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Rotary reef revisited

A giant artificial reef in the shape of a Rotary wheel restores marine life and protects the livelihood of several fishing villages in the Philippines


Kitty, winner of the national final of the Young Chef 2018.

Seven cooking enthusiasts aged between 13 and 16 battled it out in the kitchens of the Abraham Darby Academy in the national final of Rotary Young Chef 2018.


The laying of a Rotary wreath at the Menin Gate in Ypres.

Sun 25th November Over the weekend of 23rd to 25th November 2018, ten members and partners of Leatherhead Rotary Club travelled to France to attend the annual soirée organised by one of their two twin clubs, the Rotary Club of Lens Louvre.


Engaging young people with Rotary.

Young people work with Brighton and Hove Soiree Rotary Club on the Zanzibar Schools Project (ZSP).


In the next 30 days...

Shepperton Big Tree Night

Wednesday 12th December 2018

RC Shepperton Aurora This is the evening when Shepperton High Street is closed to traffic. The side roads become a winter fayre with charity stalls, food outlets, etc. Together with live music and Carol singing. PLEASE NOTE - NO BREAKFAST MEETING TODAY

Lord Holmes

Our speaker this evening is Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE.

Wednesday 12th December 2018

RC Kew Gardens Lord Holmes is a motivational speaker and we look forward to hearing his talk.

Guests had a wonderful time.

Christmas Party for Age Concern, Merstham

Friday 14th December 2018

RC Redhill, Reigate and District Last year we cooked for guests, volunteers and staff at their Christmas Party so that everyone could have a good time. We enjoyed it so much we asked if we could do it again!


Carol Service

Tuesday 18th December 2018

RC Shoreham & Southwick Carol Service at Lancing College

Guests enjoying their Crafting.

Breakfast with Santa

Monday 24th December 2018

RC Redhill, Reigate and District Great treat for all children (particularly under 10's), their families and Santa's Little Helpers.


District 1145 brings together 97 Rotary Clubs in 6 Greater London Boroughs, Surrey, East & West Sussex and neighboring parts of Hampshire to develop fellowship and service opportunities.

Leatherhead light up the old pumping station in bright purple!

Throughout the evening of Wednesday 24th October, many visitors to Leatherhead will hopefully have seen the town’s old pumping station lit up in bright purple! This was one of four landmarks around the town lit up in purple by Leatherhead Rotary, as part of a global initiative by Rotary Clubs around the world to raise awareness of World Polio Day and ‘End Polio Now’, Rotary’s international polio eradication campaign.

Llink to this story on the Leatherhead Rotary Club website.

Sienna Lakin of St Teresa’s School, Dorking, has won the National Final of Rotary’s Young Writer competition, at Senior level for 14 to 17 year olds.

More information

The Technology Tournament, led by Rotary Club of Twickenham an "amazing event!"
(Link to details of the 2019 Tournament on the Twickenham upon Thames website.)

 Young Chef, District 1145 Semi finals.

Young Chef District Semi final at Chichester High School on 21st January. The winner was Ellie Nicholson with runner-up Saskia Dunkley both sponsored by the Steyning and Henfield Club.
Both students go through to the District Final on 25th February.

Young Chef District Semi final at Merton College on 28th January. The winner was Miranda Watson sponsored by the Twickenham Club with runner-up Abby Finch sponsored by the Morden Club.
Both also go through to the District Final on 25th February!

"In the next 30 days..." lists some more exciting 1145 Club Events!

Rotarians! We welcome stories about the activities of any of the 1145 Clubs! Contributions from members of the District Team would also be welcome!

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Rotary South News, November 2018. Rotary South News, November 2018.more  

Rotary Magazine December 2018 / January 2019 Rotary Magazine December 2018 / January 2019more  

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