Conference 2017 Registration is now open. The Conference Hotel is now over subscribed. There are lots of hotels, guest houses and B &B in Torquay. Hope to see you there?more
Here are brief details of Rotary Fellowships. If you belong to one that is not listed please let us knowmore
Atlanta RI Convention
Celebrate with us at the 2017 Rotary International Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 10-14 June more
Vocational Training Team (VTT)
Details of the Vocational Training Team project to Bulgaria that was started in 2014 - 15 and approved by RI in September 2015.more
D1100 has the following Pull Ups that are available for Clubs to borrow,subject to availability.more
In the next 30 days...
Sale of pre-used but good quality paper back books, children's books and jigsaws in aid of the Nailsea & Backwell Rotary Trust Fund for use in funding our work in the community. Outside Waitrose main entrance on Nailsea High Street between 8.30 am and 4pm
Our Annual Charity swimming marathon. more
A fantastic evening of classical music. See the poster below for more details. more
Taste before buying.
Blunsdon Abbey Stadium more
Holy Trinity Church, Whitecross Road, Hereford.
Tickets Â£10 from Club Members, Website: (bit.ly/2gXeywS}, The Outback, Church Street, Hereford, or on the door.
A Race Night with a difference! Come along with some friends to enjoy an evening of racing where you run the horses (no films). Great fun especially if you come with a team. more
A joint event for Swindon Phoenix to raise awareness and funds for the Jaipur Limb Project in partnership with the Swindon Hindu Temple & Cultural Centre, 103, Darby Close, Swindon. SN2 2YZ
See our Website Homepage for more information
In aid of Dementia UK more
WE are very disappointed to have to cancel this event due to lack of support. We do hope to run a similar event in due course. more
Highworth Recreation Centre, The Elms, Highworth, SN6 7DD more
Do you want to own or help secure the
Rotary International Railway Engine Sign
Being autioned Sat 1 April in Pershore
Our own PDG David Ldyiatt was RIBI President
and was at the naming of the Engine in 1984
Young Musician District Finalists
THE FUTURE OF RIBI
RIBI Explained ( The benefits of having RIBI)
Young Writer Competition
See the results of The Seniors, Intermediate and Juniors
and read the submissions of the winners and runner ups
Young Photograper Competition
In the Junior Age Category, the WINNER is Chloe Stanton from Trinity Church School, entered by Portishead Rotary Club.
The Runner-Up is Sebastian Turner of Woodchester Primary School, entered by Nailsworth Rotary Club.
In the Intermediate Age Category, the WINNER is Charlie Mann of Royal Wotton Bassett Academy, entered by Royal Wootton Bassett & District Rotary Club.
The Runner-Up is Oliver Sparks of Nailsea School, entered by Nailsea & Backwell Rotary Club.
In the Senior Age Category, the WINNER is Freya Bigwood from Marlwood School, entered by Thornbury Rotary Club.
The Runner-Up is Abbie Merritt of Katherine Lady Berkeley's School, entered by Cotswold Tyndale Rotary Club.
Judges comments ..Well done everyone who took part it was so very good that it truly made it very difficult to pick out these clever youngsters above, because they are ALL very clever, inventive and wonderful photographers.
Read full Judges report here
Young Chef Competition
The 2 winners selected to progress to the Regional stage were sponsored by the Rotary Club of Bristol and Clifton Rotary Club, both Daisy and Charlotte's performance was exceptional, but it should be noted that the standard was very high across all candidates.
more pictures and report
All the forms you need for D1100 2017 RYLA Course
are now available on the website
Tony Brook - Colwall Rotary Club RYLA Coordinator 2017 looks forward to receiving your completed application for a place on the course.
HURRY as places book up on a first come serve basis and this course gets booked up very quickly
Please arrange to play your league games
before the end of February 2017
Quarter final and semi final draws will be distributed after the first rounds have been played
The 2016 - 17 District Quiz has reached the Final Round
Teams to compete
SWINDON NORTH [HIGHEST SCORING LOSER]
to be played on 26 April 2017
The Plough, Gloucester Road Cirencester – 7 for 7.30
Food £10 but we need numbers in advance
Take a look at what is happening on the International see in RIBI
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Earn the Presidential Citation 2016/17
It really helps to ensure your club is covering all Avenues of Service
Your Rotary, Rotaract, or Interact club can earn a Presidential Citation for achieving goals that strengthen Rotary and your clubs. Grow your membership, develop sustainable service projects, support The Rotary Foundation, and build awareness of Rotary in your community and get recognized for being a part of Rotary Serving Humanity.
Develop a plan now and track your progress starting August 2016
Download Presidential Citation leaflet
Could a long neglected “avenue of service” be Rotary’s recruitment panacea?
So many people have the itch to “ give something back to their community”. Does Rotary offer them an opportunity to scratch it?
Richard Fox, D1100 Vocational Chair, argues that a 21st century version of old fashioned Vocational could attract and retain new members
Go to Vocational page for full article
HALL OF FAME SINGER DONOVAN BECOMES A ROTARY POLIO AMBASSADOR
Legendary singer and polio survivor Donovan Leitch, better known simply as Donovan, has joined Rotary in its fight to eradicate the paralyzing disease that afflicted him during much of his childhood.
Donovan contracted polio at age three in Glasgow, Scotland. The disease weakened his right leg and left it thinner and shorter than the other. Confined to his bed for much of his childhood, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer said his father would read him poetry.
District 1100 has a selection of horizontal and vertical banners that are available for both Distict and Club events within the District. The horizontal one is 3m long by 1.5m wide.
Vertical banners are of the pull up design - contact the Public Image Chairman - Jan Long
Here's a selection of the next few weeks great
Your Club could feature on the front page, too. If your Club uses RIBI-T then just click on the radio button that puts your event onto the District pages.
Coloured border posters may be linked to other Internet pages and grey bordered posters may be linked to pdfs that can be opened or saved to your machine for reference or printing.