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Rotary Club of Chester – 100 years of history

Rotary Club of Chester – 100 years of history

The Rotary Club of Chester was founded in 1921 and to mark the centenary a book has been published tracking the history of the Club over the hundred years of its existence. Written by two past presidents, Brian Westcott and John Elsley, sources rely on minutes of...

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Raft Race 2021

Raft Race 2021

2021 Raft Race - cancelled Sadly this year's Raft Race, scheduled for the 4th July, has again been cancelled due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the ability for large groups of people to gather for this event in its usual format. We look forward to welcoming...

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Manchester Ship Canal Presentation

Manchester Ship Canal Presentation

A very interesting presentation at our Zoom meeting tonight on the history of the Manchester Ship Canal. The Canal is often referred to as the Channel Tunnel of the Victorian age. It is a magnificent feat of engineering, 36 miles long linking the birthplace of the...

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Presentation from Chester Zoo CEO

Presentation from Chester Zoo CEO

At tonight's (online) meeting, Members were delighted with a presentation and discussion with Dr Mark Pilgrim CEO of Chester Zoo which faces 'more challenges' following the news of another national lockdown. The presentation covered the 6 strategic objectives of the...

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Rotary Speakers 2020

Rotary Speakers 2020

At our bi-monthly zoom meetings we invite a speaker from the Chester area to update members on current initiatives, activities and topics of interest in our City.  Speakers for the last 3 months have included: Speaker Meeting 20 July 2020 Andrew Bentley CEO of...

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Rotary Supports Foodbank in the local area

Rotary Supports Foodbank in the local area

The Rotary Clubs of Chester, Saughall and Chester Deva have been involved in a joint initiative to supply Foodbanks in the area. The warehouse or hub for Foodbanks in the Chester, Ellesmere Port and Neston areas is near Cheshire Oaks and the original project,...

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