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ROTARY CONNECTS THE WORLD is the new and inspiring international theme for 2019-20.  


District 1040 Governor Manoj Joshi says:

 "Not only does Rotary connect with world but we also need to Connect and Unite better with each other as Rotarians and Clubs in sharing best practice and Take Action as a result.

We are involved in and are part of projects in the local community and on national and international projects.

Carrying out these activities develops both friendship, understanding and a sense of community, as well as beng fun.

Come along to one of our meetings to find out more!

We meet on Monday evenings (except Bank Holidays) to discuss ongoing and upcoming activities. If you can make it, you can meet up beforehand for a meal with other members.

We look forward to hearing from you.

 Second Lady President of the Club & youngest yet!

The Rotary Club of Sowerby Bridge welcomed Anne Sutcliffe as the second female President for the year 2019/20 and youngest at 39 in the 65 year history of the Club at its recent handover meeting. Anne, who was inducted as President on 1st July will bring a wealth of experience from her professional career in law. As well as Rotary, Anne gives her time to environment causes having started in Environmental Chemistry, and is Trustee of the Leeds Community Clothes Exchange.



Meanwhile, you may be wondering...What exactly do we do at the Rotary Club of Sowerby Bridge?There are so many local, national and international projects.

There are plenty of opportunities to find out more. Either telephone or e-mail our President- Anne Sutcliffe (annesutcliffe13@gmail.com") or the Secretary, Jeffrey Fisher or come to one of our meetings or talk to us at one of the events we either organise or support.

By meeting the members in our club who are responsible for international projects, community and youth projects, you will be surprised how effective a small but enthusiastic group of people can be.

There are also opportunities to increase leadership and teamworking skills.

Membership Booms


We have built on the bumper years of 2014 to 2015, and following on from inducting David Fawcett of Happy Days, we have 3 new members -  Dipin Sood, Peter Harrison and Chris Hanwell.

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Rotary in Sowerby Bridge for those who don't just want to talk about making a difference ? We're for Communities !! (click image on left to run video)  We're for CommuniteeWW(

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.

Flexibility creating new opportunities for new members

RotaKids supporting their local community

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Sportsman Inn, Rochdale Road, Greetland, Halifax, We meet on Mondays at 1845
(We meet at 6:45pm for a 7:00pm meeting start time. No meetings on Bank Holiday Monday's.)
Sportsman Inn, Rochdale Road, Greetland, Halifax, HX4 8PL  01422 373725

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