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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

Raising awareness of Rotary’s aim to eradicate Polio

Normanton Rotarians and the mayor of Featherstone helped school children plant purple crocuses to raise awareness of Rotary's eradicate polio campaignmore

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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Calderdale Rotary Club's Technology Tournament 2017

A successful launch

At the Leisure Centre in Halifax schools from within Calderdale had a great day challenging one another to launch a missile into ‘the atmosphere’ and then safely return the rocket’s capsule back to terra firma! 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

In the next 30 days...

Are you… Or do you know someone who is: 11 – 17 Years Old Interested in cooking Would love the opportunity to compete with other young people locally, regionally and nationally with similar interests, no matter what your level! more
Join us at Castle Grove, Headingley, for an evening of festive fellowship with musical entertainment by Elizabeth Peirson, the Sparkling Soprano. more
Bridlington Rotary Club Annual Christmas Tree Festival An opportunity for local organisations to represent themselves by dressing a Christmas Tree to be placed in St Johns Burlington Church more
A traditional Yorkshire town invites you to enjoy our Christmas Market more
An eclectic collection of foodie, Christmas & fund raising stalls on the High Street. Plenty other attractions too. Concludes with Carol Concert in the Parish Church. Make use of our Car Park facility.
The Scarborough Concert Band and The Scarborough Community Choir. Westborough Methodist Church. All proceeds in aid of Dial-a-Ride; SASH; Scarborough Survivors and Springhead School. more
Bridlington Rotary Club Annual Christmas Tree Festival An opportunity for local organisations to represent themselves by dressing a Christmas Tree to be placed in St Johns Burlington Church 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

Bradford turns purple for polio 25/10/17 Bradford turns purple; 24th October was World Polio Awareness Day so Rotary managed to have Bradford turned purple!






Rotary young chef 24/10/17 Rotary in Yorkshire Newsletter for October; as emailed to members







 17/10/17 District Conference Photos; a selection of photos now joined by others, thanks to Rtn Tony Caunt.

   






28/9/17 A Thank You from the MNDA; Tracey Thompson, the Regional manager for the Motor Neurone Disease Association in the North of England, attended Council to thank Rotary District 1040 and explain how our money has been used. The link takes you to her full presentation.

 

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.





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!





 

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Last Updated 8th November 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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