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Computers for AfricaDelivering old computers to the warehouse

Club member Andrew Bailey recently delivered a number of old computers to a project that repairs them and distributes them to schools in Africa. Click the Computers for Africa link in the menu to the left for more information.



New Zealand TripRotary Sign in New Zealand

Wendy and husband Kevin visited New Zealand in autumn 2009. Whilst there they took the opportunity to visit 5 Rotary Clubs and presented our own club's bannerettes to them.  Many towns have Rotary and other community signs at the edge of them.  This one is in Queenstown, South Island.   Click on the report on the menu at the left for further details of the clubs visited.

The club's  International Charity for 2009 - 2010 : the Wheelchair Foundation

               Visit the report on the menu on the left.

The Big Push (up Cross Fell)

Shelterbox was one of the Clubs International Charities for 2008-2009.  Lucy, Colin and Andrew, three members of the club pushed a Shelterbox from Carlisle Castle to the top of Cross Fell on 10 and 11 July 2009.  See report at left of page for further information.

Exchanging Club Banners, Birmingham 

Immediate Past President Wendy and Rotarian Jay Jones Kyazze from the Rotary Club of Nateete Kampala exchanged banners at the Rotary International Convention in Birmingham.  See report on left menu. 

 Knitted Hats Lots of knitted hatsProject

People in our local community have been knitting hats that we can send out to areas overseas.  Consignments are going to the Ukraine and Sri Lanka.  See report on left menu for further details.


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An Australian Visit

more Being a member of Rotary means you get to meet people all around the world

Keiran supervises the loading of 2,000 children's books destined for South Africa.

Books for Africa

more Community at HEART project aka Albert's Book Project Around 2,000 books collected from schools in Carlisle were packed and transported to Manchester for the first leg of their journey. Final destination is South Africa.

New Zealand Club Bannerettes

more Visits to New Zealand Rotary Clubs

The Big Push

more Raising funds for Shelterbox,the clubs International charity in 2008-2009.

Uganda Club Bannerette

more International Club Meeting and exchanging Club bannerettes

Knitted Hats Project

more Update on our knitted hats being sent to Ukraine and Sri Lanka

Computers for Africa

more Club member Andrew Bailey recently delivered a number of old computers to a project that repairs them and distributes them to schools in Africa