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President Steve welcomes you to the website of
Birstall Luddites

  Our meetings are now back to face to face
 at the Batley Community Centre 
(see Meetings and Venus for details)

 

                 

       
 

Club President 
Steve Gooder
2022/23 

     


Home of 3 past Rotary District 1040 Presidents
Robert Jackson Keith Davison and Nigel Arthurs.

 
 

The purpose of a local Rotary Club is to connect people who
then work together to help the community and promote
goodwill and peace.

 The Rotary Club of Birstall Luddites has a current membership of 24 men and women
who raise money locally from Christmas Santa Sleigh and Tesco collections,
social and fund raising events through the year.

Money raised allows us to make donations locally, nationally and internationally.

Joining Rotary is your opportunity to make a difference and you will
have fun and make some great friends along the way!

Live around Birstall/Batley/ Heavy Woollen District ?     
Come and Help us at Birstall Luddites  (Contact Sec Nigel 0113252890)
This is some of what we do annually in the local Community and Internationally. 
  

Race
and
Quiz

Night

Help
RVA
Events

RYLA
Courses    

Birstall
School
RotaKids   

MicroLoans
INTERNAL

ENVIRONMENT
Oakwell
Counrty
Park

KidsOut
to
Lightwater
Valley

Rotary
Tech
Tournament   

Santa
Sleigh

Club 
Speaker
Evenings

 




Fri 1 July

Luddites helping at Fairfield
Sports Day President Steve on right.

Sun 3 July
End of year BBQ and Handover 2022.
New President Steve with chains of office
with Past Pres Nigel on right
more info and pics
Mon 4 July
President Steve inducting new member Mary into Birstal Luddites
                 
Mon 11th July
Start of year walk led by Robert
Club speaker
Rotarian Makhan talked of his
fund raising for an Indian school
St Thomas Church venue
for Church Organist
Ken Wright talk and recitals


more info 


 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth  II
1926 - 2022

Birstall Luddites Rotary Club join
the Country and Commonwealth
in paying tribute to her Majesty,
The Queen Elizabeth II.

Club Speaker Mary Wallace
50 years in Education
more info
On 5th Sept the club enjoyed a Frugal
meal at Batley Community Centre.
more info
Our thoughts are with The Royal Family
at this difficult time.
May she rest in peace.
Rotary Tribute




Wed 14th Sept 
Club visit to Oxfam distribution centre
Batley. Led by Rotarian John Broadhead.
King Charles III Proud Rotary member
wearing his Rotary pin.
pic from RC Northalerton M
Sat 17 Sept
Rotarians collected £500  for the
Pakistan Flood disaster.
Terry, Colin and Jeremy at Tesco.
   
Mon 26th
Christine Beal gave talk on her Charity
My Mito Mission


         
   

 
         





         



                 



 


 

 

 

 
This is Rotary at its best giving life altering help to people who have little hope in life. 
Wheelchair Foundation UK 
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Birstall Luddites supports 2 local Food Banks.
Batley Food Bank and Birstall Food share
they received a Rotary grant to help them survive through the uncertain Coronavirus crisis.
Howden Clough Community Center
Birstall Food Share
 
Birstall Luddites Food Bank donations was reported on 
Rotary GB & Ireland TWITTER

Luddites donation was the 50th national
Twitter project
to aid Coronavirus aid. 
 
 
 

Big thanks to our NHS     
 

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 Birstall Shopping Center J27 M62    
 Birstall Comunity Partnership Food Share    
 Showcase Cinema J27 Birstall Leeds  

   

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The Rotary Club of Birstall Luddites was Chartered in 1988

Luddites 200 year Anniversaries

Luddites to be rememberd in Liversedge LINK

The Luddites History  LINK

  
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Fri, Oct 7th 2022 10:00 pm - Sat, Oct 8th 2022

District 1040 Conferance

District 1040 Conferance at Spa Scarborourgh.
Fri 7th to Sat 8th.

Mon, Oct 10th 2022 7:00 pm

Indoor Games night

Indor games with pie and peas fund raising for International committee.

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Mondays at 19:00

(Not on Bank Holiday Mondays ) Batley Community Center (Temp)
Upper Commercial Street
Batley
WF17 5DH

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