• Tom’s Blog – October 2020
      by Tom Griffin on 30th October 2020 at 11:45 am

      Rotary Great Britain and Ireland President, Tom Griffin, shares the fourth instalment of his monthly blog which included celebrated World Polio Day. The post Tom’s Blog – October 2020 appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.

    • Reduced services see unpaid carers pushed to the limit – and desperately worried about winter
      by Laura Willcox on 28th October 2020 at 12:48 pm

      Carers UK have released a new report ‘caring behind closed doors’ looking at the ongoing impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on unpaid carers. The post Reduced services see unpaid carers pushed to the limit – and desperately worried about winter appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.

    • It’s never too early to mention Christmas, especially when it comes to the Rotary Shoebox scheme
      by Laura Willcox on 28th October 2020 at 9:35 am

      The Rotary Shoebox Scheme has been operating for 25 years and in that time has delivered one million boxes to Eastern Europe. The post It’s never too early to mention Christmas, especially when it comes to the Rotary Shoebox scheme appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.

    • Rainbow stained-glass panel thanks Covid volunteers
      by Dave King on 27th October 2020 at 12:26 pm

      ‘Service above self’ is the world-wide motto of Rotary. This is nowhere more exemplified than the service of keyworkers during the pandemic. Now Rotarians in Essex have gone out of their way to commemorate the role of keyworkers in a unique way. The post Rainbow stained-glass panel thanks Covid volunteers appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.

    • Lincolnshire Rotarians support schoolchildren affected by flooding
      by Dave King on 27th October 2020 at 12:01 pm

      Last year, the River Steeping burst its banks around Wainfleet in Lincolnshire, flooding around 130 properties and forcing 590 people out of their homes. Skegness Rotary is continuing to support those families. The post Lincolnshire Rotarians support schoolchildren affected by flooding appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.

    • Virtual pet show proves a hit for Rotary club
      by Dave King on 27th October 2020 at 10:39 am

      Darlington Rotary in County Durham has hit on a novel activity during these difficult times – a virtual pet show. The post Virtual pet show proves a hit for Rotary club appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.

    • Rotary sporting events raise valuable community funds
      by Dave King on 27th October 2020 at 10:20 am

      Though fund-raising opportunities are slim during the current pandemic, some Rotary clubs are using sports as an opportunity to raise cash to support community projects. The post Rotary sporting events raise valuable community funds appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.