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East Group Rotary Youth Speaks Final

Intermediate Team

Pickering Rotary Club Hosted the East Group Youth Speaks Final 23rd February 2016
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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

Yorkshire Charity responds to Fiji hurricane

Some damage

Physionet, a registered charity based in North Yorkshire, sends pre-used special needs children’s equipment, wheelchairs, mobility items and some hospital hardware to developing countries around the world. more

Ken Robertshaw Awarded the ‘Rotary Avenues of Service Citation’

Ken Robertshaw receiving award from DG Hazel Haas

The Rotary Club of Halifax at its recent dinner celebrating its 94th Annual Charter, was proud to present to Rotarian Ken Robertshaw one of Rotary International’s top recognitions, passing to him an ‘RI Avenues of Service Citation’. more

Rotary supports Nurse Training in Darjeeling

Samiksha Pradhan

Details have arrived of the first two nurses to undergo training sponsored by Pontefract Rotary Club via the Darjeeling Children’s Trust. This includes the cost of accommodation and food along with uniforms and books. more

In the next 30 days...

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Annual Car Boot Sale at Ripon Cricket Ground
The Club's Charity Golf Tournament in conjunction with Filey Golf Club, honoring the memory of past Rotarians and Filey Golf Club Members, Roger Goodson and Mike Marsden, will be held on Monday 6th June 2015. more
An Evening of Music with performances by the students of Ossett Academy
Dinner dance to be held at the Downe Arms Hotel, Wykeham.
This years charity walk will be for "Marie Curie" Bradford more
Rotary Golf Day at Malton Golf Club- see http://bit.ly/1W2Ni28 for details
The tournament will be held again at Ilkley Golf Club and Blaize hope to add to the more than £150,000 raised over the years for charity. Spaces are still available for morning Tee times. more

District 1040 includes 79 Rotary Clubs across most of Yorkshire. 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

19/5/16 Latest News from Rotary International on the decisions taken at the Council on Legislation which affect us all!

  

flyer18/5/16 District Conference in Scarborough 7th-9th October; Registration will soon be on-line (we hope). 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








ksv SCHOOL17/5/16 KSV (Yorkshire School in Sri Lanka Appeal); Following the devastating Tsunami on Boxing Day 2004, the Clubs in Rotary District 1040 raised in excess of £250,000 to build this new school in the east of Sri Lanka.There is now an urgent need to repair and refurbish it.




6/5/16  District Governor's Newsletter for May 2016

6/5/16  Council on Legislation Interim Report from our representative, PDG Willie Clark

21/4/16 District International Newsletter for April from District International Chairman Stephen Ellis






19/4/16 Case Studies wanted for Know Your Blood Pressure Day


19/4/16 Ecuador Earthquake- appeal from Shelterbox 

A ShelterBox response team is travelling to Ecuador to carry out assessments following a catastrophic 7.8 magnitude earthquake near the northern town of Muisne.


 

3/4/16 Rotary starts Farming Project in TanzaniaA team of Rotarians from Yorkshire has started a farming project in a Tanzanian school. The school chose 30 pupils to form an 'Environment club'. The main goal was to enhance the capacity of the children and teachers to adopt sustainable land use. The second goal was to train the pupils in environment and good farming practices.



Other Links

DG DIARY-  District Governor, Hazel Haas, is maintaining her Rotary Diary on line. Click on the link to see it.


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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Last Updated 22/5/16 2016.... In District 1040,there are now 2311 Rotarians registered on the On-Line Directory, and 62 Clubs using the RIBI template for their website. If there is information you would like to either see or provide, please contact me, in the first instance, via this webmaster@rotary1040.org

Quick Links

This takes you to numerous Rotary International videos collected together on YouTube. This takes you to numerous Rotary International videos collected together on YouTube.more

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Links to Lifestraw website. Photo shows child drinking through a lifestraw for safe water Links to Lifestraw website. Photo shows child drinking through a lifestraw for safe watermore

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

ShelterBox provides emergency shelter after disasters across the world ShelterBox provides emergency shelter after disasters across the worldmore

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