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Steve Gilligan (Immediate Past President) and Judi Kelly (President) present a cheque for £100 and a Rotary Hero Award certificate to Ella Warhurst (back centre).

Club supports young Rotary Hero

more The Club presented a cheque for £100 & a Rotary Hero Award to Ella Warhurst of Mossley. She has raised funds for the NHS by selling homemade loom bands, stress balls & colouring packs. Ella has donated the money to Tameside Hospital's scanner appeal.

President-elect, Ian Cochrane and Rotarian Jan Jackson present a cheque for £250 to Senior Finance Officer for Emmaus, Adrian France, and his colleagues.

Local homeless group receives boost to funds

more The Club made a £250 donation to local homeless charity, Emmaus, to help them to continue with its valuable work in the local community.

Community Chair Judi Kelly presents Stalybridge Celtic Blues with their new kit.

Football kit for Stalybridge Celtic Blues

more Stalybridge Celtic Blues is a football team whose members have disabilities. When the club discovered that their existing kit was 3 years old they provided the funding to enable them to purchase replacements.

Presentation of PPE to Willow Wood Hospice

Dukinfield and Stalybridge helps supply PPE to Hospices and Care Services

more Thousands of masks and visors have been delivered to care homes and hospices in the North West due to collaborative funding from 20 Rotary Clubs, including Dukinfield and Stalybridge.

The Zoom awards ceremony to recognise local heroes of the Covid crisis

Local Heroes of the Covid Crisis recognised

more The Club held its first award ceremony on 12th November 2020 to recognise those in our local communities who have gone above and beyond to support people during the pandemic.

Club members taking part in the annual event to pack meals for children in third world countries.

Rise Against Hunger February 2020

more Club members take part in the annual event to pack meals for children in third world countries, which allows them to attend school.

President Judi Kelly and Rotarian Roy Pickersgill lay a wreath at Dukinfield war memorial

Laying Wreaths for Remembrance Sunday November 20

more Laying wreaths at local war memorials

Rotarians Jan Jackson, David Carter and Ian Cochrane present a cheque for £250 to the Chair and sponsor of the Free school meals.

Supporting free school meals

more A donation of £250 was given to Stalybridge Celtic Junior Football Club to help them with the provision of free school meals during the October half term.

Neighbouring Rotary Clubs join forces to help fund local and international causes

more Presentation evening on 18th October 2018 for Oakdale School, Stalybridge to assist the funding of a sensory room.

Club members and their partners at the end of the Meal Pack event at Glossopdale School on 14th April 2019 having helped reach the target of 60,000 meals

Mealpack at Glossopdale School

more Packing of 60000 meals under a Rotary/Rise Against Hunger initiative. Meals to be sent to Africa to help malnourished or starving people

Making a difference in our communities - facilitating sign language classes

more Providing funding to Angela Taylor help put on sign language classes from Carrbrook Community Hub.

Presentation to Mossley Foodbank

more Helping a foodbank to maintain its service to the community

Dragons Den participants with President Julia Taylor and the 'Dragons'

Dragons Den 2019

more An opportunity for local organisations and individuals to apply for funding. 8 groups applied this year and a total of £2500 was distributed on the evening.

Santa telling Christmas Stories to raise funds for Dukinfield and Stalybridge Rotary Club

Santa Stories Christmas 2020

more Due to the pandemic Club members were unable to arrange tours of Dukinfield, Stalybridge and Mossley with Santa and supermarket collections. So Club members arranged for Mr & Mrs Santa to film Christmas stories for Youtube and set up a Justgiving page.

Club members step up to the Covid Crisis

more Members volunteer their time and talents to tackle the crisis brought on by Covid 10