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22/03/2018 11:00 AM
Sheltering the world one step at a time
The Chad Basin, including parts of Nigeria, Niger, Chad Central African Republic and Cameroon, has seen as many as 10 million people displaced due to instability caused by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. ShelterBox working with in country partners and with global Rotary support, has reached the milestone of helping over 10,000 families here Read more >

16/03/2018 03:42 PM
Off with a Big Bang!
Newland House School takes Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland top prize at the Big Bang Competition! Students Sam Edwards, William Dummett, Henry Bramall and Edward Mason from Newland House School were honoured with the Rotary Prize for Environmental and Scientific Advancement at The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition. The student Read more >

08/03/2018 11:59 AM
A small amount of time, leaving a long-lasting impact
Over 100 volunteers descended on York Minster to take part in an innovative project supporting girls across the world. Rotary Club of York Ainsty has been actively volunteering for five years with Days for Girls – a charity providing sanitary products with an aim to keep girls in education. Days for Girls devised a solution Read more >

08/03/2018 09:43 AM
Meet the women making polio history
Whether it is by administering life-saving vaccines, or through advocacy to ensure the issue remains a key priority, women are at the heart of the End Polio Now campaign. To mark International Women’s Day we recognise three women who have, and continue to play key roles in making sure we achieve the goal of a Read more >

06/03/2018 10:00 AM
Fancy a purple ice cream?
That’s what Rotary Huntly members Paul Robinson, Stuart Wright and Philip Morrison thought back in 2016. The trio came up with a cool idea: Purple4Polio ice cream, the proceeds of which would go to support the End Polio Now campaign. Having the concept was the easy part, making it happen was a bit more challenging. Read more >

01/03/2018 07:30 AM
“Rotary’s unsung polio effort deserves the Nobel Peace Prize”
Government Minister, Harriett Baldwin, has lent her support to calls for Rotary International to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its fight against polio. Speaking at the Rotary Presidential Peacebuilding Conference in Coventry, the Minister of State for both International Development and Africa, praised the stand which Rotary has taken for 30 years in Read more >

28/02/2018 10:45 AM
Celebrating Rotary’s 113th Birthday
Rotary International President, Ian Riseley, was at the forefront of celebrations in the UK to mark Rotary’s 113th birthday. Ian was in the country to attend the Presidential Peace Conference taking place in Coventry, which coincided with the Rotary celebrations on February 23rd. The Australian joined Rotarians from across the Heart of England for a Read more >

27/02/2018 11:42 AM
Budding Young Scientists Compete for Rotary Prize at Big Bang Fair
The Big Bang Fair is the largest STEM event for young people aged between 7-19 and includes theatre shows, hands on exhibits, interactive workshops, careers information and of course, The Big Bang Competition. Tickets are free, and over 80,000 attend the annual event over four days from 14th-17th March 2018. For many years Rotary has Read more >

21/02/2018 07:00 AM
Rotary Champions of Change Awards heads to Cardiff
Unsung heroes from across Great Britain and Ireland will be honoured at the fifth annual Rotary Champions of Change Awards night in Cardiff on 18th May. The Lord Mayor of Cardiff will host the event in the City Hall, along with other local dignitaries and supporting Rotary members. From an impressive set of nominations, 12 Read more >

20/02/2018 09:24 AM
A Royal Announcement for Rotary Conference
It is with great pleasure we can announce that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal will be joining us at the 93rd annual conference in Torquay, on the afternoon of Saturday 7th April. Her Royal Highness is an Honorary Member of the Rotary Club of Elgin. We are thrilled that The Princess Royal will be able to Read more >