. Last year we offered local community groups the chance to become ‘santa’s little helpers” for our float collections. This was very successfully and another way to connect with our communities. We will repeat this exercise this year.

We will also support communities around the world who are less fortunate than us. Rotary International and Foundation is the world’s fifth largest charity organisation and in recent years has been the main driver in eliminating polio. We will also continue to support Disaster Aid initiatives.

The driving values of Rotary is “service above self” and in staying true to these values we will aim to achieve them through Fellowship and Fun so you will also see us involved in other events in our community. To achieve this we will be looking for new members who have the time and energy to spare so if you are interested please contact us via the details on our website. Finally to dispel any myths we are a dual gender club.

So an interesting and exciting year in prospect and one where we can continue connecting with the community.

Many Thanks.

President Phil

Please note if you want to attend any of the events listed or require us to support any of your projects in the first instance contact our secretary;

John Graves at 

or write to us at ; Rotary Club of Newton-le-Willows, c/o Haydock Park Golf Club, Golborne Park, Newton Lane, Newton-le-Willows, WA12 0HX

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Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Friday 22nd March 19.30


A networking event for the 12 participating organisations.
More details to follow

Tuesday 26th March 12.30

Lunch Meeting: Haydock Park Golf Club

JOAN O'HANLON - Hargreaves Dementia Trust

Fellowship Stewards: Stuart Ainscough, Ian Bowden
Hospital Visits: Syd Slater, Denis Hall

Tuesday 26th March 19.00


Club visit to Newsprinters Knowsley.
Further details to follow.

Thursday 28th March 19.30


Venue tba

Tuesday 2nd April 12.30

Lunch Meeting: Haydock Park Golf Club

Nicola Laughton and Anita Johnson

Fellowship Stewards: Jack Bradshaw, Tony Chandler
Hospital Visits: John Shaw, Jim Collier

Wednesday 3rd April 10.30


The first meeting of the year.
Come to Mesnes Park and sample the delicious cakes made by the ladies of All Saints Church. In aid of Together for Short Lives


Tuesday 9th April 12.30

Lunch Meeting: Haydock Park Golf Club


Fellowship Stewards: Jack Bradshaw, Tony Chandler
Hospital Visits: John Shaw, Jim Collier

Tuesday 16th April 19.15

Committee and Business Meeting

Fellowship Stewards: John Coleman, Jim Collier
Hospital Visits: Barry Curran, Austin Polding

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Where and when:

Our main meeting venue is:
Haydock Park Golf Club, Golborne Park, Newton Lane, Newton-le-Willows, We meet on Tuesdays at 12.30
(Please note there is no meeting on Tuesdays after a Bank Holiday. There is no Lunch meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of the month as we hold our committee and business meetings. These are currently held at the Pied Bull, Newton High Street (7.15pm start).)
Our main meeting venue is:
Haydock Park Golf Club, Golborne Park, Newton Lane, Newton-le-Willows, WA12 0HX  01925 228525

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