Community projects

Supporting the local community is a core Rotary aim.


Community Projects Committee 2020 - 2021

         Chair - Bob Sadler  

Community projects organised or supported by the Cambridge South Rotary Club this year include :

    The monthly Memory Cafe - Girton.

    The annual Homeless Football Tournament - Cambridge area.

    Supporting the Cambridge Food Banks with time and produce

    Environmental projects eg Litter picks.

    Annual Swimathon to raise funds for the local Samaritans (DHR)

  

 

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2015 teams

May 2015 Homeless Football Tournament

more Annual Tommy McLafferty Cup - Abbey All Weather Pitch, Cambridge. Co-ordinated by the Cambridge South Rotary Club and Link-up.

Clean Up the Hedgerows

Jul 2015 Litter Pick - Cottenham area 2pm

more In co-operation with Sustainable Cottenham we will be supporting their environmental efforts.

Litter is such an eyesore and danger to wildlife.

Apr 2015 Litter Pick between Oakington, Histon & Girton 9.30am

more Another Litter Pick alongside these busy roads was needed. Contact - David A.

Litter unnecessarily marring Mother Nature

Mar 2015 BIG TIDY UP DAY - Litter Pick Histon / Oakington / Histon areas

more Environmental Project - Litter Pick - linked to the National Clear Up Day on the First Day of Spring Sat 21 March 2015.

such an eye-sore

Jan 2015 Litter Picking - Histon - Girton - Oakington area

more Help the environment

Congratulations WinterComfort!

Jun 2014 Homeless Football Tournament 2014 - The Tommy McLafferty Cup

more The fifth annual McLafferty Football Tournament 11am to 6pm

Cambridge War memorial - Station Road.

Nov 2014 Poppy Wreath at the Cambridge War Memorial

more The three Cambridge Rotary Club Presidents represented us all at the ceremony today. They laid a wreath as part of the city's events to celebrate the lives of those lost in wars and to remind us of the cost of war.

Winter Comfort - the Winners

OCT 2014 CUFC Trophy presentation - Tommy McLafferty Football Cup

more Trophy presentation

Thank you Everyone!

DEC 2013 Cambridge Car Parking - £6/day ONLY

more Visiting Cambridge December 2013? Use our cut-price central car parks while you shop etc and all the money will go to local/international charities egThe Vet School Trust, Winter Comfort, CAMPOD and Club charities - sites courtesy of Cambridge University

Some of our club team

Sep 2014 Litter Pick in Histon Area

more As part of our Environmental Project - Litter Picking in public places to improve the community surroundings.

Wembley here we come!

May 2014 Homeless Football Outing to Wembley

more A coach trip outing to Wembley to see Cambridge United play - for the Homeless community - sponsored by the Cambridge South Rotary Club. The annual football competition - the Tommy McLafferty Cup - now on the 29th Jun 2014.

violins

Jun 2014 Concert at West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge at 7.30pm

more Our annual collaboration with the City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra with the ever popular International pianist Tom Poster. Conductor Robert Hodge. Tickets from: Tickets@cambridge-southrotary.org.uk. £18, concessions £16, students £8, under 14 £5.

Much needed.

Mar 2014 Food Bank Collecting

more Next Food Bank collection

Litter - a local problem.

July 2013 Litter Pick

more Paul and David organised a litter pick.

The Trophies to be won.

May 2013 Tommy McLafferty Football - for the Homeless

more Annual football tournament and Bar B Q organised by the Cambridge South Rotary Club and local organisations that support the homeless - with sincere thanks to DGE Bill Redmayne, the Referees and our sponsors.

Tournament Winners Cup - Jimmys Night Shelter

Feb 2014 Trophy Presentation - at Cambridge United Football Club

more The Cambridge area Homeless Football Tournament May2013 official trophy presentation ceremony on the Cambridge United Football pitch, mid game.

Michael Frape and friends

Apr 2014 24 Peaks Challenge - sponsored Hill Walking.

more Our President Nominee likes a challenge and volunteered to take part in the 24 Peaks in 24 Hours Challenge - with 2 colleagues and 37 other enthusiastic walkers.

Removing other peoples rubbish from the roadside.

Mar 2014 Litter Pick - Oakington Road

more To help the environment David organised a litter pick. Let him know if you can help in the future!

Paul hard at work

Jan 2014 Litterpick, Oakington area - 9.30am

more Environmental Litterpick Project - join Alan, David and Paul.

Parking Chicken!

Dec 2012 Extended Christmas Weekend 5 Car Parking in Cambridge City Centre £6/day

more Everyone wins! Visiting Cambridge December 2012? Use our cut-price central car parks while you shop etc and all the money will go to local/international charities -The Vet School Trust,Winter Comfort,CAMPOD,Rotary charities - sites courtesy of Camb Univ.

Flier

DEC 2013 Carol Concert at West Road Concert Hall 7pm

more Carol Concert Dec 2013

West Road Concert Hall

Jun 2013 Evening Concert - West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge 7pm for 7.30pm

more Classical Concert to enjoy and promote music and to fundraise for charity through ticket sales.Tickets available from the ADC Box Office - www.adcticketing.com, 01223 300085 and Park Street, Cambridge CB5 8AS.

BP monitor.

Apr 2013 Stroke Awareness Day

more Know Your Blood Pressure ! - are you at risk of Stroke?

Starlight Logo

Apr 2013 Raising Money for Starlight - London Marathon

more Rtn David Adamson runs the London Marathon in aid of the childrens charity Starlight.

An Auction of Promises.

Mar 2013 Auction of Promises at Comberton Village College

more Come along to this Auction of Promises and help our fund-raising for the Comberton Village College.

Jack and the Beanstalk !

Jan 2013 Pantomime Trip - children and their families Carver Barracks

more The club is supporting the Saffron Walden Rotary Club to staff and pay for this ambitious event. Around 240 excited adults and children were treated to a visit to the Pantomime at the Arts Theatre,Cambridge then tea at the Guildhall, greeted by the Mayor.

Rtn Duncan ready to swim

Jan 2013 Sponsored Swim in aid of the Samaritans

more Rtn Duncan fund-raising swimathon - part of the annual charity swim at the David Lloyd Sports Centre, Cambridge.

Parking Chicken!

Dec 2012 Christmas Weekend 4 Car Parking in Cambridge City Centre £6/day

more Everyone wins! Visiting Cambridge December 2012? Use our cut-price central car parks while you shop etc and all the money will go to local/international charities -The Vet School Trust,Winter Comfort,CAMPOD,Rotary charities - sites courtesy of Camb Univ.

Mike and Peter

Oct 2012 PRESENTATION of Dictionaries 4 Life to schools

more Mike presented 13 more Dictionaries to Peter Marshall, Deputy Head of Cottenham Village College, meanwhile David Adamason presented 8 more to Parkside Federation, Cambridge.

From the February 2012 concert

Jun 2012 Charity Concert West Road Concert Hall Cambridge 7.30pm

more Charity Concert at West Road Road Concert Hall - Saturday 23rd June 2012, in association with the City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Hodge. Featured are Soprano Lauren Zolezzi, Baritone Gareth John with the Cambridge Orpheus singers.

Home of Cambridge United FC

Oct 2012 PRESENTATION of Football Trophies - the Tommy McLafferty Cup

more Official Presentation of Trophies to the Winners and Runners up of the annual Tommy McLafferty 5-aside Football Cup.

West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge

May 2012 Rotary Jubilee Concert West Road Concert Hall Cambridge 7.30

more The Cambridge Rotary Clubs Jubilee Concert - in support of Help the Heroes. It included Prime Brass, Lucy Bunce - voice and Harp (as heard on Radio 2)and The Choristers of King's College Cambridge, with compere Col Rich Morales (US Army).

Vicky from OMRON and Lucie from St Johns Ambulance talk with John(Rotary).

Jun 2012 Stroke Awareness Day - Scotsdales

more The South Cambridge Rotary Club supply volunteer stewards for the day, encouraging staff and the public to check their Blood Pressure.

Orchestra and conductor applaud soloist Tom Poster

Feb 2007 Charity Concert, West Road Concert Hall 7.30 pm

more Cambridge String Players conducted by Leon Lovett with soloist pianist Tom Poster, promoted by Rotary Club of South Cambridge - in aid of the Alzheimer's Society

Mar 2008 Charity Concert, West Road Concert Hall 7.30 pm

more Cambridge String Players conducted by Leon Lovett, promoted by Rotary Club of South Cambridge. The concert raised £2500 for East Anglian Children's Hospice (EACH).

2008 concert raised £2500 for EACH

Feb 2009 Charity Valentines Concert, West Road Concert Hall 7.30 pm

more Cambridge String Players conducted by Leon Lovett, promoted by Rotary Club of South Cambridge with soloists: Pianist - Erdem Misirlioglu and Mezzo-soprano - Rosie Aldridge. All funds raised are for the Charity Mercy Ship UK.

The 2009 Charity Concert at the West Road Concert Hall Cambridge

Feb 2010 Charity Orchestral Concert, West Road Concert Hall 7.30 pm

more Pianoforte soloist Tom Poster. The programme attracted and captivated a full house. markus@cbscentres.co.uk Proceeds in aid of MAGPAS

The 2009 Valentines Concert

Dec 2009 Christmas Charity Concert

more The City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra accompanied by professional soloists and conducted by Leon Lovett will perform Handel's Messiah at West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge.

Jo Beaumont, Ben Shadbolt and Sam Beer St John's Ambulance members assessing shoppers blood pressure

Apr 2010 Stroke Awareness Day - Know your Blood Pressure, Grafton Centre Cambridge

more In association with the Stroke Association and St John's Ambulance at the Grafton Centre Cambridge 9.00am - 5.00pm. Raising the awareness of the benefits of monitoring your bllod pressure including the links with strokes when it climbs too high.

Apr 2010 Football Tournament for the Homeless - Clare College Sports Ground, Bentley Road, Cambridge

more Football bringing together teams from Winter Comfort, Jimmy's Night Shelter, Emmaus, with teams from the Police and South Cambridge Rotary Club. Followed by a barbecue at 5.00 pm (cost £5/head)

Leon Lovett, soloists and orchestra.

Dec 2010 Christmas Charity Concert - Handel's Messiah

more The City of Cambridge Symphony Orchestra, soloists and the Cambridge Orpheus Singers and conducted by Leon Lovett in association with Rotary Club of South Cambridge at West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, 7.30pm for the benefit of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Tom Poster with Mezzo-soprano Katie Bray after their recital of Gershwin's four songs during the concert.

Mar 2011 Charity Concert West Road Concert Hall Cambridge 7.30 pm

more With the Cambridge Symphony orchestra conducted by Leon Lovett. A programme of popular romantic music with solo pianist Tom Poster and Mezzo-soprano Katie Bray.

Apr 2011 Stroke Awareness Day in association with The Stroke Association and St John's Ambulance, postponed..

more Scotsdales hosted a very successful day of free blood pressure taking and counselling.

Andrew Lansley opening the Memory Cafe

Mar 2011 Memory Cafe, Girton WI Hall, High Street, Girton, CB3 0PU

more Memory-Cafe came to Cambridgeshire on 4th March. The grand opening was by local MP and Secretary of State for Health, Andrew Lansley CBE.

Players from the 10 teams and officials prior to 2011 tournament

May 2011 Tommy McLafferty Football Tournament for the Homeless -

more 10 teams played incl. Winter Comfort, Jimmy's Night Shelter, Emmaus, and South Cambridge Rotary Club at Abbey Leisure Complex, Whitehill Road Cambridge CB5 8NT It was followed by a hot snack for all involved at 5.00 pm.

Apr 2011 Memory Cafe, Girton WI Hall, High Street, Girton, CB3 0PU

more Memory-Cafe came to Cambridgeshire on 4th March. This is the second event when all with Memory challenges and their carers are welcome.

May 2011 Memory Cafe, Girton WI Hall, High Street, Girton, CB3 0PU

more Memory-Cafe came to Cambridgeshire on 4th March. This is the third event when all with Memory challenges and their carers are welcome.

Jun 2011 Memory Cafe, Girton WI Hall, High Street, Girton, CB3 0PU

more Memory-Cafe first came to Cambridgeshire on 4th March 2011. They are held on the first Friday of each month. This is the fourth event when all with Memory challenges and their carers are welcome.

Jul 2011 Memory Cafe, Girton WI Hall, High Street, Girton, CB3 0PU

more Memory-Cafe first came to Cambridgeshire on 4th March 2011. They are held on the first Friday of each month. This is the fifth event when all with Memory challenges and their carers are welcome.

Soloist Horn player Anna Douglas and Tenor Stuart Jackson being applauded by Conductor Leon Lovett

Feb 2012 Charity Concert West Road Concert Hall Cambridge

more The Charity Concert again attracted a full house to enjoy the Cambridge Symphony orchestra conducted by Leon Lovett performing a stimulating programme with captivating performances from the soloists, Guy Johnson, Stuart Jackson and Anna Douglas.

Aug 2011 Memory Cafe, Girton WI Hall, High Street, Girton, CB3 0PU

more Memory-Cafe first came to Cambridgeshire on 4th March 2011. They are held on the first Friday of each month. This is the sixth event when all with Memory challenges and their carers are welcome.

Sep 2011 Memory Cafe, Girton WI Hall, High Street, Girton, CB3 0PU

more Memory-Cafe first came to Cambridgeshire on 4th March 2011. They are held on the first Friday of each month. This is the seventh event when all with Memory challenges and their carers are welcome.

Organiser Richard de Horsey with some of the visitors

Oct 2011 Memory Cafe, Girton WI Hall, High Street, Girton, CB3 0PU

more Memory-Cafe first came to Cambridgeshire on 4th March 2011. They are held on the first Friday of each month. This is the eighth event when all with Memory challenges and their carers are welcome.

Representatives of Wintercomfort and YMCA teams with officials after the presentation.

Aug 2011 Tommy McLafferty Football Tournament for the Homeless - Awards at Abbey Stadium, Cambridge

more Awards to the winning team Winter Comfort and YMCA the Runners up were made during the half time break of the Cambridge United' home match on Tuesday. There was also a bucket collection for Winter Comfort at the match which raised £340.

Sep 2011 Cambridgeshire Young Person of the Year

more Musa Kamara, winner of the Player of the Homeless Football tournament in 2010 goes on to win third place in the YPOY held in Peterborough Cathedral.

Nov 2011 Memory Cafe, Girton WI Hall, High Street, Girton, CB3 0PU

more Memory Cafe's increasing success - being held on the first Friday of each month. This is the ninth event when all with memory challenges and their carers are welcome.

Dec 2011 Memory Cafe, Girton WI Hall, High Street, Girton, CB3 0QL

more Memory-Cafe first came to Cambridgeshire on 4th March 2011. They are held on the first Friday of each month. This is the tenth event when all with Memory challenges and their carers are welcome.

Jan 2012 Memory Cafe, Girton WI Hall, High Street, Girton, CB3 0PU

more Memory-Cafe first came to Cambridgeshire on 4th March 2011. They are held on the first Friday of each month. This is the eleventh event when all with Memory challenges and their carers are welcome.

The runners up  and winning teams from Flack (blue) and Winter Comfort (pink) at the Abbey Leisure Complex after the trophy and medal presentations.

May 2012 Tommy McLafferty Football Tournament for Homeless communities

more The Tommy McLafferty football tournament for members of the Homeless Communities around Cambridge was played at Abbey Leisure Complex, Whitehill Road Cambridge on Sunday 13th May under a rare blue sky. 8 teams played in two leagues followed by playoffs.

Sam Clift who spoke at the memory café on Friday about life on fenland farm during and after the 2nd world war.

Feb 2012 Memory Cafe, Girton WI Hall, High Street, Girton, CB3 0PU

more Memory-Cafe first came to Cambridgeshire on 4th March 2011. They are held on the first Friday of each month. This is the twelfth one. The club thanks members of Cambridge Inner Wheel for their continued support

Parking Chicken!

Dec 2012 Christmas Weekend 2 Car Parking in Cambridge City Centre £6/day

more Everyone wins! Visiting Cambridge December 2012? Use our cut-price central car parks while you shop etc and all the money will go to local/international charities -The Vet School Trust,Winter Comfort,CAMPOD,Rotary charities - sites courtesy of Camb Univ.

Parking chicken!

Dec 2012 Christmas Weekend 3 Car Parking in Cambridge City Centre £6/day

more Everyone wins! Visiting Cambridge December 2012? Use our cut-price central car parks while you shop etc and all the money will go to local/international charities -The Vet School Trust,Winter Comfort,CAMPOD,Rotary charities - sites courtesy of Camb Univ.