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Rotary Club of Swindon - 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.

The latest from Swindon Cares

Here we have the latest news and info from Swindon Cares


Conference 2017

Torquay 2017


Two members receive their 'long service' awards

Rtn Mike Hillier and John Wicking receive their awards


Annual North Star College Dinner

A great evening was had by all


Charity Ball

These are our Charity Ball or Marriott Ball pages, showing our forthcoming and past events now including latest details of our 2018 Ball - For more information, please click the button below:-


Speaker Event - President's Interview

President's interview with Bill (Piers) Fishlock


About us

Welcome to the home page of the Rotary Club of Swindon

Now, you may be asking...

What is Rotary??

Rotary is a truly international organisation, with some 33,000 clubs and over a million members represented in more than 200 countries worldwide.  Its aim is simply to provide humanitarian assistance and to help promote goodwill and peace both at home and abroad.  Have a browse through our 'what we do' pages and see..... well, er.... what we get up to - Whether you are a Rotarian or if you are just interested in finding out more about the global Rotary movement please feel free to come along and join us.at one of our Thursday lunchtime meetings and see just what goes on  - You will receive a very warm welcome

If you don't already know a Swindon club member and want to find out more information, get in touch with our club Secretary Leslie, who will be happy to advise and provide you with any further information you might need. 

If you decide Rotary is not for you, we really won't be offended - promise!


Rotary in Swindon - the latest....

....a roundup of this week's notice board announcements :-

Dear all

   Please see items below that were discussed in the meeting today.  

Please find below summary of items discussed at club today. 

1)      Winchester Bar . The Kings have brought it to our attention that the average takings for the bar before lunch are only £11 per week , and unless this improves they will no longer be able to offer this facility

2)      Debbie Vincent thanked everyone for they support on Tuesday 3rdJuly for the Swindon Cares meal at Fabio’s , £1000.00 was raised on the night

3)      John Woodcock announced we came 2nd in our boules match with South Cotswold Rotary Club !

4)      The club handbooks are now available , they are also available in A4 size , if anyone requires  this format , please let me know

5)      Sheila has 9 tickers left for the Kentwood Choir Christmas Cracker event, at the Wyvern Theatre Sunday 25th November

6)      Michael Morse will be visiting the Vectis SunRise Rotary Club , Isle of Wight for the inauguration of Adrian Brewer ( Roll out the Barrel  Trust )  as President

7)      We have received a letter from Cathy Stagg , unfortunately do to her husband’s health problems she will have to leave our club , we wish her all the best for the future

8)      Martin and Cathey Groombridge would like to invite everyone in club to meet them at The Harrow Inn , Wanborough on Wednesday 18th July at 6.30pm for an informal social drink , hopefully this will lead to many more

Our guest speaker today was Fidelma Meehan , speaking about her involvement with Save the Children , and the aims of the charity . Next year will be the Charity’s 100th year and she would like support or any contacts  that could help the charity with their cause .

If anyone can help , her email is F.Meehan@save thechildren.org.uk


I apologise to those who couldn’t hear me at lunch , please shout out if you can’t hear me next week !


Hon Secretary
The Rotary Club of Swindon 

Rotary 'Tax Disc'

Put your 'defunct' tax disc holder to good use and help 'drive' Rotary forward   

EDU Fun SA - Diepsloot Combined School

Edu Fun is a charitable organisation that teaches English to Grade 3 and Grade 4 students at Diepsloot Combined School in South Africa and is one of our International projects....  

For more info'  have a look at their Facebook page

(link on this page)



and if that's not enough...

Or if you want to find out more information or are looking for support for your charity or event please do get in touch with us today

If you would like to make a donation to support our Rotary Charities you can do so here - It's very easy.... 

Join Rotary and 'Make a World of Difference'  -  for more info, see the video below....

Nigeria One-Year Milestone from Rotary International on Vimeo.

On July 24th, the West African nation will have gone one full year with no new cases of wild-polio virus.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Thursday 19th July 13.00

Speaker Event - Viv Slayford - loganberry trust

Todays speaker is Viv Slayford from the loganberry trust


Tuesday 24th July - Tuesday 31st July

RYLA Forest of Dean - All week

RYLA Forest of Dean - All week

Thursday 26th July 13.00

Speaker Event - President's Interview

President's interview with Bill (Piers) Fishlock


Thursday 2nd August 13.00 - 14.00 Thursday 14th June

Speaker Event - Dave King

Today, our speaker is Dave King


Thursday 9th August 13.00

Speaker Event - Chris Firth

Chris Firth will talk about 'the journey to District Governor...'

Club Council

Monday 13th August 18.00 - 19.00 Monday 9th July

Club Council

Club Council meeting tonight for all Council members
6pm at the Kings

future events completed calendar district events local events

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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:

Kings Arms Hotel, Wood Street, Swindon, We meet on Thursdays at 1300
Kings Arms Hotel, Wood Street, Swindon, SN1 4AB  01793 522156

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