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Harold Robson's Second Zip-wire Slide


Not content with being the oldest person in the UK to ride a Zip-wire for charity when he crossed the Tyne in April in support of the Alzheimer's Society, he undertook a second ride in October to help the President's chosen Charity, MacMillan Cancer Care.

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GEORDIE EVENING


We had a very enjoyable evening of Geordie songs, recitations and stories led by Jane Kitson and Derek Minto.

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Christmas Street Collections


For many years we have held a charity collection in the Newcastle central shopping area in the weeks leading up to Christmas. In recent years this has been in Eldon Square. Many charities have benefited thanks to the generosity of the people of the City.

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The Bigogwe Project


The Rotary Club of Newcastle upon Tyne supported a rural Health Centre in North-West Rwanda by providing an ultrasound scanner for the maternity department

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Scotswood Natural Community Garden


The Rotary Club of Newcastle upon Tyne is pleased to have been able to support the work of the Scotswood Natural Community Garden in its work among young people in the City.

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Piano Project


As part of our project to increase awareness of Rotary in general, and the Rotary Club of Newcastle upon Tyne in particular, we have installed a Piano in the new portico of Newcastle Central Railway Station

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About us

The Newcastle upon Tyne Rotary Club, was the first Rotary club to be established in the north-east of England and only the tenth in RIBI. We celebrated our centenary last year.

Founded on 20th August 1915 with an initial membership of 50 local business men, the club went on to sponsor 25 more clubs in the north of England. Paul Harris, the founder of Rotary International, visited the Rotary Club of Newcastle upon Tyne  in 1928 and 1937

Today the Rotary Club of Newcastle upon Tyne has an active social programme combined with fund-raising activities and opportunities for service. We are the only Rotary Club in Newcastle that continues to meet on a lunchtime and we extend a welcome to Rotarians who are visiting the city to enjoy fellowship with us.

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Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Friday 23rd February 12.45 (members only)

Service Projects Meeting


The Service Projects Committee of the Club will meet monthly as part of the regular weekly lunchtime meeting to discuss how the Club may fulfill its commitment to service both in the local community and internationally.

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Friday 23rd February 12.45

Rotary Club Lunch Meeting


We meet as usual for lunch. During or after lunch we will have a discussion about Club projects.

Friday 2nd March 12.45

Rotary Club Lunch Meeting


We meet as usual for lunch. Details of any after-lunch speaker or other activity are not as yet available

Friday 9th March 12.45

Rotary Club Lunch Meeting


We meet as usual for lunch. Our after-lunch speakerwill be Margaret Bozic, who will speak to us about "The Russian Front"

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Fridays at 12.45 pm
New Kent Hotel,
127 Osborne Road,
Jesmond,
Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2TB  0191 281 7711

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