President Tom Sharples receives the award on behalf of the club for 2021-22Details
The District RYLA Presentation evening at 'The Fed' in Dunston, GatesheadDetails
Collecting funds in support of the work of The Salvation Army at Sanctuary 21 in DurhamDetails
Rotary North East District Conference at The Hilton Newcastle-GatesheadDetails
Rotary and Durham Constabulary join to deliver familiarisation sessions to youngsters on CPR and AEDsDetails
Durham Elvet Rotary is one of 46 Rotary Clubs that are in Rotary District 1030 which covers the North East of England. We are a small, friendly group that is focused on projects to help improve the lives of others in communities - locally, nationally, and internationally, whilst at the same time enjoying the social and fun aspect of what membership of Rotary can offer.
It was within this 'swan neck' meander, in 995 AD, that St Aldhun settled with his monks and the relics of the Christian Saint Cuthbert. The construction of the famous cathedral that dominates and characterises the city was begun in 1092 AD.
The original Elvet Bridge on this site was built by Bishop Hugh Pudsey in about 1160 AD. It was added to in 1228 and later by Bishop Fox in 1495. There were originally 14 arches, of which only 10 now remain, two of which are overbuilt. In 1771 the bridge was severely damaged by floods. In 1804-5 the width of the bridge was doubled. The bridge is now closed to vehicular traffic.
In 1986 the Cathedral and Castle, high on this famous river site, was designated a World Heritage Site.
Thu, Apr 6th 2023 7:00 pm
Our monthly business meeting on Zoom
Thu, Apr 20th 2023 7:00 pm
Meeting at The Honest Lawyer, Croxdale Bridge, Durham, DH1 3SP
We meet on Thursdays at 19:00(Our Business meeting is held on ZOOM on the 1st Thursday of the month. On the 3rd Thursday we meet at The Honest Lawyer.) The Honest Lawyer
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