In the next 30 days...

Art Exhibition of works by Devon Artists - varying media, subjects and interests. Proceeds to charities supported by the Rotary Club of Ashburton/Buckfastleigh. more
Sprint Triathlon, 400 m swim, 23 km cycle, 5 km run. more
Revival of Bodmin Carnival by Bodmin Carnival Committee - BODMIN ROTARY will be entering a FLOAT (To be organised by Sub Committee - Chmn. Lynne )
A wonderful opportunity to listen to wonderful music in a wonderful setting, featuring Vivaldi & Mozart pieces - and your enjoyment will aid others in need. more

District Conference 2017

Join District Governor Stephen Lay and fellow Rotarians for an inspiration weekend on 3rd to 5th March, 2017 at the Atlantic Hotel, Newquay. more info

RIBI Writing Champion 2016

Ella Kyle, sponsored by the Truro Boscawen Club, has won the Intermediate Category of the RIBI Young Writer Competition for 2016. Her

entry was described by the judges as, “A thoughtful and mature prĂ©cis showing wisdom beyond her years. Stunning and evocative.’ read more in the May District Newsletter

The Rotary Foundation is named as one of the Top 10 Charities in the World 2015 by American news network CNBC

This not-for-profit organization works to advance world understanding, goodwill and peace. Using Rotary Foundation grants, Rotary's 34,000 clubs across the globe develop and carry out sustainable humanitarian projects and provide scholarships and professional training opportunities.

One of its biggest initiatives aims at eradicating polio through its PolioPlus program, launched in 1985. Since then, Rotary and its partners, including the World Health Organization and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, have immunized more than 2.5 billion children, reducing the incidence of polio by 99 percent and eradicating it from all but three countries.

Rotary in The South West Peninsula: Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly 

'Rotary' - a familiar name? But who are we?

Rotarians are just ordinary people, male and female, young and old, who are prepared to go out of their way to help others. But under Rotary those ordinary people achieve the extraordinary.

Rotarians save lives, change lives and give hope  

12 Reasons to Join Us  

If it’s of interest to you then contact your local Rotary club or email  

Rotary in the SouthWest Peninsula of England, (the merger of Districts 1170 and 1290 on 1st July, 2015) comprises 89 clubs with over 2600 members under the leadership of District Governor Brian Stoyel.

Our clubs are based in local communities where members meet on a regular basis to enjoy friendship, networking and to plan projects that will benefit the lives of others. Clubs utilise the skills, expertise and dedication of their members to help improve the lives of people in communities both at home and abroad.

There are over 50,000 Rotarians in Great Britain and Ireland (RIBI) in over 1,800 clubs, helping those in need and working towards world understanding and peace. It’s a fulfilling role, and Rotarians can get involved as much or as little as their time will allow. Rotary is an organisation for both men and women.

Rotary International is the world's largest service organisation, with some 1,240,000 members operating in 166 countries worldwide.


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