Community Activities

Rotary Club of Bridport members get involved in many and varied ways to support local causes, and other good causes too. Click on the related pages button for some specific activities...and scroll down to see some other examples of our activities...


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Ref: 479 | Comment Date/Time: 2016-11-26 15:49:49 | By: Chrissie Bailey | From: Dorset

Comment: Good to see Rotarians out and about doing service within the local community and hopefully making some money too for worthy causes!

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Austen Bath looking sprightly at 100 years old

Honorary Rotarian Austen Bath celebrates his 100th birthday

more Austen had a quiet celebration with some of his family at Seatown but did have a surprise "party" with members of Bridport Rotary Club on Zoom. He plans a bigger celebration when Covid restrictions have been lifted.

Make a difference and help reduce plastic in Bridport

We are supporting Plastic Free Bridport

more 10 things you can do to help cut down plastic use

Fresh food at St Mary's ready for distribution

Cupboard Love food bank

more The Cupboard Love food bank supports 60 Bridport families

Hyacinth sales help from the community

more Lisa Finlayson & Wayne Fraser at Bradpole Post Office and Pete and Gill Mayo at Burton Bradstock Post Office between them sold over 200 pots of bulbs. This voluntary act of good will during these difficult times is very much appreciated by the Club.

Remembrance Day wreath laying

more President Roger laid a wreath on behalf the Club at the Bridport war memorial

West Dorset Scrubbers

West Dorset Scrubbers Zoom presentation.

more Alison & Steve Todd presented a few months of the scrubbers lives in lockdown 2020

Bridport Town Council Coronavirus Community Support

more Bridport Town Council were looking for £5000 financial support to put their plan into action. Bridport Rotary responded immediately with a donation of £2000 for this vital project.

The volunteers at work

Club donates to West Dorset Scrubbers making PPE

more The West Dorset Scrubbers was started by a group of five including Penny Callaghan at Symondsbury to make the urgently required PPE for the health industry fighting COVID 19.

The team having fun on a fine day planting the crocus bulbs

Crocus bulb planting to brighten up the Town

more A team of Rotarians planted 4000 crocus bulbs by the East Street roundabout and Sea Road North which will look lovely in the Spring.

Bridport Charter Fair: Supporting Trick Factory

more Supporters families raising funds with a draw and tombola whilst showing off their skills on a looped video and raising Rotary & Trick profiles. Photos by Mark Margetts.

Hyacinth Bulb Selling - all monies go to good causes

more The annual fund raising effort for good causes through selling Hyacinth bulbs in Bucky Doo Square

Dorset and Somerset air Ambulance

more Donation to the Dorset and Somerset air Ambulance

Christmas Cheer

more Raising funds at late night Christmas shopping

​The Fizz Tasting evening at Furleigh Estate, Salway Ash

more Tour of Furleigh Estate

Cream Teas on Bank Holiday Monday 29th May 2017

more Rotary Club's first venture into a cream teas event at West Bay.

The Bridport volunteers who received the £1600 donation from the club

First Responder Volunteers

more Incredible this team, who are often the the first to arrive at an emergency, are ENTIRELY funded by donations and not by the NHS. The £1600 donation bought a complete set of equipment.

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Carnival 2017

more At the Carnival