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Scarborough District 1040 Conference 2019Join us in Scarborough for our annual District Conference

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District Young Chef Final 2019

On the 5th February Seven Young Chefs (as 1 Young Chef was ill) from across District 1040 competed in the District Final at Betty’s Cookery School in Harrogate.


A first heat of Young Musician Competition 2018/19

The 25th Competition organised jointly by the Rotary Clubs of Northallerton and Darlington and was held at Polam Hall School, Darlington, on 10 Nov


RYLA Course Report for 2018

We have just completed the 2018 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) programme, the first time that we have run two, six-day courses which allowed us to reach our maximum capacity of 80.


Rotakids celebrate

St Mary's Rotakids celebrated their 5th Charter and were presented with a RIBI Presidential Citation!


District Young Musician Final 2019

​On March 3rd the 1040 District Final of this Rotary competition took place at the NCEM York, in front of a packed audience including several Club members.


In the next 30 days...

2019 Charity Am/Am Golf Tournament

Thursday 18th July 2019

RC Grimsby The 16th annual Charity Golf Match hosted by Kenwick Park Golf Club, Louth


Great Grimsby 10Km 2019

Sunday 21st July 2019

RC Grimsby Grimsby Rotary will be supporting the event and have been offered 10 free entries to enable fund raising for our charities.


Wilf's walks

Sunday 21st July 2019

RC Sowerby Bridge This is a 90-120 minute walk around the environs of Ripponden in hour of Wilf Jones

Runners on Black hill


Sunday 28th July 2019

RC Wensleydale A 14K run over moorland tracks and paths near Castle Bolton in Wensleydale in aid of Rotary charities. 2019 will be the 15th year of the race


Rotary Club of Shipley - 5th Tuesday - Social Evening

Tuesday 30th July 2019

RC Shipley For our 5th Tuesday meeting in July, we are having a pie and pea supper along with a local Ukulele Band providing the entertainment. This should be another excellent evening of Fun, Fellowship and Food. This will be held at Northcliffe Golf Club Shipley.


District 1040 includes 101 Rotary Clubs across Yorkshire, Humberside and North Lincolnshire.  Click on "What we do" and/or "More" for drop down menus 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

6/7/19  A successful Handover at The Aagrah, Midpoint, Bradford.  Congratulations, Manoj, on your apointment as our District Governor.  We wish you a very successul Rotary year ahead.

29/06/19 NB Liz Whitaker takes over from me as District Webmaster on Monday 1st July! I'm sure she will do a great job.

runners on Black hill 24/6/19 Rotary in Yorkshire & North Lincs for June; as emailed to Rotarians in the district.

conference 2019 4/6/19 District Conference 2019; details of this year's Conference in Scarborough, and registration is now open.

Finalists young chef 2019 10/5/19 National Final Rotary Young Chef  held in District 1040; On Saturday 27th April, seven young enthusiastic chefs aged from 13 to 17 fought for first place in the National Final of Rotary Young Chef 2019

Leeds tech tournament 201915/4/19 Leeds Rotary Technology Tournament

Joint 10 tech tournament 27/3/19 Joint 10 Technology Tournament; The annual “Joint 10” Rotary Schools Technology Tournament took place at the Featherstone Rovers RLFC premises on Tuesday 5th. March 2019

District handover 2019 6/3/19 District Handover 2019; details of this year's District Handover have just been announced.

An advanced group succeeds 6/3/19 Rotary Schools technology Tornament 2019- North Group;- Several Rotary clubs in the north group of the district combined to host a very successful tournament

winner of young musician 4/3/19 District Final of Rotary Young Musician;- this took place at the NCEM York, in front of a packed audience.

President and vice President 9/2/19 A third Rotakids group in Batley; a brand new Rotakids has been chartered at Park Road school in Batley- the third to be formed in that town!


Rotary in action District Facebook Page; check out our Facebook page that has been revived by Carolyn Bowe.

And try the district Twitter page


Other Links

District Governors Diary;- DG Nigel Arthurs has decided, for domestic security, not to place a diary for general view, therefore all requests need to be made by phone or e-mail direct to him. And all requests will be dealt with on a first come basis.      

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.

Rotary Shop -updated  contact details and stock list for Rotary paraphernalia

District Privacy Notice;- this is our updated Policy to comply with the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations)


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Last Updated 29th June 2019.... In District 1040,there are now 2,800 Rotarians registered on the On-Line Directory (DMS). 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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