News 2020

This page contains links to items of news which have been reported in 2020.

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What a difference the Wombles make!

The word is getting out… by recycling aluminium cans you can reduce litter and help Leicester Royal Infirmary get closer to having a much-needed helipad so Air Ambulance helicopters can land on the same site as the accident and emergency department. More and more people are responding to the appeals by the Rotary Club of …

Novus to host meeting to show how you CAN help air ambulance patients

In May 2019 former RAF helicopter pilot John Nowell spoke to the Rotary Club of Leicester Novus about the charity Helipads for Hospitals he had founded. The aim of the charity is to encourage people to donate empty aluminium cans which will be crushed and smelted into the raw material for helipads to built at …

Novus receives certificate and high praise

Leicester Novus is one of nearly 90 clubs in eastern central England with one member, the District Governor. as their leader and figurehead. One of the duties of the District Governor is to visit every club during her or his year of office. Another is to re-visit those clubs which have been awarded the Rotary …

Kishan gets club members to scale new heights

Loughborough University student Kishan Patel is getting set to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in the summer. With a team of friends he will be scaling the 19,340 ft summit to raise money for the charity Hope For Children https://www.hope-for-children.org In fact, Kishan has already started. He has stood with his collecting bucket in London, …

In with the new, and out with the old!

The new decade started for Novus Rotary in much the same way that the old year went out… with Helipads For Hospitals founder John Nowell collecting thousands of aluminium cans donated through Novus Rotary. New readers start here… In May 2019 John came to explain to Novus (along with guests from the Inner Wheel Club …