Tue, May 14th 2019 at 12:45 pm - 2:15 pm

Committee chairman and officers submitted their annual reports and elections were held for council membership.
The annual subscription was agreed for 2019/2020 Rotary Year.

Our President for 2019-2020

The officers for the year, elected at or since the Special General Meeting last December, are as follows:

President: John Lipscombe

President Elect: Elizabeth Wortman

Secretary: Keith Higgin

Treasurer: Brian Franklin

Immediate Past President: Tony Wortman

Elected to council at the AGM were:

Pat Emmerson,

Gordon Coxon

Peter Calvert

John McLoughlin

Independent examiners, two District Council representatives and two substitute District Council representatives were elected.

Honorary Members Caroline Purvis, Jayne Harms and Charlotte Harms were re-elected.

'What We Do' Main Pages:

Rotary International's big effort to rid the world of this crippling disease started in 1985. We are so close to completing the job. Just one last push!


'We're for Communities' and work within our local community, whose assistance and support we value greatly.


Activities include working with schools,Youth Competitions, Rotary Youth Leadership Award scheme, our Interact Club, Rotakids clubs and much more.


Rotary Club of Seaburn works with communities overseas, mostly through The Rotary Foundation.


We follow this avenue of service by helping in schools in a variety of ways. We also have speakers who tell us about their occupations.


Former Rotary Club of Seaburn Satellite Club, which was formed into a separate Rotary Club SR1.


This committee is concerned with the administration of the club. It incorporates: House; Registrar; Fellowship; Programme; Sport. The President Elect is usually the chairman of the committee, with other members taking a lead in each particular activity.

A collage of the seven cards we have on offer for sale in 2020.

Each year a new card is painted by Rotarian Randle Oliver. These are sold to friends as well as other Rotary club members to raise funds for Rotary Foundation and other charities, including our own Benevolent Fund.


This new community venture opened in August 2017. The meetings are held at 2.00 pm on the last Wednesday each month.

Redby Rotakids with their charter and Rotarians

Redby Academy Rotakids were excited to received the charter on 17th May 2016


Rotary's main purpose is to encourage and nurture volunteerism locally, nationally and internationally. We have an active Membership Committee and would like to hear from anyone interested in finding out more about Rotary.


The Rotary Club of Seaburn received a banner award in recognition of its generous support of Rotary Foundation, being the 3rd highest donor in Rotary North East. It demonstrates the club's commitment to Doing Good in the World.