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:

Crockerne pupils receive golf lesson

Our 'Possett' Magazine for June 2022

Possett February 2022

The latest edition of the Possett


Portishead Rotary Club sponsored 6 children to stay at Barton Camp for 3 nights

Destruction from typhoon 'Rai'

Support Portishead Rotary Club's appeal


Portishead Rotary Club will be collecting for Ukraine at Sainsbury's Portishead on Saturday.

Easter Cards

The Club received some lovely Easter cards

Peace for Ukraine

The latest news from Rotary's efforts for Ukraine

Lucas Faram receives his award

Lucas Faram from Gordano School in Portishead wins second prize!


Celebration of Her Majesties Platinum Jubilee

Rotary Club crocuses

Planting purple crocuses on a bank in the lake grounds in Portishead.

Easter Eggs

Portishead Food Bank receives 90 Easter Eggs

Golf Experience

Children from Crockerne school in Pill learn how to play golf

'Possett' Magazine July 2022

Activities in Portishead Rotary Club

 'Colours of Nature' by Hector MacKenzie-Andrieux

Local winners of the latest competition


Rotarian Shonaugh Evans is giving Rotarian Chris Phillips used stamps, collected by children from Trinity School in Portishead. Chris has been collecting these for charity


Thanks to Sainsbury’s Portishead and their generous customers – funds last year were donated to Portishead Rotary Club.

'Possett' April 2022

The latest edition of the 'Possett'

Boules evening

Portishead Rotary Club members and friends enjoy a Boules evening


Portishead Rotary Club launch the 'Swimathon' 2022

'Possett' March 2022

The March 2022 edition of the 'Possett' magazine

A letter from Warsaw

Thanks from the Rotary Club of Warsaw for our money collecting efforts!


A legacy has been bequeathed to Portishead Rotary Club to help local schools

Supporting our local community

Projects, collections and other activities to support the community, both locally in Portishead and globally in the UK and overseas

Portishead Rotary Club Ukraine Appeal

Rotary raise £5600 for Ukraine


Small boxes of essential items for orphanages, hospitals and disadvantaged families in Central & Eastern Europe.

Rotary Young Musician Awards

Gordano School students receiving their certificates


Our annual swimming marathon is on Saturday 26th March 2022

Memory Cafe temporary closure

A Club for anyone with memory problems and their carers.

Possett January 2022

Possett is our monthly Club Newsletter that reviews what we have been up to in the last month and also details our future programme of meetings, activities and events.

Chidren were given a quilt to take home as a memento of Barton Camp

Children sponsored by Portishead Rotary Club visit Barton Camp

Projects and activities with local young people

Projects and competitions that address the youth in our community ...