THE CHIILDREN'S waiting areas at the Friarage Hospital's accident and emergency department have been transformed into a magical wonderland thanks to the Rotary Club of Wensleydale.
There were 305 entries for this year's Wensleydale Wander despite the recent weather, and they were rewarded by a glorious sunny day.
The Rotary Club of Wensleydale has been hosting a Group Study Exchange team from Venezuela
There were 400 entries for this year's Wander- a record!
Runners from all over the country took part in this year's James Herriot Country Trail Run near Bolton Castle, organised by the Rotary Club of Wensleydale.
A sequence of photos taken at the top of the first hill of the Run
The Rotary Club held a tombola stall at Wensleydale Show to raise funds for its community projects. All prizes were won despite the rain!
This second group of photos was taken by Cilla Alcock at gate 14 on the run into the finish
This year's Charter Dinner took place on Friday 22nd June at the Queen's Head, Finghall.
Berkhampstead Rotary Club walking group spent a day in Wensleydale, first hiking in Wharfedale guided by members of the Wensleydale Rotary Club, then being introduced to Quoits in the evening
46 Rotarians and partners, together with Rtn Michael Weatherald's family, gathered at Penley's for his 90th birthday celebration
This second group of photos was taken by Cilla Alcock at gate 14 on the run into the finish.
Eighty eight young people in teams of four students from seven schools across North Yorkshire attended this year’s Rotary Club Technology Tournament at Catterick Garrison. This was organised by several local Rotary Clubs including Wensleydale.
15 members enjoyed an informal evening at the George and Dragon in Aysgarth
This year's Christmas Dinner was held at the Queens Head, Finghall, and was very enjoyable
Rotarian Adrian Jones and his wife Margaret hosted a very successful curry lunch at their home in Newbiggin
Photos taken by Carol Haynes at around the 12K stage of the race.
The annual Quoits match with Newton Aycliffe Rotary Club took place in Aldborough St John.
Runners came from all corners of England on Sunday, July 31, to take part in The James Herriot Country Trial Run at Castle Bolton, organised by the Rotary Club of Wensleydale.
These photos were taken by Cilla Alcock while marahalling at Gate 14.
The Rotary Club of Wensleydale held its annual Charter Night and Handover at Wensleydale Creamery on 24th June.
This year's Wander was again a big success, with over 300 entries and lots of sunshine!
The Rotary Clubs of Wensleydale, Richmond, Northallerton and Thirsk joined to organise a schools technology tournament
A team of Rotarians from Yorkshire, including one from Wensleydale, have taken computers to two schools in Nepal.
Pupils planted crocuses as part of the nation wide Rotary "Focus on the Crocus" initiative.
Members and Guests meeting at Penleys were very pleased to welcome the Group Study Exchange Team from District 4730 in Brazil.
Mark Johnston showed 25 Rotarians, wives and friends around Kingsley House stables
204 runners took part in this years race. Conditions were good apart from a strong head wind on the top section. Click on the photos below to enlarge them.
An annual 12 or 22 mile round walk in in scenic Wensleydale, in aid, this year, of British Heart Foundation and local Rotary charities. Very friendly and great fun.
The 30th Charter & Handover took place at Wensleydale Creamery on 25th June.
There was a record turnout for the 2010 Wensleydale Wander, with 315 walking or running the routes, and only one having to drop out near the end of the 22 mile version.
Richmond and Wensleydale clubs worked together to collect at Tescos for Polio Plus the Rotary International project to eradicate polio from the world.
33 members and guests enjoyed Christmas Dinner at Friars Head restaurant at Akebar on 22nd December.
President Leslie Parfitt presented several Paul Harris Fellowships on behalf of the Club
30 members, wives, and guests enjoyed a relaxing canal cruise at Skipton. Among the guests were Adrian, Sarah, and their daughter Jemima from Australia.
Despite the poor weather forecast and the rain that did arrive, 258 runners registered, 70 of them on the day! In the end, 238 actually ran the race, and all finished. The grass sections were softer than in previous years, but none were too wet.
Club members enjoyed a game of Quoits with large team of Rotarians from the Richmond Club at Downholme
Another successful Charter and handover dinner was held at Wensleydale creamery, with over 70 attendees.
Eight members from Wensleydale, together with their wives, attended the District Handover which took place at District Governor Elect Em Lloyd-Davies' farm in Staveley
The Team gave a superb presentation at Wensley Village Hall
This year's Wensleydale Wander was again a big success with over 230 entrants walking or running either the 22 or 12-mile routes
Rotary Club of Wensleydale joined with Clubs from Richmond, Northallerton, and Thirsk to organise a techology tournament for schhols in our area.
Rotarians were invited to bring family and friends for a walk in Wensleydale, including an exclusive opportunity to view Bolton Hall Gardens, followed by tea.