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OUR FOCUS

OUR FOCUS

Rotary is dedicated to six areas of focus to build international relationships, improve lives, and create a better world to support our peace efforts and end polio forever. Read this page and the connected pages to see how we go about this.

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Community Service: Scotswood Natural Community Garden

Community Service: Scotswood Natural Community Garden

The Rotary Club of Newcastle upon Tyne is pleased to have been able to support the work of the Scotswood Natural Community Garden in its work among young people in the City.

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International Service: The Bigogwe Project

International Service: The Bigogwe Project

The Rotary Club of Newcastle upon Tyne supported a rural Health Centre in North-West Rwanda by providing an ultrasound scanner for the maternity department

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About us

The Newcastle upon Tyne Rotary Club, was the first Rotary club to be established in the north-east of England and only the tenth in RIBI. We celebrated our centenary in 2015.

Founded on 20th August 1915 with an initial membership of 50 local business men, the club went on to sponsor 25 more clubs in the north of England. Paul Harris, the founder of Rotary International, visited the Rotary Club of Newcastle upon Tyne  in 1928 and 1937

Today the Rotary Club of Newcastle upon Tyne has an active social programme combined with fund-raising activities and opportunities for service. We are the only Rotary Club in Newcastle that continues to meet on a lunchtime and we extend a welcome to Rotarians who are visiting the city to enjoy fellowship with us.

PLEASE NOTE: In view of the current Coronavirus pandemic all our normal weekly Club meetings have been suspended until further notice. We are meeting "virtually" each week via Skype. For details please contact the Club Webmaster

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Fri, May 21st 2021 12:45 pm

Rotary Club Meeting on Skype

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We meet at 12.45pm for virtual fellowship. Today the Dean of Newcastle Cathedral, the Very Rev. Geoffrey Miller, will join us in our meeting and talk to us about the cathedral changes

Fri, May 28th 2021 12:45 pm

Rotary Club Meeting on Skype

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We meet at 12.45pm for virtual fellowship. We have no formal speaker planned and will enjoy a time of on-line fellowship and discussion.

Fri, Jun 4th 2021 12:45 pm

Rotary Club Meeting on Skype

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We meet at 12.45pm for virtual fellowship. Peter Tracey will be speaking to us about "Shelter Box" Developments

Fri, Jun 11th 2021 12:45 pm

Rotary Club Meeting on Skype

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We meet at 12.45pm for virtual fellowship. There is no speaker planned for today and so we will use the time to discuss Club business.

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Fridays at 12.45 pm

For the time being we meet on-line via Skype
For details of how to join a meeting please contact the webmaster, via the "Contact us" page of the menu
We have a programme of on-line speakers and discussions as well as a monthly business meeting.

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