Club News from Dronfield Rotary Club
Dronfield Schools Music Festival

On the 9 March 2017, The Rotary Club of Dronfield hosted its fourth evening of music performed by some students and primary pupils from Dronfield Schools - read more

New member for the club
Trevor Sullivan has been inducted as the newest member of the Rotary Club of Dronfield club by Club President Gerald Swift. - read more

New Venue for Club Meetings
The Rotary Club Dronfield will be at a new venue from Tuesday 23 August @ 12.30pm Dronfield Hall Barn High Street Dronfield, S18 1PY - read more

Support for local charity - Heidi's Heart
Local charity Heidi's Heart gained substantial benefit from our club funds at the end of June. - read more

Great day for young Dronfield footballers
The Rotary 1220 District Football Tournament took place at Burton upon Trent on May 15th and it proved to be a great success. - read more

Bluebell Wood Colour Dash
The Bluebell Wood Colour Dash was back for its 3rd successful year in 2016 - read more

Dronfield Schools Musical Evening 2016
The third annual festival was held on 10 March 2016, with the Winding Wheel proving to be a popular and large enough venue. - read more

Shark study field trip.
The club have agreed a donation of £200 towards the cost of a field study trip by a Dronfield Henry Fanshawe student, Katie Gill, for a shark study course. Katie will talk to the club about her trip on her return. - read more

Visit to Nepal
Six members of Dronfield Rotary Club have recently returned from a fact finding visit to Nepal. The trip enabled them to see the work of the Fishtail Fund in the city of Pokhara. On one fabulous and unbelievable day the Dronfield team visited Prithvi Rupa School which we intend to rebuild on a safe site after the earthquake damaged the current school buildings. - read more

Overland from Barnsley to Katmandu
Another great speaker at todays meeting. In 1967 John Driskell and David Peckett along with two other friends Les Simms and Pam Archer from Sheffield Teacher Training College set out on the adventure of life time 'Overland from Barnsley to Katmandu'. - read more

Monster cheque boosts £40,000 school rebuilding effort
In a short ceremony on November 3rd, the club hailed a milestone in our efforts to rebuild an earthquake-damaged school in distant Nepal when the Rotary Benevolent Trust matched our fundraising with a cheque for £20,000. - read more

An excellent guest speaker
Todays guest speaker Michael Lewis told the compelling story of his mother Helen Lewis a holocaust survivour. Her book A Time To Speak, about her experiences before and during World War 2, was published in 1992. - read more

Mayor Launches Poppy Appeal
Dronfield Town Mayor Liz Blanchard was at Sainsburys this Saturday to launch the 2015 Poppy Appeal. - read more

Sad news for the club
It is with great sadness that we have to announce that club member Chris Burke died on 29th August 2016 whilst walking and leading a group in the mountains of Austria which he loved dearly. He will be greatly missed by the many thousands of people whoes lives he has enriched. - read more

Bucket collection for CRY
The club was at Sainsbury's on Friday, July 31st supporting CRY - Cardiac Risk in the Young. With the support of the very generous Sainsburys customers our bucket collection raised £420 to support CRY. - read more

Local Scout heads to Japan Jamboree
The club are delighted to be able to support local Scout Fiona Baxter who is currently in Japan attending the international Scout Jamboree. - read more

Youth Awards
The club has beaten 52 other Rotary Clubs in Derbyshire and Nottingshire to win the Youth Awards Trophy. - read more

The Sick Childrens Trust Collection
The club was at Sainsbury's Dronfield on a warm and sunny Friday, July 3rd supporting the Sick Childrens Trust. We were helping to run a bucket collection for the Trust. - read more

Club awards a Paul Harris Fellowship
July 7th - The Rotary club of Dronfield awards an annual Paul Harris Fellowships to a Rotarian or member of the community who has shown tangible and significant assistance for the furtherance of better understanding and friendly relations among people of the world. - read more

New President for the club.
June 31st - The club welcomed new president Brian Simpson at this evenings meeting. - read more

Shoot for club members.
June 27th - Members and guests of the club visited Renishaw to experience a morning of air rifle shooting alongside members of the local Anston Field Target Club. - read more

National Rotary Football Competition
The National Rotary Football Competition was held at St George Park at Burton upon Trent on May 31st and Dronfield Town FC took park. - read more