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Pupils from around the District attended this years Excitement of Science lecture with the help of a number of clubs who provided funding for transport. The lecture was given by Dr Caroline Molineux, a science teacher from Sharples High School in Bolton, she is also an ambassador for the National... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2019 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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Now meeting at the Culcheth Sports Club (Daten) the Rotary Club of Newton & District Jubilee, enjoyed a very successful 2018. Attendance at Culcheth Community day, Croft and Winwick Carnivals, repeating the annual Culcheth Beer Festival and the popular Halle Concert, concluding with Father Christmas travelling with his Reindeer Float,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2019 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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Runcorn Rotary held a special evening at Hotel Campanile to thank young volunteers from 4 groups who assisted with the 4 days of collections made at Asda and Trident Park in December. The float also visited Halton Village Millennium Green and was used on Sandymoor by the Community President Tony... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2019 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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Onchan Rotary made a Donation of £500 to Zambia Medical and Orphan Fund Registered Charity no 978(IOM). This charity supports a School in Livingstone, Zambia. They have built the school from nothing to allow orphans to get an education and a meal a day. The School now has over 300... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2019 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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Ian Robinson, President of Rotary Congleton and secretary Maggie Walker presented a cheque for £1,500 to Mr Ed O'Brien, Head Teacher at Eaton Bank Academy. Mr O'Brien told the assembly of the role of Rotary in the community and the value of working to serve the community. The money was... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2019 at Rotary NW England & IoM
Wigan Rotary Club is proud to be sponsoring Anthony Pemberton, a young man who was born, bred and received his early education in Wigan, as he begins his journey towards becoming a Rotary Peace Fellow. The Rotary Peace Fellowship is an annual award that grants up to 50 fellowships for... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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On Thursday November 1st, the University of Salford hosted the 2018 Rotary Technology Tournament. Four schools from across the District took part - Moorside High School, Broadoak School, Parrenthorn High School and Hawkley Hall and were supported by staff and student ambassadors along with local Rotarians. Along with tasks such... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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Mondays meeting topic at Warrington Rotary Club was introduced by Rotarian Chris Ardern. It was a discussion on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. It was particularly appropriate as Chris, earlier this year, had spent 3 months working in Borneo on a charity project bringing clean water to a village... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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World Polio Day took place on 23rd October 2018. To mark this occasion Runcorn Rotary and Friends of Rotary were involved in the Annual project. For over 30 years, Rotary and its members have been committed to fighting to eradicate polio across the world. The amount of polio-endemic countries has... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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Altrincham Rotary Club took on the task of getting Altrincham Town Hall illuminated in purple and succeeded. They said yes!!. Pushing their luck they had it lit from Monday the 22 October until Thursday night 25 Oct. but they had to switch off the lights a 11pm. One night they... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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This time of the year when the nights are drawing in and the temperatures are dropping our thoughts always turn to the unfortunate people who sleep on our streets. Hyde Rotary with the support from schools and churches in Hyde collect and collate harvest festival every year. This year the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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As well as the many local charities and community projects who gain financially from Rotary fundraising events, all the local Rotary clubs in the area also raise funds throughout the year to support international projects. This year the clubs in Denton and Audenshaw, Dukinfield and Stalybridge, Tameside and Hyde joined... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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Lamplighters recently had an extremely busy week starting with an International Evening in conjunction with a local church on Saturday 13 th October organised by Lamplighters Mary James and President Clyde Raine.Using a grant from the High Sheriff’s Police Trust the evening was a superb example of people from different... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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Saturday 13th Octover, saw a steady stream of people escaping the wind and rain of a stormy Bolton. They took the opportunity to enter the bright and inviting Chancellor’s Mall of the University of Bolton to celebrate the ninth Bolton Health Mela, a fun and fact packed family-oriented festival celebrating... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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On Friday 19th October, the Greater Manchester and Cheshire Rotary eclub were presented with their Charter and became fully fledged members of Rotary International. It has taken them a lot of hard work to get here, but now they can operate in their own right under the Rotary banner. They... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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Since 2008 Wigan Rotary Club has organised a competition for year 6 pupils in Wigan Primary Schools called Junior Speaks. The teams consisting of a Chairperson, a Speaker and someone to propose a Vote of Thanks are asked to make a presentation on an appropriate subject of their choice. The... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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The Gee Cross Fete held on Sam Redfern Green on Sunday 1st July was a huge success the weather was very good, the community turned out in force and the entertainment flowed throughout the day, this year the proceeds topped a record £7,400.00 that will be equally divided between Hyde... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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Over 120 pupils entered the Rotary Young Chef National Competition this year at Woodhey High School, again a record for the number of young entrants entering the competition and after five heats and one grand final “cook off” two young people are going through to the semi finals of the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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The Rotary Club of Stockport Lamplighter recently held their annual charity golf day at Northenden Golf Club. Organised by Rotarian Kate Turpie, also Lady Captain of the golf club, the day was a huge success despite the almost monsoon conditions. 18 teams took part and to date the massive sum... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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The new Rotary Club of Tameside took over Tameside Beer Festival when Ashton Rotary Club folded. The festival has gone from strength to strength and now in its eighth year raised over £8000 shared between The British Lung Foundation, Tameside Admiral Nurses & Dementia Uk and other local charities. This... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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Hyde Rotary staged their own version of the Last Night at the Proms at the prestigious Oakland’s Hall in Hyde joining the capacity audience The Civic Mayor of Tameside Cllr Denise Ward and her Consort Cllr David McNally enjoyed a selection of music provided by The award winning Blackley Brass... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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A week of hard work at The Culcheth Sports Club culminated on Friday & Saturday 14th & 15th September in another hugely successful CULCHETH BEER FESTIVAL (see photograph). Again, records were broken with over 1000 attendees, 630 of whom arrived on the Saturday. Live Music, a Delicious Hog Roast, 40... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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The Life Education Bus visited Holy Trinity School, Ashton in September . Tameside Rotary have now supported 5 junior schools in the borough which teaches children how to keep themselves healthy and safe. We hope to involve other schools next year so using social media we are spreading the word. Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM
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September 13th 2018 officially marked the end of a three year project to build a science laboratory at a school in a small town called Gaiceana in Romania. The work undertaken by Rotary involved converting a classroom into a state of the art science laboratory providing fixtures, fittings and equipment.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2018 at Rotary NW England & IoM