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A warm welcome to our website from Rotary Northampton. Take a look at these pages to see the kind of things we get up to, in addition to the many pages available in the "hamburger" menu, above left

Tidying up our Sixfield Roundabout


A regular visit tio keep the shrubs and weeds under control to help the town look good.

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Annual Swimarathon


Our Swimarathon is brought to you by the four Rotary Clubs of Northampton and is an exciting fund raising event and will be enjoyed by all the participants.

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Santa Charity Fun Run


On Northampton Racecourse raising money for Cynthia Spencer Hospice, Alzheimers Society, the Lowdown and Hope Centre

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“Dinner with a Diva”at the Marriott Hotel


Music for Everyone - Three Soloists - Soprano, Tenor and Baritone who will sing popular arias, jazz and light music, a Matt Monro Tribute, The Royal & Derngate Community Choir and two young show dancers

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Rotary Walk from The Royal Oak, Walgrave


A short circular walk led by Peter Davies

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International Sunday Lunch - In aid of providing prosthetic limbs in Uganda


Guest Speaker is Rtn Roger Neuberg, R.C.Oadby The project is under our District 1070 initiative, in partnership with District 1160 (the whole of Ireland)

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About us


Northampton is a large market town in the East Midlands, approx. 67 miles Northwest of London on the River Nene, and is the county town of Northamptonshire.

The RotNorthampton Guildhallary Club of Northampton was founded in 1921 and now meets for lunch on Mondays, when we have business and committee meetings, as well  frequent speakers, usually related to our  objective of providing service to others, but sometimes of general interest.

Our Satellite Group members meet on Tuesday evenings when they have a similar programme of service projects and occasional speakers.

The two groups meet regularly for fellowship and joint fund-raising events.  We raise funds for, and plan and implement service projects, both locally and internationally.

We welcome anyone who may be interested in joining us to see what we are all about at lunch on Mondays, or on Tuesday evenings with our Satellite Group.

This website is also full of stories about what we do, and if you have the time why not take a look at the drop down options in the "beefburger" menu above left, to see what we have done in the past and what we have planned for the the future?

Impact of Rotary Volunteers

A new study has revealed that Rotary volunteers gave a staggering 47 million volunteer hours worldwide in 2019!

This mobilisation of volunteers is the equivalent to nearly 27,000 full-time paid workers and saves communities an estimated US$850 million in service costs per year!

The Scope and Scale of Rotary Volunteering report, released by Johns Hopkins Centre for Civil Society, presents 10 key findings that powerfully demonstrate the significant renewable resource of volunteer effort that service organisations like Rotary are generating.

Read findings and download report

Exciting Environmental Project for Schools

Rotary Northampton is organising a project to introduce young children to the 3Rs - Reduce waste, Reuse resources and Recycle materials - for children in years KS1 or KS2

We will be approaching local schools in the next few weeks to invite entries.

This project involves "Junk Modelling", using materials etc, which are often part of the curriculum.

This picture shows an example constructed from recycled materials. The centre and top are made from a carboard tube, the engines are plastic water bottles filled with plastic bags and it is all held together with elastic bands. The silver covering is aluminium foil and the paint used is children’s colouring.

Individual children are asked to design and build anything using only items from their recycled waste bin.

The items should not be bigger than 40cm by 40cm by 60cm high.

When joining and painting the item, thought should be given to the environment.

The school will judge which they believe is the best by the end of the spring term.  The winning item will then go forward to be judged against other schools in the town.

The winning pieces will be displayed in the Grosvenor Centre, and members of the public will vote for the winner in March 2020.

Each school that presents its winning pupil's project for final judging will receive £50

The winning school will be awarded £100

If you wish to enter or want more information click here, which will take you a page linked to the Club's Chair of Youth. .To download the details click here

This Is Your Environment

What is the legacy we will leave our wonderfully talented and energetic children who are tomorrow’s World? They will inherit all our failures as well as our successes.

Greta Thonberg, the 15-year-old Swedish student has reached into the hearts and minds of people all over the World and woken them to the terrible impact we are having on our Planet.  What a fascinating force of Nature she is.

May I challenge all Rotarians to support her in her efforts to make real change?

Rtn David George

District Environmental Officer

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To read our latest Newsletter CLICK HERE

You will find Earlier Newsletters by clicking on "What we do" above, and then "Newsletter Library"

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WELCOME! - COME & JOIN US

Rotary - Make a World of Difference

Join Rotary and make a world of difference to your own community, to the lives of those less fortunate around the world, to your fellow club members - like-minded men and women of all ages - and, just as important, to yourself! The projects Rotarians get involved in are incredibly fulfilling, worthwhile and rewarding - and there's plenty of fun involved.

If you think that becoming a Rotarian may be something that would interest you, and would like to learn more, please click on the logo on the right, which is this year's Rotary Theme, or if you would like to talk to someone about joining Rotary in Northampton click on this link

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To see more of what we do, just browse this website and see what you can find

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Raise Funds for Rotary Charities While You Shop

Just click here to access over 250 retailers selling anything from CD's to Holidays.  Anything you buy through our web-shop will help towards our fund-raising targets - and you won't be charged a penny extra!

For a video to help you make donations click here

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Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Visit by Rtn. Steve Howe, ADG Area 6

Monday 17th February 12.30

Visit by Rtn. Steve Howe, ADG Area 6


The Annual visit by the Assistant District Governor

Tuesday 18th February 18.15

Satellite Group Meeting


Thursday 20th February 10.15

Rotary Walk


From The Althorp Coaching Inn

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Monday 24th February 12.30

Speaker: Lynne Parker - ' Read Easy Northampton '


Read Easy Northampton (REN) was launched in May 2019, and is now coaching in a few areas of Northampton, including the Town Centre; Far Cotton and Kingsthorpe.

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Tuesday 25th February 18.15

Satellite Group Meeting


NO MEETING

Committees

Monday 2nd March 12.30

Committees


Tuesday 3rd March 18.15

Satellite Group Meeting - Business


Miller & Carter

Monday 9th March 12.30

Lunch


Tuesday 10th March 18.15

Satellite Group Meeting


NO MEETING

Sunday 15th March 12.30

International Sunday Lunch - In aid of providing prosthetic limbs in Uganda


Guest Speaker is Rtn Roger Neuberg, R.C.Oadby
The project is under our District 1070 initiative, in partnership with District 1160 (the whole of Ireland)

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Monday 16th March 12.30

No Meeting


Because of International Lunch on 15 March

Tuesday 17th March 18.15

Satellite Group Meeting


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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Mondays at 12.30
Miller & Carter Northampton
Talavera Way
Northampton
NN3 8RN
The Satellite Group meets at the same venue on Tuesdays at 6:15pm  01604 494241

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