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District 1260 comes to the rescue

RIBI supports the “National Big Bang” and “Big Bangs near Me”.more

Two brilliant evenings at our District Youth Speaks Finals

Teams from around our district of Beds, Bucks and Herts came together on two evenings to contest the Intermediate and Senior Youth Speaks District Finals. Winners now progress onto the Regional Finals and may even make the National Final.more

Young Chef District Final 2018

High Standards of cooking achieved at the District Finalmore

In the next 30 days...

Our next Barn Dance will be held at Medbourne Pavilion on 27 April, dancing again to "Sleeping Moggy", in aid of Wheel Power. Tickets £13.50. more
RIBI National Final Telford
Songs of the 50s and 60s with Fiona Harrison "a voice in a million"
Choose whether to walk or run, choose your distance - short, medium or long and you can also choose to complete a puzzle along the way. Come along to Campus West and join in
Regional Final Dr Challoner's High School, Little Chalfont, HP7 9NR more
A new fundraising event, replacing the usual Saturday part of the Pancake Festival, where we take over Hitchin Market Square with the usual variety of stalls, raising money largely for Garden House Hospice Care. More details nearer the time.
Maypole Dancing, Punch & Judy, Morris dancers, Village Stocks and much more. Come and join us on Saturday 5th May for a fun packed afternoon.
A two-mile sponsored walk over Bedford's many interesting foot bridges suitable for all ages and abilities to raise money for Canine Partners and other Rotary charities.
Winning District Entries to RIBI for National Judging
Winning District Entries to RIBI for National Judging
Come and enjoy the May Day Celebrations at the Royston Car Show
Only a month to go to the annual Rotary charity cycle ride! more
Biannual meeting of the D1260 Golf Society at Mid Herts Golf Club more
We Celebrate this milestone with a dinner for Rotarians old and new.
National RIBI Final James Watt Theatre, Heriot Watt University Riccarton, Edinburgh more
Wall all or part of the Garden City Greenway and raise money for charity.
All junior schools in the Lea Valley region (Hertford, Ware & Broxbourne and surrounding areas) are invited to take part. The competition is open to choirs of up to 30 children between the ages of seven and eleven. more

Welcome to the new site for Rotary in Beds, Bucks and Herts.

Rotary is an organisation that provides ordinary people with extraordinary opportunities to do more with their lives than they ever thought possible. Opportunities come along all the time but the trick is to be able to recognise that opportunity.  The only difference between a small opportunity and a great one is what you do with it.

Rotarians within the 57 clubs of this district are presented with opportunities every day - we have been fortunate this year to have witnessed many of those small opportunities grow into something of lasting benefit to individuals and communities both at home and abroad.

The Rotary Foundation, our charity, is an ideal vehicle to be able to transform an opportunity in this Centenary year of The Rotary Foundation.  Clubs in District 1260 have been very active with grants both District and Global in doing good in the world. District grants have been used to supplement club funds by:

  • Funding young people to paint classrooms in Nepal.
  • Sending mosquito nets to Cambodia
  • Providing football equipment for impaired youths and adults.
  • Sending Literary Boxes and ShelterBoxes to various parts of the world following disasters.
  • Providing art materials for Romanian children and many more similar causes.

Global Grants this year have included:

  • Supplying clean water to remote villages in Madagascar.
  • Assisting a young doctor to further his knowledge and skills with a scholarship to Yale University.
  • Providing medical equipment to a hospital in Pakistan.
  • Bore holes for clean water in Zimbabwe.
  • Hosting 9 Global Scholars on behalf of 'Rotary in London' District 1130.

By reversing a Global Grant we have, with financial assistance from the Rotary Club of Bloomington, Minnesota, provided 15 Public Access Defibrillators at locations nominated by clubs across our three counties.

Clubs in District 1260 have been very supportive of the Rotary in Britain and Ireland 'Purple4Polio' awareness campaign - planting 10,000 crocus corms, organising Jam and Tea events and displaying the children's iron lung at many events and venues.
This initiative has almost doubled our annual contribution to End Polio Now.

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Rotarians you need to login using either your Club Template  or RIBI Username and Password details to access the Members Only section of the site.

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