We regularly add articles to the Ilkley Gazette.

The Rotary Club of Ilkley has been working hard  since lockdown on its speaker programme to educate their members on local & international topics. All their activities and speakers are detailed in their new Journal covering 2020. This is now available by contacting


We wiish to thank our Advertisers which enabled us to produce this latest Journal Free of Charge. They are  


Lister Horsfall




Dacre, Son & Hartley


Bailey Group


Ilkley Artshop

Ison Harrison

John Whitam Funeral Directors


Our Speaker programme has include the following;        


Sarah Thomas    Ilkley Manor House

Jeremy Ince       Charity Bank

Handover            Mark Stidworthy - Ilkley Town Mayor

Arnie Read          Electric Industry

RI Director           Tony Black

Helen Rhodes    Ilkley BID

Bob Banks           passage to India

Robbie Moore   MP Keighley & Ilkley

COOP –                Wills & trusts ?  


Rev Nicholas Mercer      Human Rights on the Battlefield

ED DUGUID        Friends of Ilkley Riverside

Richard Thackrah              Swifts

Andre Botherway            Part 1 - Sir Bernard Lovell

Andy Shackleton              Skipton to Colne Railway

Steve Peel          Climate Action Ilkley

Ian Appleyard    Brunel’s Achilles Heel, 

Anne Sutcliffe   Membership Chairman

Charter Virtual Sir Stephen Brown KCVO

Jennifer Rawlinson          Mental Health

Andre Botherway            Sir Bernard Lovell 2

RTN Martin Smith            Past Deputy Lord Mayor of Bradford 

Kathy Myers      Home Instead - Dementia

Kyle Green         Ilkley Youth & Community Centre

Emma Taylor      social prescribing

David Phillips      A Walk Down Memory Lane - cars

Robbie Moore   MP Update

Stephen Bailey  Rotary and Carers UK

John Metcalf U3A            Boeing 737MAX debacle.

Margaret Cook  Soroptimist activities

Bob Banks           ‘A Wedding in China’

John Cole & P Hill             Nell Bank presentation

Jamie Gutch       Ilkley Grammar School


Ilkley Rotary Club’s Holly Ball takes place on Saturday 11th of December when we hope to Celebrate the end of these challenging Times with local businesses.