This is the Chesterfield Scarsdale Rotary Website
Our club meets on Thursday evenings (except in the weeks following or prior to Bank Holidays) at 7 for 7.30 at the PROACT stadium, Sheffield Road, Chesterfield which is about half a mile from Chesterfield town centre and is the home of Chesterfield Football Club.
We currently have 55 members plus 1 honorary member and are active in our local community of Chesterfield and district where we focus on raising money for local charities.
Our President for the year 2013/14 is Andrew Matthews
The Club Secretary is Past President Clive Robbins email firstname.lastname@example.org
telephone daytime 01246 209950
The Club Webmaster is Past President Derrick Willmot email: email@example.com
Please feel free to browse our website and find out about the activities of our club
(For Club Members the password to the 'Members Only' area is the first name of the President's wife (Case sensitive) or can be obtained by contacting the webmaster)
Young Designer 2014
The Chesterfield Scarsdale Rotary Clubs Young Designer Competition, 2014 is now under way
If you are interested in competing in the Young Designer Competition 2014 or would like some more information, please
Neil Baker SVP of the Rotary Club of Chesterfield Scarsdale.
He can be contacted by telephone: 01246 276868 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or by post at Unit
10, Markham Vale Environment
Lane, Markham Vale, Chesterfield S44 5HY
Please see below to download a copy of the brochure and entry forms for the 2014 Young
You can also write to Neil Baker or e-mail him to request a copy of this
The Application form is at
The Marking Scheme and Design Brief is at:
Presenting a cheque to Dame Professor Shaw
President Andrew presenting a cheque to Dame Professor Shaw at our 3rd April meeting for her Motor Neurone Disease research
Donation to Alzheimers Society
Earlier in the year Past President Peter Blake donated the collection of
£600 from the funeral of his wife Joan to the club and President Andy was able
to make a donation of £1000 including a club amount of £400 to Hazel Shaw who
is Debenture Support Manager for the Alzheimers Society and she thanked Peter
and Andy for their support.
Kids n Cancer presentation
President Andrew presented a cheque to Kids n Cancer after the excellent presentation by Angela Hooley at the February 27th meeting.
Scarsdale Charter a Great Success
Pictured below are some of the Highlights of the Charter evening of the Rotary Club of Chesterfield Scarsdale held on Thursday 20th February at the Proact Stadium, Chesterfield.
The President and his guests
The Mayor and Mayoress of Chesterfield
Speaker, Mr Peter Hart who spoke on Earl Haig
Rotarian David Hays receives his Paul Harris Fellowship from the District Governor Mr Peter Moralees
The Archers comes to Scarsdale
The Archers came to Scarsdale at a recent meeting when. Chris Thompson,a scriptwriter for the BBC, spoke about writing for the Archer and Emerdale and many other productions. Pictured is President Andrew presenting a cheque for Chris's favourite charity.
Rotary Xmas Party 2013
On 19th December 2013 Scarsdale Rotary held it's annual Christmas Party. Entertainment was by the Chesterfield Ladies Choir Aurora.
Walking Weekend 2013
The Scarsdale Walking Weekend was organised in North Yorkshire this October by Rotarian Maurice Poole. It was regarded as one of the best in recent times.
Young Chef Competition
Scarsdale Organised the Young Chef Competition held at Hasland Hall School. Pictured are some of the young chefs.
Scarsdale Old Folks Party 2013
President Andrew delighted the guests
Pictured below are the Rotarian Helpers
PRESENTATION OF £1000 TO SAMARITANS
President Andrew Matthews recently presented a cheque for £1000 to Malcolm Cowper of the Chesterfield Samaritans
District Governor visits Scarsdale
President Andrew with the District Governor Peter Moralee
David Howes - Chesterfield 1884 to present day
David Howes receiving a donation to the Ashgate Hospice from president Andrew Matthews following his excellent presentation to Chesterfield Scarsdale Rotary on Thursday 15th October 2013 - "Chesterfield 1884 to present day"
New President Andrew Matthews
The new President of Chesterfield Scarsdale Rotary club for 2013/14, Dr Andrew Matthews was inducted at the Rotary meeting held at the Proact Stadium on Thursday 4th July 2013
Scarsdale Rotary Members in Scarborough
Pictured below is President Andrew Matthews with his guests at the pre dinner event at the District Conference in Scarborough on 18th October 2013.
Rotary Wirksworth walk 15th August 2013
Below are some images of the intrepid walkers
Below is the magnificent stained glass window of Wirksworth church seen by Rotarians and wives on the walk.
Ashover Classic Car Rally
On Sunday 28th July the Ashover Classic Car Rally organised by the Rotary Clubs of Chesterfield, Chesterfield Scarsdale and Matlock was held at the Rectory Fields Ashover.
A record attendance at means that that approximately
£12,000 may have been raised for Rotary
and other charities. The Classic Car winner was Ivan Spurrier-Smith from
Wirksworth with a 1931 Lagonda and the Classic Bike winner was Billy
Batholomew with a 1971 BSA Rocket .
Pictured below are some enthusiastic Rotarian car owners discussing the merits of the various vehicles.
Rotary Community Award Scheme
Year 6 pupils of the Calow C of E School celebrated their year`s Personal and Social Educational Programme embraced in the National Junior Rotary Community Award Scheme. Their success was rewarded with a badge and certificate which were presented in the NE County Council Offices by Rotarian President Dr. Andrew Matthews supported by fellow Rotarians of the Rotary Club of Chesterfield Scarsdale who had guided the pupils. Headteacher Martin Thacker and class teacher, Mrs J. Oldale had given unstinting support for the project.
New member Mr John Hawkins
New member Mr John Hawkins was inducted recently to the Club by President Rodger. John has been a Solicitor in Chesterfield for many years and is well known in the community.
New member Alexis Diouf
President Rodger had the pleasure recently of inducting a new member Alexis Diouf
and he was warmly welcomed by club members. Cllr Alexis is Mayor elect
Chesterfield and will bring his experience of making contributions to
the town and its people to the club.
Ashgate Hospice Donation
Rotary Club of Chesterfield welcomed Lucy Mickson the Chief Executive Officer
of Ashgate Hospice and presented a donation for £1000 to the Hospice. Lucy
thanked the club for our continuing support which has totalled £24,000 plus
over 20 years.
holding the cheque are President Rodger Heathcote, Lucy and Senior Vice
President Andrew Matthews
Rotarian Ambassadorial Scholar Courtney Rachal
At our recent meeting Past
President Keith Pollard introduced Rotarian Ambassadorial Scholar
Courtney Rachal who is from Luling Los A. USA. She is studying
International Media and History at Nottingham University. She is a
member of Rotary Club of St John Parrish club in Los Angeles and whilst in
Nottingham she is enjoying Charity work and raised £1000 for the City
She gave a summary of her current studies and an insight into her local Rotary Club.
Pictured left to right are
President Rodger Heathcote, Courtney and Past President Keith Pollard
(District Co-Ordinator for Ambassadorial Scholars).
Visit to JCB
Pictured below is the team of Chesterfield Scarsdale Rotarians visiting the JCB factory in Rocester on Tuesday 9th April 2013
Charter Night 14th February 2013
OF CHESTERFIELD SCARSDALE
Charter night was held at the Proact Stadium, Chesterfield and was a great success
Pictured is President Rodger presenting a cheque to the Mayor of Chesterfield to support his Charity Appeal.
Pictured below are the top table guests at the Charter Dinner
Pictured below is the presidents wife, Mrs Christine Heathcote with the president of Chesterfield Rotary Club and guests
Master of ceremonies Mr Roy Cutt takes charge...
Senior Vice president, Dr Andrew Matthews proposes the first toast
Junior Vice President Neil Baker responds
District Governor, David proposes a toast the the Club
President Rodger responds and introduces the speaker, Mr Alfie Moore
Alfie Moore gave an excellent speech
The critics section
PP B Harrison presents 2012 charity cheques
In August of this year The Rotary Club of Chesterfield Scarsdale presented cheques to the Ashgate Hospice and the Special Care Bay Unit at Chesterfield Royal Hospital.
Pictured below is Past President Brian Harrison (centre), in whose year the funds were raised, presenting the cheques in the company of President Rodger Heathcote and District governor David Ashley. These charities were the specific choice of PP Brian.
Our Rotary Club
We are a traditional Rotary Club that maintains very close links with our ladies Inner Wheel Club, sharing many fund raising and social activities together.
Our membership is drawn from a broad section of achievers across the local business and professional community whose interest and commitment we retain.
A place to be for those who not only enjoy the stimulus and fellowship of like minded people but who also value an environment with much humour and fun, together with creative innovation and constructive independence, without any prejudice to the Rotary ethos and ideals.