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Extended Distribution for Purple4Polio Ice Cream

The premier Purple4Polio Ice Cream is now available across Great Britain and Ireland, meaning even more children can be protected from polio. The idea was the brainchild of the Rotary Club of Huntly member Paul Robinson, and then ably supported by fellow members Stuart Wright and Philip Morrison who saw it as a great way to tie Read more >

Malaria Project Takes Rotary Prize At Big Bang Competition

A team of four pupils from Gillingham School in Dorest were crowned with The Rotary Prize for Medical/Scientific Advancement at The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair. Zack Glindon, Alex Handley, Thomas Hollingsworth and Cameron Woodhouse impressed the judges with their project, which aims to disrupt the life cycle of the Anopheles mosquito Read more >

Rotary’s Big Plans for Big Bang Fair

Rotary is excited to be launching a new youth activity to coincide with our attendance at the UK’s biggest STEM fair for young people in the UK – The Big Bang Fair. The Rotary Technology Tournament has been featured at the Big Bang Fair for a number of years and is an interactive competition for Read more >

Rotarian Recognised as Point of Light

David Dixon, a member of Ironbridge Rotary Club has been recognised with a Points of Light Award by Prime Minister Theresa May for his work as a founding trustee of Village Water. The Points of Light Awards recognise outstanding volunteers who have brought change to communities. Village Water is a charity providing safe water for Read more >

Rotary’s Battle Against Polio Given Final Push On International Women’s Day

On March 8th, International Women’s Day, Rotarians across Britain and Ireland will break for tea and jam to celebrate an historic milestone, the dramatic success to date in the ongoing campaign to rid the world of polio. Rotary clubs across Britain and Ireland plan to host simultaneous Purple4Polio Tea Parties beginning at the quintessentially British Read more >

Refugee Children on the Road to Education – Rotary Good News Week

Rotary clubs in the West Midlands have been involved in improving the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable children by paying a visit to the Grande-Synthe refugee camp in Northern France. Clubs across the West Midlands united to help fund sets of winter clothing, 50 backpacks full of school supplies and even a Read more >

Rotarian recognised at Life After Stroke Awards – Rotary Good News Week

After years of volunteering to raise awareness for high blood pressure on behalf of the Stroke Association, one Rotarian was recently nominated at the Life After Stroke Awards. Mukesh Malhotra, a member of the Rotary Club of Hounslow, was nominated for the Adult Courage Award, which recognises stroke sufferers who have demonstrated immense determination in Read more >

Another Fantastic Year For Rotary Youth – Rotary Good News Week

2016 was another exciting year for the youngest groups of the Rotary family, as Rotary continues its pledge to Step Up To Serve. RotaKids and Interact are vibrant and fun branches of Rotary for 7-12 and 12-18 year olds, where young people are given amazing opportunities to broaden their horizons, make new friends and help Read more >

A Towering Toy Story – Rotary Good News Week

The Rotary Club of Darwen has been towering high with their latest innovative fundraising project which has already benefited a number of local charities. The club is building a five foot replica of one of the town’s most famous landmarks, the Darwen Jubilee Tower, entirely from Lego. Each of the 25,000 individual bricks which will Read more >

Working Away For The Community – Rotary Good News Week

Those arriving at Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital in Oswestry will no longer be met with a neglected and unkempt roundabout thanks to the work of one of the town’s Rotary clubs. Volunteers from Oswestry Cambrian Rotary Club took on the challenge of adopting and refurbishing the roundabout after becoming a friend of the Read more >

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