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Purchasing presents from Amazon? Don't forget to visit Amazon via this website to return a percentage of your purchase price to the District. All you need do is click on this link instead of going to Amazon directly. It won't cost you a penny more!
Posted by Mark Snape on 27 November 2009 (68)

Rotary Video

For a while, Rotary have been producing excellent videos to promote the organisation. The latest of these entitled "What would it take to change the world" introduces Rotary in all its facets, lasts just 4 minutes, and may be viewed via YouTube. Please follow the link to the video.
Posted by Mark Snape on 14 May 2009 (68)

Important Safety Advice

This site publishes a lot of content in Adobe Acrobat form - so called "PDF" files. Recently, Adobe has fixed a serious security weakness in Acrobat reader. Everyone is encouraged to upgrade their reader to the latest version at
Additionally, millions of Windows systems have been infected with a virus called "Conficker". This exploits holes in the Windows Operating system, that had been fixed back in November, but where the computer owners had ommited to update their systems. It is vital that everyone configures their systems to recieve updates from Microsoft and allows these to run and install on a regular basis. Further information from Microsoft.
Posted by Mark Snape on 12 April 2009 (68)

Conference 2009 Booking Form

The District Conference booking form is now available for download from the District/Conference page. An early registration discount is available.
Posted by Mark Snape on 12 April 2009 (68)

D1220 GSE team to Taiwan

The latest District GSE team will shortly head out to Taiwan, District 3480. Steve Moore, one of the GSE team members will be maintaining an on-line diary (a 'blog') at Visit the site and leave the team a message!
Posted by Mark Snape on 02 April 2009 (68)

Polio Newsletter for February

The February Polio campaign newsletter is available on line.
Posted by Keith Hammond on 14 February 2009 (68)

District Council Papers

The papers for the forthcoming Council meeting on 13th January are now available on-line at the APAC website. Please follow the link for details. Please note that the meeting is at a new venue; the NOVOTEL, Bostock Lane, Long Eaton, Nottingham, NG10 4EP (M1 J25). The meeting starts promptly at 7:15pm.
Posted by Mark Snape on 28 December 2008 (68)

New RIBI Health and Safety guide

A pdf version of the new RIBI H&S Policy booklet for 2008 can be downloaded by clicking this link.
Printed copies may be obtained for £1.00 each from RIBI One Stop Shop. The booklet includes, in addition to H&S Policy, a large number of very useful Risk Assessments for typical situations.
Posted by Tony Petitt on 29 November 2008 (68)

Graham Fulford Charitable Trust PSA test results

John Hall, 2008 Conference Director, has recieved the results of the PSA tests conducted by the GRAHAM FULFORD CHARITABLE TRUST (GFCT) at the District Conference. Of 224 tests conducted, 1 in 8 tested have been advised to seek early medical consultation, or to maintain active surveillance. John's report may be read here.
Posted by John Hall on 16 November 2008 (68)

New Health and Safety Guide

RIBI has recently published a very good guidance booklet on health and safety entitled Health and Safety Policy for Clubs and Districts.
More information as to how this may be obtained will be published here later; but Club H & S Officers may like to keep an eye on the RIBI Website for any indications as to availability.
Posted by Tony Pettit on 16 November 2008 (68)

The Magic of Rotary - 232 hand wells

District 3150 and District 1220 have joined Hands together in a remarkable and outstanding project. Rotarian Terry Leivers and his wife DGN Val were determined to provide safe quality drinking water to more than 20000 people. They motivated 37 clubs of Dist 1220 and 24 individual donors to come forward and provide 33% of the project cost. Please visit the hand wells page for details of this fantastic project described as "The Magic of Rotary"
Posted by Mark Snape on 16 November 2008 (68)

A Concert in Bolsover Parish Church

An opportunity to hear two future musical stars in the magnificent setting of Bolsover Parish Church. Julian Clef (pianist) will play light classical music and Hannah Rodger (member of Cantamus Training Choir) will sing a number of well-known songs. Tickets £5 from T Page & Son, Cotton Street, Bolsover, 01246 822182, Geoff Davis 01246 824593 and Robert Richards 01246 824901. Special thanks to ALAN G CLARKE PIANOS of Chesterfield for their support. PDF poster for the event here.
Posted by David Fish on 16 November 2008 (68)

Derby Charity Concert

The Rotary Club of Derby are presenting a charity concert in aid of Polio Eradication and National and International projects for Children. The concert at Derby Cathedral is on Saturday 24th January 2009 at 7:30pm and features the vocal talents of Karen England of OperaBabes, Harry on Piano, the Alfreton Male Voice Choir and Rotary Young Musicians. Tickets are £16 and available from the Cathedral Shop, Foulds of Irongate and on 01332 840923 or 01335 370297. PDF Poster here
Posted by John England on 15 November 2008 (68)

Polio Plus Newletter

The latest Polio Newsletter from District coordinator Keith Hammond is available to view on-line via the Projects menu. Click here to view the Polio Plus page.
Read also about the District event for Polio eradication being held in March 09 at the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham. “Fiesta!” will feature the Nottingham Philharmonic Orchestra playing music from the heat of Spain!
Posted by Keith Hammond on 10 November 2008 (68)

Christmas Concert at Retford

The Rotary Club of Retford are holding a Christmas Concert at 7pm on Saturday 6th December 2008 at the Grove Street Methodist Church, Retford. Start the Christmas Season with an evening of Song, Music and Verse. Admission is free with a collection in aid of local charities and Grove Street Methodist Church. Full details in the linked PDF file.
Posted by Alan Hirst on 10 November 2008 (68)

Retford Christmas and New Year Quiz

The Rotary Club of Retford are running a Christmas and New Year quiz. Just download the entry form, answer all the questions (or as many as you can) and return it in the post with a £1 entry fee. Top prize is a case of wine with other prizes for 2nd and third. A random entry will also win a £25 gift voucher. Click here to download the entry form.
Posted by Alan Hirst on 10 November 2008 (68)

Carsington Water Santa Fun Run

Santa RunningThe Rotary Club of Wirksworth are staging their second annual Santa Fun Run - a 3.5 Mile sponsored fun run around Carsington Water on Sunday 7th December 2008. Santa Costumes will be provided and sponsorship raised will be for the Rainbows Children’s Hospice. Please visit for full details and an entry form.
Posted by Peter Watson on 07 November 2008 (68)

Young Citizen Awards 2009

Rotarians will be aware that this district had at least 2 nominations for the Rotary Young Citizen award, held in conjunction with BBC News 24, one of which, that of the Derby Young Cares, nominated and supported by RC Derby took one of the five awards. RIBI are currently looking for nominations for the 2009 awards. Please refer to the Youth Oportunities page for further information.
Posted by David Fish on 06 November 2008 (68)

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