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 >

Rotarians Recognised in 2017 New Year’s Honours list

A number of Rotary members have been recognised for their extraordinary achievements as part of the 2017 New Year’s Honours list. This includes the award of six British Empire Medals (BEM), five MBEs, one CBE and one OBE accolades, for a variety of humanitarian service activities. David Hodge, Caterham Rotary Club Awarded a CBE for Read more >

Rotary Goes Purple For The Parade

Rotarians went Purple for the Parade as they braved the rain to take part in the London New Year’s Day Parade 2017 to highlight Rotary in Britain and Ireland’s Purple4Polio campaign. President of Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland Eve Conway, said: “The theme of the LNYDP 2017 was ‘Lights, Camera, Action’ and Rotary’s Read more >

Rotary and RHS Go Purple4Polio In Regent’s Park

Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland has joined forces with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to plant over seven million purple crocus corms across Britain & Ireland as part of their Purple4Polio campaign to raise awareness and funds for End Polio Now. Rotary clubs have been teaming up with RHS Britain in Bloom and Read more >

One Million Shoeboxes of Joy – Rotary Good News Week

For over 20 years the Rotary Shoebox Scheme has been delivering over a million boxes of joy to underprivileged communities across Eastern Europe, with more on their way just in time for Christmas. By working with their local Rotary club, schools, businesses and individuals pack the boxes full of toys, clothing, school equipment and toiletries Read more >

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