Category Archives: General

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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Club outing to Bristol (Oct 2016)

          Each year we try and arrange a club ‘away-time’ to a major British town or city. We usually spend a couple of nights away and visit some of the usual tourist attractions but also take … Continue reading

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Derby Arboretum Lantern Festival

On Thursday, 26th November there was a Lantern festival in Derby’s famous Arboretum (the Arboretum was the first public park in the UK) The lantern festival was the the focus for several week’s hard work by Spiral Arts in collaboration … Continue reading

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