local Activities


This committee organises our work in the local community, and deals with requests for help.

Scroll down for details about recent events.

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Childrens Hospital Pyjamas

more The Club organised the collection of new childrens pyjamas for distribution to local hospitals.

From Room to Zoom

more A video presentation of how the Lamplighters have operated during a full year of lockdown.

Santa also appeared via ZOOM this year

more Due to the current COVID 19 situation the usual Santa appearances at supermarkets and street tours were cancelled but children were able to talk to Santa using Zoom.

Heatons Charity Challenge July & August

more One of the beneficiaries will be charities supported the Lamplighters Rotary Club. You are encouraged to exercise either outdoors or indoors , log your activities and make a donation.

Community Christmas Party

more Held at Heaton Mersey Community Centre on St Johns Road. Just a few of the many photos are shown below.

Heaton Mersey Scarecrow Market

more Photo Gallery of event on 22nd September , great turnout from members to help promote Rotary in the local community .

Heatons Open Gardens thank you event and photo gallery

more Another fantastic open gardens event was held in May 2019 with over 20 gardens open to the public . We held a thank you event for the gardeners on 24th July. #PeopleOfAction

Blind Bowling

more Our annual bowling match with the team from Walthew House.

Wrap up Stockport . Helping the homeless

more Over the four weeks of the campaign late in 2019 we put collection boxes in local stores and collected almost 3000 items of clothing ! #PeopleOfAction


Remembrance Sunday

more Laying a wreath at the Cenataph

Virtual Open Gardens 2020

more Looking back at the 2020 Virtual Open Gardens event. We hope to see you again face to face on 16th May 2021

2017 Community Christmas Party

more Our annual event for local people in need of a bit of Christmas cheer

Cheque presentation to Maggies

more We have donated £3000.00 towards the running costs of Maggies.

Iftar with South Manchester Muslim Community Association

more We shared the evening meal with Muslims at their Mosque.

The seal of approval from manager Angela Seisay and resident Callum.

Decorating at Norwood House

more Carrying on with our decoration of Norwood House.

Decorating at Norwood

more Dining room makeover by a team of Lamplighters.

Purple Crocus Planting Polio vaccination

more We worked with local school children and the Heaton Mersey Collective to plant crocus corms . The choice of flower is a reminder of Rotary's campaign to eliminate polio , more details below.

Scarecrows Invade Heaton Chapel Station

more A display of scarecrows was organised at the station by the Rotary club along with other groups, See details below.

Rotary Remembers 11th November

more President Clyde Raine and Rotarian Bob Jordan took part in the Stockport procession and wreath laying ceremony.

Food Bank Collections

more Club members organise the collection and delivery of food donated by local people to take to food banks .

Buddy Benches

more In an effort to further boost community spirit and combat loneliness , the Club has sponsored signage for Buddy Benches #PeopleOfAction

Community Christmas Party

more We held our annual community party on Sunday 8th December. Here is a selection of photos . #PeopleOfAction

Purple Crocus Planting

more In order to highlight the Polio eradication campaign the club has again organised the planting of purple crocus corms in the area. This year some of the planting was done by pupils of Stella Maris school.

Rotary Book Giveaway March 9th

more Book giveaway at ASDA Hulme

Carol Service

more Our annual carol concert and tea party, this year for local people with mental health issues.

Battle of the Somme commemoration

more The story of five people from the Heatons who died.

4 Heatons Voices

more 4 Heatons Voices - ‘Those 20 years’

Heatons Festival, 2012

more The Club was at the Heatons Festival. As well as some stewarding and marshalling, our fire prevention advisers were out in force, spreading the word about smoke alarms.

Mary Pritchard from the Garrick Theatre, receives a cheque from President Bill.

4Heatons Voices Fashion Pageant

more Fashion Pageant, held on July 11th. 2013. (Click the blue title for details)


Those twenty years - Food

more Food in the years between the wars.

Carol Service for the Elderly

more Held at St John's, Heaton Mersey

Walthew House band members and staff.

Walthew House Steel Band

more Donation of a steel pan for use by the band.

The Bowling Stones

Blind Bowling

more At Walthew House

Carol Service.

Carol Service

more Our annual Carol Service and Old Folks party.

Canal Trip for the Elderley

more Trip along the canals for elderly residents.

Lamplighter team

Walthew House Cup

more Ten-pin bowling for those with visual imparement.

The team with Becky Want

Proud of Stockport Awards 2015

more Our Home Safety Check team were presented with the Special Fire and Rescue Service Award at Stockport Town Hall

Art Works Canal Trip

more We took a group on a trip along the canal.

Canal Trip with the Dementia Cafe.

Canal Trip with the Demetia Cafe

more The latest in our series of canal boad trips with various groups in and arounf Stockport.

Dementia Cafe Street Party

more A street party in celebration of the Queen's 90th birthday.

Fire Safety Training


Heaton Chapel station


Carol Service

more The annual Carol Service, at St Johns.

Heatons Open Gardens

more This is on Sunday 27th June ,This information will be updated soon as details are finalised . Please look out for updates on this site.