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Dr Jill Bethell MBE


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  • District News

    • Dronfield food charity gets Rotary lifeline as demand for services doubles

      A Dronfield food charity has seen demand for its services double since the start of the Covid crisis.  With the help of the local supermarkets and a vital supply lifeline from Rotary4foodbanks they are now providing food parcels to over 100 local families in need every week.

      “Before March we had 100 individuals on our […]

      Read more… Sat Jul 25th

    • 1220 Challenge – fundraising for Prostate Cancer UK

      Throughout the years members of the Rotary Club of Sherwood Forest have raised thousands of pounds for local and International charities by holding a variety of fund raising efforts. For our new fundraising challenge for this Rotary year we have chosen to raise money ‘Prostate Cancer UK’. The challenge will run from the 8th July […]

      Read more… Sat Jul 25th

    • Wortley Rotarian Co-ordinates Delivery of PPE

      DURING the present Covid 19 pandemic, Wortley Rotary Club are doing whatever they can to help people and organisations who need assistance. They have joined forces with Seth Lilleker, who contacted the club saying he was currently furloughed and making face shields using 3D printers in his front room to be provided free of charge […]

      Read more… Sat Jul 25th

    • Rotary teams up with local foodbanks to fight hunger

      A NEW initiative by Rotary is helping to support Sheffield foodbanks as they face unprecedented demand for their services.

      Sheffield foodbanks, in common with those accross the country, are facing a massive increase in demand as a result of the Covid19 crisis. More and mode families are facing increasing hardship and are turning to foodbanks […]

      Read more… Sat Jul 25th

    • Saying Thank You to our local shops

      Wirksworth Rotary Club has recognised more than 25 local shops, which remained open throughout the COVID-19 lockdown period to keep supporting our community, with a special Thank You certificate on behalf of our Club and the Rotary organisation.

      Many of these shops are quite small, which means the staff have been putting themselves at risk […]

      Read more… Sat Jul 25th

    • Rotary helps out as local charity sees demand double and fundraising fall by £40,000

      Canaan Trust – a charity which supports homeless and vulnerable people in Erewash and Broxtowe – has seen demand for its services double since the start of the Covid crisis.  But having to cancel fundraising events like their annual sleepout has left them short of resources to meet local need.

      Kevin Curtis, Canaan Trust’s project […]

      Read more… Tue Jul 21st

    • Charities Benefit from £4000 share-out

      Four local charities have benefited from a £4,000 share-out, the proceeds of the recent Eckington VIRTUAL Classic Car & Bike Show 2020 organised by the Rotary Club of Chesterfield. The money raised by kind sponsors, generous donors, along with a top up by Chesterfield Rotary Club, means each charity has received £1,000 each.

      Read more… Sat Jul 18th

    • Plant Sale with a difference raises over £2,900 for Jigsaw Foodbank

      For many years the Wirksworth Rotary Club has run a plant sale in May to raise money for local good causes. A few years ago we teamed up with the Transition Wirksworth Community Growers in order to expand our offering to include vegetables and herbs as well as traditional bedding plants and perennials.

      Read more… Sat Jul 18th

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