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Rotary Club of Preston South - 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.

St Catherines Hospice Footbridge Construction


A joint project with Longridge and North of Preston Rotary Club to build a footbridge over the River Lostock at St Catherines Hospice in Lostock Hall.

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New Longton Defibrillator 2016


Joint Project with Leyland and South Ribble Rotary Clubs to provide a Defibrillator in New Longton. The picture shows President David Edwards (Preston South), President Romesh Gupta (Leyland), Dr Linda Whitworth and President Tony Stevens (South Ribble)

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Walton-le-Dale Primary School Rotakids


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Rotary Working in Swaziland 2015 to date


Club support for Partners in Education Swaziland which helps street and vulnerable children.

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26th Annual Charity Golf Day 2018


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Kids Day out 2016


Every year the Club sponsors a Kids Day Out for pupils (and Staff!) at Moor Hey School. This year on 9th June pupils in years 9,10 and 11 went to Kaos Adventure Park . Classes 1,2 and 3; and years 7 and 8 went to Gullivers World Theme Park.

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About us

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      2017-2018 3 Presidents John Dent, Neil Worth & Alan Atkinson                       

Rotary came knocking on the door in Preston South in the spring of 1966 when our parent club Preston ceded territory embracing the parishes south of the Ribble from Samlesbury to Hoole. It was at this time that the founder members adopted the Griffin which featured on the Club`s early pennants. The inaugral meeting took place at the Bull & Royal Hotel, Preston on Wednesday 28th September 1966 when 32 Members were present.

6 months later on 20th March 1967, the Club was presented with the Club Charter again at the Bull & Royal and now celebrates this Charter each year on the first Tuesday in February. On the 7th February 2017 the Club celebrated its 5oth year anniversary.  Over these 50 years it is estimated that the Club has raised and donated half a million pounds to charities. 

From the very begining the Club has been served by a succession of able Presidents and officers drawn from a lively and interested membership currently numbering 35.  

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 23rd October 12.30

Speaker - Keith Hackett


Tuesday 30th October 12.30

Fellowship


Fellowship Meeting

Tuesday 6th November 12.30

Speaker Cancer Help


Tuesday 13th November 12.30

Fellowship


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Rotary News

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Family Rotary club use skills to kick-start local charities


Rotary members unite to tackle world hunger



Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 12.30
(No meetings on a Tuesday after a Bank Holiday Monday Except May Day)
Preston South Rotary Club's base is at Penwortham Golf Club (PR1 0AX) where the Club meet weekly.

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