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Heart of England Rotary

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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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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.

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!

See attached poster/entry form and sponsorship form.


Our first ever charity golf day is getting nearer and we hope, by the day, the wintery spring will have turned to summer! It will be held at Feldon Valley Golf Club on Thursday 2nd June. It is hoped clubs in District 1060 (and further afield) will enter teams but the 18-hole Stableford competition is open to all. For full details and entry form go to the Club Events page: or contact Rotarian Liz Hunt.

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.


Club or Group: 
Date and Time: 
Thursday, June 2, 2016 (All day)
Our first ever charity golf day will be held at Feldon Valley Golf Club on Thursday 2nd June. It will be an 18-hole Stableford Competition in teams of 3 with prizes for nearest the pin on par 3’s, teams and individual scores. The entry fee of £120 for teams of 3 or £40 for individuals includes a buffet from the club restaurant. Proceeds to Cancer Research UK, SSAFA, Acorns Children’s Hospice, ShelterBox and other charities supported by our club. For full details see the attached poster and entry form.
Feldon Valley Golf Club, Sutton Lane, Lower Brailes, Banbury OX15 5AW
Golf Day Poster


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.

Rota Kids in Rugby

Presentation of the awards.

The Rotary Club of Rugby Saturday Breakfast recently celebrated the charter of the first Rota Kids Club at Eastlands Primary School  Rugby.

Following on from collecting their Young Citizen award in Birmingham,  for writing, recording, acting and filming their own DVD on Cyber Bullying the School now holds fortnightly Rota Kids meetings.

Rotarians from the club and District Governor Elect, Peter Roberts, attended the school assembly to present the children with their certificates.

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