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Rotary Club of Chelmsford - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.

Online Bulletin No 22

Our Bulletin Editor helps to keep us connected while physical meetings and events are suspended.



Photo Gallery of Chelmsford Rotary events.


Club Chronicle

Read the Club Chronicle for reports on our latest meeting and other past events.


About us

Pictures of Council members superimposed on this year's Rotary theme logo

Club Council for 2020-21

President Janice Goodman, plus Peter Kemp (1st Vice President), Philip Goodman (Community & Vocational), Jenny Black (Membership), Francis Whitbread (Immediate Past President), Eddie Cassels (Secretary), Keith Dabbs (Foundation & International), Keith Otter (Youth Services) and Bob Booker (Treasurer).

Our President welcomes you to the club website and regrets that the coronavirus precautions have resulted in the cancellation of all Club meetings and events, except online meetings, until further notice. Club members will try to keep in touch with each other during this period and continue the friendship and fellowship we enjoy in our Club.

Our President welcomes you to the club website and invites you to join members in the Fellowship of Rotary. We currently use three venues for our meetings. They are (in order of frequency of use):

Check this website or contact our Secretary or Attendance Officer to find out where we are meeting on any particular week.

If you wish to obtain further information contact us on 07857 469275. To discover more about Rotary and Rotarians go to the RIBI website.

Chelmsford Rotary Club is the original club in the city formed way back in 1927. Since this time members have brought a richness of life to many people in the community and moved on with a broader involvement to incorporate numerous local and international projects. Rotarians offer their services in many different ways. If you have recently moved to the Chelmsford district and wish to put something back into the community, we can offer you an enjoyable and stimulating way of doing so.

The club has a major international project ongoing with Yonibana Sai Hospital in Sierra Leone, one of the aims being to help them establish a new pathology lab. For the next five years we are also financially helping Chelmsford Community Transport, which provides transport for those who might be unable to access the usual public transport. These are but two of the many ways that Rotary in Chelmsford has moved forward in serving others.

You would be very welcome to come along to a meeting to hear more of what Rotary does and how you could be involved.  Just phone or complete the contact form on this website.

Click here for reports on the last meeting we held and other past events. For the latest edition of the online Bulletin that we are publishing while meetings and events are supsended, click here.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Council meeting

Tuesday 4th August 18.00

Council meeting

Council members only

Business meeting

Thursday 6th August 13.00

Business meeting

Our first business meeting of the new Rotary year.

Clair Dade: Chelmsford Community Transport

Thursday 13th August 13.00

Clair Dade: Chelmsford Community Transport

We are sponsoring Chelmsford Community Transport for five years.

Rtn Keith Otter: Legendary Kings of Britain

Thursday 20th August 13.00

Rtn Keith Otter: Legendary Kings of Britain

Lear, Cole, Arthur and others.

Sophie Ede: Hearing Help Essex

Thursday 27th August 13.00

Sophie Ede: Hearing Help Essex

Helping those in Essex with hearing loss in various degrees

Council meeting

Tuesday 1st September 18.00

Council meeting

Council members only

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Rotary News

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Flexibility creating new opportunities for new members

RotaKids supporting their local community

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Ivy Hill Hotel, Writtle Road, Margaretting, Essex We meet on Thursdays at 12.45 for 13.00
(We regret that, owing to Covid-19 precautions, all physical meetings have been cancelled until further notice.)
Ivy Hill Hotel, Writtle Road, Margaretting, Essex CM4 0EH  01277 353040

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