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Celebrating Ten Years of Rotary Young Citizen Awards

This year, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Rotary Young Citizen Awards, past winners from each year have been invited back to tell their story at the Conference in Manchester.  The awards celebrate the positive citizenship and responsibilities that are shown by many young people. Rotary clubs nominated the winners, all of whom are Read more >

Rotary Keeps Wheelchair on Course in National Relay with WheelPower

Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland will be taking part in a national relay in partnership with WheelPower, the national charity for wheelchair sports, which provides sporting facilities and opportunities to transform the lives of disabled children and adults. The Wheels Challenge 2017, which kicked off at the Rotary Great Britain and Ireland conference in Read more >

Raising Funds for Rotary while Revolutionising the Understanding of Finance

The Rotary Foundation is to benefit from a new educational game that teaches financial literacy. The Financial Game, which covers topics like income and expenditure, construction of balance sheets and financial ratios, will receive its worldwide launch at the Rotary Conference in Manchester. It comprises of a mobile app which can be accessed by smartphone Read more >

Achievements of Rotary in Scotland Recognised in Parliament

A number of projects led by Rotary members in Scotland are having their achievements recognised in a debate in Scottish Parliament today. Hosted by John Lamont, MSP for Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, the event will focus both local and international initiatives in areas such as increasing healthcare provision, tackling human trafficking and improving flood defences. Read more >

Extended Distribution for Purple4Polio Ice Cream

The premier Purple4Polio Ice Cream is now available across Great Britain and Ireland, meaning even more children can be protected from polio. The idea was the brainchild of the Rotary Club of Huntly member Paul Robinson, and then ably supported by fellow members Stuart Wright and Philip Morrison who saw it as a great way to tie Read more >

Malaria Project Takes Rotary Prize At Big Bang Competition

A team of four pupils from Gillingham School in Dorest were crowned with The Rotary Prize for Medical/Scientific Advancement at The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair. Zack Glindon, Alex Handley, Thomas Hollingsworth and Cameron Woodhouse impressed the judges with their project, which aims to disrupt the life cycle of the Anopheles mosquito Read more >

Rotary’s Big Plans for Big Bang Fair

Rotary is excited to be launching a new youth activity to coincide with our attendance at the UK’s biggest STEM fair for young people in the UK – The Big Bang Fair. The Rotary Technology Tournament has been featured at the Big Bang Fair for a number of years and is an interactive competition for Read more >

Rotarian Recognised as Point of Light

David Dixon, a member of Ironbridge Rotary Club has been recognised with a Points of Light Award by Prime Minister Theresa May for his work as a founding trustee of Village Water. The Points of Light Awards recognise outstanding volunteers who have brought change to communities. Village Water is a charity providing safe water for Read more >

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 >

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