Christmas Philippines appeal

Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland (RIBI) is urging the public not to forget the victims of the Philippines disaster this Christmas and to continue to pledge their support to the relief effort. Our 51,000 members across the UK and Ireland have already raised around £2.5m in the six weeks since Super Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the 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 >

Queen receives Award of Honour

Rotary International recognised Her Majesty The Queen on Monday December 16 with the Rotary International Award of Honour to celebrate the 60th anniversary of her Coronation. Her Majesty The Queen, who graciously accepted the prestigious honour, has been a supporter of Rotary’s polio eradication and humanitarian programmes. The award was taken to Buckingham Palace by Rotary International Director, Read more >

Yellowmen go the extra mile

The Rotary Club of Senlac is pleased to announce the purchase of a new Yamaha motorbike in support of their Yellowmen project in Kenya. The project began twelve years ago and has provided several much needed clinics and medical aid to the remote West Pokot area.  However, some patients have to walk up to 30km carrying a 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 >

Green Apple award

Rotarians Gabrielle Back, Mukesh Malhotra and Rodney Huggins attended a prestigious presentation at the House of Commons to receive an International Green Apple Award from the Green Organisation. The trophy was awarded in recognition of Gabrielle’s work promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging carbon reduction and community environmental work. After receiving the trophy from Liz Kendall MP, Minister for Trade, the Rotarians made a donation to the Green Earth Read more >

Single reaches Amazon Top 10

The Christmas single released by Rotarians in South West England has made it to the number 10 spot of Amazon’s Hot New Releases MP3 Chart since its release on Monday. The song – Christmas Time (Children Sing) – is sung by Cornish singer and TV presenter Shane Solomon and has been released to raise funds for The Rotary 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 >

Rotary releases Christmas single

Update: Download now from here:  Rotarians in South West England are releasing a brand new Christmas single to raise funds for The Rotary Foundation. The song, Christmas Time (Children Sing) is a feel good Christmas ballad penned by songwriter AJ Lornie and sung by TV Presenter, Shane Solomon. The music video has been created to make people think about Read more >

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