Completed events in Rotary District 1175

future events This page shows events from around the district in the last 3 years where additional information is available.

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more   Thu 16/05/2024 - Charity Golf Day 2024

Kingsbridge Estuary - at Thurlestone Golf Club. Raised £9,000 for Prostate Cancer UK

more   Sat 27/04/2024 - District Assembly

Everyone welcome to hear our District Governor Elect set out his plans for the upcoming Rotary year

more   Sat 20/04/2024 - District Council Meeting

The budget for 2024/25 will be discussed.

more   Thu 18/04/2024 - Speaker Night - Tricia Sail

E-club Southwest Peninsula - Tricia and her friend Cathy won the BBCs Race the World last year. Tricia works for the RNIB. All welcome to join us.

Foundation invite _ Newtons Place Newton Abbot
more   Tue 09/04/2024 - ROTARY FOUNDATION EVENT 23rd April

Newton Abbot - Rotary Newton Abbot host What is Foundation? What does it do? How does it operate? Who is involved? Who benefits from it? Why is it important? How can I support it?

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Walk the Extra Mile for Shelterbox
more   Sat 16/03/2024 - Walk the Extra Mile for Shelterbox

St. Austell - Join Us in Walking the Extra Mile for Shelterbox - this is a sponsored event to raise funds for Shelterbox. For full details register at Eventbrite (search "Walk the Extra Mile for Shelterbox") or email

more   Sat 02/03/2024 - Festival of Youth

Finals of District 1175 Young Musician, Young Chef and Youth Speaks and showcasing other Youth competition finalists. Contact your AG if you wish to attend as places are limited.

Lets Talk!
more   Thu 29/02/2024 - LET's Talk ... LET's Listen

Newton Abbot - Rotary Newton Abbot is hosting a meeting for organizations that support individuals with special needs.

more   Wed 21/02/2024 - Youth Speaks Area 4 semi-finals

Callington - Teams from Saltash, Tavistock & Callington competed for a place in the District final.

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Dartmouth Rotary
Charity Horse Race
more   Fri 02/02/2024 - Dartmouth Rotary Charity Horse Race

Dartmouth - Tickets are £25 per person to include a meal, and the fun of the racing.

President Mike Norfolk and Bernard Williams assemble the eggs to hand over to CPR Foodbank
more   Thu 01/02/2024 - Easter Eggs for CPR Foodbank

Redruth - Collecting of Easter Eggs to donate to Camborne, Pool and Redruth Foodbank

more   Sat 27/01/2024 - Charity Quiz

Plymouth Roborough - CHARITY QUIZ - in aid of Plymouth Age UK and The Rotary Foundation

Photo by Lucrezia Carnelos on Unsplash
more   Sat 27/01/2024 - Burns Night

Callington - Hogmanay, Haggis and a jolly good time.

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more   Sat 27/01/2024 - District Council Meeting

Meeting for all clubs on Zoom with Guest Speaker Bob Maskell, recently appointed as chair of the Rotary GB&I, Association. He will serve in the role in 2026/27.

more   Tue 23/01/2024 - Online Talk on Devon and Cornwall Food Action

Plymouth Roborough - DCFA Chair, Alan Dunne will be talking to us about the work they undertake to tackle food poverty

more   Wed 13/12/2023 - CLUB WEEKLY MTG. + TURKEY SUPPER

Bodmin - Meal and Entertainment at the Westberry Hotel - by invitation only.

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more   Sun 03/12/2023 - Plymouth Santa Fun Run

Saltram Plympton - Plymouth Santa Fun Run is back for 2023 with a new route around the Barbican and the Hoe!

Christmas market
more   Sat 02/12/2023 - Victorian Market

Callington - Callington christmas lights switch on

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Emily Hobhouse
more   Wed 15/11/2023 - Emily Hobhouse

Callington - Social reformer, suffragist and agent of peace. Hailed as a second Joan of Arc or Florence Nightingale yet also denounced as a traitor to her country.

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more   Tue 14/11/2023 - District PEDs for President Elects

Local meetings in Areas for President Elects.

PSA Test
more   Wed 08/11/2023 - PSA TESTING

Newton Abbot - TORBAY PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT are offering free PSA tests

more   Sun 05/11/2023 - BODMIN FIREWORK DISPLAY

Bodmin - Annual Event REPORT on the evening. Presentation Evening Mon. 26th Feb. 2024

Navy ship
more   Wed 25/10/2023 - Trafalgar Night Dinner

Callington - Dinner with a nautical theme.

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more   Fri 20/10/2023 - Wrap Up South West Coat Collection

E-club Southwest Peninsula - At various locations in Sidmouth, South Molton, Ottery S Mary, Honiton and Tavistock.

Canned bees
more   Sat 30/09/2023 - Honey Fair

Callington - Callington Honey Fair is one of the largest street fairs in Cornwall, with hundreds of people visiting the Town to enjoy the one day event.

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Laptop for Ukraine
more   Wed 27/09/2023 - LAPTOPS FOR UKRAINE

Newton Abbot - Rotary Newton Abbot are collecting old Laptops , Tablets and Smartphones to send to Ukraine.

more   Sun 17/09/2023 - Rock & Roll Bingo

Callington - Like Bingo but BETTER. We use easily recognised tunes instead of boring numbers.

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Golf Day Poster

Newton Abbot - The 16th Rotary Newton Abbot Charity Golf Day

more   Wed 30/08/2023 - CLUB WEEKLY MTG. - (Partners night)

Bodmin - Meal at Westberry Hotel for Partners & Friends. Vietnamese Meal (Lazy Susans) followed by entertainment. Kevin Allen will also be attending to do the ' Mikes Trust Fund Raffle' ticket draw....

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Summer Fayre Poster
more   Sat 26/08/2023 - ROTARY SUMMER FAYRE

Newton Abbot - Rotary Newton Abbot are organising a Summer Fayre at Courtenay Park Newton Abbot on Saturday 26th August - including the Rotary Wheelbarrow Race

Join us at North Devon Festival of Transport 23
more   Sun 13/08/2023 - The North Devon Festival of Transport 2023

Bideford Bridge - A joint venture with North Devon Sports & Classic Car Club.

more   Sun 06/08/2023 - Bideford Triathlon 2023

Bideford Tarka - Sprint Triathlon, 500 m Swim, 23 km Cycle, 5 km run.

more   Sun 16/07/2023 - Teddy Bear Parachute Jump

Ilfracombe Compass - A new family event - where any brave Teddy Bears can try their hand at parachuting!

more   Sun 02/07/2023 - Senior RYLA

Senior RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) is a local youth residential leadership development course for 18 - 30 year olds, promoting self belief, personal accountability, organisation and teamwork.

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more   Sat 01/07/2023 - Back to school

Callington - We're at the Primary School fair. Come and say Hi.

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Moorland Hotel
more   Fri 16/06/2023 - CENTENARY DINNER - Moorland Hotel , Haytor.

Newton Abbot - Rotarians and Partners celebrate the 100 years of The Rotary Club of Newton Abbot. Contact Rotarian Richard Morgan for information.

more   Tue 23/05/2023 - FIREWALK Cheque Presentation

Newton Abbot - Prior to the weekly meeting - the participants of the Firewalk of 14th April will be presented with the monies they raised - £9,045.00

Golf Day
more   Thu 18/05/2023 - SPRING GOLF DAY

Newton Abbot - Stover Golf Club Newton Abbot again hosts the Rotary Newton Abbot Spring Golf Day,

more   Thu 18/05/2023 - Charity Golf Day 2023

Kingsbridge Estuary - Update: £8,000 raised in aid of St Luke's Hospice, Plymouth. Prize giving photos now online.

Honoured Guests attending Penzance Rotary President's Dinner at Tregenna Castle Hotel
more   Sat 06/05/2023 - Penzance Rotary - Centenary President's Dinner 2023

Penzance - The advent of one hundred years of Rotary in Penzance was celebrated with the President's Dinner at the Tregenna Castle Hotel in St. Ives.

more   Sat 29/04/2023 - Treasure Hunt

Callington - Follow the clues as you take a gentle stroll around Callington.

Dartmouth Rotary Charity Pig Race
more   Fri 28/04/2023 - Charity Pig Race

Dartmouth - Dartmouth Rotary Charity Pig Race

more   Sat 22/04/2023 - District Assembly

Meeting to outline aims for 2023/24 Rotary Year. Keynote speaker - Sanj Srikanthan, CE of ShelterBox. 9.00am opens for tea, coffee and pastries for 10.00am start. PLEASE NOTE: change of venue to Mount Kelly, Parkwood Road, Tavistock, PL19 0HZ.

more   Sat 15/04/2023 - PRESIDENTS NIGHT OUT ? ?

Bodmin - Presidents Annual Dinner / Function - Avalen Farm, Lanivet

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Love will save the world by Valentina Baranyuk
more   Wed 05/04/2023 - SUNFLOWERS FOR FREEDOM

Callington - One of the many ways Rotary is helping to support those affected by war in Ukraine.

more   Thu 30/03/2023 - Medical Maelstrom Concert

Truro Boscawen - Concert by the very talented and popular singers. Tickets available online only from TicketSource or

Jaipur Limb project
more   Wed 29/03/2023 - An Evening with an Indian flavour

Callington - Meet with other clubs for a splendid evening. Good Food, Excellent company and a worthy cause. Hosted by Saltash Rotary.

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Rock and Roll bingo
more   Sun 19/03/2023 - Mothering Sunday music

Callington - It's bingo, but not as you know it.

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more   Wed 15/03/2023 - CLUB WEEKLY MTG. (Speaker) (Partners)

Bodmin - Meal and Meeting at Westberry Hotel. Invitation to St.Austell. Wadebridge and Lostwithiel Rotary Clubs. SPEAKER: Andrew Williams High Sheriff of Cornwall.

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more   Sat 04/03/2023 - District Conference - Rotarians Against Poverty

Sharing ideas about reducing and alleviating poverty. Early bird bookings by 1st December 2022 attract over 10% discount! Get your booking in now! Keynote Speaker - Mr Motivator!

more   Sat 25/02/2023 - Wine Tasting Dinner

Wadebridge - A three course meal and choice of four selected wines to be held at the Betjeman Centre by Wadebridge Rotary. Proceeds will go to the End Polio Campaign.

Young Musicians Competition 2023
more   Sat 25/02/2023 - Young Musicians Competition 2023

St. Austell - Local and District level Young Musicians competition 2023

more   Sat 11/02/2023 - BAND & CHOIR CONCERT (Report)

Bodmin - Annual Concert with Bodmin Town Band & Loveny Male Choir.

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more   Tue 07/02/2023 - OPEN MEETING

Newton Abbot - Rotary Newton Abbot - welcome those interested in Rotary to meet members to find out about our work in Newton Abbot , Nationally and Internationally.

more   Tue 31/01/2023 - PSA TESTING

Newton Abbot - Rotary Newton Abbot & Rotary Dartmoor Vale are sponsoring PSA blood tests - JUST 11 slots left of the 200 available!!!!

more   Wed 14/12/2022 - CLUB TURKEY SUPPER

Bodmin - Meal and entertainment at The Westberry Hotel Bodmin.

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Christmas welcome
more   Sat 03/12/2022 - Christmas starts here

Callington - An evening of glitter and bells. Start your Christmas season with us. Bring your Christmas list, Santa will be dropping in. Buy local from our craft stalls. email

Santa Grotto
more   Sat 03/12/2022 - SANTA'S GROTTO

Newton Abbot - Rotary with Fermoys Garden Centre has created a new Santa experience - visit his grotto Meet Santa & Mrs Claus

Santa Arrival
more   Sat 03/12/2022 - SANTA ARRIVAL

Newton Abbot - Santa Claus will be arriving at Fermoy's Garden Centre with the help of the Ipplepen Carnival team - before entering Santa's Grotto.

more   Sat 26/11/2022 - Charity Ball

Newquay - The Rotary Club of Newquay 75th Anniversary Ball 26th November 2022 – Hotel Bristol

more   Tue 22/11/2022 - Community Raffle draw

Otter Valley - The Community raffle will be drawn by our guest speaker Tom Hart - coin dealing

more   Sat 05/11/2022 - Whiskey Galore

Callington - A culinary tour the UK including regional whisky.

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Bingo never sounded so good.
more   Sat 29/10/2022 - Rock & Roll Bingo

Callington - Ears up, Listen in. Bingo never sounded so good.

End Polio Now
more   Mon 24/10/2022 - World Polio Day

Callington - Why is Callington turning purple?

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End Polio
more   Sat 22/10/2022 - END POLIO WALK

Newton Abbot - To Recognise WORLD POLIO day on 24th October a walk-in aid from clocktower.

Win Scutt
more   Tue 11/10/2022 - FELLOWSHIP & SPEAKER

Newton Abbot - Speaker Win Scutt - Archaeologist

more   Fri 30/09/2022 - Pencil Case Wines Tasting

St Agnes & St Piran - A collaboration with Majestic Wines Hermanus ,South Africa, is famous for whale watching and quality wines. But lack of employment opportunities, exacerbated by the Covid pandemic, mean that many families struggle economically.

more   Sun 25/09/2022 - Rotary Ride in aid of Prostate Cancer UK

Helston-Lizard - Sponsored Cycle ride from Marazion to Mousehole and back. Social and fun event

more   Sat 24/09/2022 - Harvest Auction - Inn and Still, Helston

Helston-Lizard - Harvest Auction and Social event

more   Sat 24/09/2022 - COFFEE & CAKES

Bodmin - A friendly session with supporters and friends raising money for charity. Sept. 24th.

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Dainton GC
more   Thu 22/09/2022 - ROTARY NEWTON ABBOT GOLF DAY

Newton Abbot - Charity Golf Day - supporting The Arka Project in Lublin Poland and The Meadowside Charity Newton Abbot

more   Sun 18/09/2022 - Tour of Torridge Cycle Challenge

Bideford Tarka - New for 2022 --- 100 km and 50 km Routes

more   Fri 16/09/2022 - Annual Chaity Golf Day - Mullion Golf Club

Helston-Lizard - Annual, charity Golf day at Mullion Golf Club. Contact: Hjalmar Wara

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more   Sat 10/09/2022 - Harvest Auction - Inn and Still, Helston

Helston-Lizard - Charity Harvest Auction

St Leonards with the Ukrainian Flag
more   Wed 24/08/2022 - ROTARY MARKS UKRAINIAN DAY

Newton Abbot - Rotarians marked the Ukrainian Independence day on 24th August

Football Fun Day
more   Sun 14/08/2022 - Charity Football match and Fun Day

Hatherleigh - Families in Grief - North Devon News

more   Sun 17/07/2022 - WADEBRIDGE WHEELS 2022

Wadebridge - IT HAS BEEN CONFIRMED THAT WHEELS 2022 WILL BE HELD AS PLANNED AT THE SHOW GROUND, WADEBRIDGE. For more details and a registration form visit the Wheels webpage.

more   Sat 09/07/2022 - Club Fundraiser with Holsworthy Rotary Club

Torrington - Annual Joint Fundraiser for Holsworthy & Torrington Rotary Clubs

more   Thu 09/06/2022 - Lady Katherine

Newton Abbot - Katherine Griggs local historian and author is giving a presentation at the Bushell Theatre (Coombeshead Academy) on the 9th June 2022

Get ready
more   Sat 04/06/2022 - Celebrate the Jubilee with us

Callington - A day of fun and festivities. 70 years of HM Queen Elizabeth II's reign.

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more   Fri 03/06/2022 - QUEENS JUBILEE 2022 - Music for All

Bodmin - 3rd June - In celebration of the Queens 70th Jubilee - FREE evening of Music Venues through-out Bodmin Town. REPORT

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more   Thu 02/06/2022 - Launch of our virtual Balloon Race for Kidney Research

E-club Southwest Peninsula - Online fundraiser for this important charity supporting people with Chronic Kidney Disease, something that affects several of our club members either directly or members of their families.

more   Wed 25/05/2022 - District Golf Day

Tavistock - Tavistock and District 1175 Golf Day, open to teams of 3

more   Sat 21/05/2022 - Coastal Garden Festival

Ilfracombe Compass - The Coastal Garden Festival focused on the physical and mental benefits of gardening and our environment.

more   Thu 19/05/2022 - CHARITY GOLF DAY

Newton Abbot - Rotary Newton Abbot will be organising a charity golf day at Stover Golf Club , Newton Abbot.

The parade in Fore St.
more   Sat 14/05/2022 - MayFest

Callington - An eclectic mix of music and mayhem.

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The organisers of the first Mayor of Truro's Charity Golf Day
more   Fri 13/05/2022 - The Mayor of Truro's Charity Golf Day 2022

Truro Boscawen - Friday, May 13 at Truro Golf Club.

more   Thu 05/05/2022 - 5 May 2022 : Celtic Male Ensemble Concert

Truro Boscawen - PLEASE NOTE ANOTHER CHANGE OF DATE. Venue : Truro School Chapel 7pm for 7.30 Pre-concert drinks and canapés £12

Wheal Tor
more   Wed 04/05/2022 - Combined SE Cornwall clubs with D.G.

Callington - Your chance to improve your club.

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more   Thu 24/03/2022 - Speaker Night - Jeninne Birtwhistle, Rotary Peace Centres

E-club Southwest Peninsula - An informative talk on Rotary Peace Centres.

more   Thu 24/02/2022 - Speaker Night - Mark Little - Rotary Action Group on Slavery

E-club Southwest Peninsula - Mark will share details of the nature and extent of modern slavery both globally and in the UK, the objectives of the Rotarian Action Group against Slavery and some of the anti-slavery projects he has been and is still involved with.

more   Sat 15/01/2022 - Charity Production of Alan Ayckbourn’s dark comedy SNAKE IN THE GRASS

E-club Southwest Peninsula - Raising funds for ROWCROFT HOSPICE. Tickets will include a glass of Prosecco or orange juice and a raffle will be held for club funds. Get your tickets now for a great evening out in Torquay!

more   Wed 15/12/2021 - TURKEY SUPPER

Bodmin - Annual Christmas meal at Westberry Hotel Bodmin - Invitation to friends etc. Select details....

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more   Sun 12/12/2021 - Plympton Rotary Christmas Sunset Lunch at The Bridge, Mount Batten

Plympton - To book, please make your menu choices by 28 November at and pay £5 deposit into Plympton Rotary Bank Account

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more   Sat 20/11/2021 - Living on the edge

Callington - Discover Cornish people and places as they face the impacts of climate change.

more   Thu 18/11/2021 - Roborough Christmas Collection

Plymouth Roborough - Annual Christmas Funding drive for local charities

more   Fri 05/11/2021 - BODMIN FIREWORKS DISPLAY

Bodmin - Select details: FRIDAY Nov. 5th BODMIN PRIORY - CASH ONLY for TICKET SALES

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more   Sat 09/10/2021 - PRESIDENT'S NIGHT

Bodmin - This evening will also be a celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the club Charter Night in 1951.

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more   Sun 26/09/2021 - Avast me Hearties ....

Callington - ... join us for a dastardly family car treasure hunt. Or perhaps you can cycle the route. Pre booking advised via Eventbrite. Refreshments available to purchase in the format of a 'cakey tea' for those that make it to the end.

more   Sun 26/09/2021 - Tour of Torridge Cycle Challenge

Bideford Tarka - Suitable for people of all abilities. The 2021 Tour of Torridge was a great success. We had over 90 riders for the first Event and raised £1001.60p to be shared equally by the two Charities CRY and the Veterans

more   Sun 05/09/2021 - TOUR of BRITAIN

Bodmin - CYCLE TOUR OF BRITAIN - Start Sun. 5th Sept. Penzance, finish Bodmin approx. 1500hrs

Virtual Balloon race
more   Sat 04/09/2021 - Dartmouth Rotary Virtual Balloon Race

Dartmouth - In September this year we are running a Virtual Balloon Race to raise funds for the Devon Air Ambulance and Children’s Hospice South-West, two incredible charities who do such amazing work in the South West

more   Sat 04/09/2021 - BODMIN COMMUNITY FESTIVAL

Bodmin - Bodmin Rotary Club have a presence at this event in the Community Groups Village on Narissa Lawn. Volunteers needed to staff the Clubs tents. Please contact Bruce Tyzzer "

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September Ride for Prostate
more   Sat 04/09/2021 - September Ride for Prostate Cancer UK

Bideford - Chose a long or a short ride and collect sponsorship or sponsor yourself by going to the JustGiving link below. Event HQ: Station Yard, Torrington, ride a longer distance on Saturday or join in the family fun on Sunday

more   Wed 01/09/2021 - POST COVID PARTY Wed. 1st Sept.

Bodmin - Dinner & Entertainment - This is a new date (Postponed from 7th July). Tickets still available see details....

more   Sat 21/08/2021 - collection in aid of Vaccinaid

Kingsbridge Estuary - on Town Square Kingsbridge

more   Fri 13/08/2021 - Presidents night

Callington - Join us at Tre, Pol & Pen for an exceptional night of entertainment.

more   Wed 07/07/2021 - HANDOVER to new President 2021/22

Bodmin - ZOOM Mtg. - PCP Dinner & Entertainment Postponed - new date will be Wed. 1st Sept. 2021

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more   Mon 21/06/2021 - OLD CODGERS WALK - COMPLETED

Bodmin - Bodmin Rotary fund raising walk down The Camel Trail. A small team of over 70yrs. old club members walked the 11.6 miles Bodmin to Padstow.

more   Sun 06/06/2021 - Rotary EndPlasticSoup Day

Kingsbridge Estuary - Clean Your Ria. A project for Rotarians to remove as much plastic from the Kingsbridge and Salcombe Estuary as we can.

more   Fri 04/06/2021 - PHASE NEPAL - Martins Challenge Completed

Bodmin - 'PHASE' - NEPAL needs equipment, supplies and training. Please Support - Martin Taylors Challenge....COMPLETED - Friday 4th - Fantastic achievement see details....

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Rotary in Devon Cornwall and IoS raised funds to buy a modular home at a cost of £10,000 towards this appeal to give people in Moshchun, Ukraine, a home before winter set in.


Raising awareness of mental health issues is one of the focuses of our District. Our District Governor for 2023/24, David Glover, has chosen Bipolar UK as his charity.

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Week long residential Leadership Programme for 18-30 year olds, take place annually early July.


One of our seven Areas of Focus is Supporting the Environment. Clubs are active in finding ways we can do this in partnership with other clubs and organisations.


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