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Regional Youth Speaks


Sun 18th March Sunday 18th March at 9 for 10am - Haberdashers Monmouth School for Girls, Monmouth, NP25 5XTmore

District Handover

Sun 1st July Jersey Beach Hotel, Aberavonmore

Champions of Change Awards - By invitation only


Fri 18th May In this our fifth year of the prestigious Champions of Change awards we are delighted to announce that Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland is looking to recognise 12 unsung heroes from within our membership.more

Just One Mile is ALL We Ask

Fri 23rd February We are throwing out the challenge to the public to walk; cycle; row or swim one sponsored mile – yes, just one sponsored mile anytime between 23rd February and the end of March. more

District Young Musician Final


Sat 10th March Saturday 10th March at 1.30 Instrumentalist, 5pm Vocal - Islwyn High School, Blackwood, NP12 0NUmore

In the next 30 days...

Postponed because of snow. The new date - Friday 23rd March more
Strady Park Hotel, Llanelli, SA15 4HA Arrival 9:30am for 10:00am start. more
The Club is holding another of its popular 'Race Nights' to raise money for local groups, charities and initiatives. more

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Rotary is actively supporting humanitarian relief efforts in many different ways. To find out more and how you can contribute vist the Disaster Relief page on the RIBI site by clicking here.

"The Hero - A West End Tribute"

A Song to commemorate th entenary of the end of WW1.  Rtn. Daniel Curtis, a member of the Satellite Club of Cardiff and his wife Laura are award winning composers and lyricists.  The couple have now created a very special song to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI.  More...  

Purple for Polio 

For over 30 years, Rotary has been committed to fighting to eradicate polio across the world.  Narberth Rotakids planting the Crocus in October -  now they are blooming lovely.  More...


Rotarians in  Southern Wales are revving up to take part in The Purple 4 Polio Rotary Grand Car Tour 2018.  This amazing road trip will take place from 21st to 24th May 2018.  

Cars of all types can take part and registration is now live!  More ...


Join the District's Centenary challenge to raise £25,000 for the Tenovus Closer to Home AppealMore...

Jonathan joins polio vaccination volunteers

Rotarian Jonathan Stephens, Past President of Rotary Usk has recently returned from Delhi, India where he was part of a team of UK Rotarian volunteers More...

Even Santa is Dementia Friendly in Cowbridge

Welsh Youth Speaks final

Eight teams from across District 1150 gathered at Ty Hywel, Cardiff Bay for the final of the Welsh District Youth Speaks. All had qualified from earlier rounds.  The subjects covered by the teams were diverse and thought provoking – Football players salaries, ta ta to Christmas, devolution and the Welsh language -  to name but a few.  Judges – Dr R. Alun Evans, Gethin Thomas and David Williams found it difficult to adjudicate such excellent presentations.  More ...


Rotary’s 33rd Disabled Sports Championship 2017 hailed a success.  The event took place at the Newport International Sports Village; 14 teams (140 competitors) from across the District.  Events include Swimming, Football Penalty Shootout, Table Tennis, Basketball Shootout and Shot Putt. 

Megan Update

Megan is continuing to improve.  The girl who Rotarians in Southern Wales and Philadelphia took to their hearts when she had to undertake ground-breaking surgery to correct a debilitating curvature of the spine.  Rotarians worked together “across the Atlantic” to support Megan and her family.  She has returned to school a few days a week and staff and pupils are being very supportive.  Megan still has a long road ahead but is doing really well.  More ...

DG Maggie Conference Success

The Conference got off to a great start with District Governor’s Fancy Dress Dinner Dance on the theme of  “A Night at the Oscars” proving the perfect foil for a bit of glamour and some great costumes.   More ...

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Purple cupcakes, purple light filters and planting crocus in public areas and schools are just many of the ways World Polio Day was commemorated in South Wales Tuesday 24 October. More ...

100 years of Rotary in Wales

Rotary Cardiff celebrates the 100 years of its Charter on Wednesday 1st November 2017.  A dinner will be held where Rotary held its first ever meeting in Wales.  Formerly the Park Hotel, now Jury’s Inn Hotel, Park Place, Cardiff.  More ...

Mr William Ashcombe Chamen - founder president.

RC Swansea Show Their Creative Side

Not only did RC Swansea support a charity event at a local school their DIY skills made a range of games that helped to raise nearly £2000 for the school. More ...

RYLA 2017

Highly successful Rotary Youth Leadership Award.   Over three weeks at the Storey Arms Outdoor Activity Centre, 91 young people took part from all parts of Southern Wales.  More ...

Cash Boost will help End Polio

District Governor Maggie Hughes has applauded a UK Government cash boost to help eradicate polio.  £100m in the fight against polio.   More ...

Rotary International Youth Camp

Young people from 16 different countries are converging on District  1150 from the 20th - 30th July on a real Welsh Cultural Adventure as part of the Rotary International Youth Camp.  More...

Swansea Bay Succeed

In partership with 5 other clubs, District Fondation team and the Rotary Club of Karen, Kenya - Ndori, Western Kenya, villagers have been unable to overcome the effects of a severe droughts.  The project is to drill a fresh borehole to provide, via a solar pump, reliable fresh drinking water that can also be used for irrigation. More...        

District Handover 2017

Rotary Southern Wales Handover took place at the Tower's Hotel, Neath Sunday 25 June. We wish incoming District Governor Maggie Hughes and Bill a happy and successful year in this 100th year of Rotary in Wales.  More..

Creative Rotary

Rhianon Passmore AM  “The standard of the Young Writer and Photography made a big impression on me. It was wonderful to see the combination of effort and pure talent that created such imaginative work.  I was delighted to sponsor the event in the Senedd. 

More on the these links: Flickr - FaceBook - Twitter 

Megan Sadler update

District Governor Steve Jenkins called in to see the Sadler family in Philadelphia en-route to the Rotary International Atlanta Convention.  Megan is improving daily and the family are looking to coming home soon.  More...

Rotary Ahoy

The fourth annual Welsh Dragon Boat Championship held at Llysyfran Reservoir and Country Park, supported by Narberth and Whitland Rotary Club.       More ...

Spokesman Summer 2017

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RIBI Young Musician hosted by 1150

Musicians from across RIBI assembled at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff, for the RIBI final. The winners were vocalist Eyra Norman, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Godalming of 1145 and instrumentalist Huw Boucher, sponsored by Cardiff Breakfast who played the harp. 

Cardiff Centenary Marches on

Cardiff Rotary hosted an early celebration of their 100 year birthday with a reception at Cardiff Castle which included a Beating the Retreat Ceremony by the  Band of The Royal Welsh.   More ...

Cardiff Rotarian Receives National Award

George Mercer of the Rotary Club of Cardiff, has been awarded the national Rotary Champion of Change Award for his work in creating change and opportunity within the field of membership development.   More...

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