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President Margaret welcomes you to the website of
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 June 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 John MacKail      
 Mon 20th July Zoom Speaker 
Tom Donahue West Yorks police
     
 Mon 3rd Aug Club Zoom Speaker - Life Talk
Rotarian Ian Blamires.
Zoom Race Night 
Mon 17th Aug  expertly run by
Rotarian Paul Barnes
Zoom speaker Janet Crampton 
District Polio
Representative
 Club speaker Peter Waite Wright 
"talk about Grandparents"
Mon 14th Sept
District Governor Andrew Bateman 
Zoom 
meeting
 
Mon 21st Sept
Club Speaker Steve Gooder
Job talk "Leeds United "
 Mon 28th Sept 
Club Speaker Gerry 
"My battle with bladder cancer" 
Mon 5th Oct
Club Speaker
Ian "being a landlord"
 12thOct
Club Speaker
Dereck KirbyMon
"Disability Games" 
     

 

 

 

 
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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Important 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 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     
 
 

 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 Oct/Nov 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 Anniversaries
Luddites to be rememberd in Liversedge LINK


The Luddites History  LINK

  
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Meetings and events happening soon

Club Speaker Ken Robertshaw Zoom Meeting

Mon, Oct 26th 2020 8:39 pm

Club Speaker Ken Robertshaw Zoom Meeting


Club speaker Ken Robertshaw - Fundraisng Adventures

Mon, Nov 2nd 2020 7:30 pm

Charter 2020


Charter Celebration 2020 - Zoom Charter

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Special Annual Meeting

Mon, Nov 9th 2020 7:30 pm

Special Annual Meeting


Special Annual Meeting to decide future top table

future events Past Events calendar district events local events



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Rotary supporting rehabilitation for stroke survivors


Putting the wheels in motion to end polio



Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Mondays at 19:00 for 19:15
(Not on Bank Holiday Mondays )
Gomersal Park Hotel
Moor Ln,
Gomersal, Cleckheaton
BD19 4L  01274 869386

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