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Yorkshire Charity responds to Fiji hurricane

Some damage

Physionet, a registered charity based in North Yorkshire, sends pre-used special needs children’s equipment, wheelchairs, mobility items and some hospital hardware to developing countries around the world. more

ROTARY DONATION TO HELP LEEDS FLOOD VICTIMS

President of Leeds Rotary, Keith Harbage at Seagulls paint store

The Rotary District 1040 Yorkshire Flood Appeal which raised in excess of £100,000 has just made a donation of £5000 to Seagulls, a Leeds based Social Enterprise, following a successful application made by the Rotary Club of Leedsmore

THE ROTARY CLUB OF NORMANTON’S “BOB ABSON COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD”

This year the award went to Christina Stuartmore

Roundhay Rotary Young Musician Competition 2016

Roundhay Rotary Young Musician Competition

The invitation to this event promised ‘an evening of music and mouth-watering treats’, which was a bit of an understatement: those Rotarians able to get to Roundhay School last Tuesday evening were rewarded with a feast, both gastronomic and musical.more

Rotary Young Chef District Final

chefs at work

Six Young Chefs from across West & North Yorkshire came together at Betty’s Cookery School recently to compete in the District Final of Rotary’s National Young Chef competition sponsored by Filippo Berio.more

In the next 30 days...

Free blood pressure checks by qualified staff at Brigg Garden Centre. more
The Annual Castle Carr Fountains switch on will take place on 3 July 2016 more
Speaker Peter Lloyd from the Halifax Club will give a talk on the Yorkshire School in Sri Lanka
An entertaining afternoon for all the family featuring a display by the celebrated Tailwagger Obedience Team more
Barbecue at the home of President Andrew and Hazel

District 1040 includes 79 Rotary Clubs across most of Yorkshire. 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 .

INTERESTED IN JOINING ROTARY? Click on "About Rotary" for more information.

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

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

22/6/16 Letter of Condolence to Brendan Cox from District Governor Hazel Haas

11/6/16 DG Hazel Haas has been awarded the MBE! "For services to Wounded and Injured Service Personnel and the RNLI". Congratulations, Hazel, what a wonderful end to your year as District Governor.






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.





 6/6/16 District International Newsletter for June from District International Chairman Stephen Ellis





3/6/16 DG's Newsletter- the latest from District Governor Hazel Haas

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






19/5/16 Latest News from Rotary International on the decisions taken at the Council on Legislation which affect us all!

  

flyer18/5/16 District Conference in Scarborough 7th-9th October; Registration will soon be on-line (we hope). 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








ksv SCHOOL17/5/16 KSV (Yorkshire School in Sri Lanka Appeal); Following the devastating Tsunami on Boxing Day 2004, the Clubs in Rotary District 1040 raised in excess of £250,000 to build this new school in the east of Sri Lanka.There is now an urgent need to repair and refurbish it.



   

Other Links

DG DIARY-  District Governor, Hazel Haas, is maintaining her Rotary Diary on line. Click on the link to see it.


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 26/6/16 2016.... In District 1040,there are now 2372 Rotarians registered on the On-Line Directory, and 61Clubs using the RIBI template for their website. If there is information you would like to either see or provide, please contact me, in the first instance, via this webmaster@rotary1040.org

Quick Links

Links to Lifestraw website. Photo shows child drinking through a lifestraw for safe water Links to Lifestraw website. Photo shows child drinking through a lifestraw for safe watermore

This takes you to numerous Rotary International videos collected together on YouTube. This takes you to numerous Rotary International videos collected together on YouTube.more

Aquaboxes take water filters and emergency supplies around the world, giving the gift of life to families and communities Aquaboxes take water filters and emergency supplies around the world, giving the gift of life to families and communitiesmore

Disaster Aid UK Disaster Aid UKmore

ShelterBox provides emergency shelter after disasters across the world ShelterBox provides emergency shelter after disasters across the worldmore

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