Centenary Charter 2023

Historical Event


The St. Helens Rotary Club's journey over the past century has been one of selfless service and unwavering dedication to improving the lives of people both locally and internationally. From its humble beginnings in 1923, the club has grown into a formidable force for good, leaving an indelible mark on the community and beyond. The centennial charter evening provided an excellent opportunity to reflect on the club's numerous achievements and milestones.

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Max receives his award from Bear Grylls

Max Woosey Jnr known as The Tent Boy

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Rotary Effect

Rotary gets involved

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Team Leader - John Frodsham

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Keynote speaker last night was John Tabern Chairman of the St Helens Town Deal Board

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Keynote Speaker Patrick Tyrrell

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Heritage Trail Launch

The opening of the first St Helens Heritage Trail. St Helens Rotary in Partnership with St Helens Council has created and delivered the First trail at the Hotties. The opening ceremony took place at The World of Glass. Visitors with the use of QR code

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Simon Hairsnape elected St Helens Rotary Centenary President 2023-2024

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Photos which have been used in the website

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Our keynote speaker last night was Robbie Cormie, Operating Department Practitioner (ODP), and is a medical professional who specialises in providing perioperative care to patients undergoing surgical procedures. Trained to assist in the operating room.

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David Sheridan Induction

New Member for our Rotary Family. Local business man David Sheridan joins the team. Pictured with President Paul Winstanley and Membership Lead Simon Hairsnape

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A visit to Rotary in India

We visited a small village called Mhasla on a social visit.

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KAVS

Prestigious Award for Rotary St Helens

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Bike Ride for Prostate Cancer

Fundraiser for Prostate Cancer

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All our yesterdays!

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St Helens Central Station

We have adopted St Helens Central Station

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Rotary signs on platform

Rotary St Helens approached Northern asking whether they could adopt Central Station. Northern agreed as they are always seeking for community groups to adopt their stations to help them to become a community station.

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John Williams Chief operating officer

Combatting racism and hate crime to build stronger, safer communities.

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KIng Charles lll Coronation

Congratulations from St Helens Rotary

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Walk in the Sand Dunes

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Sue Mills Children in Need Coordinator

The centre has been leased from St. Helens Council by local people who are all volunteers and have become a not for profit registered charity. We want the centre to be the hub of the community working to meet the residents ever changing need.

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Craig Roberts

Keynote speaker Craig Roberts

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representatives from a number of organisations, including  Rotary St Helens, the funding will make a difference to their organisation during a cheque presentation.

ST HELENS ROTARY are one of 40 projects to benefit from more than £80,000 worth of funding through St Helens Borough Council.

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KAVS

Rotary St Helens receives prestigious award

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Saints QR Code

St Helens Rotary Club and St Helens Council are installing a dozen plaques around St Helens town centre to create a heritage trail to celebrate the town's proud history. Click on the QR Code

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The Club from time to time awards Paul Harris Fellowships to honour the founder of Rotary International and acknowledge the service which the recipients have given to community.

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Poster Campaign

Bonfire & Fireworks

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Contact us  for more information

Come and join us

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Parkinson Day

World Parkinson’s Day takes place on 11 April every year to raise awareness of Parkinson's.

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Senior Citizens enjoying Blackpool Tower Ballroom

A day out at Blackpool

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Hope Centre FoodBank

Donations to Foodbank

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Got Coats

Collection of usable coats for use by the needy

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A small village Rotary club called Mhasla on a social visit.

On a recent family visit Monoj paid a visit to a local Rotary club

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Visitors on our dedicated Youth night

An evening with Youth

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MP McGinn

Rotary St Helens Mentioned in Houses of Parliament

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Team Leader - Simon Hairsnape

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Team Leader - Keith Unsworth

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Rtn Bill Wright Tonight introduced  Dot Prince & Joan Harkinson from the Hargreaves Dementia trust this is a local charity that supports people living with dementia and their Carers.

Tonight we had a presentation from Dot Prince & Joan Harkinson from the Hargreaves Dementia trust this is a local charity that supports people living with dementia and their Carers.

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18th July 1923-18th July 2023

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Tanya presenting at our weekly meeting

Tanya Wilcock, St Helens Borough Council's Director of Communities

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Q.R.Poster

Rotary St Helens helps the community to find help during COVID During 2022

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Carole and Sponsor Gaynor

Carole being Inducted into Rotary St Helens

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Mark Ferguson induction

Latest member to our family of Rotary

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Our Monthly Newsletter

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Words that define us

Words that define us

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Len Marlow, Peter Gregory and prospective member
 Amy Thacker

Peter Gregory - Rainford Community First Responders Support Group

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Professor Allan Hobson

Keynote Speaker Professor Allan Hobson

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Collecting usable unwanted coats for distribtion to the needy

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Santa and his helpers getting ready in Eccleston

Santa was in Eccleston

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President 2021-2022

Paul Winstanley President 2021-2022

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World Polio Day

24th October 2023 is World Polio Day

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Team Leader - Paul Winstanley

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Canal after Litter pick

Clean up St Helens Canal

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Winners 2022

Nominations @AccordWills Community Impact Award @prideofsthelens @sthelensrotary Wonderland Community Centre @ThinkFASTAcad And the Winner are St Helens Rotary @sthelensrotary @sthelensstar

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Keynote speaker Dan McGarvey

Our Keynote speaker last night was Dan McGarvey of CHAMPS CIC.

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Rtn Nic Monk beats Johnny Vegas in  Celebrity Bowls at Gala day

Summers day Gala at Ruskin Drive

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President Paul Winstanley pictured with D.G. Eric Russell

District Governor Eric Russell is pictured with President Paul Winstanley at our 98th Charter

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St Helens Heritage Trail

Rotary St Helens in partnership with the Council and other key partners is creating a Heritage Trail around this famous Borough of ours.

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KAVS

Prestigious Award for Rotary St Helens

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A warm welcome for those fleeing Ukraine

Our warm welcome has been supporting those seeking sanctuary in St Helens from every continent for almost seven years. This year they include those fleeing the war in the Ukraine.

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Team Leader - Steve Culley

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Recoding

Joint production with Cowley International College Choir & St Helens Rotary of Heritage song

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Tony our Keynote speaker with President Simon

Rtn Tony Beckett Chair of Youth activities in our District

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Our first BBQ of the year

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Pupils at Holy Cross School

Pupils share card joy with care residents

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Distribution Centre

Deliver much needed shoeboxes for distribution

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Foundry Wharf

Foundry Wharf Litter Pick

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Rainford Scouts

President Simon delivers cheque to the Scouts

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