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Busy December


The Aireborough Club worked hard through the month to raise funds for its various charities at Guiseley and Rawdon lights switch-ons as well as a Coffee Day hosted by Janet and Bill Kerr and President Heather Read

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Leeds and Bradford Young Chef heat


This heat was part of a National Competition, the next stage being the District Final in February

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Variety is the spice of Rotary


'We're for Communities' is epitomised by a few weeks activity

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Scarborough Conference: October 13-15 2017


Nineteen members of both Rotary and Inner Wheel and wives enjoyed this year's Conference both in the Hall and socially.

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Inaugural Aireborough Beer festival


In partnership with Guiseley Theatre and Rawdon Parish Church featuring 40+ beers, cider and wine, with live music and food served all day. Entry £5

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Great British Fish and Chips Supper


This event hosted by the Wetherby Whaler LS20 8LZ proved a great success raising over £250 for the Spinal Injuries Association.

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Quiz night with a difference has this new date.


With more than 90 taking part in 16 teams and a closely fought contest to cap the night it was another successful event raising valuable funds for charity. Well done all!

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Kids Out


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

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The best and worst of cricket


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.

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Annual Sponsored Charity Walk


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.

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Aireborough's Grand Easter Egg Hunt


The sun shone, eggs abounded, ducks behaved, families came in large numbers, Rodley Nature Reserve and its staff were perfect hosts so charities benefited - and how!

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Sheepstakes picture gallery


This event, staged for a second time raised £720 for the president's charities as well as causing great hilarity and providing much fun as the pictures show.

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Interactive Quiz 2015


The second Quiz was held at Rawdon Conservative Club with 8 teams competing over 7 rounds and a devilish team challenge. In a tight finish 'Them Squares' came out on top.

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Aireborough does festive


What the well dressed Rotarians, Inner Wheel members and guests were wearing in 2014 and how they enjoyed themselves - yes really!

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The Scarborough Picture Show


Aireborough's Got talent part 3

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St. Margaret's scootathon a massive success


Our first foray into the Scootathon arena failed to ignite but thanks to the initiative of St. Margaret's, Horsforth staff all 440 school pupils earned their very own gold medals. Each pupil completed a triathlon of hula hooping, skipping and scootering.

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The Great American Songbook receives praise all round


BBC 2's Frank Renton returned to conduct the Hepworth Band in a show entitled 'the Great American Songbook' music and words from American theatre and cinema productions of the years 1930-1990. Vocal soloist was Iben Maersk 'Danish singing sensation'.

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Rufford Park welcomes careful bowlers


Another good social event where choosing the team name was far more important than the position on the leaderboard.....for some!

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Smiling faces at books arrival


Rotarians swarmed in to share in the handing over of dictionaries and thesauri to excited pupils in 6 schools with 2 more still to come

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Childline and aquaboxes benefit from barbecue


Hosted once again by Bill and Janet Kerr this year's barbecue was in aid of Childline: items were also collected for Aquabox with a list of options circulated in advance. Guests brought their own drinks and raised an admirable £180.

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Lightwater Valley hosts Kids Out


For once the weather was on our side and our biggest group ever made the most of it

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Presidential handover July 2014


July 1st's saw Outgoing President Bill Braker handing on the ceremonial chain of office with all its attendant promise to our Incoming President Barry Mills. He in turn passed on the President Elect's ribbon and medal to Tony Scaife.

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Going out on a high


Bradford Golf Club hosted President Bill's last event of the year, including cheque presentation and another worthy Paul Harris Fellowship recipient.

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The day that the rains came down


Our first attempt at supporting the Rawdon Fun Day fell foul of atrocious weather. One could only feel massive sympathy for the organisers who had worked so hard to design a programme for the expected sizeable crowd ....Downhearted yes but we'll be back!

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Fewston/Swinsty the four day walk


21 walkers + 4 dogs completed our annual walk this year, choosing their times carefully after last year's deluge. All were well supported and we look forward to hearing this year's sponsorship total.

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Double trouble


Enthusiastic teams accomplished their tasks on both Friday and Saturday with Gerald Long, Tony Scaife and Brian Waite delivering on both occasions. The Morrisons Guiseley bag pack saw a generous public donating £591 with power to add through gift aid.

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Bridging the continents


Jerry Casburn and his wife Briony brought greetings from the Unley Club in Adelaide and gave a splendid presentation on the many features of their District 9520. The slide 'Australia is really a BIG country' told it all.

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Cracking result for Egg Hunt


The egg hunt featured a lot of preparation as the pictures will show

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Hall for one


Brian Hall's one man show enlisted the help of volunteers from the audience and invaluable visual aids produced by the talented Carol.

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Decking the Halls for Christmas


A far cry from Christmas 2012 as come dressed festively hits the target

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Scarborough Conference 2013


Set of pictures attempting to reflect Aireborough's wholehearted participation in this year's conference!

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Everyone's a winner


For the fifth time more than 350 dictionaries (plus 20 thesauri) were presented to eight local primary schools by Rotarians including Bill Braker, Barry Bootland, John Moorhouse,Barry Mills, Brian Whitham, John Knaggs and Robert Mirfield.

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Caring for Life and Bowls Night social events


August's evening meeting took Club members to the Granary Cafe in a former 17th century barn at Caring for Life, a project helped by Club donations. Two weeks later was Bowls Night at Rufford Park Bowling Club testing ourselves against fiendish targets.

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Fewston and Swinsty Charity Walk 18 May


Around 30 intrepid walkers, 4 marshals and Barney the dog braved untypical weather for a variety of charities. Rotarians, wives, Inner Wheel members and just friends took part finishing with well earned sustenance at the Washburn Heritage Centre

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Scarborough 2012


34 turned up from Aireborough to enjoy all aspects of the District Conference though at times they wrote their own script

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Meat Pie's Birthday


Faith supper at the home of Brian and Carol Hall to celebrate Meat Pie's 60th birthday

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Bowls evening 2012


Rufford Park Bowls Club hosted this popular annual event featuring scoring challenges for the many teams competing

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Dictionary presentations July 2012


Seven schools were invited to take part this year and a good time was had by all the Rotarians who got up early to deliver the goods.

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Washburn Heritage Centre - Outgoing President's Evening


Members enjoyed an evening re-visiting the now completed Washburn Heritage Centre, the final meeting of Barry Bootland's Presidential year.

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Kids Out and Rotarians About...


Kids Out 2012 proved just as enjoyable as the previous 4 or 5 bringing a lot of pleasure to a deserving group of young people.

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Jubilee


Joint celebration at Hoyle Court for Diamond Jubilee

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Aireborough out in force


40 members and guests supported the new venture of the Wetherby Whaler taking over from the long established Harry Ramsdens in Guiseley

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Charity Walk 2012 in pictures


More than 50 walkers from both the Club and local groups took part raising funds for different charities

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Morrisons and Charity Shop 3 - 5 May


OurRotary Week effort saw us raise £216 at our Morrisons collection follwed by £429 at the Shop - totalling £645 for Polio Plus and Club funds

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Frank Renton conducts the Hepworth Band


Preparations, the day itself and aftermath

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58th Charter Dinner - September 2011


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August Bowls evening at Rufford Park


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Dictionary presentations July 2011


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Frank Renton PHF, host of BBC Radio 2's 'Listen to the Band', conducts the Hepworth Band


An entertaining evening is guaranteed for the price of a £10 ticket including a free programme. Venue Yeadon Town Hall, start time 7.30 p.m.

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Kids Out 8 June 2011


Four intrepid Rotarians, Barry Bootland, David Cook, John Knaggs and Robert Mirfield braved the challenge of Lightwater Valley looked after by 7 Meadows Park pupils and several staff

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Tree windfall for Primary Schools


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Thanks for Life 2011 multi-tasking at Morrisons and the Vegetable Patch


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November, December and January


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Focus on the crocus


Club members with sterling help from primary school pupils in 7 local schools + councillors, an M.P. and 'proper' gardeners planted 5,000 crocus bulbs under the Thanks for Life banner

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Harrogate Conference October 2010


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Recent events in the summer


Graham Davies joins the Club. Bowls evening at Rufford Park.

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Kids Out 2010


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Young Chef heat at Benton Park August 2010


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R.I.P. Roy Barker P.H.F.


These pictures illustrate Roy's versatility within the Club

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Presidential handover - 6 July 2010


Before the best attendance of the year, leaving the Attendance Officer lost for numbers, Philip Livesey handed over the chain of office to Roy Barker, a member for only 4 years but with Rotary achievements far beyond that!

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PINKIE SHOP 2010


'We even sold the shop carpet'

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GROUP STUDY EXCHANGE DISTRICT 9100


The team from District 9100 receive a presentation on behalf of District 1040 from District Governor Em.

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CHRISTMAS 2009


Choir not quite singing for their dinner.

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RYLA 2009


Connor Brown and Lucy Stevenson our two RYLA students for 2009 with President Philip and Patrick Glenn.

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Spring Fling with entertainment from Hillbilly Group the Rough 'n Ready Boyz


The poster said: ‘Dress code – hillbillyish, stomping encouraged’, the menu promised food to suit the occasion and the Rough ‘n Ready Boyz promised to hit us with ‘an explosion of bluegrass, celtic mania’- well let the pictures tell the story.

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SOUTHPORT CONFERENCE 2009


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56th Charter Dinner


The celebration of the Rotary Club of Aireborough's Charter.

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View From The Pavilion


Out Going Presidential Evenong held at The Cavendish Pavilion on the Bolton Abbey Estate.

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Group Study Exchange District 9200


Group Study Exchange Team from District 9200 Tanzania

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Kids Out 2009


Annual visit to Lightwater Valley with the young people from Benton Park School.

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