• Rotary raises pounds for Pudsey for BBC Children in Need 2018
      by Dave King on 20th November 2018 at 9:57 am

      Rotary clubs across the country were out in force to support BBC Children in Need in one of the biggest fundraising events of the year. The post Rotary raises pounds for Pudsey for BBC Children in Need 2018 appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland. […]

    • Rotary joins forces with Garda to improve road safety in Ireland
      by Dave King on 19th November 2018 at 3:34 pm

      With 35% of all childhood deaths in Ireland because of road traffic accident, the Garda Commissioner has lent his support to a Rotary-led safety campaign. The post Rotary joins forces with Garda to improve road safety in Ireland appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland. […]

    • Generating social change through Rotary and #iwill campaign
      by Rosie Anderson on 16th November 2018 at 10:41 am

      Six years ago, then Prime Minister, David Cameron, wanted to see more young people involved in their community. As a result, the #iwill campaign was set up. So how has Rotary helped with this initiative? The post Generating social change through Rotary and #iwill campaign appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland. […]

    • Rotary members who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the First World War
      by Geoffrey Johnson on 16th November 2018 at 8:00 am

      Many Rotary members from across the globe paid the ultimate sacrifice for their country. In this final extract from The Rotarian, marking 100 years since the declaration of the Armistice, spelling the end of the First World War, we reflect on those who died during the four-year conflict. The post Rotary members who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the First World War appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland. […]

    • When the Rotarian apostle of peace took America into war
      by Geoffrey Johnson on 15th November 2018 at 8:00 am

      As part of a continuing series to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, The Rotarian reflects on the year 1917 and when the United States joined the Allies in battle in Europe. The post When the Rotarian apostle of peace took America into war appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland. […]

    • Rotary polio ambassador Ade headlines BBC Children in Need
      by Rosie Anderson on 14th November 2018 at 3:23 pm

      The BBC’s annual fund-raising bonanza, Children in Need, returns to our screens on Friday with polio campaigner, Ade Adepitan, presenting alongside Graham Norton, Tess Daly and Mel Giedroyc. The post Rotary polio ambassador Ade headlines BBC Children in Need appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland. […]

    • Rotary mourns with Scottish entertainer Harry Lauder
      by Geoffrey Johnson on 14th November 2018 at 8:00 am

      Harry Lauder was a celebrated Scottish singer and comedian from the turn of the last century, who was popular in both music hall and vaudevillian theatre traditions. He was also a member of the Glasgow Rotary. As part of a continuing series to mark the centenary of the Armistice, The Rotarian looks at how the death of Harry Lauder’s son, who was killed in action in 1916, had a big impact in America. The post Rotary mourns with Scottish entertainer Harry Lauder appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland. […]