NEWS

News of recent activities


Our Club is very active - read some of the activities that we have been involved in - just click on the related pages to the right..........

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Do you need urgent help during the pandemic?

more Emergency Grant aid

Wanted - Laptops, Ipads and Tablets

more BBC radio stations are co-ordinating a campaign during lockdown to make devices available to students for study.

It's so easy with Easy Fundraising - over £800 now raised !

more We have raised over £800 since we started using the easy fundraising site! That is all down to you! By registering and accessing your usual retailers to purchase goods on-line our charities earn money without it costing you a penny more!

Opening of two new Dementia Cafes

more We are pleased to be involved with the opening of two new Dementia Cafes in Medway - everyone welcome! Every third Wednesday in the month at Atlas Place, St Mary's Island and every third Monday in the month at Rogallo Place, Horsted, Chatham

The Living River Foundation

more The Living River Foundation is a local not for profit organisation set up to monitor and raise awareness to protect and improve the Thames and Medway rivers.

Help to help others

Want to support us ?

more Unable to come along to our events or activities but want to help the many good causes that we help to really make a difference in the community?

Tools With a Mission

more This morning's speaker was from Tools with a Mission - a charity that collects donated tools, refurbishes them and send them across the world to help create livelihoods in poor communities.

Another great Christmas Lunch provided for those in crisis.

more For the sixth year running Medway Sunlight Rotary Club helped provide a hot meal and so much more for those homeless or in crisis at Christmas.

Christmas presents for Home Start Medway

more We were delighted to be able to provide Home-Start Medway with Christmas presents for the families they support. If you would like to see some of the wonderful work they do head over to their website - https://www.home-start.org.uk/

Collection for Rotary Children's Hospice Family Holidays

more The Invicta Dynamos Ice Hockey Club kindly allowed us to collect again at their last home game of 2019 .

Update from the Tea Leaf Trust

more For a number of years we have worked with the Tea Leaf Trust in Sri Lanka to improve the lives of the tea pickers - read their latest annual report to see what amazing things have been achieved.

Everything is coming up Crocuses !

more Medway Sunlight Rotary Club has been planting thousands of purple crocuses to highlight the campaign to rid the world finally of Polio.

Snapdragons in the dry !

more Medway Sunlight Rotary Club was recently pleased to be able to provide a new shed at the Snapdragons Centre in Cliffe Road, Strood to store outdoor toys and equipment.

It's no longer a mystery !

more It has been said that Medway Sunlight Rotary Club has more murders than Midsomer but they are always popular!

Collection for Rotary Children's Hospice Holidays

more Thank you to the supporters of the Invicta Dynamos Ice Hockey Team - who donated £73.22 to our collection on Sunday 23rd Dec at their last home game of 2018

Christmas Meal a success again !

more For the fifth year running Medway Sunlight Rotary, led by Grace Kelly, provided a hot dinner for the homeless and those families in crisis along with warmth, clothing and someone to chat with on Christmas day.

Crisis at Christmas

more Medway Sunlight Rotary Club have sponsored 5 places at this year's Crisis at Christmas - the first step out of homelessness

Rochester Riverside Raid

more Instead of our usual Thursday morning meeting we raided Countryside Properties' development at Rochester.

Christmas Concert

more Our friends from Harmony Choir are holding a Christmas Concert on Saturday 1st December to raise money for our Christmas Day Meal for homeless and isolated people. Thank you for your support Harmony!

BBQ in the woods

more Members of Sunlight Rotary combined a tasty bar b que and a cheque presentation in the woods

wHoo transport survey

more wHoo Cares wants your input about transport on the peninsula - Medway Sunlight Rotary are helping them investigate whether a community run transport service is needed to fill any gaps in transport provision on the peninsula - please complete the survey

Sunlight Rotary helps Chrysalis Chair Exercise Class

more Medway Sunlight Rotary Club were delighted to help the Chrysalis chair exercise group when they needed help with publicising their work.

A race to plant crocuses before Brian arrived!

more On Saturday 21st October just before storm Brian blew in, members of Medway Sunlight Rotary Club planted 3,000 purple crocuses on the Stones Roundabout on St Mary's Island in recognition of the Rotary "End Polio Now" campaign.

Mid Kent College Freshers Fair

more An opportunity to meet all the new students at Mid Kent College

Phil Taylor, CEO of ArclorMittal Kent Wire Ltd standing in front of the finished gates with Rotarian Bill Parkinson and Paul Clark from the Community Centre.

Help for Rainham Oast Community Centre

more Many, many thanks to Phil Taylor CEO of ArclorMittal Kent Wire Ltd for carrying out repairs to the main gates at the Rainham Oast Community Centre.

Steve and Bill - cold but successful!

Marie Curie Collection

more Sunlight Rotary members braved the cold to collect outside Tescos in Strood on Friday 10th February 2017.

Breaking news!

Dragon Boat Challenge

more Details of next year's Dragon Boat Challenge have been sent out to all those who took part or expressed an interest - make sure that you don't miss out!

St Mary

Fantastic Fair

more Rotary helps at the St Mary's Island Community Fair

Details of our forthcoming charity Glass Walk

Glass Walk Challenge

more Our latest challenge for the intrepid! Walk on 15ft of broken glass or be a coward and laugh at those who do! All in aid of Rotary Children's Hospice Holidays and other Rotary Charities.

3 on a mountain!

more Ann Livings (Medway Sunlight Rotary) and Geoff Waters and Paul Wintle of Medway Rotary Club conquer their personal challenges and reach the summit of Snowdon.

Sea, spray and champagne - what more could you want!

I was a Raffle Prize Winner!

more The winner of our magnificent Dragon Draw prize - a day wined and dined on the Solent- tells us about her experience.

Theatre night

more Fun at the theatre

Medway Sunlight Rotary celebrates its third anniversary

Happy Birthday !

more We are 3 years old!

Looking back on a busy year

2013 - Annual review

more Looking back on a busy year

Over £250 raised for Rotary Children's Hospice Holidays

Come and Sing lifts the roof!

more The Come and Sing held at St Matthew's Church, Drewery Drive was a great success

a murderous evening !

Murder Mystery Night a great hit!

more It was Bill, it was Bill!

Peter's Place at October Project Night

more The founder of Peter's Place spoke at our Project Night in October - read more .....

Project night goes with a bang!

more details of this month's successful project night

River Medway Spring Clean

more Members of Medway Sunlight Rotary helped to remove 20 shopping trollies and other rubbish from a section of the River Medway