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Rotarian receives a County Council's Community Award

Rtn Keith Twigg with Cllr John Dennis and Claire Frisby Look North newsreader

Rotarian Keith Twigg PHF of the Hornsea and East Riding Club has been awarded the East Riding of Yorkshire Chairman’s Community Individual Award at an awards ceremony in Bridlington.more

Ripon Rotary Bike Ride


The first charity Ripon Rotary Bike Ride after taking over from Acorn was well supported on May 13th with over 600 riders. Dememtia Forward, Scleroderma Resaerch and Ripon Rotary charities will benefit.more

Hornsea Rotary Club help Hornsea School to win the Formula 24 at the KCOM

racing car

The Rotary Club of Hornsea and East Riding sponsored ‘Morpheus’, a Formula 24 car entered by Hornsea School in a Le Mans style competition organised by Greenpower Education Trust, a charity promoting sustainable engineering to young people.more

A Record Crowd Enjoys Castle Carr Fountain Display

Castle Carr Fountain

On Sunday 2nd July people flocked to the estate of Castle Carr to see its famous pressure fed fountain rise majestically well over 120 foot into the air.more

Global Grant for Headingley's Sylvia Wright project

Therapy Centre

Headingley Rotary Club, assisted by several other clubs in District 1040, organised the raising of £8,000 in order to attract a global grant from Rotary International of $35,000 for Sylvia Wright's new Therapy Centre.more

In the next 30 days...

Learn more from Rotary member Adrienne Hodgson-Hoy about this fabulous Charity helping people in and around Yorkshire avoid, survive and cope with cancer. more
Whatever your expertise - or lack of it - at playing bowls, come along and support the president's charity, Middleton Park Equestrian Centre Riding for the Disabled, and join us for a meal afterwards at the Gamekeeper's Inn, Threshfield. more
Our monthly car boot to raise funds for Rotary charities more
A 14K run over moorland tracks and paths near Castle Bolton in Wensleydale in aid of Rotary charities. 2017 will be the 13th year of the race more
To be held in a marquee at Watton. Costs £10 per person. Tables of 10. Limited to 120. Exact timings to be confirmed
Following last year's resounding success we will be doing it all again with the same cast Joanne Dexter Classical Soprano and Opera North member and the Olicanian Brass Quintet. more
The Tailwaggers Team make a welcome return with their obedience demonstration and an opportunity for doglovers to bring their pets and enter a variety of classes more
Join us for a fun day playing Bridge while raising money for Charity. 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

 15/7/17 Rotary inYorkshire newsletter for July; as emailed to members.


DG in Dragonboat 12/7/17 DG's Blog;- click on this to follow what District Governor Robert Morphet has been up to.

 2/7/17 District Handover- Robert Morphet took over from Phil Poole as District Governor

PDG John Philip immunising child01/07/17 Polio Eradication Update;- The last reported case in the world was 21st February, but we have just heard there have been two more cases, so the work must continue!

Dragon boat figurehead 26/6/17 York  Rotary Dragon Boat Race aims for £1M!   York Rotary Club have been running a Dragon Boat Challenge on the River Ouse for 14 years and raised over £940,000 for 170 York and Yorkshire charities. They expect that, with this year's event on July 9th, they will reach the £1000,000 mark!

Conference 2017

24/6/17 District Conference 2017; this separate website is now live. Click on the link for all the details of Conference and how to register.

DGE marathon run1/6/17 DGE runs Edinburgh Marathon in aid of Polio eradication; District Governor Elect, Robert Morphet says he ran wearing a bear suit but it looks as if the bear was carrying him! His efforts have raised £11,000 so far.

Click on the link to read more, and add to the total if you wish.

30/6/17 Running Total now £25,196.25!!   



Other Links

District Governors Diary;- this is currently on the DG's Corner 

DG's BLOG;-  find out what the District Governor has been doing recently 

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

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Last Updated 19th July 2017.... In District 1040,there are now 2970 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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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

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