Meeting the Challenge

Learn about all the good we do in our community and around the world.


We Meet Out To Help Out

We’re a small, friendly club of enthusiastic and active volunteers who want to enjoy ourselves and give our time and talents to help others both locally and overseas.

The Rotary motto is “Service above Self”, and we are people from all walks of life who share a common interest in helping others.

We Help Out

Whenever there is a disaster in the world where people need emergency help, we are happy to respond with donations, ShelterBoxes, Aquaboxes or what ever is needed.  Whether it is flooding in Somerset, Flooding in the north of Endgland, landslides in Nepal, Hurricanes in the Carribean and the USA, Typhoons in the Phillipines, we look for ways we can help.

We Give Out To Help Out

We operate a charity - The Rotary Club of Billericay Benevolent Fund (Reg. No. 292276) and support many activities both locally, nationally and internationally either by organising events or directly donating money.  
In the last rotary Year ending June 30, 2020 we donated over £14,900 to charitable causes and in this rotary year July 2020 to April 2021, in addition to the over £17,000 raised for our Kenya Borewells Project, we have already donated over £5,200 despite the constraints of Covid 19 in  raising money.

Donations have included End Polio Now, Medecins Sans Frontieres, Aquabox, Essex & Herts Air Ambulance, Childrens Air Ambulance, Harkerville Primary School in South Africa, Jaiphur Limf Project, Training Bibs 9Billericay Rugby Club Youth) and many others.

We Take Out To Help Out

We take disadvantaged Kids on a KIDSOUT day out, support the Chernobyl Childrens LifeLine for Children from the Ukraine and Belarus on a lifesaving visit to the UK, taking them out of excursions.

We Walk Out To Help Out

Each Year we support the Billericay Fun Run to raise sponsorship money and complete a Blindfolded walk for ORBIS the sight charity.

We Work Out To Help Out

We provide a yearly free Know Your Blood Pressure test event,and help with Litter picks in Billericay e.g. Lake Meadows Park.

We Reach Out to Help Out

We have founded and support RotaKids Clubs in two of the town’s junior schools to introduce the next generation to the idea of Service Above Self – the Rotary Motto. They conduct their own projects but we also include them in our events to foster the habit of giving and encouraging camaraderie and community.

We Turn Out To Help Out

We support other events in the town to ensure their maximum impact such as Christmas Market, Summerfest, Lake Meadows Fireworks Display, Santa Sleigh at Christmas, etc. etc.

You Can Help Out

If you are like us, and want to enjoy yourselves, make new friends, listen to interesting speakers, and at the same time, give something back to the community, then you can join us in making this happen.  We’re looking for more men and women of all ages and backgrounds to join us and use their time, talents, professional skills and energy to improving the lives of people in their local communities and others around the world.
Our largest events in recent years was the Soapbox Derby run from 2016 until Covid-19 intervened - see video Highlights below:
(Thanks to Jessica Crosby)

Our achievements are published on our Website and Newsletter, with our professionalism and dedication recognised by awards as the best in District Website (two years running) and best in District Newsletter (four years running), and best Rotary Newsletter in the U.K. and Eire (two years running).



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Join us and help to make a difference.  If you would like to meet us or get more information then please call Peter Strong on +44 1277 654501 or email him below:

Alternatively, if you need to contact our President or Secretary, then you can do so clicking on their titles below:

President - Rotary Club of Billericay


Secretary - Rotary Club of Billericay

(If you have any queries, complaints or suggestions with respect to this website then please do contact us by email:)



'What We Do' Main Pages:

End Polio Now

Have Fun while supporting this great End Polio Now cause by entering our Christmas Fun Quiz. Donate £20 for each Quiz sheet you want. Help rid the world of Polio.

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Charity Day - Donations to Multiple Charioties

Learn about all the good we do in our community and around the world.

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Getting water from the stream

2,500 children at 8 schools in Kenya, will benefit from reliable, fresh, clean water for drinking, washing, cleaning, and watering of crops. This will make a huge difference to their lives for less than ten pounds per child.

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This page groups together sub-pages (shown below) for latest news of exciting future events, and recently completed items, all promoted by the Rotary Club of Billericay. Click on the item which interests you.

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2019 Competitor - Wow!

In line with the most recent Government directive, Billericay Mayflower Rotary regrets that the 2020 Soapbox Derby will not take place on May 10th. We are currently exploring the possibility of finding another date on which this popular event can run.

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Our club contributes to the community by holding or supporting projects which encourage our young people to stretch their capabilities, and supporting projects which enrich the life of our town.

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Community Support

These pages describe our activities in support of other organizations raising funds for those in need or supporting our local community.

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Fellowship between Clubs

We have had international links with other Rotary Clubs in Europe since the mid 1960s. Starting with Beausoleil in 1965 these links have grown to encompass Italy (Alba), Sweden (Karlshamn) and Italy (Ovada Del Centenario) in more recent years.

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The club's activities in support of the Rotary Foundation and International links.

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RotaKids - helping Primary School Children learn skills and citizenship - open to the 7 to 11 year olds.

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Rotary's programs for students and youth can change the lives of those who participate by earning scholarships, travelling on cultural exchanges, or helping a community.

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The Rotary Club of Billericay is part of the international Rotary movement of 1.2 million members and welcomes new members. It is a thriving club with an enjoyable social dimension.

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Canvey Chugger - Rotary Club of Canvey Coast

The Soapbox Derby returned to Billericay on May 6, 2019. Following the success of the 2016, 2017 and 2018 events - we did it all again in 2019! For a look at the 2019 event - see the webpages under this page.

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Pic-Nic with the Big Screen

The Soapbox Derby returned to Billericay on May 1, 2017. Following the success of the 2016 event - we did it all again!

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Soapbox Derby Returns in 2017

The Soapbox Derby returned to Billericay on May 1, 2017. Following the success of the 2016 event - we did it all again! For a look at the 2017 event - see the webpages under Billericay Soapbox Derby 2017.

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A Great Success!

Newsletter editor Trevor Bond reflects on a great day.

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The page links to Club Community Service, Social and Foundation & International Activities in previous years where more recent similar activities have now taken place.

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Help with Social Media

This page contains presentations and guidelines on Social Media and the Template website. Every attempt has been made to keep the Presentations and the guidelines updated (some date from 2015). Please let us know if you see any need for further updates.

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Test Page to demonstrate the facilities of the system using the 2019 Soapbox Derby as the example.

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