The Rotary Club of Rochdale was formed in 1926 and currently has 27 members and 20 Friends

Who Are We

Our Members and Friends are a diverse group of men and women who have a strong desire to make our community and communities across the world a better place for those who are less fortunate than ourselves.

The Rotary motto is Service Above Self but we do believe in having fun whilst giving something back.

Where We Meet

We meet on the first and third Thursday of the month at the Royal Toby, Manchester Road, Rochdale. Doors open at 6.30pm with the meeting commencing at 7pm.


Would you like to become a Rotarian? Then click the button to find out more about becoming a Member and about our Friends group.

What is Rotary

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Rotary brings together a global network of volunteer leaders who dedicate their time and talent to tackle the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary connects 1.2 million members from more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Their work impacts lives at both the local and international levels.


The objectives of Rotary are the same throughout the world. They include the promotion of community service, the maintenance of high standards in business and professional practices,  the advancement of international understanding, and the development of fellowship.


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Our projects allow us to help people around the world, around the country and around the corner.

Giving our time and sharing our knowledge helps us to help others young and old alike.