Site currently being extensively changed - please bear with us! We are the evening Rotary Club for the Helensburgh area. We meet Mondays at 6.45pm via Zoom and visitors most welcome.

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Heart Start - saving lives

Heart Start - saving lives

Heartstart training and the installation of defibrillators in the community



Lighting up Malawi where villages still plunged into darkness every evening


About us


Helensburgh Garelochside Rotary


Our president extends a warm welcome to visitors.


On 6th July 2020, in an online event, Professor Tariq Durrani became the club's 40th President. President Tariq is shown here with his chain of office which, for the first time ever, he had to place on himself to observe the social distancing rules resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. 


We are the evening club for Helensburgh and surrounding areas. Our meetings are relaxed and informal and held every Monday at the Rosslea Hall Hotel with wonderful sea views over the River Clyde and the Gareloch. Our meetings run from 18.45 to 19.45 and are followed by an optional two course meal and tea/coffee - currently we are only meeting online.  Most meetings involve some Rotary business and a short informative talk or presentation on a subject relevant to our community or Rotary.  Follow this link to read our latest news.

Our members engage in a wide range of activities. We fundraise and help the needy in our local, national and international community in many different ways.  We organise programmes to help the young people in our community.

We have lots of fun and fellowship and if you would like to join us please make contact by using the Contact link in the top line of this page.

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 The Rotary Club of Helensburgh Garelochside Charitable Trust Fund is a Scottish Charity.

Charity No. SCO35270

 Site last updated: 22 July 2021


Happening soon...

Mon, Aug 2nd 2021 12:00 am


Summer Bank Holiday

Tue, Aug 3rd 2021 2:30 pm

Club Council Mtg


Mon, Aug 9th 2021 6:45 pm

Business meeting

Monthly review of club activities and plans

Mon, Aug 16th 2021 6:45 pm

Dr Jan Chesham - Developing a vaccine

Speaker meeting

Mon, Aug 23rd 2021 6:45 pm

Martin Canning - Shared Interest Investing

Speaker Mtg. This week our speaker focusses on changing lives by breaking the circle of poverty through the creation of resilient businesses


Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Mondays at 18:45

(No meeting on Bank Holiday Mondays.) Rosslea Hall Hotel, Ferry Road, Rhu, Dunbartonshire

G84 8NF  01436 439955
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