Youth Speaks District Final , local success

Two of our schools were entered into the District Final.

We are delighted that Tithe Barn won first prize

Tithe Barn School

We entered the first and second teams of our Youth Speaks competition into the District final. Ten teams took part in total from all over the district, and we were delighted that Tithe Barne School won first prize. As well as personal certificates and Amazon vouchers, they won a cup for the school. Well done indeed!

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Adventure at Petty Pool outdoor centre

more In September we sponsored a trip to Petty Pool outdoor centre at Sandiway for pupils of Westmorland Primary School. They took part in a variety of activities including the climbing wall and orienteering.

Presentation to Jason Clough

more Jason was at the Manchester Arena on the night of the bombing.

Youth Speaks 2018

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Children's Art Competition

more Local schools took part in our Art Competition

Youth Speaks 2017

Youth Speaks 2017

more Our annual speaking competition for Stockport primary schools

Princes Trust team 17

Princes Trust project handover

more The Princes Trust team, whom we have supported again this year, hand over their finished project.

Youth Speaks 2015

more Our annual Youth Speaks competition, once again hosted by Tithe Barn School. We have six teams of year 10 and 11 pupils taking part this year.

Werneth Young People's Centre

more The Youth Committee have purchased a pool table for Werneth Young People's Centre. This is based in Bredbury, and provides advice and support for teenagers in the area.

Princes Trust and Stockport Music Academy

more The Club have once again supported the Princes Trust, as they produce artwork for the Stockport Music Academy

2013 Youth Speaks competition

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Junior Golf Day

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The Prince's Trust 2012

more Recently the Youth Committee have been working closely with the young people of the Prince's Trust.

Food Packing Event

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Toronto Convention 2018

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Carol Cross

2015 Carol's visit to Hope Village, Kerala.

more In March 2015, Carol and Brian Cross visited the home that we have supported in the past. They sent this note and photographs from there.

Two of the boys from the school.

2014 Hope India kindergarten refurbishment

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Lamplighters Christmas Appeal

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Details of recent donations.

International donations

more Details of four recent donations as part of our international work.

United Nations and Rotary

more There is a close relationship between the United Nations and Rotary , more details below.

Speaker Meeting PDG Milton Frary

more Milton spoke about the Charity Wheelchair Foundation and corruption in South Africa.

Carol Cross

Carol's visit to Khensani, 2016

more Club member Carol Cross once again visited the school in Khensani, South Africa. She writes about this below.

Khensani School, South Africa

2014 Khensani School, South Africa

more A letter from South Africa.


RocketWorld international learning project

more An Intercultural Learning Adventure for 7-11 year olds

Cataract patient.

2014 Eye Camps in India

more Cataract operations in India

Indian Eye Camp

2015 Indian Eye Camp

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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.

Limited Edition Message Cards - Sold out

more Why not cheer up your friends and family by sending a message using one of these limited edition themed cards produced from paintings done by one of our members , all proceeds go to charity .

Heatons Charity Challenge July & August

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An amazing result!

2015 Float Collection

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At Victoria Station.

Ukulele band at Victoria

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Santa comes to Romiley.

Santa's float in Romiley

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Swimathon 2016

Swimathon 2016

more Our annual Swimathon Challenge.

Charity Golf Competition

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Remembrance Sunday

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Virtual Open Gardens 2020

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2017 Community Christmas Party

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Swimathon Challenge 2017

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Charity Golf Day

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Cheque presentation to Maggies

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

Curry Night at the Spice Tower

more We enjoyed a good curry while raising money for the Club's charity account!

Iftar with South Manchester Muslim Community Association

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Santa says thank you and Happy New Year

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Christmas Float 2014

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Decorating at Norwood

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Heatons Open Gardens

Heatons Open Gardens

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Direct Donation Page

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Rotary Remembers 11th November

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The Big Stockport Event logo

The Big Stockport Event 2012

more Sunday 9th, 16th and 23rd September 2012. Walk, cycle or run and raise funds for YOUR charity.

Swimathon 2013

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Heatons Open Gardens 2013

more Our second open gardens day.

Community Christmas Party

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Fund Raiser at Woodley Arms

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Race Night

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Heatons Open Gardens

2014 Heatons Open Gardens

more Our third annual open gardens event.

Carol Service

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

Swimathon 2014

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Battle of the Somme commemoration

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

Charity Golf Competition

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4 Heatons Voices

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Heatons Festival, 2012

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

4Heatons Voices Fashion Pageant

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Those twenty years - Food

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2012 05 20 Heatons Open Garden Day

more Visit some of the best house gardens in the area. Further details at

Carol Service for the Elderly

more Held at St John's, Heaton Mersey

The Sherlock Boys.

Swimathon 2012

more Held at Stockport Grammar School. More details to follow.

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

Spice Tower

Charity Curry Night

more Enjoy a good curry while raising funds for the Club.

Carol Service.

Carol Service

more Our annual Carol Service and Old Folks party.

Spice Tower.

Spice Tower Charity Night

more Repeat of our regular curry fest.

Canal Trip for the Elderley

more Trip along the canals for elderly residents.

Charity Race Night

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Lamplighter team

Walthew House Cup

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Christmas Collections 2019

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The team with Becky Want

Proud of Stockport Awards 2015

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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

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Fire Safety Training


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The Tee Time Legends

Charity Golf Day, Aug 21st.

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Swimathon 2015

Swimathon Challenge 2015

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Youth Speaks competition 2012

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2012 Khensani Primary School

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Youth Speaks, 2014

more Our annual speaking competition for local schools. This year held at Tithe Barn School, with four schools taking part.

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