Crocus bulb planting at All Saints Church

Crocus bulb planting at All Saints Church 2015

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The initiative is designed to educate youngsters about the devastating disease of polio and how Rotary is working to eradicate it from the world.

The purple crocus is the symbol or Rotary’s worldwide campaign to eradicate polio and is the focus of this project, which was specially developed by the Rotary Crocus Campaign and the Youth Service Committee of Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland (RIBI).

The crocus corms are paid for by sponsoring Rotary clubs , when the crocuses start to bloom in Spring, the children will be advised on Rotarys focus on Polio erradication through its  End Polio Now campaign.

Any Schools and youth groups who wish to take part in the future should apply online.

As of March 2016 the corms are in flower.