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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Taunton

Fundraising Events


The Rotary Club of Taunton organises many fundraising events for local charities. You too can get involved.

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ROTARY NEWS - 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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DONATE - Support local charities


The Rotary Club of Taunton supports many local charities and good causes. You can support the Club's fund raising by making a donation to the Club's Charity Trust Fund. Click for more details on how to DONATE.

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Launching Somerset's Inclusive Disability Ball 2019


Taunton Rotary Club once again sponsors Somerset's Inclusive Disability Ball which is being held at Oake Manor Golf Club on 17th July. Last year this event was an amazing 'sell out' success. Get your tickets now.

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Youth Awards - Young Chef Success 2019


James Mockridge, a student of Queen’s College excelled to win first prize in the Rotary Young Chef competition for 2019, facing stiff competition from students across other local schools.

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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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About us

I am delighted to take up the position of President of the Rotary Club of Taunton for 2018-19. 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 95-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.

 

Tom Stobie

President

Rotary Club of Taunton

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Sunday 24th March 14.00

Young Musician District Final


Kings of Wessex Academy, Cheddar at 2pm

Tuesday 26th March 18.30

Club Evening Meeting


Speaker: Bob Comes - The Samaritans

DR John Abbott
HR Jean Allgrove

Tuesday 2nd April 12.55

Club Meeting


Speaker: Riona Houghton - Marie Curie

DR Jean Allgrove
HR Nick Axon

Tuesday 9th April 12.55

Club Meeting


Club Committees

DR Nick Axon
HR Peter Ball

Tuesday 9th April 14.15

Council at Racecourse


Sunday 14th April 12.30

Past President's Lunch


Castle Hotel
12.30 for 13.00

Tuesday 16th April 12.55

Club Meeting


Speaker: Simon Billington Redeeming Our Communities

DR Peter Ball
HR Rikki Batts

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Rotary News

Be part of a global network of volunteers, trying to make the world a better place. Please also see the 'links & news' page for information from the local district and live feeds from Rotary International and Rotary International in GB&I.

Family Rotary club use skills to kick-start local charities


Rotary members unite to tackle world hunger



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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