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Rotary Club of Bishop Auckland - 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.

Bishop Auckland Rotary Club donate £7000 to Scanner Appeal from Golf Day June 2nd 2017


Golf day raises a massive £7000 for Bishop Auckland and Darlington MRI Scanner Appeal

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An Evening with Peter Barron


Listen to Peter Barron former editor of The Northern Echo. Humour and anecdotes about his 17 years at the sharp end of newspaper journalism.

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Collect, Splash and Chip 2017 - 2018


News from our usual christmas activities

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Ukulele Night with Stockton to Darlington Ukulele Express


Joint event with Inner Wheel of a ukulele club based in Darlington who do a number of events throughout the year. Venue: Shildon Civic Hall 7.00pm for 7.30pm

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Pooches in the Park


A dog walking foray around Bishop Auckland Castle Park. A bring a "DOG" party!

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Paul Harris Rotary Fellowship Award July 4th 2017


President Nigel Bell awards a Paul Harris Fellowships to Rotarians David Appleton, David Beattie, Kishor Velangi and Keith Patton for outstanding service to Rotary over a combined 137 years. Congratulations to all four gentlemen

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About us

THE ROTARY CLUB OF BISHOP AUCKLAND

Takes children from a local school to the Darlington pantomime each year.

Raises funds from a variety of activities including an annual Swimathon and themed food evenings.

Undertakes various fund raising projects

Sponsors local young people to attend the Rotary Young Leadership Award (RYLA) Camp.

Supports Polio eradication through contributions to the Rotary Foundation, Rotary's International Charity.

MEETS WEEKLY on a Tuesday evening at The Park Head Hotel, New Coundon, for an excellent and reasonably priced meal.

Has a wide PROGRAMME OF SPEAKERS throughout the year.

Organises SOCIAL AND FUND RAISING EVENTS for members and guests.

Provides VOLUNTARY SERVICE through a series of local, national and international Rotary projects.

Develops INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIPS AND GOODWILL through educational and friendship exchanges and contacts with other Rotary Clubs and Rotarians.

Rotary needs your experience and expertise to help our members make the biggest impact possible.

Rotarians come from a wide variety of professions and occupations, and this helps provide more opportunities for service.

Your background and skills can provide a valuable resource for service and fund raising.

Your wide range of contacts provides opportunities and initiatives to give service and help others provide an opportunity for you to HELP OTHERS

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 24th July 18.45

Club Weekly Meeting: Host: John Yeomans


Speaker: The indomitable JJY returns after his hip operation. Topic: Who were they? (Bishop Auckland Cup Winners 1955-57)

Tuesday 31st July 18.45

Club Weekly Meeting: Host: Tony Thompson


Speaker: Jonathan Peacock on "A Tour of Streatlam Castle"

Tuesday 7th August 18.45

Club Weekly Meeting: Host: Kishor Velangi


Speaker: Simon Raine - Topic: Weardale Cheeses

Tuesday 14th August 18.45

Club Weekly Meeting: Speaker/Host: Joe Ward


Joe will speak about either:
"The Atlantic Wall" or "The Missing Bishop"

Monday 20th August 17.30

NO Council Meeting at Park Head this month


We do not have a Council Meeting in the month of August

Tuesday 21st August 18.45

Club Weekly Meeting: Host: Geoff Wilson


Guest Speaker: Mark Solan

Topic: "The Mark Solan Trust"

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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 1815 for 1845
(Please note: No meeting following a Bank Holiday Monday )
Park Head Hotel,
New Coundon, Bishop Auckland,
County Durham DL14 8QB  01388 661727

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