Rotary and Cheltenham North an Overview

An overview of Rotary and the activities of the Rotary Club of Cheltenham North

Rotary Uniting to                                       Rotary Club of      

Create lasting change                               Cheltenham North

Rotary Worldwide—1.4 million members in over 200 countries

·        working together to enhance the lives of people across the world.

·        members are welcome at any of the 35,000 Rotary clubs.

Rotary UK—1,700 Rotary clubs in Great Britain and Ireland

Cheltenham North Rotary—rooted in our community, with a global outlook

·        creating and managing projects, bringing people together to help others.

·        using our skills and resources to make real differences wherever needed

·        enhancing our town and environment

·        responding rapidly to emergencies—identifying needs, fundraising, collecting, and transporting supplies, working with local Rotarians to deliver safely.

·        treating everyone with respect, fairness and understanding.

In Cheltenham in recent years

We have raised funds:

·        Community Connexions—£13,000 for a vehicle to take disadvantaged people around the county.

·        Sue Ryder Hospice—£10,000

·        National Star College— Over £11000 for new residential accommodation at Ullenwood

·        Helped pupils, parents, and staff at Belmont, Leckhampton and Rowanfield Schools

·        Supported. with time, money, and supplies:

·        Cheltenham Open Door, YMCA, Kids Out

·        Willow Trust, Retina UK, Cancer Research UK, Prostate Cancer UK— and many others

Environment: planted 150 trees in Cheltenham

Raising funds—£20,000-£50,000 each year for humanitarian aid—including regular events:

·        Cheltenham Wine Festival.

·        Carol Concert at The Ladies College

·        Fireworks at the Racecourse, helping Cheltenham Round Table

How the Club works

·        we meet on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Mondays of each month for dinner, an update on our activities and a fascinating and thought-provoking outside speaker.

·        we enjoy ourselves: volunteering, working with other clubs, visits, social, fun.

·        all Rotary clubs have common humanitarian aims, but each has its own ’feel’.

·        other clubs nearby meet for breakfast, lunch, just a drink or nibble, or online.

International support:

·        emergency funds: Ukraine, Turkey & Syria

·        helping a Ukrainian family settle here.

·        funding for ‘School in a Bag’ in Nepal

·        The Rotary Foundation, our global charity

·        improving health and wellbeing

·        working for over 30 years to eradicate Polio, reducing cases by 99.9%

·        leading on education, environment and world understanding

Help us with our passion to make a difference, contributing to humanity by giving back to communities, meeting new people with a variety of backgrounds, having fun, and being part of a team that, though long-established, always has a fresh, innovative outlook.

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Do contact us via this website, using the Contact facility, —we’d love to hear from you.

Please ask us about becoming a member, friend, or sponsor

Rotary Club of Cheltenham North                Charity number: 1021635

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'What We Do' Main Pages:

Tht Cheltenham Rotary Clubs are providing Community Grants to Local Organisations. See "Details for more information.


An overview of Rotary and the activities of the Rotary Club of Cheltenham North


The Club Officers 2023/2024 See "Details" for information.


The Club Committees for 2023/2024


The Carol Concert is held Annually in Cheltenham For more about this event please see "Details" below


Details of the Charitable Donations made by the Cheltenham North Rotary Club


This is a summary of our activities over the past twelve months. You can also view our Club Bulletin in the "What we Do" area of the Home Page of this website.


The Cheltenham Wine Festival will take place on 13th April 2024 in the Function Room of the Cheltenham Ladies' College, Health and Fitness Centre, Malvern Road, GL50 2NX. Tickets now available See "Details" (An ideal Present)


The Club Bulletin is Issued on a regular basis usually every Month


Please Note the the Meeting Notes for Club Meetings are only available in the Member's only area. Details of Club Meetings are available using either the Contact form for the Secretary or the Future Events Area on the Home Page.


Selection of Photos from Various Events


An overview of the Objects and Mission of the Rotary Foundation.