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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Taunton

NEWS Festive Fun at Queen's College


A Christmas party to remember. With sing-a-long carols and individual performances, students from Queen's College entertained Taunton's older generation with style. With festive dress, the Junior School choir set a jovial mood.

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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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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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Young Chef Competition


The Rotary Young Chef competition will take place on 22nd January 2020 at the Quantock Restaurant, of Bridgwater and Taunton College. For details on how to enter, read on....

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Somerset's Inclusive Disability Ball 2019 a huge success


President and Rotarian, the Revd Tony Cox, his wife Elaine, Rotarians, their partners and friends joined in the fun at the hugely successful 2019 Disability Ball held at the Oake Manor Golf Club.

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Pride of Somerset Youth Awards 2019


Taunton Rotary Club and its partners were proud to present the annual awards to those young people from across the County who amazed the audience with their courage, achievement, determination and acts of kindness. Read more ….

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About us

I am delighted to take up the position of President of the Rotary Club of Taunton for 2019-20. The Club is a lively, friendly and active Club and I hope you will explore our website to see many of the wonderful things we do which benefit our local community. We are proud of our 96-year history of fellowship and service to the Taunton area and worldwide community and we welcome new members who wish to contribute to our aim which is simply, 'Service above Self'.

 

Our Club plays an important part in the lifeblood of our community and organises many fundraising events to support local and international charities. We organise activities that help young people achieve their aspirations and provide financial assistance to those in need.

 

Over the last few years we have financially supported local and national organisations and individuals including; Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance; Children's Hospice South West; Compass Disabilty; Reminiscence Learning; Rotary Foundation; World Water Works Emergency Boxes; Royal Institute for the Blind; Royal National Lifeboat Institute; Tectona Trust; St John Ambulance; Taunton Food Bank; Taunton Festival of Arts; Musgrove Park Hospital Beacon Centre; Taunton Pensioners' Christmas party and individual students working and volunteering overseas. 

 

Thank you for visiting our web-site. Whether you are an individual or represent a company, read about our fundraising events, find out what we do and explore how you might be able to get involved or help us. The Club welcomes membership applications from individuals and, companies can join through our corporate membership scheme.

 

The Club meets weekly at Taunton Racecourse.  Get in contact, come along and find out for yourself what we do.

 

Tony Cox

President

Rotary Club of Taunton

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 21st January 12.55

Club Meeting


Speaker: Ian Ramus - Pollution and Electric Vehicles

DR Ian Ramus
HR Alan Reeve

Wednesday 22nd January 17.30

Young Chef Competition


The Rotary Young Chef competition will take place on 22nd January 2020 at the Quantock Restaurant, of Bridgwater and Taunton College. For details on how to enter, read on....

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Wednesday 22nd January 17.30

Young Chef Competition


The Rotary Young Chef competition will take place on 22nd January 2020 at the Quantock Restaurant, of Bridgwater and Taunton College. For details on how to enter, read on....

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Friday 24th January 18.30

Burns Night


At the Racecourse. All times to be confirmed

Tuesday 28th January 18.30

Club Evening Meeting


Speaker:Barbara Bond - MI9

DR Alan Reeve
HR Peter Renshaw

Tuesday 4th February 12.55

Club Meeting


Speaker: Jenny Keogh - Go Create

DR Peter Renshaw
HR John Ruff

Tuesday 11th February 12.55

Club Meeting


Club Committees

DR John Ruff
HR Tony Small

Tuesday 11th February 14.15

Council at Racecourse


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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 12.55
(Fourth Tuesday of the month 18.15 (Times vary check with sec) Fifth Tuesday with partners 19.00 for 19.30)
Taunton Racecourse, Orchard Portman,Taunton,Somerset. TA3 7BL  01823 337172

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