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The Rotary Club of New Mills, Marple and District meets every Thursday lunchtime in Marple Golf Club at 12.30 pm.

Visiting Rotarians are always welcome.

President Peter Rogers CBE

Our President for 2021/22 is Peter Rogers CBE

Peter was born in Liverpool, but went to university in Manchester. Most of his working life was spent in London, the first half as a government economist at HM Treasury, the Cabinet Office and Environment. The second half was in broadcasting, first as Finance Director and then CEO of The Independent Television Commission. After retirement in 2000, he lived with his wife Jean in the Lake District. Widowed in 2014, he moved back to Manchester and joined Rotary. His main interests are walking, reading, the theatre and classical concerts.

Our Secretary for 2021/22 is Howard Lawless

Secretary Howard Lawless

The current Secretary is yet another retired solicitor, having practiced for upward of 40 years in Manchester. Howard lived in Knutsford from 1971 and was a member of the Rotary Club of Knutsford for eighteen years before moving to Marple in 2015 and joining New Mills, Marple and District Rotary Club.

Local charities supported in 2020-21 by New Mills, Marple and District Rotary Club:

Reuben's Retreat, Audio New Horizons Boat, Disaster Aid UK – Lebanon, Marple Poppy Appeal, Mellor Café, Romiley Life Centre, Romiley Child Meals, Maggies, MNDA, Taxal & Fernilee School, Pancreatic Cancer, Bed for family in need, Rotary UK Polio, Greater Manchester Mayor's Charity, Christy Building Fund, Medicins Sans Frontieres, Lend with Care.

Check the club's entry in the Community Directory for contact details.


New Mills, Marple and District Rotary Club Newsletters

Regular newletters from the New Mills, Marple and District Rotary Club.

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