Rotary takes to the road in tax disc campaign

From October 1 motorists no longer need to display a tax disc on their vehicles and Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland has taken the opportunity to launch a new tax disc campaign. Rotarians, their friends and families are being asked to display a specially designed Rotary wheel in place of the tax disc Read more >

Disabled Sports Championships receive lottery grant

Rotary is pleased to announce that after 33 years of organising the Rotary English Disabled Sports Team Championships in Coventry, the project has been awarded a grant by the Big Lottery Fund. The championships are organised by the five Rotary Clubs of Coventry and take place each year at the Xcel Leisure Centre in Coventry, Read more >

Rotaractor launches new peace centre

Rotaractor Luke Addison has launched a new Peacejam community hub at Winchester University  with the help of local Rotarians, dedicated to spreading peace and goodwill around the world. He got the idea after meeting Archbishop Desmond Tutu at an international peace conference in June, organised by PeaceJam. An exclusive screening of a film about the Read more >

Ebola collection reaches £15k

The Rotary Club of Marlow says it is well on the way to meeting its target of £40,000 to help Ebola sufferers, thanks to the generosity of local residents and other Rotary clubs. The Rotarians took to the streets following an appeal which was started by Marlow Rotary Club’s Brian Jonson and Jim Clarke last Read more >

Intrepid kayakers reach Memphis

Intrepid Rotarian Ken Robertshaw of the Rotary Club of Halifax and former Rotary Youth Leadership Award participant Grace Alsanck have reached Memphis Tennessee in their mammoth kayak down the entire length of the Mississippi river. The pair are raising money for the Theodora Children’s Trust, a charity which provides specially trained entertainers to hospitals to Read more >