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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

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

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 re-plants Ripon Horn

Ripon Horn

Ripon Rotary members have recently finished re-planting the Ripon Horn on Rotary Way.more

In the next 30 days...

Rotary Valuation and Antiques Fair Venue: Wakefield Cathedral
A 14K run over moorland tracks and paths near Castle Bolton in Wensleydale in aid of Rotary charities. 2016 will be the 12th year of the race. more
Come and join Dewsbury Rotarians celebrate everything Yorkshire Al welcome.
Manning one of the gates and the Rotary information stand

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 .

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

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

 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.








 2/7/16 District International Newsletter for July from District International Chairman Stephen Ellis







29/6/16 Rotary in Yorkshire Newsletter for June

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

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.

BEM medals have also been awarded to Ray Spencer of Wakefield Chantry and Peter Thackrah of Settle.





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








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.



   

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Last Updated 28/7/16 2016.... In District 1040,there are now 3011 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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