Completed events in Rotary North East England

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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.

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

The winning team from 2018
more   Mon 23/03/2020 - Durham Bede Games Night 2020

Durham Bede - With regret, and with the safety of participating rotarians in mind, we have decided to postpone the Games Night scheduled on Monday 23 March until after the issues to do with the Covid19 virus have been resolved.

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.

more   Thu 28/11/2019 - Rotary North East Junior Technology Tournament

Stokesley - Thursday 28 November 2019 will see our first Junior Technology Tournament, in Sunderland. In March, we ran our first Rotary Technology Tournament for senior schools and this was so successful that we will run one for primary schools.

more   Fri 01/11/2019 - Annual Charity Concert

Durham Bede - The annual concert will be held at Elvet Methodist Church on Friday 1st of November 2019

Cheque presentation to the Great North Air Ambulance
more   Tue 29/10/2019 - Great North Air Ambulance

Seahouses & District - At our Cheque Presentation evening earlier in the year a representative of the Great North Air Ambulance was unable to attend but we presented a cheque following an update on their work.

more   Sat 26/10/2019 - 'Know Your Blood Pressure' Checks

Washington Forge - We again supported this stroke awareness initiative by offering free checks and advice in The Galleries, Washington.

more   Wed 23/10/2019 - The North West Passage- Triumph & Tragedy in the Arctic

Hexham - Lecture by Rob Caskie Hexham Rotary Club is organising a fantastic Lecture to be given by the South African, Rob Caskie in the Forum Cinema at 7.30 p.m. on Wednesday, 23rd October. Tickets (£15) can be obtained online at

Dr Andrew Aldrin (CEO of the Aldrin Family Foundation), Rotarian Peter Chandler of Stokesley and Rotarian Jim Christensen of Titusville Sunrise Rotary, Florida (Director of ShareSpace Education) at Bring It On 2019.
more   Wed 09/10/2019 - Bring It On 2019

Stokesley - Dr Andrew Aldrin (CEO of Aldrin Family Foundation), Rotarian Peter Chandler of Stokesley and Rotarian Jim Christensen of Titusville, Florida at Bring It On NorthEast 2019 - in its 3rd consecutive year, showcasing real-life engineering to schoolchildren.

more   Fri 20/09/2019 - Newton Aycliffe Rotary Club Charity Golf Day

Newton Aycliffe - Charity Golf day , Four Ball Better Ball Stableford held at Woodham Golf and Country Club

Mary Nisbet receiving her Paul Harris fellowship award
more   Tue 17/09/2019 - Paul Harris Fellowship Presentation

Seahouses & District - Paul Harris Fellowship awards are made to those who life and work reflect the aims of Rotary. Mary Nisbet has fund raised for many years - Service above Self.

more   Sun 15/09/2019 - Roy Dodds celebrates his 90th Birthday

Seahouses & District - Roy Dodds, one of the founder members of Seahouses and District Rotary Club celebrated his 90th birthday with a gathering at the Bell View Centre, Belford

more   Tue 10/09/2019 - Cheque Presentation evening

Seahouses & District - Seahouses and District Rotary Club raise funds throughout the year but present cheques to the charities we support on this special evening

The completion of the walk
more   Sun 08/09/2019 - WALK FOR WATER: THE TEESDALE WAY


28th Annual Charity Golf Competition
more   Fri 06/09/2019 - 28th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Tynedale - In aid of the Great North Air Ambulance Service held at Prudhoe Golf Club. Enjoy a good day of golf while supporting this great charity. Thanks to all at Prudhoe Golf Club for the course. Over £100,000 raised by Golf Tournament over the years.

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