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Supporting Sunshine House


Wigan Rotary thanked Sunshine House for their support in helping to collect unwanted hospital equipment

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Holocaust Memorial Day


The World remembers the horrors of the Holocaust and Genocide

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Rotary Helps Spring View Club Become ‘Incredibly Edible’


Wigan Rotary meets RI President's tree planting challenge

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'Inspring Success'


Another successful music Concert

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Youth Speaks 2018


The winning teams pictured receiving their certificates from Peter McGhee, Principal of St John Rigby College

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About us

DID YOU KNOW THAT?

Wigan Rotary Club was formed in 1924. The Club has around 50 members and this year’s President is Gwyneth Millard. The club’s priority continues to be to provide support for local community and voluntary groups, however it does provide financial assistance to organisations involved in humanitarian work overseas.

WIGAN & LEIGH HOSPICE

Through the incredible support of the community, medical, religious, health and political bodies the Rotary Club raised £86,000 (today equivalent to over £500,000) to establish the first hospice in Poolstock. It opened in 1983.

AGE UK WIGAN BOROUGH

In 1995 three members of the Rotary Club formed Age Concern Wigan Borough (now renamed Age UK Wigan Borough) this provides a wide range of services for the elderly throughout the borough. It has offices in Market Street and Pennyhurst Mill Wigan and newly opened charity shop in Standishgate.

RUN 4 A LIFE

This 5Km fun run event started in 2004 held at the DW Stadium and in the ten years it ran raised the equivalent of £100,000 for men’s cancer research, in later years supporting the local Wigan charity Men Matters Appeal.

JUNIOR SPEAKS & YOUTH SPEAKS

This is a public speaking competition involving all the high schools and the majority of the junior schools in Wigan, and has grown in success over the last few years.

FATHER CHRISTMAS & HIS SLEIGH

December is the clubs major fund raising month when Santa and his sleigh tour the district. Thanks to the Wigan public’s generosity it raised over £12000 last December which will be donated to charities and voluntary organisations both locally and overseas

COMMUNITY DAY AND CONCERTS

Now firmly established in the summer programme is the ‘Last Night of the Proms’ Concert and the Community Day in Wigan town centre held in conjunction with the Wigan Jazz Festival



                  

                                                              

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In the Archive ...

All of the best bits from the past four years

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Contact Us :

Rotary Wigan                    Download our Club Flyer

c/o 18 SPENCER ROAD WEST, WIGAN WN6 7HP

FOR ALL DONATIONS, ENQUIRIES AND FURTHER INFORMATION :

07813 471000 or wiganrotary1924@virginmedia.com

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Thursday 22nd February 12.30

Club meeting


TBA

Thursday 1st March 12.30

Club meeting


Business meeting+raffle+50/50 draw

Thursday 8th March 12.30

Club meeting


Paul Isherwood=Recovery is Addictive

Thursday 15th March 19.00

Charter Night


Annual Charter Dinner at DW Stadium Wigan

Thursday 22nd March 12.30

Club meeting


Jade Fitzgibbons- Counter Terrorism

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Rotary News

Be part of a global network of volunteers, trying to make the world a better place. Please also see the 'links & news' page for information from the local district and live feeds from Rotary International and Rotary International in GB&I.

Rotary supporting young people


Rotary on the brink of polio history



Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Thursdays at 12:30
The Owls, Rectory Lane, Standish WN6 0XD

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