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Rotary Club of Basingstoke Deane - 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.

Community Event : Stroke Awareness Day


Supporting the local Stroke Association raising public awareness.

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NHS Red Bag Scheme


The Club has funded the initial tranche of 18 Red Bags to start the trial in the North Hants area.

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Rotary Club of Basingstoke Deane


Projects and charities supported by our Club 2017 - 2018

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HHFT WOW! Gala Ceremony


Jonathan Domingo of the Basingstoke chemo Unit who won a Rotary award for his work.

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Guest Speaker : Sqn Ldr Ian Williamson , RAF Odiham


Speakers Host: John Willats : Club Host: Brian Whindle

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Dinner - Guest Speaker: BRIONY WILLIAMS, VEOLIA LTD.


Speakers Host: Jonathan Rouse : Club Host: Neil Francis

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About us

Basingstoke Deane Rotary supports many local charities, particularly those that have no fundraising capacity for themselves.

To provide that support we do our own fundraising, and are often asked about easy ways to donate.   So with no obligation here are two simple ways to support us in our efforts: 

Or  text: RCBD £10  to  70070 (just replace £10 with £5, £4, £3, £2 or £1 if desired)

Club President 2017 - 2018

Rotarian Lindy Richardson took over as President of the Rotary Club of Basingstoke Deane in July 2017 from Alan Gibson.


2017-18 President Lindy Rischardson.


Lindy was born in Birkenhead and when she was one year old her father’s job took her family to Tanganyika (now Tanzania). On returning to the UK aged 5 she lived and went to school in Gloucestershire.  A course in Hospitality at the then Oxford College of Technology (now Oxford Brooks University) followed and she worked in the hospitality industry including working as Domestic Bursar at Usk College of Agriculture until she had her two children.
Lindy came to Basingstoke in 1988 and worked as a Coordinating Lecturer at Basingstoke college of Technology teaching a range of hospitality subjects and running The Restaurant at BCoT. 

She joined Basingstoke Deane Rotary in 2013 and has been involved in Youth projects.  She has worked closely with Deane’s sponsored Interact Club at Fort Hill School enabling the group to attend the PeaceJam Youth conference held at Winchester University for the last 3 years and will see them transfer the Club to Cranbourne School when they move there this year.

Lindy has close contacts with The Pink Place Cancer charity since its inception in 2010 and has been a Trustee of the charity.
Lindy is proud to be President of Basingstoke Deane Rotary Club.  ‘Through our fundraising and voluntary service in our local community and internationally we make a difference to people’s lives’


Change Maker Award   2011-12

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Meetings and events happening soon

Sunday 22nd July 12.00

Event : ST MICHAELS’S HOSPICE’S BIG WHEEL


Last year the St Michael’s Hospice BIG WHEEL had hundreds of riders and raised many £000’s for their charity. We simply provide peoplepower, on the water-stations, and of course with our top skill – Car Parking! Times TBC.

Dinner - IN DEPTH DISCUSSION - Club Host:

Tuesday 24th July 19.00

Dinner - IN DEPTH DISCUSSION - Club Host:


No speaker is planned for this evening to provide the opportunity for an in-depth full club discussion on an area of current importance for the club. Focus TBD.

Tuesday 31st July 19.00

Guest Speaker : Sqn Ldr Ian Williamson , RAF Odiham


Speakers Host: John Willats : Club Host: Brian Whindle

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Tuesday 7th August 19.00

Dinner - Speaker: Rtn ANNETTE MEREDITH


This evening she will share her life story, including telling us about her IT Training business in South Africa. -
Speakers Host: President Julian : Club Host: Bob Evans

Business Planning Meeting - Club Host : Martin Fielder

Tuesday 14th August 19.00

Business Planning Meeting - Club Host : Martin Fielder


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Rotary News

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Test Valley Golf Club, Micheldever Rd, Overton, We meet on Tuesdays at 1900 for 1930hrs
(No meeting following a Bank Holiday)
Test Valley Golf Club, Micheldever Rd, Overton, RG25 3DS  01256 771737

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