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Our quizzes return!

Saturday 9th October 2021

RC Medway Sunlight Our popular quizzes are back and we are raring to go.

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Empowering Girls

Tuesday 12th October 2021

District Event: Empowering Girls a District Zoom talk by Jannine Birtwistle

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Polio is More than a Word

Tuesday 19th October 2021

District Event: District Zoom Polio talk by Colin Powell Polio Ambassador

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Rotary South East District Conference

Friday 22nd October 2021

District Event: Immediate Past District Governor Brian Dunne and District Governor Chris Brenchley welcome you back to Eastbourne for our Annual Conference

Rotary South East (UK) & Gibraltar


“Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change — across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.”


72 Clubs Making A Difference

We have 72 great Rotary Clubs in Rotary District 1120; stretching from South East London, along the Kent and Sussex coasts and also including Gibraltar. We are 1,900 men and women; all having fun whilst serving our communities and making a difference worldwide.

What We Do

We like to meet people, socialise and have fun together whilst doing good in the world. 

We apply our leadership and expertise to solve social issues. We raise funds and manage projects both locally in our own communities and also overseas to promote peace, alleviate poverty, support education, fight disease, provide clean water and address poor sanitation. 

Since the mid eighties Rotary, together with the World Health Organisation and other partners, has also been at the forefront of the battle to eradicate polio from the world.

Looking for a new opportunity?

Rotary is not just a club that you join. It is an invitation to endless opportunities. Rotary opens opportunities for you to serve in a project as big and historic as End Polio Now or in a small community project where you plant a tree to help the environment. Everything we do opens another opportunity for someone, somewhere.

If you think Rotary could be for you we would love to hear from you soon. Just email membership@rotarysoutheast.org.


Supporting The Environment

Supporting the Environment has become Rotary's 7th Area of Focus.

Supporting The Environment

More than $18 million in Foundation global grant funding has been allocated to environment-related projects over the past five years. Creating a distinct area of focus to support the environment will give Rotary members even more ways to bring about positive change in the world and increase our impact.

Polio Latest

The eradication of polio has been the number one project for Rotary over the past 30 years.

In his latest blog, Bill Gates talks about the progress against polio made possible through the iron will of health workers and partners such as Rotary, GPEI’s support to COVID and new strategy to secure success. He calls on global solidarity/support to deliver on the promise of a polio-free world.

Five Key Facts On Polio:

1. Polio mainly affects children under age 5.
2. There is no cure, but polio is preventable with a vaccine.
3. Only two countries continue to show new cases of wild polio virus  
4. We’ve reduced cases by 99.9% since 1988.
5. Until we end polio forever, every child is at risk.

Polio Cases (as at 17th August 2021)

Summary of new WPV viruses this week:

  • Afghanistan: No wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases reported this week. There is one case reported in 2021 while the total number of 2020 cases remains at 56.
  • Pakistan: No wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) cases reported this week. There is one case reported in 2021. The total number of 2020 cases remains at 84.

The fight continues ....

End Polio Now

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