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New corporate members scheme

The Rotary Club of Ipswich has launched a new membership scheme to enable business leaders and other organisations who are interested in joining Rotary to become corporate members. Corporate membership costs £150 per annum and entitles a senior member of an organisation and up to three designees to become members. The senior member or any of the designees can then Read more >

Going up in the world

Thanks to the generosity of the Rotary Club of Brentwood a Becket, the Saint Francis Hospice in Havering-atte-Bower has new patient lifting facilities and a sponsored car parking space. Club Secretary, Neville Brown and Anne Bender, a former nurse at the hospice, were asked to get in touch to see what help was most needed. The answer Read more >

The Settle Saunter

The Rotary Club of Settle is inviting Rotarians, friends and members of the public to take a special walk for polio on the Spring Bank Holiday Weekend, Saturday May 24. The walk, the Settle Saunter, is a chance to help the fight against polio whilst enjoying a short break amidst the splendid scenery of the Yorkshire Read more >

First RotaKids club in Cheshire

The Rotary Club of Neston has established Cheshire’s first RotaKids club at Neston Primary School. The new club members were presented with their certificates, badges and wristbands at a special assembly held at the school when the children returned after the Christmas holidays. Members of the new club will use their time and energy to Read more >

Shipston Victorian Evening

The Rotary Club of Shipston on Stour held its Victorian Evening in the town for the sixteenth year running. Rotarians in Victorian dress were out in force, collecting for good causes and the Rotary Club of Shipston on Stour President, John Round, kicked off the proceedings by introducing the Mayor of Shipston on Stour, Veronica Read more >

Wakefield special service award

President of Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland (RIBI), Nan McCreadie has presented Ray Spencer, Chair of Governors at Kingsland Special School in Wakefield with a Rotary Special Service Award, in recognition of his work and contribution to Kingsland School. Over the last 18 months, Ray and members of the Rotary Club of Wakefield Chantry, have Read more >

Rotary Way

The Rotary Club Of Otley Chevin has had a road named after it in recognition of the club’s contribution to looking after the environment in the area. Over the last few years, the club has planted bulbs on two roads in Otley – one of which was the by-pass – which made a contribution to Otley in Read more >

Philippines generosity

The Rotary Club of Ayr has been out in force collecting money to support the work of ShelterBox in the Philippines. Over a five day period, the club collected outside their local Morrisons and church, where the collection raised £3,235 as a result of a presentation given to the congregation. In total, £6,000 was raised. Bob Henderson, Rotary’s Read more >

First Rotary shop in Staffordshire

The Rotary Club of Wolstanton has opened a new shop in Newcastle-Under-Lyme to raise money for local charities. The shop, which is on the main High Street, opened its doors on Friday November 15 and will be manned from 10am to 4pm every day, except Sundays. The shop is the brainchild of Rotarian Brian Bentley, who Read more >

Poetry competition 26 years old

Poetry reading in Chesterfield was the focus when local children took part in the Rotary Club of Chesterfield’s 26th annual Chesterfield Junior Schools Poetry Reading Competition. Fifteen contestants took part from five local schools and the winner was 10 year old Christopher Chiad from Hady Primary School with his rendition of Roald Dahl’s poem The Read more >

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