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Normanton Rotary Christmas shoeboxes

christmas shoeboxes

For more than ten years, in the period before Christmas, Normanton Rotarian Robert Burgess has organised an appeal for the collection of decorated shoeboxes containing gifts for children of all ages, which are then distributed to under privileged childrenmore

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

Ripon Rotary holds BBQ for school in Rwanda

BBQ

Club joined with Inner Wheel in holding a bbq for Tubakunde - a primary school in Rwanda - in Club President Robert Ankcorn's garden for 90 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

Ripon Rotary's Celebration of Youth Concert

Ripon City Training Band

The Celebration of Youth Concert was in aid of Ripon Walled Garden and held at Holy Trinity Church. Harrogatemore

In the next 30 days...

Teams of four will compete against quirky topics to see who can wrest the trophy from the reigning champions and rain on their parade! more
Come and join us for fun, food and wine tasting on Friday 3rd February at the Midland Hotel. Bring your friends and family. Hope to see you there.
The Rotary Clubs of Humber Maritime Group proudly present: A GRAND CHARITY CONCERT RAISING MONEY FOR OPERATION FREETOWN more
The Rotary Club of Elland invites you to a Motown Party Night with a dinner, disco and live music from "Little & Often."
YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND THE 90th CELEBRATION LUNCH OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF PONTEFRACT ON SUNDAY 19th MARCH 2017 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

12/1/17 Rotary in Yorkshire Newsletter for January;

as emailed to members.






10/12/16 District Foundation News for December; includes a fascinating account from Rotary Peace Fellow Kate Rougvie about her role in Burundi. Also includes where to send End Polio funds to attract the Gates Foundation 2 for 1 matching. 

 

5/12/16 Physionet Autumn Newsletter;PhysioNet is a registered charity founded by a member of Knaresborough Rotary Club, sends pre-used special needs children’s equipment, wheelchairs, mobility items and some hospital hardware to developing countries around the world 






 

Haiti Hurricane 4/11/16 Disaster Aid Autumn Newsletter; Includes the latest on Hurricane Matthew in Haiti






  

10/10/16 District Conference 2016 Photos;A collection of photos taken over the conference weekend.




  


 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.  






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