Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill Photo Galleries

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill joins the fun of the Christmas Lights Ceremony with its Cuddly Toy Tombola

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill joins the fun of the Christmas Lights Ceremony with its Cuddly Toy Tombola

Thursday 30th November saw Rayleigh High Street packed with thousands of the people of Rayleigh, there to enjoy the much-anticipated Christmas Lights Switch-on Ceremony.

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The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill helps the people of Hockley get into the Festive Spirit

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill helps the people of Hockley get into the Festive Spirit

The members of the Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill were on hand on Saturday 25th of November when Hockley Parish Council staged their rejuvenated Christmas Lights Switch-on Ceremony with a stall submerged in children’s Christmas toys

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The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill makes an early start with their Christmas festivities.

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill makes an early start with their Christmas festivities.

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill has made donations to some of the local charities that help to make Christmas an enjoyable time for the many families in Rayleigh, Hockley and Hullbridge who sometimes struggle during the festive season.

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Rotary Remembers

Rotary Remembers

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill pays tribute to those who have given their lives in combat

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Founder’s Night is back again

Founder’s Night is back again

After an unfortunate break forced on us by the restrictions of Covid the Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill was happy to revive the tradition of holding a special meeting to commemorate the first Rotary meeting on February 23rd, 1905, in downtown Chicago.

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The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill donates to the Tom Bowdidge Youth Cancer Foundation

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill donates to the Tom Bowdidge Youth Cancer Foundation

The Tom Bowdidge Youth Cancer Foundation offers comfort and support to young people suffering from cancer

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Masterful Martin claims our Club Golf Championship for 2023

Masterful Martin claims our Club Golf Championship for 2023

Thursday 24th August saw the members and friends of the golfing fraternity of the Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill meet up at Ballard’s Gore Golf Club to compete in the annual Club Golf Championship.

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Into the New Era..................................

Into the New Era..................................

Monday July 17th saw the changeover to the new regime at the Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill and the outgoing President recognising some of the members for their outstanding work during his year in office.

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All aboard!!

All aboard!!

The Nautical Expeditionary Branch of the Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill conducts a recce patrol to Osea Island on the Thames Barge “Hydrogen”

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Jackie Wellman recognised in Rotary Magazine for her bike collections

Jackie Wellman recognised in Rotary Magazine for her bike collections

Jackie has been recognised by Rotary Great Britain and Ireland for her tremendous effort in collecting 1000 un-wanted bikes to be shipped to Africa

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Another successful Paul Wellman Trophy Golf Competition

Another successful Paul Wellman Trophy Golf Competition

The competition took place at Three Rivers Golf Club Jubilee Course on 27th July when members and friends enjoyed a not-too-serious day of golf for the Paul Wellman Trophy. The trophy is presented annually in memory of one of our past members

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Crocuses are in bloom

Crocuses are in bloom

In October last year the Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill planted 4,000 crocus corms in the area to mark World Polio Day

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The Magnificent 1000!

The Magnificent 1000!

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill deliver its 1,000th bicycle for shipment to Africa.

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Where do they all come from.....? All the unused bicycles.

Where do they all come from.....? All the unused bicycles.

Jackie Wellman and Bob Taylor from the Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill were on the road again in one of Rotarian Steve Gale’s vans on the 5th of May collecting yet more unused, unwanted bicycles from the Rayleigh, Hockley, and Southend areas.

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On her way to 1000.....

On her way to 1000.....

Little did Jackie Wellman think that when she started collecting unwanted and unused bikes on behalf of the Re~Cycle charity back in 2020, she would be well on her way to collecting 1000 bicycles.

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The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill marks World Polio Day by planting 5000 crocus corms in and around Rayleigh

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill marks World Polio Day by planting 5000 crocus corms in and around Rayleigh

Since 1979 when a Rotarian, with the backing of Rotary International, started a multi-year project to immunize 6 million children in the Philippines, Rotarians all over the world have been involved in the End Polio Now campaign to totally eliminate polio.

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Our Charity Golf Tournament

Our Charity Golf Tournament

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill held its popular annual Charity Golf Tournament on Monday 15th August at the Rochford Hundred Golf Club

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A Rotary Club helps to make weddings in hospital a little bit special

A Rotary Club helps to make weddings in hospital a little bit special

In response to an appeal by Mid & South Essex Hospitals Charity, the Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill have donated £180 to buy two boxes of wedding accessories that turn wedding ceremonies in hospital into a memorable occasion.

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The Howard Pannell Memorial Texas Scramble

The Howard Pannell Memorial Texas Scramble

In memory of former Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill Rotarian Howard Pannell who passed away on 10th January 2022.

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Planting Purple Crocuses for End Polio Now Campaign

Planting Purple Crocuses for End Polio Now Campaign

Together with local schools, we are planting purple crocuses to raise awareness of the campaign to eradicate polio from the world.

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Occasional golfer Bob defies the odds to win the Paul Wellman Trophy

Occasional golfer Bob defies the odds to win the Paul Wellman Trophy

Friday 20th May saw a number of foolhardy members of the Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill venture out to Three Rivers Golf and Country Club at Stow Maries to contest the club’s annual Paul Wellman Memorial Trophy.

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Narrow defeat for our worthy golfers

Narrow defeat for our worthy golfers

For many years, the intense rivalry between Rochford Rotary Club and the young up-start Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill has found its outlet in the annual tussle to win the golf competition for the coveted Tony Bakonyvari Golf Trophy

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Getting Back into the Swing of Things

Getting Back into the Swing of Things

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill's annual club golf championship was held on 17th September at Warley Park Golf Club

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All packed up and on their way to Africa

All packed up and on their way to Africa

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill makes it 601 bikes for Africa

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The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill rises to the challenge in challenging times

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill rises to the challenge in challenging times

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill donates to local food banks

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The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill’s Bicycle Collection Project goes from strength to strength

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill’s Bicycle Collection Project goes from strength to strength

Since former President, Jackie Wellman’s, initial bicycle collection staged just after total lock-down eased on 2nd June when she and Rtn. Sertac Yilmaz collected 40 bikes and 42 on the following day, the project has gone from strength to strength.

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Club Assembly and Handover meeting

Club Assembly and Handover meeting

Reports from incoming 2019-20 Club Officers to District Assistant Governor and Handover to incoming President and Officers for 2019-20

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Club Golf Championship 2018

Club Golf Championship 2018

The Clubs annual club championship was held at the Rayleigh Club on Friday 24th August,

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Distict Governor's visit

Distict Governor's visit

District Governor Lesley Sulley paid us a visit and spoke about Rotary International President Barry Rassin’s theme for this Rotary year which is 'Be The Inspiration’

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Masizame Children's Shelter Africa

Masizame Children's Shelter Africa

This project in Africa has unfortunately been suspended due to funding problems. It was well publicised by our Honorary Member Peter Adams.

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Club Golf Day 7th June 2014

Club Golf Day 7th June 2014

Our Annual Golf Day for charity at Rochford Hundred Golf Club.

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