Completed meetings and events 2015-2016

Tue 28th June 2016 In a change of date the Outgoing President's evening and the Presidential handover will take place in the Conference Suite of Leeds Trinity University

Moving on The evening will begin with a tour of the University's facilities followed by a finger buffet, cakes and wine in the Conference Suite at a cost of £11. The student bar will also be open. read more...

Tue 21st June 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker's host John Knaggs, cash desk Andrew Wilson and reception and grace Patrick Glenn

Thu 16th June 2016 Nomads meeting

More plans to discuss and topics to review

Tue 14th June 2016 Club assembly

President Elect Graham Davies and all Committee Chairs will speak about their plans for the 2016/17 year in front of Keith Harbage, Assistant Governor (Leeds) and Leeds Rotarian

Wed 8th June 2016 Kids Out

Ready for the off Lightwater Valley was visited once again with a group of 50 from Benton Park's Green Meadows classes looking after 6 Rotarians

Tue 7th June 2016 Board meeting

Agenda and minutes will have been circulated, venue Horsforth Golf Club

Tue 7th June 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker's host Geoffrey Barton, cash desk Bill Hudson and reception and grace Bill Kerr

Thu 2nd June 2016 Nomads meeting

Looking ahead to the Club assembly, 'It's a dogs' day' and maybe even touching on the Beer Festival

Tue 31st May 2016 Desert Island Discs

10 people will be choosing a record and then explaining the reasons behind their choice with Brian Whitham D.J.ing
All in the capable hands of next year's office holders Graham, Heather and Lynn read more...

Tue 24th May 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Gerald Long will be hosting Carlo Harrison of the Aireborough Historical Society showing slides of Old Aireborough. Graham Davies will be on cash desk and Robert Mirfield looking after reception and grace.

Sat 21st May 2016 The best and worst of cricket

Discussing the finer points 65 Aireborough Rotarians and friends made it to the Headingley Test to see a truncated rain affected day's play resulting in an overwhelming England win. read more...

Thu 19th May 2016 Nomads meeting

Charity walk summing up, Dog Show and Beer festival on the agenda read more...

Tue 17th May 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Newest member Geoff Bartrum will be giving his introductory Job Talk: vote of thanks will be given by whomsoever the President picks at random, cash desk Norman Gledhill and reception and grace John Knaggs

Sat 14th May 2016 Annual Sponsored Charity Walk

Gnomes with a view 'Looking at these energetic walkers I think we're far too old for Rotary!' Leeds Trinity University's Hayley Cook completed the walk and took pictures along the way of an area new to her. This is her view of the day.

Tue 10th May 2016 Tuesday group

Bill Hudson will be hosting Sharon McDonald-Whip from Yorkshire Ambulance Trust as speaker, her equipment will include a defibrillator , cash desk Barrie Oldam and reception and grace Brian Waite

Thu 5th May 2016 Nomads meeting

Final planning for the Charity Walk and considering the next project the Dog Show

Tue 3rd May 2016 Board meeting

Venue Horsforth Golf Club

Tue 3rd May 2016 Tuesday group meeting

This will be a Business meeting so an opportunity for both discussion and a chance for updates on Committees' plans. Cash desk John Moorhouse and reception and grace Heather Read

Tue 26th April 2016 Club evening meeting: President saves the day

In a late change the President will tell us more about his work as a Heritage Volunteer at the Central Library covering Leeds Pals, Schofields tea rooms and a Night at the Theatre in 1956. Cash desk Heather Read and reception and grace Brian Whitham

Sat 23rd April 2016 Blood pressure day

Encouraging the general public to have their blood pressure tested

Sat 23rd April 2016 District Assembly

Chance for all Committee leaders to hear about new projects for the year and District Governor Elect Phil Poole's encouraging words read more...

Thu 21st April 2016 Nomads meeting

As a birthday celebration the meeting will be at Le Bistro Mediterranne, Horsforth: all welcome

Tue 19th April 2016 Annual General Meeting

Reports on how the year has gone: agenda and last year's minutes circulated.

Tue 12th April 2016 Scatter week

Your chance to see how the other side live and report back! No worries about cash desk or grace!

Thu 7th April 2016 Nomads meeting

Review of Egg Hunt and hard work on the Sponsored Charity Walk

Tue 5th April 2016 Board meeting

Venue Horsforth Golf Club agenda and minutes of previous meeting circulated.

Tue 5th April 2016 Tuesday group meeting

In a late change, Rebecca Morrish, home from University will talk about her International project supported by the Aireborough Club. Cash desk Barry Bootland reception and grace Geoff Barton

Tue 29th March 2016 Club evening meeting

Chris Tate now covering the Aire Valley beat for the Telegraph and Argus will talk on the 'Two faces of journalism' with a vote of thanks from Robert Mirfield. Geoff Barton will be on cash desk and John Knaggs on reception read more...

Tue 22nd March 2016 Tuesday group meeting

The lunchtime meeting changes venue with Leeds Trinity University hosting a 'Learning about social media' session run by Laura Bull who as part of her course is working on projects for the Club. read more...

Tue 15th March 2016 Tuesday group meeting

John Moorhouse will speak on 'Aspects of police work' with the vote of thanks from Gerald Long, Peter Long will be on cash desk and St Clair Logan on reception and grace

Tue 8th March 2016 Board meeting

Venue Horsforth Golf Club

Tue 8th March 2016 Speaker Jayne Hughes of the charity 'Amy and friends': vote of thanks Graham Davies, cash desk Gerald Long and reception and grace Lynn Rhodes-Holme

Jayne's charity supports children suffering from Cockayne Syndrome. read more...

Thu 3rd March 2016 Nomads meeting

On the horizon the Easter Egg Hunt and the Charity Walk

Tue 1st March 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Ian Rowe will speak on 'Leeds Trinity University's community links' with Brian Waite on cash desk and a volunteer on reception and grace.

Tue 23rd February 2016 Bambisanani Evening

Paul Harris Award winners Feedback from the latest group to visit Kwa Zulu Natal from Paul Harris Award winners St. Mary's, Menston read more...

Thu 18th February 2016 Nomads meeting

Review of Quiz, thoughts on Easter Egg Hunt and Dog Show

Tue 16th February 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker Tony Scaife on 'Secrets of the Palm: the Future Foretold Part 1', vote of thanks Robert Mirfield, reception and grace Brian Waite and cash desk Andrew Wilson

Tue 9th February 2016 Board meeting

Venue Horsforth Golf Club

Tue 9th February 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Lisa from SAFER will speak on 'Scams, frauds and doorstep crime': vote of thanks Brian Hall, reception and grace Heather Read and cash desk Brian Whitham

Thu 4th February 2016 Nomads meeting

Reviewing events and planning new directions, always with time to socialise.Prospective visitors from Lower Wharfedale.

Tue 2nd February 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker will be Geoff Druett on his role with the Samaritans: vote of thanks Heather Read, cash desk Barrie Oldam and reception and grace John Moorhouse

Thu 21st January 2016 Nomads meeting

On the road again and back to La Bistro Mediterranean Kitchen, Horsforth LS18 5AT. New year, enthusiasm renewed with big plans ahead

Tue 19th January 2016 Tuesday Group meeting

Lynn Rhodes-Holme, now a District champion for Stroke Awareness will tell us more about this important subject from a professional standpoint. read more...

Tue 12th January 2016 12 for 12.30 Speaker the Very Reverend John Dobson Dean of Ripon Cathedral with his New Year message

Speaker's host St. Clair Logan, cash desk John Moorhouse and reception and grace Philip Livesey

Thu 7th January 2016 Nomads meeting

First of the year but the drawing board is already well filled.

Tue 5th January 2016 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf Club

Tue 5th January 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Business meeting - just what have the Committees been getting up to? Cash desk Peter Long and reception and grace Robert Mirfield

Tue 29th December 2015 Still no meeting but not long to go......

When will 5 January arrive?

Tue 22nd December 2015 No meeting today - Charades may feature!

Next meeting is January 5 2016!

Thu 17th December 2015 Where do Nomads go at Christmas? Only time will tell!!

Nomadic Christmas No it's not here scene of our worst nightmares! read more...

Tue 8th December 2015 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker is James Towler, a Benton Park pupil who was helped on a project abroad. His host is Peter Long, cash desk Robert Mirfield and reception and grace Barry Bootland

Thu 3rd December 2015 Nomads meeting

There will be an agenda, full of items to discuss, ponder and review.

Tue 1st December 2015 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf Club

Agenda and last meeting's minutes circulated.

Tue 1st December 2015 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker Jenny Jones from Yorkshire Air Ambulance with new video accompanied by Kerry Garner, host Geoff Barton, cash desk Philip Livesey and reception and grace Gerald Long.

Tue 24th November 2015 Club evening meeting

Last year's delegates relate their experiences Time to hear from this summer's Rotary Youth Leadership Award and Ocean Youth Trust adventurers, organised by the Education and Youth Committee: host Brian Whitham, cash desk Patrick Glenn and reception and grace Barrie King read more...

Thu 19th November 2015 Nomads meeting

Concentrating on upcoming and current projects - much to do.

Tue 17th November 2015 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker's host Barry Bootland, cash desk Bruce Hammond and reception and grace Bill Kerr read more...

Tue 10th November 2015 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker Rotarian Hon. Alderman Dr. Jeffrey Sherwin Accompanied by his wife Ruth) speaking on 'Surrealism' Speaker's host St. Clair Logan with always a surprise in store, cash desk Bill Kerr and reception and grace Bill Hudson

Thu 5th November 2015 Nomads meeting

Hazel Haas, District Governor from Knaresborough R.C. will attend to hear what is going on in a well run satellite group. Venue will be Leeds Trinity University.

Tue 3rd November 2015 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf Club

As the Golf Club is closed once again on Mondays for the winter we are moving this month to Tuesday after the regular meeting. Can discuss what we do for other months.

Tue 3rd November 2015 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker Mark Smith, Vicar of Rawdon, vote of thanks Barrie Oldam, cash desk David Butterfield and reception and grace Norman Gledhill

Tue 27th October 2015 Club evening meeting

Community and Vocational Committee's evening: Speaker Dr. Mary Holmes on 'Transforming Shakespeare's home' (Speaker's fee will go to Alzheimer's Research). In the Chair President Nominee Heather Read, vote of thanks Barry Bootland, cash desk David Farnell

Tue 20th October 2015 Special General meeting

The whole Club gets together to elect office holders for the following Rotary year.

Fri 16th October 2015 - Sun 18th October 2015 District Conference, Scarborough

Time to enjoy the hospitality of the Red Lea Hotel, plenary sessions, the House of Friendship and entertaining evenings

Thu 15th October 2015 Nomads meeting

An opportunity to further discussion on current and future plans both short and long term

Tue 13th October 2015 Visit to Headingley Rotary Club

This will be our return visit to Headingley at their University home: Devonshire Hall, Cumberland Road, Headingley LS6 2EQ. read more...

Tue 6th October 2015 Business meeting

Committee chairs will bring members up to date on project progress followed by an open discussion.

Mon 5th October 2015 Board meeting: venue to be arranged

Regular agenda will be followed

Thu 1st October 2015 Nomads meeting

Bill Braker leads discussions on current and future projects both short and long term.

Tue 22nd September 2015 Tuesday group meeting

Brian Whitham in the 3rd episode of his internet journey led a lively meeting covering facebook and various offshoots Speaker's host John Knaggs, cash desk Brian Hall and reception and grace Barry Bootland

Thu 17th September 2015 Nomads meeting

Social evening at La Bistro, Horsforth but still time for discussion.

Tue 15th September 2015 Tuesday group meeting

Samantha Grundy, Fundraiser for SNAPS (Special Needs and Parent Support) will tell us about the charity: speaker's host John Moorhouse, cash desk Graham Davies and reception and grace Patrick Glenn

Tue 8th September 2015 Visit by Headingley Rotary Club

Speaker Frank Vaughan of Leeds White Rose on '22 years of conflict': host Andrew Wilson, cash desk Bill Hudson and reception and grace Barrie King

Mon 7th September 2015 Board meeting

Horsforth Golf Club

Thu 3rd September 2015 Nomads meeting

Discussion of current and upcoming projects short and long term

Tue 1st September 2015 Tuesday group meeting

Anne Parker will tell all about her death defying parachute jump and her quest to purchase a Wizzybug: speaker's host Barry Mills, cash desk Lynn Rhodes-Holme and reception and grace Geoffrey Barton

Tue 25th August 2015 Club evening meeting

Speakers: Peter and Barbara Murphy best known to us from Rodley Nature Reserve: host Barry Mills, cash desk Gerald Long and reception and grace Norman Gledhill read more...

Thu 20th August 2015 Nomads evening

Discussion of current and upcoming projects short and long term

Tue 18th August 2015 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker Brian Whitham on 'Everything you ever wanted to know about the internet......(part 2)', cash desk Norman Gledhill and reception and grace Bruce Hammond

Tue 11th August 2015 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker Viki Power, Fund Raising Manager from Macmillan Cancer Support: vote of thanks David Butterfield, cash desk Bill Braker and reception and grace David Farnell

Thu 6th August 2015 Nomads meeting

Discussion of upcoming events short and long term

Tue 4th August 2015 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker Carol Hall on 'From colonial times' hosted by Patrick Glenn, cash desk Barry Bootland, reception and grace Graham Davies

Mon 3rd August 2015 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf Club

Agenda and previous minutes will be circulated

Tue 28th July 2015 6.30 for 7.00 p.m. Carlo Harrison returns from Aireborough Historical Society; hosted by Philip Livesey, cash desk Geoff Barton, reception and grace Bill Braker

Carlo will be updating members on his latest endeavours

Tue 21st July 2015 12 for 12.30 Speaker Lynn Rhodes-Holme will step in at short notice to give her Job Talk: vote of thanks Bruce Hammond: cash desk Barrie Oldam, reception and grace John Moorhouse

Thu 16th July 2015 Nomads meeting

Discussion of current and future projects short and long term

Tue 14th July 2015 12 for 12:30 Speaker Brian Whitham on 'Everything you ever wanted to know about the Worldwide Web and other stuff but were afraid to ask': cash desk Brian Waite, reception and grace Peter Long

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Tue 7th July 2015 12 for 12.30 Speaker Claire Priestwood of Alzheimer's Research hosted by David Butterfield: cash desk Bill Hudson, reception and grace Brian Whitham

Mon 6th July 2015 6.00 p.m. Board meeting at Horsforth Golf Club

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