We stand for Ukraine

We stand for Ukraine

The war in Ukraine is having devastating consequences on civilians as families flee their homeland. According to the United Nations, more than 5 million people, most of them women and children, have sought refuge in neighbouring countries and across Europe, while...
Another successful Bunny Fun

Another successful Bunny Fun

[Photo above features the start of the 5k A bright sunny morning greeted the 1k & 5k runners for our 14th Bunny Run in Queens Park Caterham on Sunday10th April. First boy and girl to cross the line in the 1k, which is not a race, were Fraser Wadsworth and Ellie...
FUN,FAMILY & FITNESS

FUN,FAMILY & FITNESS

We are pleased  to announce the return of the Caterham Rotary Bunny Fun Run after 3 years absence due to the COVID outbreak. It will be taking take place in Queens Park Caterham -on the- Hill on Sunday 10th April. There will be two events, the 1k fun...
Supporting Lily

Supporting Lily

Warlingham based charity The Lily Foundation was founded in 2007 by Liz Curtis MBE in memory of her daughter Lily, who died from mitochondrial disease at eight months old. Finding little in the way of specialist knowledge or support available to help her through...
Joy for children

Joy for children

Christmas is coming and Steve Woplin our President recently kicked off our activities with a visit to locally based charity “Their Voice.” There he met Holly Oates Operations Manager and presented her with 60 brand new wrapped toys for the children of survivors...
REACH OUT RETURNS!

REACH OUT RETURNS!

After a 2-year gap brought about by the COVID19 pandemic Caterham Rotary Club’s Reach Out event went ahead on Thursday 28th October.  70 senior citizens from the local area were invited to a roast dinner lunch with entertainment provided by local...
“Cedar Tree” pays us a visit!

“Cedar Tree” pays us a visit!

Photo Left to Right Colin Vane Caterham Rotarian and Blood Bike volunteer, Chris Butler, Steve Woplin, Tara Butler & Beryl Smith.) Visitors to our lunch meeting last Thursday were Volunteers Chris Butler Chairman of the SERV Surrey & London Blood Bikes team...
Books to The Nilgiris India

Books to The Nilgiris India

(Photo features (l to r) Rotarians Parva Nayer, Julie Pescod and Geraint Jenkins.) The Nilgiris (translated as The Blue Mountains) is in the southern part of India. A beautiful area, over 7,500 feet above sea level. The Rotary Club of Caterham has set up a link with...
“Stronger Together”

“Stronger Together”

“Stronger Together” is the message that the Crystal Palace FC Disabled Supporters Association [CPFC DSA] is sending to Roy Hodgson, his players and staff at Crystal Palace FC. The message is carried on a brand new banner. created by the Association. Photos of a number...
Caterham Rotary supports local school initiative.

Caterham Rotary supports local school initiative.

Caterham Rotary Club’s main commitment over the last 12 months has been to help the local community and particularly those affected by the virus pandemic. It has been self-evident that during this time children of all ages have experienced a very difficult time in...
“New life for old” hardware for local schools.

“New life for old” hardware for local schools.

Caterham Rotary Club are currently engaged in a local community scheme to secure Laptops and Ipads that are no longer required by their owners and for these items to be recycled to schools in CR3 and CR6. Caterham Rotarian Glen “O’Dwyer  is handling...
Skaterham continues to Roll!

Skaterham continues to Roll!

The effects of the current pandemic on the local community have been the main focus of Caterham Rotary’s attention during the last 8 months. Financial support has been given to The Caterham Foodbank, The Salvation Army and the Westway Hub to support needy individuals...
Caterham Foodbank & Rotary in Tandridge Go Large.

Caterham Foodbank & Rotary in Tandridge Go Large.

The Caterham Foodbank, part of the Trussell Trust, has recently taken on a new warehouse, where the donated items can be sorted and stored. Stephen Bidwell, chair of trustees says: “The current pandemic has led to far greater demand for our services, so having more...
Supporting the local Foodbank

Supporting the local Foodbank

Briefing recently to our Additional Meeting Group [AMG) team from Stephen Bidwell Trustee of the Caterham Food Bank along with their manager Gill Bailey. The Rotary team recently raised £250 from a Zoom Cheese Tasting evening which has been donated to the Food...
Caterham’s “Cedar Tree” name goes mobile!

Caterham’s “Cedar Tree” name goes mobile!

The Cedar Tree on Caterham on the Hill has had its name included in the sponsorship of a new Blood Motorbike funded by Caterham Rotary Club. The name has been printed onto both sides of the new bike coupled with the Caterham Rotary wheel. In 1981 the Service by...
Rotary has a “Cheesy” Night

Rotary has a “Cheesy” Night

Having been unable to hold a number of fund-raising events of late, our Additional Meeting Group came up with the novel idea of holding a virtual charity cheese tasting online which took place recently. It was a fun evening enabling all the participants to have the...
Support for The Salvation Army

Support for The Salvation Army

Caterham Rotary Club’s link with the local Salvation Army Church goes back many years and over the last 5 years this has grown with the development of The Christmas Toy appeal which links up with a number of local employers including Croudace Homes Group, Buxton’s...