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New Generations Service

New Generations Service, also known as Youth Opportunities, recognizes the positive change implemented by youth and young adults through leadership development activities such as RYLA, Rotaract and Interact club service projects, and creating international understanding with Rotary Youth Exchange.

Youth Speaks Competition

Caption:  Sir Geoffrey holding the all-important timekeeper’s clock with the green light showing success for (left to right) Geo

Six young orators from the Invictus academy of schools have been given the green light to go forward in a national public speaking competition that could eventually see them crowned champions of the UK and Ireland.



Twenty-six Kinver Rotarians, friends and members of Wet Wee Whistle Whisky Society enjoyed an evening at Old Edwardians Club, Stourbridge raising funds for their Youth Charoities account. Under the skilful tutelage of Andy Purslow, Ambassador for Wemyss independent bottlers and distillers of Edinburgh, who supported the event, six whiskies of varying ages and prices were tasted and discussed at length.

District under 12’s 5–a–Side Football Tournament

Date and Time: 
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 10:00 - 15:00
FA Centre of Excellence, St Georges Park, Burton upon Trent

We are eager to build on the success of the last 3 years of this 5-a-side football tournament instigated by District 1220 (Derbyshire), with the finals held at the on Sunday 5 June 2016, it is hoped that this will develop into an annual ‘RIBI u12 Youth Football Competition’, with teams entering and representing each individual rotary district within RIBI.

In order to select a team to represent D1060 at such an event, we will be seeking teams to enter into a qualifying tournament to be held in April 2016 (TBC).

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.


Pupils at three local schools are to be given the opportunity to test their writing skills against youngsters from across the Midlands.

The Rotary Club of Kinver is in talks with staff at St. James School, Wollaston; The Ridge,  Wollaston; and Brindley Heath Junior School in Kinver to enrol youngsters in an annual writing competition organised by Rotary district 1060 which stretches from Rugby in the east to Stourport in the west and from Tamworth in Staffs to Southam in the south of Warwickshire.

Kinver High School Presentation Evening

As part of the Kinver High School Presentation Evening President Roy Sanders handed out prizes to the pupils who had been successful in the RIBI Young Photographer and Young Writer compeittions.

The theme for both competitions was "Light up your Community" and all the Kinver contestants where in the Intermediate (11 to 13) age group. The winner of the Club level Young Photograper competition went on to win second place in District 1060 .

President Roy Also presented the cheque for the second year of the Sixth form Bursary awarded by the Club.

Youth - Rotary Youth Speaks Competition and Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

May Shaker
Rotary Youth Speaks Competition

Leaminmgton Spa Regency is keen to help young people develop to their full potential.  The Group supports several Rotary projects to help young adults develop.  May Shaker is our Chair of Youth and we support several programmes including:

Rotary Youth Speaks Competition

A public speaking competition which is available for schools and youth organisations to enter teams.  We organise the Leamington Spa heats for this competition national competition.  

Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA)

Michael Holt Debate

Bromsgrove School Debating Team

On November 12 the Rotary Club of North Worcestershire organized, in conjunction with Bromsgrove Rotary Club, the Michael Holt debate at Droitwich Golf Club which is held between two local Schools, Bromsgrove School and North Bromsgrove High School. As usual, it was a very keenly fought contest but with Bromsgrove School being declared the winners debating  “This house believes that the United States of America has lost its lead as a world power”.

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