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Rotary Club of Richmond, Yorks - 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.

Tuesday 20th February Weekly Meeting


Rotarian Tony Fava will introduce Mr John Jeffries, a paratrooper at the battle of Arnhem. John Jefferies, at the age of 95 recently parachuted from a plane and made news headlines!

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Tuesday 23rd January Weekly Meeting


Jill Armstrong from the Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team will be our guest speaker. Jill will be talking about the work of the team who are celebrating their 50th Anniversary this year.

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Tuesday 6th February Weekly Meeting


Our speaker is Mr Robert Terry who will be enlightening members about North Sea Oil. Mr Terry will be introduced by Bill Overall.

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Tuesday 16th January Weekly Meeting


Mr Tom Lough is our speaker for this meeting, and will be educating us on John Hugens of Wetwang. Tom Lough will be introduced by Jos Huddleston.

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Tuesday January 30th Weekly Meeting


Our speaker is Elspeth Robinson. She was a physiotherapist who retired in 2002. She then founded the Kumi Community Fund to support the Kumi Hospital in Uganda. She has visited the hospital every year since to work with the staff there helping children.

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About us

Richmond, North Yorkshire

Britain's best kept secret and gateway to beautiful Swaledale

 RICHMOND is an historic market town with beautiful Georgian architecture, a cobbled market place and Norman castle. The first of all Richmonds, the town was granted a Royal Charter in the medieval period giving it rights to hold markets and fairs. The town has been an important regional centre ever since. Situated on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales with the delightful river Swale flowing around its outskirts, Richmond is a town that inspires all who visit.

  

The ROTARY CLUB OF RICHMOND was established in 1955 and comprises of 35 individuals from a wide spectrum of the Richmond and district business community.

The club's members meet on a regular weekly basis to enjoy each other's fellowship and discuss ways to serve others.

We involve ourselves with the local community and particularly look to support projects with strong local connections - with youth and the schools, with the aged and the handicapped and with support for the hospices. The club also participates in the broader aims of the Rotary movement in the promotion of international programmes to improve literacy, good health and clean water supplies.

Over the past year Richmond Rotary Club has maintained its successful record in raising money for a wide range of local, national and international charitable causes. 

Check the "Meetings & Events" tab for upcoming or completed fundraising and social activities.

Rotary is an international membership organisation made up of people who share a passion for and commitment to enhancing communities and improving lives across the globe. It is a secular organisation open to all people regardless of race, colour, creed, religion, gender, or political preference.

President Robert Riddell will be pleased to welcome to our meetings any Rotarians visiting Richmond or the Dales.

If you are a non-Rotarian visiting our website and you are interested in joining the Rotary Club please call our secretary Robert Carey on 01748 818328.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 19th December 19.00

Ladies / Partners Night Meeting


Christmas Dinner meeting

Tuesday 26th December 19.00

No Meeting


Tuesday 2nd January 19.00

No Meeting


Tuesday 9th January 19.00

Business Meeting


Business Meeting preceded by Club Council at 6pm

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Rotary Young Citizen Awards


Watch coverage of the 2017 'Rotary Young Citizen Awards', highlighting outstanding young people.


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How Rotary is Funding Polio Immunization in 2017


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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Richmondshire Cricket Club, Hurgill Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire We meet on Tuesdays at 1900
(No meeting on the Tuesday following a Bank Holiday Monday.)
Richmondshire Cricket Club, Hurgill Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire DL10 4AR  01748 824573

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