Derby Rotary Satellite

Derby Rotary Satellite is a newer, flexible kind of Rotary which meet once a month, perfect for people with work and family commitments. You only have to commit to what you can without any pressure. Can you help us to make a difference?

Rotary Satellites are a way that busy people, who find it difficult to attend regular weekly meetings, could become part of Rotary with a lot more flexibility. Our Satellite, although fairly small, with only eight members, has done some amazing work, not only with their own projects but also helping our events and projects and supporting other clubs too. It really is about supporting what you can, with no pressure to join in with everything. 

We now meet online for our business meetings but we have introduced regular social meetings where we can get together as a team and a group of friends. We welcome guests so please do get in touch, their is no obligation to be a member.

Here is an example of what we get up to:

  • We have a community allotment to grow produce for local food banks
  • Help Hilton Party In The Park with their fundraising by running the BBQ
  • Marshalling at The Knife Angel Sculpture
  • We've performed our own Murder Mystery evening both live and online
  • Successful Race Nights and Quiz and Chips fundraisers
  • Supported local park events
  • Helped the Rotary Club of Etwall and Hilton Christmas Tree Sale at the Royal Derby Hospital
  • Promoted and supported a local Secret Santa scheme benefitting children in Chaddesden
  • Elfing with the Santa collections
  • Charles Hanson Antiques Evaluation Evening with Woodland's School Interact Club

and much more.

In 2018/2019 we raised £2800 for our chosen charities with £100 each going to Annabel's Angels and Dogs For Good and £800 for Rotary Foundation.

This year's chosen charities are Safe & Sound and the Storehouse Project at Ozzy Road Church, due to the Covid-19 pandemic many of our fundraisers had to be postponed. We have therefore decided that we will continue to support these charities for a further year.

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The Classic and Heritage Vehicle Show at Carsington Water

Rotary Classic and Heritage Vehicle Show

more Our Satellite worked with Rotary Club of Derby South and Rotary Club of Derby Daybreak on an amazing Classic and Heritage Vehicle Show at Carsington Water and it was a great sell-out event.

New members

Derby Rotary Satellite Social Evening

more We welcomed two new members and presented cheques to our chosen charities at a fun social evening at The Shed at Darley Abbey Mills.

Starting work on our Community Allotment

Derby Rotary Satellite Community Allotment

more A community allotment set up to grow produce for local food banks.

Murder Most Fowl - A Charity Online Murder Mystery

more On Friday 13th November 2020 Derby Rotary Satellite held a Murder Mystery Event online

The Race Night in full swing

Online Charity Race Night Raises Spirits and Money for Charity

more On 31st July 2020, our Satellite held an online Charity Race Night in aid of Safe and Sound, a local charity supporting children and young people at risk of Child Sexual Exploitation.