Service above self

Community Work

The following is not an exhaustive list but gives a flavour of the work of Rotary within the St Neots community.

Young Writer Competition winners 2012

Youth Work

We work with young people in various ways:

  • We run an annual ‘Young Writers’ competition for Longsands and Ernulf students.
  • We provide ‘Rotary Stars’ awards as citizenship prizes at local junior schools.
  • We have provided many ‘Dictionaries for Life’to junior school students.
  • We sponsored a Longsands Science Project on Energy/Hydroponics.
  • We gave practical assistance for Ernulf students to visit the ‘Big Bang’science exhibition.
  • Financial support allowed a member of the Boys Brigade to attend their camping trip.
  • In conjunction with St Neots St Marys Rotary Club, we carry out annual’Mock Interviews’ for 6th form students at Longsands and Ernulf Accademy. For some, it is the first experience of being interveiwed and we have received very positive feedback
  • Again, with St Neots St Marys, we support the Kids Out charity, both practically and financially.

 

 Helping in the community

    • As well as the personal involvement of several Rotary Club of St Neots members in local charities, three are founder members of the ‘Friends of St Neots Library’.

WW1 Exhibit

  • We provided funds to enable local artist, Richard Walker, transport his unique First World War memorial to be exhibited at the Houses of Parliament. The work is recognised as an important contribution to remembrance of that period in history.

 

Donation to Volunteer Centre

Michelle Allison, of St Neots Volunteer Centre, shaking hands with President Bob Hacking on the occasion of the donation of two training defibrillators and a Resuscitation Annie.

 

  • St Neots Rotary Club purchased two training defibrillators and a Resuscitation Annie to present to Huntingdonshire Volunteer Centre, which entered into partnership with The British Red Cross to provide training in “Every Day First Aid”. This includes Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and defibrillator training. There are several defibrillators around the town and people need to know how to use them.

 

St Neots Town SignTown Projects

Over the years, The Rotary Club of St Neots has been involved in a number of projects within the town.

Our own projects include:

          • St Neots Town Sign
          • Town Clock
          • Bridge art
          • Art wall at back of (just outside) Cross Keys mews
          • Crocus bulb planting for St Neots in Bloom

Projects in conjunction with St Marys include the sun dial in St Neots Market Square and Hinchingbrooke Sensory Wall.

Although not a Rotary project, as such, one of our members was instrumental in not only obtaining the funding for the Skate Park but also led its development.

 

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Wonderful work from The Rotary Club of St Neots with their donation to Home-Start Cambridgeshire! Very deserving in our eyes of a nomination for the St Neots Awards! But it's up to you to get nominati...

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Walkalon 2017

June 11, 2017, 11:00am - June 11, 2017, 10:00am

This year’s Walkalon involves 1 km laps along a marked out area of St Neots Rugby Club field for young children from various primary schools and an interesting 10 km walk around St Neots, Eynesbury ...

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