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Visit to Foxglove Covert


12 Wensleydale Rotarians and wives enjoyed a fascinating visit to Foxglove Covert in Catterick Garrison

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Rotary at Wensleydale Show 2017


Wensleydale Rotarians ran a Know Your Blood Pressure session as well as a fundraising tent at this year's Show, helped by District Governor Robert Morphet

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James Herriot Run Report 2017


There was a record entry of 400 for this year's James Herriot Country Trail Run, with 351 actualling running on the day.

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Herriot Run 2017 Gate 13 photos


Photos taken between Gates 12 and 13 nearing Finish

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Herriot Run 2017 Preparation photos


Photos taken by various Rotarians preparing for the event

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Herriot Run 2017 Gate 1 Black Hill photos


Photos taken as runners reached the top of Black Hill

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Herriot Run 2017 Gate 8 photos


Photos taken at Gate 8. Apologies for the disappointing quality.

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North Group Technology Tournament 2017


This year's Tournament was attended by some 80 students

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Charter and Handover 2017


Almost 50 Rotarians and guests enjoyed an excellent evening in Calverts restaurant in the Wensleydale Creamery on 30th June

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Wensleydale Wander 2017 report


The 2017 Wander was again blessed with perfect weather, even better than last year, and enjoyed by 352 walkers and runners.

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Rotary Burns Night 2017


Wensleydale Rotary held a very enjoyable Burns Night

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Hillthwaite House Hotel visit 2016


A group of members and wives had a two day stay at Hillthwaite House Hotel in Windermere in October

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Rotary at Wensleydale Show 2016


Wensleydale Rotary members fundraised for local and international charities, and raised awareness of Rotary International's drive to eradicate Polio.

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Herriot Run 2016 Photos from Gate 8


Extras photos taken from Gate 8 by Howard Binks

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James Herriot Run Report 2016


There was an excellent turnout for this year's James Herriot Country Trail Run with 296 entered and 257 actually running.

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Getting Ready for the Run 2016


Rotarians were up early to erect the registration tent etc

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Charter & Handover 2016


About 40 Rotarians and guests enjoyed an excellent meal at Hawes Creamery for this year's Charter celebration.

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Wensleydale Wander 2016 Report


The 2016 Wander was blessed with perfect weather, enjoyed by 309 walkers and runners.

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Rotary Foundation Banner awarded


Rotary Club of Wensleydale was awarded a Foundation Banner for being 2nd highest contributor per capita in District 1040

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Christmas Dinner 2015


40 Rotarians, partners and friends enjoyed Christmas Dinner at Tennant's.

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District Conference 2015


17 members and partners enjoyed the Conference in Scarborough

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A Visit to Vintage cars in Coverdale


A large contingent of Rotarians and partners from Wensleydale Rotary, together with guests from Upper Eden Rotary, were allowed a viewing of Neil Corner's amazing collection of cars

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Rotary at Wensleydale Show 2015


The Rotary tent at the Show was well manned and attended, with around £300 being raised from a bric-a-brac sale for the club Charity fund, and £165 from rafle tickets in aid of a MRI Scanner for the Friarage Hospital.

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David Morton is inducted and Wendy Morton MP talks!


Wendy Morton MP gave a talk on "The road to, and life at, Westminster", and at the same meeting, David Morton was inducted as a member.

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Herriot Run 2015 Before and After


A few rose early to set up the tents but many attended the feast at President David's house after the event.

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James Herriot Run Report 2015


There was an excellent turnout for this year's James Herriot Country Trail Run with 286 entered and 244 actually running.

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Charter & Handover 2015


This year's Charter Dinner was unusual in that there were TWO members of parliament on the top table!

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Wine Tasting in aid of MND


Around 50 Rotarians, partners and friends attended a wine tasting to raise funds fro Motor Neurone Disease

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Two more new members!


Andrew Moffitt and Mark Kitchingman were inducted as members

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Wensleydale Wander 2015 Report


This year's Wensleydale Wander was again well supported and the weather was kind apart from a strong westerly wind, particularly on the higher ground.

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Rotary Technology Tournament for schools 2015


Teams of four students from seven schools across North Yorkshire attended this year’s Rotary Club Technology Tournament at Catterick Garrison. This was organised by several local Rotary Clubs including Wensleydale

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Christmas Dinner 2014


45 members, partners and friends enjoyed Christmas Dinner at Tennant's Auction rooms.

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Wensleydale Rotary does Ice Bucket challenge for MNDA


Seven Wensleydale Rotarians, and a Rotarians wife, accepted the Ice Bucket challenge thrown down to them by Northallerton Mowbray Rotarians.

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Another two new members!


Another two new members were inducted only three weeks after the last two! They included our third lady member.

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Sally Lane's adventure in Ecuador


Sally Lane and Lucy Porter described their experiences with Camping International in Ecuador. Wensleydale Rotary had given a donation to Sally to help her fundraising efforts to enable her to go.

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Two new members on one day!


David Spashott and Sian Lawton were inducted by President Philip Oliver and sponsored by Michael Hepper. Sian is our second Lady member

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Yellow Bikes go to Charity for Recycling


Following the recent Tour de France Grand Depart, there remained a large number of yellow bikes scattered about Wensleydale. The Rotary Club has been collecting some of them to be recycled and sent to third world countries.

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Rotary club presence at Wensleydale Show


Wensleydale Rotary Club held a stall at Wensleydale Show to raise awareness of Rotary and encourage possible new members to join.

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James Herriot Run Report 2014


The weather was again kind to us with the temperature several degrees lower than the heat of previous days, and with a gentle breeze.

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7:00pm Dinner - Mark Arthur CEO YCC


Mark Arthur, Chief Executive of Yorkshire County Cricket Club was a guest at Wensleydale Rotary Club.

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Charter & Handover Dinner 2014


Wensleydale Creamery in Hawes again provided an excellent meal for the 60 or so Rotarians, partners and friends who attended this year's Charter and Handover night.

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Wensleydale Wander 2014 Report


This year's Wander was the coldest yet, which may explain why there were the largest number of non-starters!

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Jeremy Burchill inducted as member


Jeremy Burchill was inducted as a member by President John Morton on 3rd March 2014

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David Lambert inducted as Member


David Lambert was inducted by President John Morton on 6th January 2014

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Club Christmas Dinner 2013


About 40 members and their partners enjoyed an excellent dinner at Aysgarth Falls Hotel

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Inter School Challenge


Primary Schools in Wensleydale were given a small amount of money and challenged to make as much money as possible, by whatever means.

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Second new member in a month!


Following David Blakely's induction at the September business meeting,Howard Binks was inducted at the October meeting. Coincidentally they used to live within 15 miles of each other but never met until they both attended a Rotary meeting in Leyburn!

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Additional Photos of Herriot Run 2013


Michael Rheinberg who was marshalling at gate 12 took a number of photos of runners approaching the final part of the run. This is a slideshow of them.

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Herriot Run 2013 Report


There was a record turnout for this year's James Herriot Country Trail Run with 320 entered and 265 actually running.

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Annual Quoits 2013 with RC Newton Aycliffe


The annual Quoits match with RC Newton Aycliffe took place at Aldborough St John on 26th June.

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Charter & Handover Dinner 2013


The 2013 Charter and Handover Dinner was again held at the Wensleydale Creamery in Hawes. 64 Rotarians, partners and friends attended.

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Wensleydale Wander 2013 Report


There were 305 entries for this year's Wensleydale Wander despite the recent weather, and they were rewarded by a glorious sunny day.

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MURAL MAGIC


THE CHIILDREN'S waiting areas at the Friarage Hospital's accident and emergency department have been transformed into a magical wonderland thanks to the Rotary Club of Wensleydale.

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Wensleydale Tools Change Lives


The tools donated by people in Wensleydale have been put into good use in Africa

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GSE Team from Venezuela


The Rotary Club of Wensleydale has been hosting a Group Study Exchange team from Venezuela

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Rotary Tombola at Wensleydale Show


The Rotary Club held a tombola stall at Wensleydale Show to raise funds for its community projects. All prizes were won despite the rain!

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.Herriot Run 2102 More Photos


This second group of photos was taken by Cilla Alcock at gate 14 on the run into the finish

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Herriot Run 2012 Report


Runners from all over the country took part in this year's James Herriot Country Trail Run near Bolton Castle, organised by the Rotary Club of Wensleydale.

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Michael Weatheralds 90th


46 Rotarians and partners, together with Rtn Michael Weatherald's family, gathered at Penley's for his 90th birthday celebration

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Club Charter Dinner & Handover Friday 22 June 2012


This year's Charter Dinner took place on Friday 22nd June at the Queen's Head, Finghall.

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Hike and Quoits with visiting Rotary Club


Berkhampstead Rotary Club walking group spent a day in Wensleydale, first hiking in Wharfedale guided by members of the Wensleydale Rotary Club, then being introduced to Quoits in the evening

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Wensleydale Wander 2012 report


There were 400 entries for this year's Wander- a record!

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Rotary Technology Tournament for Schools


Eighty eight young people in teams of four students from seven schools across North Yorkshire attended this year’s Rotary Club Technology Tournament at Catterick Garrison. This was organised by several local Rotary Clubs including Wensleydale.

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Fellowship meeting in Aysgarth


15 members enjoyed an informal evening at the George and Dragon in Aysgarth

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Christmas Dinner 2011


This year's Christmas Dinner was held at the Queens Head, Finghall, and was very enjoyable

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A Curry lunch in Newbiggin


Rotarian Adrian Jones and his wife Margaret hosted a very successful curry lunch at their home in Newbiggin

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Slideshow of James Herriot Trail Run 2011 at Castle Bolton and around12K


Photos taken by Carol Haynes at around the 12K stage of the race.

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Quoits with RC Newton Aycliffe


The annual Quoits match with Newton Aycliffe Rotary Club took place in Aldborough St John.

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Slideshow of James Herriot Trail Run 2011 between gates 13 -14


These photos were taken by Cilla Alcock while marahalling at Gate 14.

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James Herriot Country Trail Run 2011


Runners came from all corners of England on Sunday, July 31, to take part in The James Herriot Country Trial Run at Castle Bolton, organised by the Rotary Club of Wensleydale.

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Charter Night 2011


The Rotary Club of Wensleydale held its annual Charter Night and Handover at Wensleydale Creamery on 24th June.

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Wensleydale Wander 2011 report


This year's Wander was again a big success, with over 300 entries and lots of sunshine!

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Rotary Technology Tournament


The Rotary Clubs of Wensleydale, Richmond, Northallerton and Thirsk joined to organise a schools technology tournament

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Rotary Team arrives at Nepalese schools


A team of Rotarians from Yorkshire, including one from Wensleydale, have taken computers to two schools in Nepal.

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Crocus Planting at Askrigg Primary School


Pupils planted crocuses as part of the nation wide Rotary "Focus on the Crocus" initiative.

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GSE team from Brazil arrives in Wensleydale


Members and Guests meeting at Penleys were very pleased to welcome the Group Study Exchange Team from District 4730 in Brazil.

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Visit to Mark Johnston's Stables


Mark Johnston showed 25 Rotarians, wives and friends around Kingsley House stables

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Runners on Black Hill - Herriot Run 2010


A sequence of photos taken at the top of the first hill of the Run

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James Herriot Country Trail Run 2010 Report


204 runners took part in this years race. Conditions were good apart from a strong head wind on the top section. Click on the photos below to enlarge them.

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Club Charter and Handover 2010


The 30th Charter & Handover took place at Wensleydale Creamery on 25th June.

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Wensleydale Wander 2010 report


There was a record turnout for the 2010 Wensleydale Wander, with 315 walking or running the routes, and only one having to drop out near the end of the 22 mile version.

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Rotarians packed bags at Tesco's


Richmond and Wensleydale clubs worked together to collect at Tescos for Polio Plus the Rotary International project to eradicate polio from the world.

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Christmas Dinner 2009


33 members and guests enjoyed Christmas Dinner at Friars Head restaurant at Akebar on 22nd December.

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Presentation of Paul Harris Fellowships


President Leslie Parfitt presented several Paul Harris Fellowships on behalf of the Club

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Canal Cruise at Skipton


30 members, wives, and guests enjoyed a relaxing canal cruise at Skipton. Among the guests were Adrian, Sarah, and their daughter Jemima from Australia.

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Herriot Run 2009 Report


Despite the poor weather forecast and the rain that did arrive, 258 runners registered, 70 of them on the day! In the end, 238 actually ran the race, and all finished. The grass sections were softer than in previous years, but none were too wet.

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Quoits with Richmond


Club members enjoyed a game of Quoits with large team of Rotarians from the Richmond Club at Downholme

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District Handover 2009


Eight members from Wensleydale, together with their wives, attended the District Handover which took place at District Governor Elect Em Lloyd-Davies' farm in Staveley

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Charter and Handover Dinner 2009


Another successful Charter and handover dinner was held at Wensleydale creamery, with over 70 attendees.

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GSE Team from Africa visits Wensleydale


The Team gave a superb presentation at Wensley Village Hall

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Wensleydale Wander 2009 Report


This year's Wensleydale Wander was again a big success with over 230 entrants walking or running either the 22 or 12-mile routes

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Rotary Technology Tournament


Rotary Club of Wensleydale joined with Clubs from Richmond, Northallerton, and Thirsk to organise a techology tournament for schhols in our area.

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Wander 2008 report


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ShelterBox Roadshow visits Leyburn


The ShelterBox Roadshow visited Leyburn on 23rd May, for two days, at the invitation of the RC of Wensleydale

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Herriot Run 2007


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Wensleydale Wander 2010


An annual 12 or 22 mile round walk in in scenic Wensleydale, in aid, this year, of British Heart Foundation and local Rotary charities. Very friendly and great fun.

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NZ GSE Team visit 2006


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Keith Bancroft Rotary Walk & Tea


Rotarians were invited to bring family and friends for a walk in Wensleydale, including an exclusive opportunity to view Bolton Hall Gardens, followed by tea.

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Presentations


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Lunch at the Mortons Aug 06


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Fishing at Hawes Aug 2006


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James Herriot Trail Run 2006


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Charter 2008


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Views of Wensleydale


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Wensleydale Show Rotary stall


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Preparations for Herriot Run 2008


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James Herriot Trail Run 2008


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Best Kept Village Presentation


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Keith Bancroft Walk 2008


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ShelterBox roadshow


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Ambassadorial Scholars visit Jan 08


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JAMES HERRIOT COUNTRY TRAIL RUN 29th July 2018


A 14K run over moorland tracks and paths near Castle Bolton in Wensleydale in aid of Rotary charities. 2018 will be the 14th year of the race.

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Community Projects


The Club supports a number of projects within our local community.

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Wensleydale Show 2007


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James Herriot Trail Run 2007


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Charter 2007


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Visit to CB Hall gardens May 07


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Wensleydale Wander 2007


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Views on Wensleydale Wander Routes


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Christmas Dinner 2006


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