Rotary Durham - 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 Rotary Club of Durham is part of Rotary North East (District 1030) serving North-East England.
The city of Durham is dominated by the Castle and Cathedral situated on the rocky peninsular (a World Heritage site) with the River Wear flowing past on three sides. To quote Sir Walter Scott:-
Grey towers of Durham
Yet well I love thy mixed and massive piles
Half church of God half castle 'gainst the Scot
Things have changed and even the Scots are now welcome! In fact, all visiting Rotarians can be sure of a very warm welcome at any of our weekly meetings.
All the money we raise for charity is processed through the
ROTARY CLUB OF DURHAM CITY TRUST FUND, a registered charity - Number 1010655.
Park your car in Durham City on Saturdays for £2.00 all day! Read more ...
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Read the news on the campaign to eradicate polio.
Read the latest Polio Plus News from Rotary International.
October 2016 - together with the other two Durham Clubs, we planted a large quantity of purple crocuses on the Rotary Way roundabout as part of the Purple 4 Polio campaign. Now, March 2017, they are in full bloom:
Durham, Bede and Elvet Rotary clubs came together to plant 5000 crocuses on the Rotary way roundabout as part of Rotary International drive to eradicate polio across the world!
The Rotary Clubs of Bede, Elvet and Durham are working together to promote Purple4Polio and to raise funds to support outreach workers, medicines and support services for those with polio, but with the focus on prevention rather than cure.
If you would like to know more about Purple4Polio and how you could support P4P then please visit our website!
The intrepid team are Arthur Charlton (President of Elvet), Terry Walton (Bede), David Yates, Jan Karnacz, David Jackson, (Durham) Peter Bramwell and Gwen Bramwell (Elvet).Click HERE to find out more about this campaign.
More Purple for Polio
The pupils of Durham High School for Girls are helping out Rotary by planting 1,000 Purple for Polio crocuses in the school grounds,supervised by President Ed Kear and Rtn. Alan Ribchester.
The Rotary Club of Durham has funded a number of Shelter Boxes. Click HERE to track the deployment of these boxes.
Click on the logo to the left to read more about Shelter Box
Meetings and events happening soon
Thursday 31st May 19.00
No Evening Meeting
Meeting cancelled to make way for President's night the day after.details
Friday 1st June 19.00
Formal Dinner at Ramside Hall Hotel, to celebrate President Ed's year of office.
Thursday 7th June 12.30
Armoured cars in Russia
Extracts from a WW1 diary by Margaret Bozic
Thursday 14th June 12.30
Visit by the newly appointed Mayor of Durham
Thursday 21st June 12.30
Talk by Lynn Patterson
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