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Farewell John


Taunton Rotarians, political leaders and members of the community said a farewell to John Meikle who has died at the age of 97 years. John's life was dedicated to Taunton's community and his legacy lives on, read more about his remarkable life

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Paul Harris Fellows


Taunton Rotarians were today awarded one of Rotary International's most prestigious awards, a Paul Harris Fellowship, recognising their service and contribution to the Club and society.

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Youth Competitions 20-21


The Rotary Club of Taunton launches the Youth competitions for 20-21. Entries are welcome for those wishing to participate in Youth Speaks, Young Writer and Young Photographer.

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Water Survival Boxes


Water Boxes are packed and distributed by Rotarians and provide essential survival equipment to disaster hit areas.

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Supporting Himalayan Children


Taunton Rotary, working with their sister Club in Lisieux Normandy has funded the cost of four years' secondary schooling (£400 per year per pupil) of two girls in the remote Himalayan province of Ladakh through the charity Himalayan Children.

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Somerset's Inclusive Disability Ball 2021


Following the success of the Inclusive Disability Ball in 2019, the event, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Taunton and the Green Days Care Centre will return on 10th March 2021, to Oake Manor as a non-profit event.

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Youth Speaks District Final 2020


Once again youngsters from across the District astounded the audience with their eloquence and expertise in the recently revised Youth Speaks competition.

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Cancelled Pride of Somerset Youth Awards 2020


It is with great regret that due to Coronavirus, the 2020 Pride of Somerset Youth Awards is cancelled. We hope to hold the event in 2021 and 2020 nominations will be carried forward. Read more about previous winners.

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Fundraising through Enterprise


How to turn £60 into £4,000 in just a few weeks. Impossible? Not so for students at Queen's College whose enterprising skills left Rotarians, teachers and parents spell bound.

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Taunton Rotary donates £1,000 to the Busoga Trust


The Rotary Club of Taunton has recently donated £1,000 to support the Busoga Trust, a charity that supports and maintains the provision of clean water to remote rural communities in Uganda.

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Somerset Remembers


A Great Success - Featuring the Taunton Military Wives, this year's 100 years anniversary choral concert was a great success, raising over £3,500 and held as a tribute to all those who served in the Great War 1914-1918.

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Youth Awards


Somerset celebrates this year's winners of the Pride of Somerset Youth Awards. In its 11th year this prestigous event organised by the Rotary Club of Taunton saw 14 young people proudly receive their awards on this very special Somerset Day.

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Pride of Somerset Awards 2018


The Annual Celebration of Youth Achievements

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Two Rotarians receive highest Rotary Honour


Two longstanding Rotarians, John Beer and Jim Greenslade receive Rotary’s highest honour for their contribution to the Rotary movement, their commitment to the community and their long service.

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Young Musician


Talented Young Musician Finalists 2018

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Rotary Young Leaders Award (RYLA)


Rotary supports the development of Leadership skills in this exciting outdoor programme

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Taunton Rotary Young Musician takes top prize


Poppy McGhee, a talented young musician and violinist achieves a top prize a the annual national final of the Rotary Young Musician 2018

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Burns Night - full of fun and fellowship


President Tom Stobie, hosted a magnificent Burns Night celebration for the Rotary Club of Taunton.

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Preventing the Spread of Malaria


Malaria kills 600,000 a year: The Rotary Club of Taunton donates money for prevention

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A Sound International Investment


International co-operation is rewarded by success as 11 years on a young Zambian scholar works in secondary schools as a fully trained teacher and is now studying for his second degree.

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Supporting North Taunton Partnership


Taunton Rotary Club has contributed to the refurbishment of the Community Centre at Priorswood which provides valuable support and access to facilities and activities for those who live in North Taunton

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Hot Meals for those Isolated at Home


The Rotary Club of Taunton has supported Cullen's Catering in their initiative to provide free hot meals to those stuck at home during Lockdown

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Art for those in Isolation


The Rotary Club of Taunton has today announced £500 of support for a community arts 'In Isolation' project which is to be run by Somerset's premier arts organisation, Go-Create.

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Taunton Rotarians help Community Helpers


Taunton Rotary has provided £500 to the Coronavirus Community Help Taunton, a volunteer group and an established part of the Coronavirus Helpers. The funds go towards an Emergency Response Fund.

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Besom


Taunton Rotary has today announced funding to support Besom a Christian charity that helps those in need.

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International Links


The Rotary Club of Taunton supports both national and locally initiated international projects and links with Clubs abroad, including France and the USA. Click on 'DETAILS' below and read about our recent visit to Lisieux.....

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Hands on Rotary


Hands on Rotary. A team of Rotarians from Taunton Rotary Club worked together to create life saving Water Boxes which are sent as Emergency Kits to areas that have experienced a disaster.

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Lisieux Club visitsTaunton 2019


Members of Taunton Rotary Club along with partners, once again hosted their long-time sister Club in Lisieux, re-igniting old friendships and strengthening relationships between our two Clubs.

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USA Youth Exchange: Fondly known as 'Taunton Mass'


A great opportunity for young men and women to be hosted by our sister Club in the United States of America

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Eradicating Polio


Rotary International has played a major part in the eradication of polio

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