RIBI and Carers UK Partnership

Caring Rotary


 Carers UK provides a range of information and support

                     for unpaid carers including

● A Helpline and expert support service

● Advice on financial and practical matters related to caring

● A website with a varied range of information about specific  aspects of caring

● Up to date COVID-19 guidance for carers

● Online meetup sessions with fellow carers

You can contact their helpline 0808 808 7777 Monday to Friday, 9am – 6pm

or contact Carers UK by email advice@carersuk.org at any time Alternatively you can also find guidance on their website          www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice    


     If you are an unpaid carer or know someone who is

please sign up or encourage the person you know to sign up to be a Carers UK member here: www.carersuk.org/how-you-canhelp/join-us

Membership is free and it will provide a range of

services, including access to the Carers UK Forum, where carers

can ask questions and share their experience with fellow carers.

When signing up, please tick the “Other” box on the

application in response to “Where did you hear about joining

Carers UK?” and enter “Rotary” in the box below it. You will

then receive your membership details which will allow you to log 

into the Carers UK Forum.

If you know of local organisations that might help unpaid carers, please email their details to rotarycarersukpartnership@gmail.com 

Martin Low

Rotary District 1120 Lead

17th December 2020


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Ramsgate Harbour

As well as the many deaths and much suffering, Covid has raised many societal issues which have demanded a response.


The Freda Carr Hospital in Ngora Uganda A hospital restored


The club sponsors concerts at the Pavilion in Broadstairs for residents of local care homes and in support of other community groups.

Shelterbox & Rotary

The Rotary Club of Thanet were at Pierremont Hall Broadsrairs on 27 November collecting for ShelterBox


Eye treatments delivered by boat along the Mekon river in Cambodia in collaboration with Rotary Clubs in Phnom Penh, France and Belgium. And now Rotary club of Thanet

Walkers meet up at the Swan in Reading Street for a well earned lunch

Bowling, social walking, trips to the theatre, crazy golf and much more. Usually followed by a meal and involving wives and partners.


Over the last three years our club has organised a sponsored walk along the Thanet coast to raise charitable funds.


Rotary Club of Thanet along with Broadstairs Town Team Garden Group plant purple crocus bulbs in support of World Polio Day

Dorothy and John Reid, Frances and David Ward on parade at Viking beach

We were pleased to support Broadstairs Town Team's beach clean in Viking and Stone Bays. And we were at it again, this time helping with the repainting of the jetty in May 2021.

Our guest of honour Sir Henry Cooper OBE, KSG. Our Enery. Flanked by some notable Rotarians Neal Elliott, David Mirsky, John Reid, Roger Rook (sadly now deceased) and (Hon member of our club) Frank Thornley.

Rotary Club of Thanet, in partnership with Ramsgate Boxing Club, organised hugely successful boxing nights raising almost £450,000. A substantial sum which was deployed to good effect.


The Rotary Club of Thanet has raised £636.50 through Graham Channon who was last year’s Master at Arms. At Grahams discretion this amount was donated to The MS Society, a charity close to his and our members hearts.


For many years our club has treated children and their families to a night out at the Pantomime