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Dr Jill Bethell MBE


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  • District News

    • Hearing Ambassadors launch their website

      There are simply too many clubs and members who have supported us with their skills and knowledge over the last couple of years for us to mention them by name, so we would like to dedicate our new website to Rotary District 1220 with grateful thanks for all the encouragement and practical help that you […]

      Read more… Fri Sep 18th

    • From Boxing to Bagging – Evolve delivers 75 tons of hope to Broxtowe community

      Volunteers from Evolve CIC in Broxtowe have turned from boxing to bagging as they extend their foodbank services in the fight to ensure that no-one in the district goes hungry this winter. 

      Gary Bulmer unloading Rotarian Pete Wearns van

      But, warns former police officer turned local hero Gary Bulmer, the demand for services looks set […]

      Read more… Fri Sep 18th

    • Aquaboxes making a difference in Syria

      On the 18th February, 160 Aquaboxes left the Aquabox depot in Wirksworth Derbyshire, bound for Hand in Hand for Aid (HiHAD) Birmingham, and then onwards to refugee camps in Syria.

      Read more… Sat Sep 5th

    • Mansfield foodbank chief warns of looming tsunami of need

      A Mansfield Woodhouse foodbank has kept up with demand for food during the Covid crisis, but its volunteer manager, former policeman Keith Hadfield, warns that much worse is to come as winter approaches. A new lifeline of supplies from Rotary4foodbanks is playing a vital role in helping to build stocks for the tsunami of demand […]

      Read more… Fri Sep 4th

    • “Our Aid Will Get Through” – AQUABOX

      Here in the UK, we rarely experience such physical events as earthquake, mud-slide and landslip. In Nepal, these occurrences present a regular threat to life and communities.

      One such event happened on 14th August this year in the Sindhupalchowk district. This area is characterised by narrow valleys and steep mountains. It is highly rural with […]

      Read more… Fri Sep 4th

    • It is official: WHO has declared the Africa region polio free

      After decades of work across 47 countries on the continent, the World Health Organization has certified the Africa region polio free.

      Read more… Wed Aug 26th

    • Former drug addict comes clean to help feed the hungry through Covid

      Former drug addict Mick Hanley has turned his life around. Now, supporting others in dire straits is helping him to keep on the ‘straight and narrow’. He talks about his past life and his daily struggle to survive on the streets and beat his addictions. Mick is happily married and working at a Sheffield foodbank. […]

      Read more… Fri Aug 21st

    • Radio Nottingham covers Rotary4Foodbanks

      Verity Cowley interviewed John Cavey from Rotary4Foodbanks and Lauren Jay Warner of Taylors Transport for her Afternoon radio show on BBC Radio Nottingham 18/08/2020

      Read more… Wed Aug 19th

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