Welcome to the Rotary Club of Nailsea & Backwell

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A very warm welcome from The Rotary Club of Nailsea and Backwell, a member Club of Rotary International.

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View over Backwell from Backwell Hill with Nailsea in the far distanceOur local area is centered on the rural communities of Nailsea and Backwell, set in the delightful North Somerset countryside to the West of Bristol, UK.

We offer practical service to the local community and raise funds for worthwhile causes at home and abroad.  We also have an active social programme.  We meet on nearly every Thursday evening at The Mizzymead Recreation Centre in the middle of Nailsea.  New members are always welcome. Do follow this link if you would like to know more about us or are thinking that you might like to join us.

Nailsea Charity Walks & Runs 2015 raised in excess of £19,500 for all the charities and local community organisations supported. Thank you to all who participated in the event by walking or running and to their sponsors. Thank you also to the local businesses who sponsored the event, to Tesco who provided the fruit and water for participants and to St John Ambulance for their attendance. Why not take part in Nailsea Charity Walks & Runs 2016 and raise funds for your favourite charity or local community organisation.

Click the end of this line to read the article published on the BT MyDonate Website home page about Nailsea Charity Walks & Runs 2015

Rotary Club of Nailsea & Backwell Trust Fund

Funds raised are used to support other charities and commumity causes locally and worldwide.  E.g., we provide bursaries to local school students to assist them with opportunities to further their education and career and we regularly contribute to the fund raising for the eradication of Polio worldwide.  If you would like to know more about our Trust Fund please click here to send us a message, selecting Trust Fund in the subject tab drop down menu box.  If you would like to donate towards our Trust Fund please select the mydonate button below which will take you to our secure online payment system hosted by BT MyDonate where you will see the "donate now" button on the right side of the page. The Rotary Club of Nailsea & Backwell Trust Fund is Registered Charity No.1038467.

East African Hospital Refurbishment Project

The new Makunduchi Hospital Primary Care UnitThe proceeds of multiple events, together with contributions from other Rotary Clubs and grant funds from other Rotary charities has raised more than £102,000 for the renovation of and purchase of equipment for hospitals in Zanzibar. Part of the monies have previously funded the acquisition of medical machinery designed specifically for use in the local environment and funds are now being spent on the refurbishment of another hospital in the north of that country. Thank you to all who have contributed to the tremendous success of this project.

Charity Book sales and handbag sales

Charity Booksale being held by The Rotary Club of Nailsea & BackwellWe have been running our charity booksales since 1997 and have raised many thousands of pounds for charitable causes. If you have any paperback books, jigsaws or CDs and DVDs that you would like to donate to us for our charity book sales, please click here to send us a message, selecting 'bookstall' in the subject tab drop down menu box.  Thank you to our many customers over the years and we look foward to serving both you and new customers at the next one, which will be on 21 May 2016 when we will be trialing a stall at the Nailsea Community Market and the stall will be near Nailsea Library. 

Used laser toner & inkjet cartridges and phones for Children's Hospice South West

Example inkjet cartridges (which come in various shapes and sizes)We collect empty laser printer toner and inkjet printer cartridges together with old mobile phones for donation to Children's Hospice South West. They are able to sell them for recycling in order to raise funds towards the considerable annual running costs of the service they provide for life limited children at Charlton Farm, Wraxall. If you have any you would like to donate please Example laser toner cartridge (which come in various shapes and sizes)contact us by clicking here to open a contact form and selecting 'IT Contact' in the 'Subject' drop down menu box. Thank you for your support for this very worthwhile cause.

Looking for a new idea for your Birthday Party, Club event or Charity Fundraising?

The Rotary Club of Nailsea and Backwell will run a Casino Night for your entertainment.  Check out our Casinos page and contact us for more information. Select 'Casinos' in the 'Subject' drop down menu box on the contact form.

Some Future events to enter in your diary (select the Programme tab at the top of the page for a full list)

21 May 2016 Charity Bookstall at Nailsea Community Market, stall to be near Nailsea Library.

26 June 2016 Nailsea Charity Walks and Runs starting and finishing at Scotch Horn Centre, Nailsea.

The Rotary Club of Nailsea & Backwell Trust Fund is registered charity number 1038467.