New President for 2021

John Murray is our new club president. He has lived in Harpenden since 2001 when, after a career including spells in the oil industry and running his own business, he was appointed chief executive of the Society of Maritime Industries. […]

Mock interviews for studen...

Club member David Rankin, speaking at the Rotary District Conference on February 29 about the Village Club members’ involvement with The Prince’s Trust. David explained that our club members, having a long history of providing annual ‘mock interviews’ for 70 […]

Lord Hill Remembered

Susan Fairbairn spoke to the club about the varied and distinguished career of her father, Lord Hill of Luton. Born Charles Hill, in London, he lived most of his life in Harpenden where he fathered five children. He trained as […]

Club earns top Rotary awar...

Club President David Nye (right) receives the Rotary Foundation Award from Assistant Governor Robert Ward, representing the Rotary District. Harpenden Village earned the award for giving more money than any other club last year to Rotary Foundation, Rotary International’s charity. […]

Polio – Another triu...

Rotary and its Global Polio Eradication Initiative partners have announced that wild polio virus type 3  has been certified eradicated worldwide. This achievement means that two of the three wild polio strains have now been wiped out. Since 1985, Rotary’s […]