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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

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

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

A Glorious Day on The Greens

Teeing off

On Thursday 1st September at West End Golf Club, the Rotary Club of Halifax held its 20th Charity Golf Day.more

In the next 30 days...

The Late Summer Ball will be a jointly organised function between Pentagon; RC Scunthorpe & RC Brigg . more
Unfortunately we have had to cancel this year's event - our sincere apologies to all. Watch out for the 2017 Tri which will be bigger and better than ever. more
"The Pearl of Africa Choir is an internationally acclaimed group who entertain with a concert packed full of fun, fine vocals, drumming and dance. The Choir is 15 talented 9-18 year olds from the Kampala and Masaka district of Uganda more
Fund raising for Teenage Cancer Trust and Kind Hearts Gives Back 100 tickets sold. more
The latest Half Marathon, which has been run since 1983. more
This fundraiser for victims of the recent Nepal earthquakes will involve local schools. The programme will contain songs from The Sound of Music, as well as Gurkha Dancing. To be held at The Forum Northallerton. Further details from Sue Bush
Radio 2's very own Frank Renton will once again be conducting the popular Hepworth Band adding his incomparable musical knowledge to the occasion more

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

 26/9/16 Rotary in Yorkshire Newsletter for Autumn as emailed to members.








 9/9/16 Syria- A plea for help from Aquabox who have just made their 5th shippment of 500 boxes to Syria, each one costing £80,000. Aquabox was developed by our Rotary colleagues in Derbyshire.  






29/08/16 Bill Huntley Memorial Peace Seminar 2016; This annual prestigious Seminar will be held on Saturday 29th October at the University of Bradford. Click on the link for details and to obtain tickets. For background, click on Introduction.





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 






 

  

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.




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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