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On 13th June, in the grounds of Buckland Abbey, children and parents from Hyde Park Infant School did a sponsored walk for Literacy in a Box and learned a little about life in Zambia Read more
34 boxes packed and dispatched to Shoebox HQ at Preston. They will be sent to Kiev in Ukraine for distribution before Christmas. Thanks to Paul Davies and Geoff Lucock for organising and everyone from the Club who filled boxes. Read more
Rotary Clubs of Roborough and Plymouth with Scoot-A-Long, YMCA Plymouth and Hasler RNRC (Royal Navy Recovery Centre). Once again we celebrated the differently-abled in our area with fun and activities on the Hoe. Read more
Fri 11th December Roborough Rotary Club's Christmas Sleigh (looking even smarter than ever thanks to the mechanics at Scoot- A- Long) will be taking to the road again on 11th December 2015. See diary on the right for a quick check on where we will be and when.Read more
Our new President Helen West. The charities Helen will be supporting during her Presidential year, which started on 1st July, are YMCA Plymouth and Literacy in a Box. She has already raised over £1,000 with a Skydive from 10,000 feet.Read more
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Roborough Rotary Club's Christmas Sleigh (looking even smarter than ever thanks to the mechanics at Scoot- A- Long) will be taking to the road again on 11th December 2015.
Santa and his team of helpers from the Rotary Club and Inner Wheel will start by touring the local area between 6 and 8 in the evening. Look out for them in Widewell and Little Fancy Close on Friday 11thDecember; in Fort Austin Avenue on Monday 14th December, in the Looseleigh Lane area on Thursday 17th December, and finally, in Derriford, in the Upland Drive area on Saturday 19th December.
Santa will also be at Asda in Estover from 16th to 18th December and at Morrisons, Outland Road from 20th to 23rd December.
Proceeds from the collection go towards local charities with particular emphasis on those providing help and support to children and young people.
See below for information about who benefitted from last year's sleigh collection.
Rotary's Santa just keeps on giving
(From the Plymouth Herald February 25th 2015)
In the run-up to Christmas the team from Roborough Rotary Club and Roborough Inner Wheel Clubs spent their days collecting at Morrisons on Outland Road and ASDA at Estover, plus five evenings touring the north Plymouth area including Widewell, Fort Austin, Derriford and Manadon. Over �5,500 was raised for local charities.
On 25th February cheques were presenting to various causes at the Lord Mayor's Parlour
and representing Roborough Rotary Club Phil Chesters, President; Helen West, President Elect; Hugh Baker, President Nominee and Peter Norton, Treasurer
Phil Chesters, president of Roborough Rotary Club, said: "The cheques presented at the Lord Mayor's Parlour were just some of the donations we were able to make following our collection which, thanks to the generosity of the people of Plymouth raised over �5,500.
"All proceeds from the collection go towards local charities with particular emphasis on those providing help and support to children and young people."
Michael Wallis from Derriford Children's Cancer Service said: "I have to say Roborough Rotary Club picked an impressive lineup of charities all of which I know are working so hard making a difference to people's lives in our local community.
"It is all too often that local projects miss out to the larger high profile charities so it is wonderful to see an organisation like this supporting on a local level; we are sincerely thankful for their donation."
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