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Club or Group: 
Date and Time: 
Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 09:30 - 13:00
The 2016 Sheepwalks Shocker 10k and Sheepwalks Shuffle 2k Family Run – Sunday 2nd October;
Enville Hall, Stourbridge. DY7 5HD

The 2016 Sheepwalks Shocker 10k and Sheepwalks Shuffle 2k Family Run – Sunday 2nd October;

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NEW FOR 2016

New Course for both runs, new race names to reflect the environment of the event - stunning rugged countryside with challeges

The 2k family fun run starts at 9.30am followed by the 10k Run which starts at 10.15am. Be sure to join us once again for a fun-filled day.

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The District brings together 63 Clubs and some 1,650 Rotarians in an area centred on Birmingham and the West Midlands and including parts of Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire. From Lichfield in the North to Shipston-on-Stour in the South, from Rugby in the East to Bewdley in the West we serve those multi-racial communities which are truly at England's heart.

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1060 District International Newsletter - Spring 2016

The Spring edition of District 1060's International Newsletter features;

  • Literacy in a Box
  • Rotary Shoebox Scheme
  • Azad Choudhury Academy School
  • Helping Hands in Peru
  • CT Scanner Project - India
  • Guatemala Literacy project
  • Toilets for Sri Lankan Schools Project
  • Club and District News

Enjoy the read!

Shipston Rotary Community Songs of Praise Sunday 29th May St Edmund's Church 3.0pm

Fay Ivens

Please join us for a light-hearted afternoon of hymns songs and poetry chosen and read by local community groups interspersed with musical pieces performed by local talented musicians, followed by tea and homemade cakes.

Donations will be divided between St Edmunds Church and Shipston Rotary charities.

This event is part of the Shipston Wool Fair 'woolly weekend'.

Rotary Ride4Health

Club or Group: 
Lichfield St Chad
Date and Time: 
Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 10:00 - 13:00
Lichfield Market Place

Family cycle ride from Lichfield Market Square to Curborough Sprint Circuit and back. A chance to ride as many laps of the Sprint Circuit as you want!


Prizes for most sponsorship money raised!

Follow links for more information on the poster/entry form and sponsorship form.

Rotary Cars in the Park 2016

Club or Group: 
Lichfield St Chad
Date and Time: 
Saturday, July 2, 2016 (All day) - Sunday, July 3, 2016 (All day)
Lichfield Beacon Park

One of the largest events of it's type in the UK - a chance to see thousands of new, classic and customised cars all in one place. The event is one of the main events in Lichfield's summer calendar of events and in 2015 raised £32,000 for charity.

Midlands Air Ambulance will be the main charity again for this years event.

Rotarians with 'interesting' cars are invited to come along as a 'single entry'.

Rotarians willing to help out with the running of this major event are always welcome.

Tour d'Ilmington, David Lockwood Memorial Cycle Ride

Bob Armstrong
Flat route

Sunday 3rd July 10.0 am; Newbold-on-Stour Village Hall

The inaugural Tour in 2015 was a great success. This year there are two rides, a flat fun ride: 10 miles, and a hilly ride: 20 miles.

The rides start and finish at Newbold-on-Stour Village Hall, which is behind the Village Green. You should be at the start at 10.0am to be in time for the 'Grand Depart'. Refreshments will be available at start, finish and at the refreshment point near Ilmington en route.

Contact Bob Armstrong on 07855 744868 (email: to register.

Our members fighting polio in India

Rotarian Rosemary and May in India

Two Local Rotarians from Leamington Spa Regency Rotary Club flew out last weekend to support National Immunisation Day by travelling to the most at risk areas of India to immunise thousands of children against Polio.

Knowle & Dorridge Annual Pro-Am Golf Competition

Club or Group: 
Knowle and Dorridge
Date and Time: 
Monday, June 13, 2016 (All day)

The Rotary Club of Knowle & Dorridge are pleased to announce they will be holding their Annual Pro-Am Charity Golf Competition on Monday 13 June 2016 at Copt Heath Golf Club. This is being held in association with the PGA and with thanks to our main sponsors, namely Farmfoods, Stanley & Co (Solicitors) and Sodi-Tech. Each team will consist of 1 professional and 3 amateurs. There will be lunchtime refreshments and in the evening, a dinner with a raffle and auction. The proceeds will be donated to Newlands Bishops Farm, being part of the Family Care Trust.

Fresh Water for Kititi in Uganda

Vice President inaugurates water bore hole

The village of Kititi in south-east Uganda now has clean water for the first time, thanks to funding provided to Planting for Hope Uganda by Kinver and Bewdley Rotary Clubs, supported by a matching grant from Rotary District 1060. Until now the villagers have had a long walk to fetch and carry filthy unhygienic water back to the village.

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