Welcome to Havant Rotary Club from President Mike Coombe

Information on this web site will assist you in appreciating the Worldwide extent of Rotary and the Havant Club in particular.

Havant Rotary Club is based in Hampshire, England and covers the towns of Havant, Emsworth, Rowlands Castle and Hayling Island. We meet every monday evening at The Bear Hotel in Havant. Full details of our meetings and a Club diary can be found by following the above links.

Rotary is a worldwide network of men and women who translate their passions into relevant social causes, to change lives in communities. Made up of over 1.2 million Rotary members - known as Rotarians - in 34,000 Rotary clubs in 200 countries and geographical areas around the world,

Rotary International forms a global network of business, professional and community leaders who volunteer their time and talents to serve communities locally and around the world - and form strong, lasting friendships in the process. Rotary has no religious or political affiliations which often allows us to work in areas that other organisations are not allowed.

Locally we strive in our community to help those people that are in need, utilising not just money that we raise from our fundraising but our combined skills and time, at all stages we aim in a small way to make a difference.

We are always looking to recruit people that share our philosophy of service above self. If you are interested in joining or just want more information telephone our Membership Chairman Trevor Nightingale on 01243 574244 or email him at trevor4321@live.com



End Polio Now Reception Raises Over £18000 Youth Dinghy Sail Training Gets Boost From Rotary Lamont Young Person of the Year Award Winners Announced

£10000 Life Line For Vital Off The Record Youth Counselling Services

Havant Rotary Club in conjunction with The Mayor of Havant & The United Nations Association held a reception to engage local businesses in the campaign.

The reception was held in the Havant Council Chamber, on Thursday 27th February.  Our keynote speaker, was Niall Fry a senior member of the World Health Organisation monitoring team.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is donating £2 for every £1 raised by Rotary International to fund the costs of the ‘End Polio Now’ campaign. More

For the second year in succession Havant Rotary have been pleased to support the Havant Youth Sail Training Scheme (HYSTS) by providing a range of essential equipment including on the water Walkie Talkie radios, dinghy trolley, and heavy duty hand winch.

The scheme aims to give youngsters from 8 to 18 from all backgrounds, opportunities to experience dinghy sailing under the guidance of qualified RYA instructors.  The sessions are held throughout the sailing season from their base alongside the Ship Public House at Langstone with on the water sessions in the safe confines of the harbour. More

Two of Havant’s most talented and highly motivated young teenagers, Anna Tapper and Jonathan Brocklehurst, have been awarded the 2014 “Derek Lamont Young Person of the Year Award” in recognition of their outstanding achievements by The Rotary Club of Havant.  

Anna 16  and Jonathan, 18 were selected from a list of candidates nominated by local schools, colleges and clubs.  The judges considered they were so outstanding that the decision was made to award the Lamont trophy and £200 prize to both. More

An urgent cry for financial help to enable a vital drop- in advisory and counselling service for young vulnerable 11 to 25 year olds in the Havant area has been met with a £10000 donation from members of the Rotary Club of Havant.

After 37 years service Off The Record (OTR) is facing a critical funding crisis and despite drastic measures to reduce expenditure and raise awareness, is faced with the prospect of closing its doors if the short fall in funding resulting from Hampshire and Havant Council cutbacks cannot be found. With the additional time provided by the Rotary donation the Board of Trustees is confident that this can be achieved. More

Havant Rotary Club: District 1110: Club Number 856 of RIBI: Founded 1957

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