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RYLA Course report for 2016

RYLA course members and instructors

We have just completed two successful courses for 64, 16 and 17 year olds from throughout District 1040 and thank you to clubs across the District who sponsored the young people.more

Wakefield Chantry Dragon Boat Race

Boat No6 Stuarts Big Kiss wins The Final at Pugneys leisure park Wakefield

This year's Wakefield Dragon Boat Race took place on 9th July, with funds being raised for charitiesmore

BLOOMING MARVELLOUS

Pam & Joanne

To mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charlotte Brontë, the Rotary Club of Cleckheaton & District teamed up with their local museum to host a Brontës in Bloom Flower Festival.
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Rotary starts farming project in Tanzanian school

Training students and community members

A low cost sustainable farming project has transformed a school with 1065 pupils and the surrounding community.more

Castle Carr’s Fountain ‘Played Again’

Castle Carr Fountain

On Sunday 3rd July on the estate of Castle Carr in Halifax, its famous gravity fed fountain rose magnificently into the blue skies in aid of Rotary local charities.more

In the next 30 days...

At Langlands Garden Centre, Shiptonthorpe, YO43 3PN. Entry by Donation. Further info, please contact John Ducker on 07860 638119 or johnducker@llgc.biz
Venue is Horsforth Golf Club, meal is a two course carvery and the price is £18. Dress is lounge suits.Book your place with Robert Mirfield on 0113 2583082 or rmirfield@virginmedia.com more
A 12 K. Run on the old Langton Wolds Gallops. Starting at Norton School and in aid of M & N Rotary Trust Fund and and Racing Welfare http://bit.ly/1XDjLNV
Walk across the Bay under the leadership of the Queen's Guide Cedric Robinson and team. Entry details from ian.smith@skiptonrotary.org more
Traditional English Afternoon Tea at the foot of beautiful Church Hill in Holme on Spalding Moor more
Vintage Weekend Ball featuring The Platform One Show Baines Hall, Elland Cricket Club, Hullenedge Road. Tickets available from Ingrid Holdsworth ingridholdsworth@yahoo.co.uk. more
Nothing too strenuous and food afterwards!

District 1040 includes 103 Rotary Clubs across Yorkshire, Humberside and North Lincolnshire. Click on "Clubs" to find specific clubs  Click on "What we do" for a drop down menu to help you explore the site. The short web address is  www.rotary1040.org .

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 Latest News and Reports - click on headings in blue for details

15/8/16 RYLA Course Report for 2016 from RYLA Chairman and Course Director, Lucy Hodgson






 11/08/16 District International Newsletter for Augustfrom District International Chairman Stephen Ellis 






 

30/7/16 Rotary in Yorkshire Newsletter for July


 3/7/16 District HandoverHazel Haas handed over the District Governor's Chain to New DG Phil Poole following a luncheon at The Bridge Hotel, Walshford.







  

26/6/16 End Polio Now Newsletter for June from PDG Robert Jackson


10/6/16 Registration for District Conference is now available on-line! Click on the link to go straight to the registration page for details.



7/6/16 New Air Ambulance has Rotary Logo on its doors;-Rotary Logo is on both of the back doors of the brand new Yorkshire Air Ambulance, recognising the valuable contribution that individual Rotarians through their clubs, have made to help make this valuable and necessary piece of equipment become a reality.

This news was shown on both BBC and ITV news.





Major Bhim unveils plaque on hall 3/6/16 Nepalese village hall rebuilt after earthquake, funded by Rotary Club of Ilkley Wharfedale






  

flyer18/5/16 District Conference in Scarborough 7th-9th October; Registration is now online. See the link dated 10/6/16. Meantime, Willie Clarke has created (with help!) an extensive flyer which is well worth reading. It is too large to go on the website in one piece so please click on; Flyer page 1 Flyer page 2 Flyer page 3-4







   

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Website Search Facility; It is now possible to search this website for information by inserting key words in the space at the top next to the magnifying glass, then clicking on the latter. 


Cottages4you; 5% of every booking is donated to Rotary Foundation, as well as giving 5% discount.

Order Form for D1040 Clubs Shop


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Last Updated 19/08/16 2016.... In District 1040,there are now 3057 Rotarians registered on the On-Line Directory. If there is information you would like to either see or provide, please contact me, in the first instance, via this webmaster@rotary1040.org

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