Completed events in Rotary North East England

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Stephanie and Ali with Tom Sharples
more   Wed 21/12/2022 - Community Defibrillator at The Salvation Army, Langley Moor

Durham Elvet - A potentially life saving defibrillator installed in Langley Moor

more   Fri 02/12/2022 - Collection for 'Sanctuary 21'

Durham Elvet - Collecting funds in support of the work of The Salvation Army at Sanctuary 21 in Durham

President Tom Sharples outside Durham Cathedral
more   Sun 13/11/2022 - Remembrance Sunday

Durham Elvet - Service in Durham Cathedral followed by the Parade through Durham City Market Place

more   Sun 06/11/2022 - Swimathon 2022

Washington Forge - Our Annual Swimathon is a great way to raise funds for local charities, enter your team today and enjoy this fun event! We organise and run the event and the best part is that it is totally free to enter.

Penshaw Monument
more   Mon 24/10/2022 - World Polio Day 2022

Durham Elvet - One Day. One Focus: Ending Polio - Sunderland landmarks lit in purple

more   Sat 15/10/2022 - Community Litter Pick

Durham Elvet - Helping out with a clean-up arranged by the City of Durham Parish Council

more   Sun 09/10/2022 - Rotary Ride

Rotary Ride is a sponsored cycle event. Riders can raise money for any charity

more   Sat 01/10/2022 - Rotary International Citation for Durham Elvet

Durham Elvet - President Tom Sharples receives the award on behalf of the club for 2021-22

Cameron Redhead receives his certificate
more   Thu 22/09/2022 - RYLA Presentation Evening

Durham Elvet - The District RYLA Presentation evening at 'The Fed' in Dunston, Gateshead

more   Fri 02/09/2022 - 'Keeping the Beat'

Durham Elvet - Rotary and Durham Constabulary join to deliver familiarisation sessions to youngsters on CPR and AEDs

more   Thu 11/08/2022 - Social evening at 'The Hive'

Durham Elvet - Social 'get together' at The Hive in Sedgefield

The Mayor seated in her chair, surrounded by the visitors
more   Sat 09/07/2022 - Visit to new City Hall

Seaburn - Some members and wives met up to have a conducted tour by the Lady Mayor and her Consort, of the new City Hall building in the centre of the city. She was very enthusiastic and will be a good leader during her year in office.

John Gillespie, Harold Robson and Peter Masterman with their Honorary Member certificates
more   Fri 01/07/2022 - Honorary Member Presentations

Newcastle-upon-Tyne - At the last business meeting of the Rotary year 2021-22, the Club unanimously agreed to award Honorary Membership to three long-serving members of the Club

more   Sun 26/06/2022 - Rotary Northeast All Ability Games

The Rotary Northeast All Ability Games are back - bigger and better. The event will be held at Middlesbrough Sports Village and our new patron Tanni Grey-Thompson will be in attendance as well as other noteable sports personalitues from our area.

more   Tue 07/06/2022 - Choir for Ukraine

Choir concert to alleviate the suffering in Ukraine

more   Sat 21/05/2022 - Community Litter Pick in Fatfield

Washington Forge - Supporting the Environment

more   Wed 11/05/2022 - Defibrillators (CPAD's) in Washington

Washington Forge - Available 24 hours a day...where to find them...

more   Sun 08/05/2022 - Sunderland City Runs 2022

Washington Forge - Marshalling in the City

more   Thu 24/02/2022 - Young Employee of the Year Competition

Hexham - A competition open to all Young Employees from the Hexham Area.Full details are available at

more   Fri 10/12/2021 - Rotary Carol Service at Whitburn Parish Church

Seaburn - This year it was Seaburn Rotary's turn to arrange this pre-Christmas service for members, partners and friends in our area. It was attended by representatives of 5 clubs, with different members reading lessons.

Santa ready to go on his rounds
more   Sun 05/12/2021 - Santa Sleigh Visits

Seaburn - Santa was seen! He went round the streets of Seaburn and Fulwell again this year. Full details below.

more   Sun 14/11/2021 - Charity Swimathon 2021

Washington Forge - Our 6th Annual Charity Swimathon to be held at the 'Everyone Active' Washington Leisure Centre

Outside the Church
more   Mon 25/10/2021 - Purple4Polio Coffee Morning

Stokesley - What a weekend it has been, with Stokesley Methodist Church lit up in purple since Friday, World Polio Day on Sunday, and our Rotary Purple4Polio Coffee Morning today.

more   Tue 12/10/2021 - 'Young Asian Voices', Sunderland

Washington Forge - Donation of clothing

more   Sat 04/09/2021 - Fundraising Opportunity for Charities

Middlesbrough Erimus are hosting a cycling fundraiser at the Sports Village in MArton. Middlesbrough over this weekend. Other charities are invited to join

more   Tue 03/08/2021 - 'Stella' staff learn about CPR and AEDs

Washington Forge - Familiarisation session on cardiac arrest, CPR and Defibrillators

more   Mon 02/08/2021 - Northern Albion Junior Football Team

Seaburn - Seaburn Rotary sponsored the team's shirts with the Rotary motif on the front.

more   Mon 02/08/2021 - A Big Thank You to Becky

Washington Forge - ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ presented to Becky Swindells

more   Wed 07/07/2021 - Community Litter Pick

Washington Forge - Week 10 of our programme of litter picks and back to James Steel Park

more   Wed 19/05/2021 - Community Litter Pick - Biddick

Washington Forge - Clean-up in Biddick Village Centre

more   Sun 16/05/2021 - Community Litter Pick - North Biddick

Washington Forge - A Sunday morning meet, walk and litter pick

more   Wed 12/05/2021 - Community Litter Pick

Washington Forge - A clean-up morning in James Steel Park, Harraton

more   Sun 09/05/2021 - Community Litter Pick - Albany

Washington Forge - Weekend clean-up in Albany Park and Albany Way

Angela and Donna at the beach
more   Sun 11/04/2021 - Beach clean up

Washington Forge - Angela and Donna helping clean up the beaches at Whitburn and Seaburn

Kimberley with Phil at The Cross Keys
more   Wed 17/03/2021 - Community defibrillator for Washington Village

Washington Forge - Community raise funds for the installation of a public access defibrillator at The Cross Keys

more   Fri 12/03/2021 - Rotary Ponteland active for Easter

Rotary Ponteland launch two competitions

more   Wed 10/03/2021 - Washington Mind

Washington Forge - Donation made to help support them deliver their vital services

Rev Julie Wing and volunteers at Mickey's Place
more   Sat 06/03/2021 - 'Thank You' during COVID-19

Washington Forge - Rotary acknowledges the dedicated work of volunteers in the community during COVID-19

more   Sat 23/01/2021 - Another Defibrillator Installed

Washington Forge - The latest community public access defibrillator installed in Washington

more   Fri 22/01/2021 - Certificate of Appreciation for Len

Washington Forge - An acknowledgement from Rotary for voluntary service during COVID-19

more   Fri 04/12/2020 - Clothes donated to WWIN

Washington Forge - Club members, families and friends donate items for Wearside Women in Need

A collage of our Christmas Cards.
more   Wed 14/10/2020 - Christmas Cards for Sale

Seaburn - Although we are unable to visit clubs, we still have Christmas Cards for sale via this website. Pictures of the cards are attached here.

Captain Mike, Founder President of Stokesley Rotary
more   Sun 13/09/2020 - Captain Mike and Stokesley Rotary 10,000 Mile Walk

Stokesley - The Rotary Club of Stokesley is fund raising for local charities by looking for sponsorship for Captain Mike Irving FNI (the Club’s founder President 40 years ago), Stokesley Rotarians, Associates and Friends to clock up a total of 10,000 miles walking.

Headlam Hall
more   Thu 21/05/2020 - President's Night at Headlam Hall 2020 CANCELLED


more   Tue 12/05/2020 - NE Sewing for the frontline

Washington Forge - Rotary gives support to sewing group

more   Sat 21/03/2020 - The Music of Dance at Trinity Church Gosforth

Newcastle Gosforth - An evening of music with Bede Wind and Gosforth Academy Ensemble. Conductor Ernest Young. Tickets £6 on the door

President John with Fred Raffle
more   Mon 02/03/2020 - Club Dinner

Seaburn - Another enjoyable night was had at the Sea Hotel, South Shields. There was a three course meal with choices on the night. The speaker was Fred Raffle, who has accompanied BBC commentators on Test match tours for many years.

more   Mon 10/02/2020 - Curry Night 2020 at the Spice Lounge - SOLD OUT

Bishop Auckland - This is one of our most popular events each year. Ideal for an early Valentines! Contact Keith Black for tickets at which cost £15 per head. The function assembly time is 7.00 pm for a prompt start at 7.30 pm.

A few of the bikes at Classics of Show
more   Thu 06/02/2020 - Classics on Show on TV's Yesterday channel

Stokesley - Fans of the annual Classics on Show event organised by the Rotary Club of Stokesley can tune into the Yesterday Channel at 8pm on February 6. The show features in the first of the new series of Bangers & Cash.

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