2020 - Supporting our Community through COVID19

Although, the club is not meeting weekly through the current restrictions. We are making collections every 2 weeks of donations for the local foodbank. PLEASE CONTACT US VIA THE WEBSITE IF YOU WOULD LIKE US TO COLLECT YOUR DONATION.


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Martin raised £1,600 for Green Door and £400 for the local Royal Marines Association.  www.green-door.org.uk

Martin Kettrick from Blythe Bridge Rotary paddled 12.5 miles in Tittersworth Reservoir. It was very cold and tiring for Martin but he was supported by Rotarians, friends and 2 local charities - Royal Marines Association and Green Door.

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The club's amazing support for Ukraine being handed over by club members.

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Street Collections Schedule

As in previous years before COVID Santa and his helpers will be visiting the roads in Blythe Bridge and Tesco on Meir Park.

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Club President and club members enjoying lunch at the conference.

Club members enjoying lunch while attending the Rotary Conference

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Lets have fun whenever we can.

Joining the world's largest service organisation.

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Blythe Bridge Rotary recently heard a very moving talk from Pink Sisters and Misters in Meir. They are a local cancer support charity situated in Meir helping families with cancer diagnosis.

After hearing a talk Peter & Barbara Nixon held an afternoon tea party at their home and raised a £325 for this amazing charity. Blythe bridge Rotary donated an additional £200.

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Every 2 weeks we collect food donations for Foodbank. Donations are delivered to the Foodbank distribution centre in Blurton. 
Last week we did a special run and collected 170 Eggs. A massive thank you to Tesco Meir Park, Club members and friends.

An update of food donations by the club over several years in support of the Stoke-on-Trent Foodbank.

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President Peter presenting laptops to children.

Following our annual Christmas fundraising the club is donating laptops to schools in the Blythe Bridge area.

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Club member with just a few of the donations collected for the Foodbank.

Although, the club is not meeting weekly through the current restrictions. We are making collections every 2 weeks of donations for the local foodbank. PLEASE CONTACT US VIA THE WEBSITE IF YOU WOULD LIKE US TO COLLECT YOUR DONATION.

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Our Planter in Grindley Lane. Sponsored by Heath House Farm.

Our Rotary planter in Grindley Lane sponsored by Heath House Farm.

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Welcome Georgia !

More new members joining the club.

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President Jan with members, guests and friends celebrating her year of success as President.

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President Jan presenting a batch of surgical masks to a local GP practice.

250 surgical masks were purchased by the club and donated to local health centres and GP practices.

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Music equipment funded by the club being handed over by President Enid and club members.

On Thursday 7th February 2019 President Enid Hayes and the members of Blythe Bridge and District Rotary attended The Donna Louise Hospice to officially hand over the music equipment funded by the club.

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Book Trolley and 250 books donated by the club.

On the 13th November, President Jan and club members Enid and Kate visited the school to present the book trolley and 250 books donated by the club through the books 4 home scheme.

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Rotary stall on armed force day at Longton park on 30th June.

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President Enid and club member Kate presenting books to children at Springcroft Primary school.

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On the 18th May the club supported national blood pressure day at Tesco Meir Park. The cub arranged for doctors and qualified nurses to take people's blood pressure.

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An amazing year for President Enid and Prostate Cancer !

President Enid presenting her chosen charity 'Prostate Cancer with a cheque for £2350.

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President Elect Jan presenting a cheque for £200 to Newcastle 435 squadron in recognition of their support with our Christmas collection.

President Elect Jan presenting a cheque for £200 to Newcastle 435 squadron in recognition of their support with our Christmas collection.

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President Enid receiving flowers in recognition of  her amazing year of office.

A night to be remembered ! Following dinner at the Upper House guests were entertained by international star Elinor Jane Moran. Elinor tours with Andre Rieu. The party continued into the small hours with a disco.

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Foundation of the Club - February, 1988.

Historic documents which have recently been located.

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Supporting the community in Kenya

The Rotary Clubs of Blythe Bridge,Stone, Wednesbury and Willenhall joined together to provide 300 Primary School Children. This is often the only meal each day. The cost of the meals is £575 a month and they now will be fed for the next four months.

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A Global grant of $40,000USD delivering phonics training to 2400 Children and 48 teachers over 2 years in 6 schools in economically poor communities in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal.

This joint venture between the Rotary Club of Blythe Bridge & District, Rotary Club Pinetown South Africa District, Bolton Daybreak Club (UK) and the Rotary Club of Salem Massachusetts USA District.

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A member of the local village with just 2 of the flock.

The village of Monze in Zambia now have a flock of 100 chickens.

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The club has funded this sustainable project funding the purchase of chickens and housing for the chickens which will allow the school to sell eggs in the local market.

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