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Engaging young people with Rotary.

Young people work with Brighton and Hove Soiree Rotary Club on the Zanzibar Schools Project (ZSP).


Rotary reef revisited

A giant artificial reef in the shape of a Rotary wheel restores marine life and protects the livelihood of several fishing villages in the Philippines


The laying of a Rotary wreath at the Menin Gate in Ypres.

Sun 25th November Over the weekend of 23rd to 25th November 2018, ten members and partners of Leatherhead Rotary Club travelled to France to attend the annual soirée organised by one of their two twin clubs, the Rotary Club of Lens Louvre.


Kitty, winner of the national final of the Young Chef 2018.

Seven cooking enthusiasts aged between 13 and 16 battled it out in the kitchens of the Abraham Darby Academy in the national final of Rotary Young Chef 2018.


In the next 30 days...

Burns Night Supper and Ceilidh

Saturday 26th January 2019

RC Guildford Chantries A wonderful evening of tradition, good food and great dancing! An evening you will remember with a smile on your face!

Banish the Winter Blues Disco at Pulborough Village Hall, Swan View RH20 2BF

Saturday 26th January 2019

RC Storrington & Pulborough District


Murder Mystery evening

Wednesday 30th January 2019

RC Guildford 30th January 2019 Murder & Mystery Night at the White Horse Hascombe

All the Scottish Burns traditions in one great evening!

Burn's Night Extravaganza.

Thursday 31st January 2019

RC Ashtead Entertainment: Address to the Haggis, pipers, poetry, raffle, dancing and more! Proceeds to charity. Visitors most welcome.

Rollin Stoned

Global Sight Solutions (Guildford Eye Project)

Saturday 2nd February 2019

RC Guildford On the 2nd February 2019 GLOBAL SIGHT SOLUTIONS Rotary's avoidable blindness charity, (previously known as The Guildford Rotary Eye Project) will be hosting a concert to celebrate its silver anniversary and also to help local Clubs with their membership

Food, fun and friendship!

Senior Citizens Film Show.

Friday 8th February 2019

RC Ashtead Film show and afternoon tea for senior citizens living in Ashtead held at St Michael's Church Hall. This is particularly aimed at individuals who are housebound and transport to the venue in Ashtead can be provided by Ashtead Rotary Club. Exact times TBC.

Round the World Tutored Wine Tasting at Riverside Arts Centre

Sunday 10th February 2019

RC Shepperton and Sunbury Around the World Tutored Wine Tasting - this event will be held at the Riverside Arts Centre, 59 Thames Street, Sunbury-on-Thames TW16 5QF. Tickets £20 each from 07864 057760 or catherineblack1@hotmail.com - book by midnight Wed 6 Feb.

Rotary Film Night at Sullington Parish Hall, Thakeham Road, Storrington West Sussex RH20 3PP

Wednesday 13th February 2019

RC Storrington & Pulborough District Tonight's Film is ‘KING OF THIEVES' starring Michael Caine



Tuesday 19th February 2019

RC Fleet Our next Business Breakfast will be held on Tuesday 19th February 2019, providing you with an opportunity to meet business contacts, new and old.


Quiz Night

Wednesday 20th February 2019

RC Brighton Teams of 4 are invited to join us for more weird and wonderful questions from our inimitable quiz inquisitor Doug Scott. Price (tba) will include a buffet meal at half time. Doors open at 18:30 for a prompt start at 19:00. More details nearer the day.


Think Differently - A Seminar on Change

Saturday 23rd February 2019

District Event: I know we don’t like change but let’s Think Differently and see where it takes us…


District 1145 brings together 97 Rotary Clubs in 6 Greater London Boroughs, Surrey, East & West Sussex and neighboring parts of Hampshire to develop fellowship and service opportunities.

Leatherhead light up the old pumping station in bright purple!

Throughout the evening of Wednesday 24th October, many visitors to Leatherhead will hopefully have seen the town’s old pumping station lit up in bright purple! This was one of four landmarks around the town lit up in purple by Leatherhead Rotary, as part of a global initiative by Rotary Clubs around the world to raise awareness of World Polio Day and ‘End Polio Now’, Rotary’s international polio eradication campaign.

Llink to this story on the Leatherhead Rotary Club website.

Sienna Lakin of St Teresa’s School, Dorking, has won the National Final of Rotary’s Young Writer competition, at Senior level for 14 to 17 year olds.

More information

The Technology Tournament, led by Rotary Club of Twickenham an "amazing event!"
(Link to details of the 2019 Tournament on the Twickenham upon Thames website.)

 Young Chef, District 1145 Semi finals.

Young Chef District Semi final at Chichester High School on 21st January. The winner was Ellie Nicholson with runner-up Saskia Dunkley both sponsored by the Steyning and Henfield Club.
Both students go through to the District Final on 25th February.

Young Chef District Semi final at Merton College on 28th January. The winner was Miranda Watson sponsored by the Twickenham Club with runner-up Abby Finch sponsored by the Morden Club.
Both also go through to the District Final on 25th February!

"In the next 30 days..." lists some more exciting 1145 Club Events!

Rotarians! We welcome stories about the activities of any of the 1145 Clubs! Contributions from members of the District Team would also be welcome!

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