Wigan Club wonder celebrates 60 years in Rotary

Photograph: John enjoys a chat with fellow Rotary Club of Wigan member. After 60 years with Rotary, John has many great tales to tell.  Possibly one of Britain’s longest-serving Rotarians, John Miller, is celebrating his 60 years of Rotary membership, with his wife Margaret, both members of Wigan Rotary. John Miller, PH,F joined Wigan Rotary in Read more >

Christmas fun for little ones

Christmas is certainly on the way across Great Britain and Ireland, as Rotary clubs are working with communities to bring festive cheer. Trees of light are being put on display and the ever popular Santa Sleighs are being prepared for charity collections. Clubs are also appealing to schools, community groups and the general public to Read more >

Local Rotarians welcomed by UN

Photograph: Romantic break for two quickly turns into a Rotary break for 17! What might have been a short romantic trip for Assistant Governor Steve Jenkins, Rotary Club of Cardiff Bay, and his wife to New York quickly turned into a larger trip involving 17 club members being invited to stand in the chamber of Read more >

Rotary clubs wear spots and raise lots

The official partnership between Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland (RIBI) and BBC Children in Need has resulted in a staggering amount raised for the charity. Rotary clubs have often supported BBC Children in Need over the years but this latest combined effort has resulted in even more funds being raised for the good Read more >

Rotary Club of Belfast Centenary celebrations

Photograph: The Rotary Club of Belfast celebrate their centenary with a 21 gun salute at Hillsborough Castle. The Rotary Club of Belfast celebrated their centenary with a 21 Royal Gun Salute in November at the stunning Hillsborough Castle. At 12 noon, Monday 14th, a 21 Gun Royal Salute celebrated the birthday of His Royal Highness Read more >

Rotary volunteer’s reflection of polio eradication trip

Rotarians from across the UK have returned after a successful trip to support the polio eradication effort in India. Around 14 volunteers flew to Delhi to help in the most high-risk areas by administering the vaccine alongside local Rotary clubs. National Immunisation Days (NIDs) take place every few weeks to ensure every child is protected Read more >

Rotary clubs ready for BBC Children in Need

Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland (RIBI) and Pudsey Bear are all set for this year’s BBC Children in Need to help disadvantaged children across the country. Rotary clubs across the country have been putting on a whole range of fun events, with help from everyone’s favourite yellow teddy, and are calling on the Read more >

Rotary clubs support Remembrance Day

Rotary clubs across the country are supporting Remembrance Day  events by helping with poppy collections and laying wreaths. In Nottingham, clubs were formally asked by the Lord Mayor, Michael Wildgust, to help with collections. Immediate Past District Governor Val Leivers says the response from the clubs in the Central and Trent groups was excellent: "17 Read more >

Rotary Peace Scholars show the way forward

Over 250 delegates were left inspired by the Rotary Peace Fellows at the Bill Huntley Seminar . The annual event at the University of Bradford, one of Rotary’s six peace centres across the world, left guests in awe as the peace fellows of Class IX spoke of their hard work and achievements in the world’s Read more >

30th English Disabled Sports Team Championship

Keen athletes from all across the Midlands are going for gold in this weekend’s 30th English Disabled Sports Team Championships, supported by their local Rotary clubs. Over 250 athletes are taking part in the games on 12th and 13th November at the Xcel Leisure Centre, Coventry. Last year’s winners from South Yorkshire and Lincolnshire are Read more >

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