District Secretary

News from the District Secretary's office

Rotary Club Secretary's Training Session 5th May 2021

A Rotary Club Secretary's Training Session was facilitated by the incoming District 1100 Secretary, Willem Pietersen, on the 5th May. If you wish to view this session please click HERE

District Secretary's Notices

Here are just a few items that affect all Clubs, and there is a wealth of information on the Rotary GBI website to help you get it right first time:

Governance Documents

Clubs and Districts are guided by the Manual of Procedure, RI Constitution, and RI Bylaws. These documents provide the structure for RI’s policies and procedures. Every Club and District can propose amendments to constitutional documents through the Council of Legislation. Click here to read them.


Make sure that you are adequately covered by Rotary's insurance before you run your next event. Bartlett and Company manage the insurance policy for Rotary GBI – Click here for details

The July 2019 newsletter from Bartlett and Company covers updates to Rotary's insurance cover. Read it here.

Risk Assessment

You will find almost everything you need to know about Risk Assessment and how to complete the form for each of your events on Rotary GBI under Health & Safety – Click here for details

District 1100 Information

Club Secretary Handbook

The Handbook for 2019-2020, which covers the duties and responsibilities of a Club Secretary, has been sent to all Club Secretaries. 


Note that dates of District events are shown on the Future Events section of the website.

General Date Protection Regulations

Click here for details of how it affects us in District 1100.

'What We Do' Main Pages:

Heading back into Nailsea from Wraxall

9 June 2024 (or up to the end of July) Raise money for YOUR favourite charity

Helping at the regular litter picks

What we do in within the local community

The local Young Carers team telling the club about their work supporting Young Carers

We support young people in the community both in and outside of school


The 2024 Charity Golf Day will be held on Thursday 11th July and again this year we will be supporting Prostate Cancer UK. We are looking for teams of 4 golfers to come and enjoy a round on the Brinsea Championship Course at Mendip Spring Golf Club.

Presentation by a local gin producer

We have an active social programme to complement our service activity

The Rotary Effect

About Rotary International and how Rotary Nailsea & Backwell is part of a much bigger network

July 2021 bookstall

4 Sales of pre-used paperback books and jigsaws in 2023 were in March, June, July and October. A further 4 sales are planned for 2024, dates to be announced. Handbag stalls are now being organised by Nailsea Leg Club.