Category Archives: General

District Conference at Llandudno – September 2017

This year’s District Conference was held in Llandudno. There were 16 members of the club who attended and we had an excellent few days away. The accommodation and food was first class and the conference programme was full and varied … Continue reading

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Toc H Sports – August 1st 2017

For 92 years volunteers from the Rotary Club of Derby have assisted Toc H for one evening at their summer camp for less privileged kids. For two weeks, every year at the Polo Ground in Osmaston numerous Toc H volunteers … Continue reading

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Green Flag Award – August 3rd 2017

Green Flag Award Ceremony – August 3rd 2017 The Rotary Club of Derby helped to establish the Friends of Derby Arboretum (FDA) group and we are active in supporting a number of public events and groups who promote the Arboretum … Continue reading

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Centenary Concert at Derby Cathedral – July 8th 2017

What a wonderful evening this turned out to be. Over 250 people came to the Cathedral to listen to two local choirs – Derventio Choir and The Dalesmen and one of the Opera Babes, Karen England. Each choir performed a … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day in Derby – March 2017

Several of our club members supported the International Women’s Day festivities in the Derby Market Square on Saturday March 11th. We were joined by our satellite members who also had a stall and a tombola which took over £216. We … Continue reading

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End polio Now – crocus corms in bloom (March 2017)

In November last year (2016) 17 Derby schools received 10,000 crocus corms between them and planted them in preparation of a glorious display of purple flowers next spring. The Rotary Club of Derby celebrated World Polio Day this year by … Continue reading

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Murder most foul! – Feb 17th 2017

A murder most foul – Our club organised another successful ‘Murder Mystery’ on Friday last week (17th Feb)  – and we raised over £1000 towards our international centenary project. Almost 100 club members and their families and friends came along … Continue reading

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End Polio Now – crocus corms to schools (November 2016)

Derby Schools support End Polio Now Campaign and prepare for spring In November last year (2016) 17 Derby schools received 10,000 crocus corms between them and planted them in preparation of a glorious display of purple flowers next spring. The … Continue reading

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Santa’s Sleigh Christmas 2016

This year we visited a number of streets in Chellaston, Littleover and Mickleover. We have been delighted with the very generous response from people as we walked the streets, knocking on their doors and asking for money to support the … Continue reading

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Live at Home Christmas Party

On Wednesday 7th December 2016, the Rotary Club of Derby hosted a tea party for dozens of elderly folk from various Live at Home schemes around the city. The tea party was held at the Polish Club on Kedleston Road … Continue reading

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