Our members come from a variety of backgrounds, including farming, banking, business, education, and health. All enjoy the fun and friendship that Rotary offers, while also helping their n communities and those farther afield. To learn more about what we do, please explore this site and click on the links on "What we do". If you wish to know more about Rotary International, click on About Rotary. INTERESTED IN JOINING ROTARY? Please use the Contact Form in the menu at the top. We will then invite you to attend a meeting as a guest, with no commitment! If you have just moved into the Dale, you will find a ready-made group of friends who will help you settle into the community.
If you are a Rotarian visiting Wensleydale, you will be very welcome at one of our weekly meetings- please check the "Meeting Information" section on this website, or contact us through the Contact Form
Latest News and Reports (click on the headlines in blue for details)
13/4/16 Wensleydale Wander 2016; This year's Wander was blessed with perfect weather and enjoyed by 309 walkers and runners. For those who wanted to race, conditions were ideal, while for the majority of walkers with time to have a relaxed and sociable walk while enjoying the magnificent views, this was a great day. An initial cheque for £1500 was presented to the Friarage MRI Scanner Appeal.
13/2/16 Inter-School challenge benefits charityWensleydale Rotary Club gives a small sum of money to each Primary School in the Dale and challenges them to increase it by whatever means for charity. This Year the total raised was £877.86. The photo shows President David Milner giving a cheque for this amount to Francis and Rosie Muncaster of the Friends of Mettupalayam.
5/8/15 Wensleydale Rotary continues to collect old tools; Donations of unwanted tools of any sort-garden, carpentry, agricultural, even sewing machines etc.,are refurbished and shipped to Africa where they allow someone to increase their income or become self supporting.
29/7/15 James Herriot Country Trail Run 2015There was an excellent turnout for this year's James Herriot Country Trail Run with 286 entered and 244 actually running. We will have raised around £2,700 for charities and local deserving causes.
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We meet on Mondays at 19.00 (No meetings on Bank Holidays) "Penleys" Coffee Shop & Bistro, Market Square, Leyburn, DL8 5BJ tel: 01969-623909