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Rotary Club of Birstall Luddites

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Birstall Luddites

The COVID-19 outbreak is having a significant impact on the daily lives of everyone in and across the country and the world.
Rotary is no different. Currently our meetings are are held remotely using Zoom

 

         

     

 

Club President 
Margaret Arthurs
2020/21

 

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

ZOOM Handover Night Mon 29th Jone 2020

 

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!

 

***All meetings now on Zoom until further notice***

Live around Birstall/Batley/ Heavy Woollen District ?     
Come and Help us at Birstall Luddites  (Contact Sec Paul 07761537811)
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


 Mon 6 July Club Zoom Speaker - Life talk 
President Elect Rotarian Nigel Arthurs 
  Mon 13th July Zoom Speaker Life Talk  
Rotarian Jonn MacKail      
 Mon 20th July Zoom Speaker 
Tom Donohoe West Yorks police
     
 Mon 3rd Aug Club Zoom Speaker - Life Talk
Rotarian Ian Blamires.
   

 
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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 Coronavirus Pandemic


 ROTARY life goes on within the self isolating Coronavirus world imposed to protect us from this deadly virus. 
Birstall Luddites are now using our WhatsApp group "Rotary" to keep Rotary business going forward and keeping
social life active between Rotarians.  
To improve meeting capabilities the club is useing ZOOM video meetings 
There are a few Rotarians not up to the WhatsApp world  who are still in touch via email. 
Members are also being "buddied to able to join Zoom meetings. 
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Imporant decision from the first WhatsApp Group meeting
Birstall Luddites to support 2 local Food Banks.
Due to donations from local Supermarkets drying up.
Batley Food Bank and Birstall Food share
will receive a Rotary grant to help them survive through the uncertant Coronavirus crisis.


Howden Clough Comunity Center
Birstall Food Shre
 
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
     



 

 

 BIRSTALL SOCIAL MEDIA

Birstall Community Center

Birstall Chamber of  Trade

PPG in the Birstall Community

Birstall in Bloom

Howden Clough Community Center

Oakwell Hall Country Park

 Birstall Shopping Center J27 M62    
 Showcase Cinema J27 Birstall Leeds      
 

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Rotary for Communities

ROTARY MAGAZINE June/Julyr 2020


Click to view Rotary Magazine 

 
To find out more about Rotary see videos and links below
       
End Polio Now U tube video  Change the World U tube video
ShelterBox Syria Refugee Appeal
Aquabox video
Rotary against Polio
This is Rotary
Rotary International
Service above Self
ShelterBox
Syria Refugee
Appeal
AQUABOX
Give the Gift of Life

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The Rotary Club of Birstall Luddites was Chartered in 1988

Dictionaries for Life

Rotary Club of Birstall Luddites are very pleased to have presented, for the 5th year, all Year 6 Pupils at Brownhill C of E, Fieldhead, St Peters, St Patricks, Birstall County and Carlinghow Junior Schools.

Luddites 200 year Aniversary
Luddites to be rememberd in Liversedge LINK


The Luddites History  LINK

  
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Meetings and events happening soon

Facebook Presentation

Monday 10th August 19.30 -

Facebook Presentation


Facebook Presentation by John Mackail.

Zoom Race Night

Monday 17th August 19.30

Zoom Race Night


Zoom Race Night

Club Speaker Janet Crompton Polio

Monday 24th August 19.30 -

Club Speaker Janet Crompton Polio


Club Speaker Janet Crompton District Polio Officer

Bank Holiday no meeting

Monday 31st August 19.30 -

Bank Holiday no meeting


Bank Holiday no meeting

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Gomersal Park Hotel, Moor Lane, Gomersal, West Yorkshire

Club meetings are now conducted via Zoom. We meet on Mondays at 19:00 for 19:15
(Not on Bank Holiday Mondays )
Gomersal Park Hotel, Moor Lane, Gomersal, West Yorkshire

Club meetings are now conducted via Zoom. BD19 4LJ  01274 869386

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