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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.

Guest Speaker : Sqn Ldr Ian Williamson , RAF Odiham

Speakers Host: John Willats : Club Host: Brian Whindle


Rotary Club of Basingstoke Deane

Projects and charities supported by our Club 2017 - 2018


Community Event : Stroke Awareness Day

Supporting the local Stroke Association raising public awareness.


HHFT WOW! Gala Ceremony

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


NHS Red Bag Scheme

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


Dinner - Guest Speaker: BRIONY WILLIAMS, VEOLIA LTD.

Speakers Host: Jonathan Rouse : Club Host: Neil Francis


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 2018 - 2019

Rotarian Julian Ricketts took over as President of the Rotary Club of Basingstoke Deane in July 2018 from Lindy Richardson.

2018-19 President Julian Ricketts

Julian Ricketts is serving his second term as Club President for Basingstoke Deane Rotary, having previously been president in 2012/2013. The highlight of Julian's Rotary career was being awarded with a Paul Harris Fellowship in 2018 for service to the community and bringing Rotary into the 21st century with a creative approach to social media.

Julian works in IT and has grown up with computers. His early career took him to the world of banking in the city but since then he has worked in both start-ups and multi-national companies (usually when the latter buys out the start-up company).

When not at work, Julian is passionate about making a difference in his community. He's regularly seen out volunteering for local causes and is a trustee for a Kenyan charity helping disadvantaged girls get an education.

Julian has 5 pet rabbits and a pond full of fish. He is an experienced archer and one of his best memories is volunteering for the Archery at the 2012 London Olympics. He also makes a great BBQ pit-boss and his slow-roasting is legendary! And his profile would not be complete without mentioning Julian's obsession with all things "Star Wars".

May the force be with Rotary and peace the galaxy over!


Change Maker Award   2011-12

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 21st August 19.00

Dinner - Guest Speaker: BRIONY WILLIAMS, VEOLIA LTD.

Speakers Host: Jonathan Rouse : Club Host: Neil Francis


Saturday 25th August 12.00 - 12.00 Monday 27th August

Community Event : CAR FEST 2018

The annual CAR FEST SOUTH will take place as usual over the Bank Holiday weekend at the local Laverstoke Park Farm in Overton.


Tuesday 28th August 19.00

No Meeting - Bank Holiday week

Tuesday 4th September 19.00

Dinner - Rotary Speaker : Rtn Georgie Al-Kanaan Speakers Host: Julian Ricketts Club Host : Ann Fryer

Business Planning Meeting:  Club Host: Alan Gibson

Tuesday 11th September 19.00

Business Planning Meeting: Club Host: Alan Gibson

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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:

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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