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Left to right - Brian Pike, Tony Sanderson and John Yeomans

Paul Harris Rotary Fellowship Award 2020

more President Tony Sanderson awards Paul Harris Fellowships to Rotarians John J Yeomans and Brian Pike

Banner exchange with Kishor Velangi and Bill Robson

more Kishor Velangi in Goa India and Bill Robson in New Zealand and Australia

Purple crocus play house

Purple Crocus for Polio 2021

more Pictures of purple for polio crocus plants for spring 2021

Rob Yorke with Graham Barsby receiving partnership Certificate

A Big

more A certificate was presented to Rob Yorke of Teescraft Engineering Ltd for his help in producing a replacement club plaque

Rotarian Bill Robson ( Immediate Past President ) , Michael Poole ( from Barclays ) , Trish Greensmith & Allison Danby ( from The Chyrelle Adams Cancer Trust ) and Mark Solan ( from The Solan Connor Fawcett Family Trust )

Bishop Auckland Rotary Club Eleventh Annual Golf Day 2019 raise £5400 for local charities!

more The recipients of the Charity Funds totalling £5,400 were "The Chyrelle Adams Cancer Trust" & "The Solan Connor Fawcett Family Trust" each receiving £2,700.

John Yeomans and Graham Barsby Bishop Auckland Rotary Club

Newgate Street Collection 2020

more News from our Newgate Street Collection 2020

Former President of the Rotary Club of Bishop Auckland, Bill Robson (left) with John Raw of the Friends of S&DR.

Bill Robson and Tony Sanderson walk Railway Route for End Polio Now

more Bill Robson and Tony Sanderson has completed the walk from Witton Park to the River Tees at Stockton along the original track bed of the Stockton and Darlington Railway as a fund raising effort for the End Polio Now appeal

Collect, Splash and Chip 2018 - 2019

more News from our Newgate Street Collection, Christmas Tree Collection and the Yeomans's chilly dip!

President Nigel Bell

President's Night May 18th 2017

more President Nigel Bell welcomed over 60 guests to Headlam Hall

Curry Night February 2018

more £958.50 was raised for local charities

Planting of Crocus Bulbs

2017 Purple 4 Polio - End Polio Now

more Planting of Crocus Bulbs by Rotary Club of Bishop Auckland teaming up with the pupils of the St Andrews Primary School, members of Bishop Auckland & Coundon in Bloom, Cultivate4life and the Clean and Green Team of DCC

Nigel Bell presenting cheque to Butterwick representative Dionne Kingsley for £750 - March 2017

Presentation of £750 cheque to Butterwick Hospice

more At the weekly meeting of Bishop Auckland Rotary Club at "The Park Head Hotel" president Nigel Bell presented Butterwick Hospice fundraiser Dionne Kingsley with a cheque for £750

Presidential Handover July 4th 2017

more 2016-17 President Nigel Bell hands over the chain of office to incoming President Keith Black

G5 Locomotive

G5 Visit 2017

more Members and friends enjoyed a visit to the G5 Locomotive works in Shildon, Durham

Rotary Club of Bishop Auckland and Butterwick Hopsice volunteers christmas tree collection

Christmas tree recyclng 2017

more Rotary Club of Bishop Auckland Recycling scheme in conjunction with Butterwick Hospice

Christmas Collection 2016

more A total of £1041.46 raised for local charities!

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2016 by Right Reverend Paul Butler

more We are delighted to welcome the Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverend Paul Butler, to give this year's message at our annual Christmas event held at Bishop Auckland Golf Club

Carol Service, Escomb Parish Church, Dec 18th

more Full house at the Carol Service at Escomb Saxon Church on 18th December 2016

David Aimer, Chairman of the Community Committee presenting to Gary Ingham of Bishop Auckland Scouts the Oneworldfutbol that was crowd funded

Comedy and Curry Night 2016

more Comedy and Curry night at Spice Lounge Bishop Auckland raising funds for local communities

Rotary Club and St Andrews School Bishop Auckland

Turning a field into woodland

more Children at St Andrew's Primary School, Bishop Auckland, planted shrubs and trees with help from parents and members of Bishop Auckland Rotary Club

Bishop Auckland Rotary Club Carpark

more Rotary Club of Bishop Auckland Car Park in Bishop Auckland

President David with wife Debbie

Presidents Night 2016 at Headlam Hall

more Fantastic night with fantastic food and entertainment

Nigel Bell, David Breden, Peter Chandler

Presidents Inauguration 2016

more On 5th July 2016 our Presidential Handover was attended by the new District 1030 Governor Peter Chandler

Barbecue at Bill Robsons

2016 Rotarians and Guests Summer Barbecue at Bill Robsons'

more The Rotary club of Bishop Auckland presents a barbecue for its members and guests

Cyclists before race commences


more The Club"™s inaugural Rotary Ride event was held on June 12th. Thankfully we were blessed with reasonable weather, the Rugby Club proved to be the perfect venue for hosting the event and we had a great turnout of around 50 riders for the main ride

Bishop Auckland Food Festival 2016

more Over 30,000 people attended the festival; this year bringing in over £700,000 extra revenue to the area. We display our new gazebo

Cheque Presentation to MRI Scanner Appeal and Alzheimer Research UK

more Presentations to the James Cook University Hospital Cardiac MRI Scanner Appeal Organiser and to Alzheimer's Research UK

1960's Night of song and dance

more 1960's night raised a fantastic £1793 for charity

Soundwaves in concert

Soundwaves concert a success for End Polio Now Appeal

more Success of the soundwaves concert raising a further £833.50 for "End Polio Now"

Support for the Butterwick Hospice

more The Rotarians of Bishop Auckland teamed up with the Butterwick Hospice to collect Christmas trees from the local area for recycling

David Breden and Nigel Bell around Christmas tree in Bishop Auckland

Christmas Collection For Great North Air Ambulance

more This was a 3 day collection around a christmas tree with christmas songs amassing an incredible £1893.90

Rotarians at play!

more A selection of photographs of the various activities throughout the years

Memory Walk at start

Memory Walk 2015

more Report on the outcome of our first sponsored walk in conjunction with Alzheimers Society

Presidents Inauguration 2015

more On 7th July 2015 our Presidential Handover was attended by the new District 1030 Governor Terry Long

James Ingham along with representatives from Bishop Auckland and Durham Rotary Clubs

World Scouting Jamboree in Japan 2015

more James Ingham delivering a talk on his time at the world scouting Jamboree in Japan

Summer Barbeque

more Fun and games at the annual summer bbq at "Chez Robsons"

President David Breden alongside War Memorial

Remembrance Sunday 2015

more Various organisations in attendance on 8th November 2015 for Remembrance Day Bishop Auckland - Lest We Forget