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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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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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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, Jul 30th 2021 12:45 pm

Rotary Club Meeting on Skype

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We are still meeting virtually on Skype, rather than in person. At present no formal speaker is expected so we will enjoy our usual time of on-line discussion of current events.

Fri, Aug 6th 2021 12:45 pm

Rotary Club Meeting on Skype

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We are still meeting virtually on Skype, rather than in person. At present no formal speaker is expected so we will enjoy our usual time of on-line discussion of current events.

Fri, Aug 13th 2021 12:45 pm

Rotary Club Meeting on Skype

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We are still meeting virtually on Skype, rather than in person. At present no formal speaker is expected so we will enjoy our usual time of on-line discussion of current events.

Fri, Aug 20th 2021 12:45 pm

Rotary Club Meeting on Skype

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We are still meeting virtually on Skype, rather than in person. It is customary on the third Friday of the month to deal with any business matters and we do that today.

Fri, Aug 27th 2021 12:45 pm

Rotary Club Meeting on Skype

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We are still meeting virtually on Skype, rather than in person. At present no formal speaker is expected so we will enjoy our usual time of on-line discussion of current events.

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Fridays at 12.45 pm

For the time being we meet on-line via Skype. It is hoped that we will be meeting in person at The Holiday Inn, Jesmond, from Fri 3rd September
For details of how to join a meeting please contact the webmaster on the number below
We have a programme of on-line speakers and discussions as well as a monthly business meeting.

 07796662134

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