A Year in the Life of Cheltenham North Rotary Club

A Review of our activities in a normal year for Cheltenham North.

                                                 Cheltenham North Rotary Club

                                           A Year in the life of Cheltenham North

Due to the Coronavirus in 2020 the activities of Cheltenham North Members have been seriously curtailed, with all meetings being carried out via the Zoom conference facility.

It is hoped that we will be able to revert to normality during 2021. An indication of our usual activities are shown below for 2019.


Membership   8 New Members, Club now with 54 members.

Meetings         24 Meetings 4 with Partners including and including four Business Meetings plus                          five Club Council meetings and a New President for 2019/20.

                        Part of the collaboration group to celebrate 100 years of local Rotary.

Fund Raising   

                        Beer and Cricket Fest.

                        Carol Concert at the Princess Hall

                        Charity Cake Stall

                        Gardener’s Question Time

                        Shelter-box in the Regent Arcade for International Charities

                        Snowdrops Teas at Colesbourne in aid of Rotary Charities

                        Wine Festival

Community Service

                        A day out for Children at Cattle Country

                        A day out for the Gloucestershire Young Carers

Afternoon Tea in Charlton Kings

                        Belmont School Funday

                        Know your blood pressure day in the Regent Arcade

                        Packing Christmas Hampers

                        Provided a coach For Chernobyl children to visit Drayton Manor Theme Park.

                        Supported the “Saving Lives” project and its 50th Defibrillator

                        Supported Round Table at the Cheltenham Fireworks display.

                        Theatre trip to the theatre for 130 children to see the “Owl and the Pussycat”


International Support

                        School in the Bag

                        Solar Aid

Social/Vocational Visits

                        A visit to Cheltenham Races in support of local charities

                        A visit to Corinium Museum plus lunch

                        A visit to David Austin Roses

                        A visit to John Lewis, and the Opera at Loughborough.

                        A visit to the National Star Centre plus lunch

                        A Visit to the Theatre plus dinner for Members and Partners

                        A visit with Partners to the Portsmouth area over three days.

                        Christmas Dinner with Partners at the Lilleybrook Golf Club

                        Dinners at Member’s home in support of Rotary Foundation.

                        Curry Lunch (in aid of School in the Bag)

                        District and Rotary GB&I Conferences

                        Entered Teams in the District Boules and Skittles competitions.                 

                       Garden Parties in support of Solar Aid

                       Railway trip to Broadway plus lunch

                      Treasure Hunt

 Charitable Donations

During the Rotary year 2018/19 over £38000 was donated to a number of organisations both International, local and within the UK. Significant donations were made to the following; 

Belmont School

Gloucestershire Young Carers

Kids Out

Leckhampton School,


National Star Centre

Prostate Cancer

Retina UK

School in the Bag

Solar Aid                                                                                 


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