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Click here or on the image and this will take you to the latest posts.  See articles on recent Monday meetings, community work, sporting achievements, major club events and lots lots more!

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Please support this event by contacting local people and local groups that you know.


Please contact Ian McTurk for more details.

Walk 4 Your Charity

Our annual Rotary Walk.

Promotional materials available.

Click here for more details.

Mike Hindle is our Sports Officer and raises teams for each of the District 1190 competitions. These are the normal ones:-

  • Ten-pin bowling – Three rounds, semi-final and final played September to March.

  • Grey games – Four rounds, semi-final and final played October to April.

  • Table tennis – Three rounds, semi-final and final played November to March.

  • Snooker – Four rounds, semi-final and final played January to April.

  • Golf – A Stableford competition usually played on one day in September.

More information is on the District Website – please click here.

For information on our own successes etc. please click here.

Can you beat this joke.  Please email your joke to Richard Wallwork

A selection from top 50 old jokes

  • A man walks into a bar with a roll of Tarmac under his arm and says: “Pint please, and one for the road.”

  • I’m on a whisky diet. I’ve lost three days already .

  • “Doc, I can’t stop singing The Green, Green Grass Of Home.” He said: “That sounds like Tom Jones syndrome.” “Is it common?” I asked. “It’s not unusual,” he replied.

Photo competition at our evening meeting on March 12th,2018

Members and partners can submit up to two photographs, a 5×7, 8×6 or 10×8 [in any combination] for independent judging.  You must use photographic paper.  The photos can be taken on any device.  Please bring your photographs on the night.  Anyone unable to attend on competition night please let Malcolm have your photos  and he will enter them for you.

This year it is an open competition the winners will go head  to head with 1st, 2nd and 3rd places from the photograph competition at Great Harwood & Rishton Rotary later in the year.

Rotary People of Action

Interesting videos from other Rotary Clubs  – mainly based in the UK.

Past Present and Future

Who we are, where and when we meet...

  • Dunkenhalgh Hotel
  • Map
  • Club Team
  • Club Roles
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Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa

Blackburn Road, Clayton Le Moors, Lancashire, BB5 5JP
Tel: (+44)1254/426800

Normally we meet at 12 noon for lunch.  Once a month we meet at 6:30 pm for dinner.  Please see our calendar for details.

Dunkenhalgh Hotel

Via the M6: exit at Junction 29 and follow the signs for the M65 Blackburn, Burnley. Exit at Junction 7 and turn left at the roundabout. At the traffic lights turn left. The hotel is 80m further along on the left.

On-site car parking is available

Transport Services close to the hotel


Accrington Train Station (2.1 miles / approximately 8 minutes)


Lennie Herbert

email Lennie


Doreen Lawton (PHF)

email Doreen


Sally Blenkinship (PHF)

email Sally

President Elect

Foundation Chairman

Lyndon Heap

Past President

Jim Hargreaves


Ken Freeman

Community Chairman

Maureen Hartley

Press Release

Michael Jackson

International Chairman (incl. Nepal)

Harun Miah

Youth Services Chairman

Carmel Cunliffe


Mike Hindle


Ian McTurk

This diagram cleverly shows the various roles in the club and any inter-relationships that exist.

Pictures, Social Media, Discussion...

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