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March 6, 2019

For the first time in its' 94-year history, the Rotary Club of Letchworth Garden City has a woman among its ranks. Retired Letchworth teacher Yvonne Sonnen is our first woman member since the club started in 1924.

Rotary abandoned its men-only rule in 1989 since when more than 250,000 women worldwide have become members. And Yvonne, a former Year...

Not strictly true of course. But for two of our long-standing members, 2016 marked a significant milestone in their Rotary service. Both Peter Harkness (left) and David Brightwell (right) have been with us for 40 years and received Rotary International certificates in recognition of their tremendous contribution during that time. The awards were...

April 10, 2016

Peter Davey (pictured right), President of Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland, was guest of honour in March at a special breakfast meeting for 50 Rotarians from clubs in North Herts (hosted by the Rotary Club of Letchworth Garden City) at The Broadway Hotel.

And he left with a little light reading to be getting on with after Club Pre...

September 3, 2015

Recognise the gentleman on the right? Daily Mail Associate Editor & broadcaster Andrew Pierce was the speaker at last year's President's Handover evening - exposing what goes on behind the scenes at Westminster.

Thank you Andrew, for a night of exceptional entertainment. Oh, the other chap, on the left, is our President Bryan Sonnen (well, he wa...

August 14, 2015

Our guest speaker for Wednesday September 2nd, 2015 was Colin Knowles with a presentation entitled 'Scout Gliding in Hertfordshire'.

Most weekends Colin and his team can be found at Cambridge Gliding Club teaching 30 or so scouts the basics of flying before taking them up for the ride of their lives! Thank you, Colin.

August 4, 2015

It has been announced that John Stoddard, the longest-serving member of the Rotary Club of Letchworth Garden City,has died after a short illness. He was 92.


For many years John has been known as 'Mr Letchworth'. He moved into the town in the late 1930s; served in World War Two during the D-Day landings; married wife Sheila in 1950 and turned Stod...

July 6, 2015

These pupils from Stonehill School, are all heading to towards their new Secondary School in September 2015. Each will be taking with them a 'Dictionary4Life' donated by the Rotary Club of Letchworth Garden City.

In July 2015, we presented more than 120 free dictionaries to children in their final year of Junior School. The schools were Stonehill,...

June 24, 2015

During our handover meeting in June, District Governor Jenny Muir presented club Rotarian Brian Marshall with a Paul Harris Fellowship - one of the highest honours that
can be awarded to a Rotary Club member for service to the community. 

It was in particular recognition of Brian's years dedicated to running the annual
Letchworth Garden City Chari...

June 23, 2015

Our new Club President, Bryan Sonnen (left); and Vice President Bob Hopcraft, took up their duties for 2015-2016 at our official handover meeting in June.

We wish to thank the Immediate Past President, Bob Mills, for his tireless efforts during the last 12 months.

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