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Ripon Rotary Bike Ride

Riders

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 & East Riding One Third Marathon

Runners

April saw the 10th annual one third Hornsea Marathon. Almost 500 runners took part in this event. The main beneficiary of the run is Marie Curie

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Holly Lynch MP Becomes an Honorary Member of the Rotary Club of Halifax

At a recent weekly meeting of The Rotary Club of Halifax, our local MP Holly Lynch was welcomed as an Honorary Member into its club.more

Young Chef District 1040 Final 2017

DGE Robert Mophet with competitors and judges

Six Young Chefs from across Yorkshire, Humberside and North Lincolnshire recently competed in the District Final at Betty"™s Cookery School in Harrogate.more

Mercy Boat Unveiled

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A boat, funded by Rotary and built in Hull, will serve as a mobile medical clinic in Ghanamore

In the next 30 days...

The Rotary Club of Bradford Blaize bring you three of the best from America’s golden duo of silent comedy. Come and enjoy an evening of laughter at the Bradford Club with: - The Music Box, Hog Wild and Sons of the Desert. 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 .

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

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

DG at stroke awreness tent 28/8/17 DG helps Stroke Awareness at Wensleydale Show District Governor, Robert Morphet and District Stroke Awareness Co-ordinator, Lynnette Rhodes-Holme, helped Wensleydale Rotarians run a successful Know Your Blood Pressure session during the annual agricultural show.





Sals shoes 21/8/17 Rotary in Yorkshire Newsletter for August; as emailed to members.






DG in coffin car 2/8/17 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!!   




 


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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 22nd September 2017.... In District 1040,there are now 2962 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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