News & Activities

Rotary members are enthusiastic, fun-loving and active volunteers who give their time and talents to serve communities both at home and overseas.


 

Rotary runs countless humanitarian projects both locally, nationally and internationally, and also partners with many charities worldwide.

Members organise community projects that address many of today's most critical issues, such as violence, drug abuse, health, hunger, the environment, and illiteracy.

Rotary clubs determine service projects based on local needs.
They work for and with young people to address challenges facing the youth of today.

By combining their skills and resources, members of Rotary are able to make a real contribution to the lives of others.
In local communities alone, each club raises tens of thousands of pounds for community projects and local charities, often more.

Members also volunteer their time - supervising community events, running a host of projects aimed at promoting the achievements of young people, coordinating educational programmes, and supporting local businesses.

 

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Newark Home--Start & Cancer Research UK

more Representatives from both Charities namely Sara Grant from Newark Home- Start and Ben Petts from Cancer Research UK were invited to speak at our Zoom meeting

The Lost Houses of Nottingham

more Graham Hayes, a Nottingham born and bred Rotarian, gave an illustrated talk on some of the many historic mansions and stately homes that once existed in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.

Hearing Ambassadors

more Hearing Ambassadors is for everyone, regardless of hearing ability.

District 1220 Ten-Pin Bowling Competition

more Wednesday January 22nd saw the Newark Castle and Retford clubs meet in the first round of the District 1220 Ten-Pin Bowling Competition.

Sports Volunteering

more When it was announced that London was going to host the 2012 Olympic Games Elaine thought that, rather than just going to watch, she would volunteer to help.

Pride in donating our dog to become a life-save

Support Dogs

more Support Dogs is a registered national charity dedicated to increasing independence and quality of life for people with various medical conditions. They provide, train and support specialist assistance dogs to achieve this.

L-R Mac Mallard (proposer), President Celia Smallwood, Susan Parker & President Roger Pykett

Susan Alice Parker joins the Club

more Sue is a recently retired CEO of her own IT Company

Cheese and Wine Evening

more Cheese & Wine evening held at the home of Derek & Caroline Rossin raised £600. Proceeds to both President's Charities, Home Start Newark & Cancer Research UK.

Mr Bob Hattersley is welcomed into the club

more Mr Bob Hattersley is welcomed into the club by joint Presidents Celia Smallwood and Roger Pykett

Nottinghan Tram Site

more The construction by NET 2 of two new tram lines from the centre of Nottingham to Toton and Clifton has created the opportunity for some of the largest archaeological interventions in Nottingham for many years.

Claypole Union Workhouse

more Peter Hammond an Archaeologist by profession explained that Sir Robert Heron, of Stubton Hall, had the foresight to set up a Workhouse in Claypole in 1821.

Vale of Belvoir Presentation

more Belvoir’s involvement with Uganda began twelve years ago through the efforts of Jane, who at that time was not a Rotarian, but who later joined V.o.B Club after attracting their support. In fact, around about that time she also visited our club.

The new school

Friends of Newark Orchard School

more The school has two sites, Appleton Gate for 3-4 year olds and London Road for 14-18 year olds.

Satellite Club presentation

more Chesterfield Rotary Club had lost 40% of its members, had an average age of 75, only 6/7 were active members and found it extremely difficult to recruit new younger members. Therefore, they took the decision to try and form a satellite club.

16 July Visit by District Governor David Hood

more We were pleased to welcome our new District Governor, David, who came to give us his personal background and to expand upon his plans for Rotary throughout his year.

Trip to Veolia Recycling Plant

more On arrival we had simple Health and Safety talk and a fun test followed by a game which comprised of a large box of ‘Rubbish’ which we had to sort into Recycling ,Non Recycling ,Charity Shop Donation and Compost

Mothering Sunday & Constance Penswick Smith

more Constance Penswick Smith was born in 1878. She was the daughter of a Church of England priest and came to live in Coddington when she was twelve years old.

From Hill to High Water by Anne Lindley and Mick Curran

more All operational volunteers are trained to the highest standards and dedicate much of their free time to going on courses and attending exercise classes to maintain a good level of fitness.

Tango a new puppy recruit

Dogs for Good

more Ken Heathcote and Piper.

FISHTAIL FUND 19th March 2019

more The Fishtail Fund works in partnership with a similar trust operated by the Rotary Club of Pokhara Fishtail.

Stephen, Guy and John

Life Education Centre Nottingham

more Stephen, as Chair of the Trustees, came to express a genuine message of thanks and appreciation to our all our Club members who, over many years, had supported the charity through transporting the mobile classroom to and from many schools.

Leonardo da Vinci

Life and Achievements of Leonardo da Vinci

more Many regard Leonardo as a prime example of the universal genius or Renaissance Man.