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Hornsea & East Riding One Third Marathon

Runners

April saw the 10th annual one third Hornsea Marathon. Almost 500 runners took part in this event. The main beneficiary of the run is Marie Curie

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Calderdale Rotary Club's Technology Tournament 2017

A successful launch

At the Leisure Centre in Halifax schools from within Calderdale had a great day challenging one another to launch a missile into ‘the atmosphere’ and then safely return the rocket’s capsule back to terra firma! more

Young Chef District 1040 Final 2017

DGE Robert Mophet with competitors and judges

Six Young Chefs from across Yorkshire, Humberside and North Lincolnshire recently competed in the District Final at Betty"™s Cookery School in Harrogate.more

Global Grant for Headingley's Sylvia Wright project

Therapy Centre

Headingley Rotary Club, assisted by several other clubs in District 1040, organised the raising of £8,000 in order to attract a global grant from Rotary International of $35,000 for Sylvia Wright's new Therapy Centre.more

Raising awareness of Rotary’s aim to eradicate Polio

Normanton Rotarians and the mayor of Featherstone helped school children plant purple crocuses to raise awareness of Rotary's eradicate polio campaignmore

In the next 30 days...

A gentle 3.5 or 5 mile walk around Ogden Water followed by lunch in the Causeway Foot more
Louth Rotary Club's annual collection of real Christmas trees for charity. No more needles in your car, no mess to clean. Trees collected from the doorstep for £5.00 per tree. Proceeds will go to local charities.

District 1040 includes 103 Rotary Clubs across Yorkshire, Humberside and North Lincolnshire. Click on "Clubs" to find specific clubs  Click on "What we do" for a drop down menu to help you explore the site. The short web address is  www.rotary1040.org .

INTERESTED IN JOINING ROTARY? Click on "About Rotary" for more information.

 Latest News and Reports - click on headings in blue for details

6/12/17 Rotary Clubs to be on TV!; the Rotary Club of Harrogate has been involved in organising and judging the Christmas Shop Window Competition in Harrogate.This year, Channel 5 commissioned a TV Company to make a programme about Harrogate at Christmas  and the judging of the Christmas shop windows is a key part of that programme. The programme is to be shown on Channel 5 on 13 and 14 December at 9.00 p.m. on each day. You might be interested in watching it.

In addition, Wakefield Rotary have a project providing robotic cats for people with dementia, and this will be on BBC One on Wednesday 20th December at 9.15am  

Young Chef Bradford  27/11/17 Rotary in Yorkshire & N Lincs for November; as emailed to members 



obstacle course 22/11/17 RYLA 2017; This year's Rotary Young Leadership Awards courses were again very successful. This link takes you to a series of photos taken during one of the weeks, and gives insight into how varied the activities are.





Bradford turns purple for polio 25/10/17 Bradford turns purple; 24th October was World Polio Awareness Day so Rotary managed to have Bradford turned purple!






  

 17/10/17 District Conference Photos; a selection of photos now joined by others, thanks to Rtn Tony Caunt.

   






28/9/17 A Thank You from the MNDA; Tracey Thompson, the Regional manager for the Motor Neurone Disease Association in the North of England, attended Council to thank Rotary District 1040 and explain how our money has been used. The link takes you to her full presentation.

 

DG at stroke awreness tent 28/8/17 DG helps Stroke Awareness at Wensleydale Show District Governor, Robert Morphet and District Stroke Awareness Co-ordinator, Lynnette Rhodes-Holme, helped Wensleydale Rotarians run a successful Know Your Blood Pressure session during the annual agricultural show.





DG in coffin car 2/8/17 DG's Blog;- click on this to follow what District Governor Robert Morphet has been up to.






   

Other Links

District Governors Diary;- this is currently on the DG's Corner 

DG's BLOG;-  find out what the District Governor has been doing recently 


Website Search Facility; It is now possible to search this website for information by inserting key words in the space at the top next to the magnifying glass, then clicking on the latter. 


Cottages4you; 5% of every booking is donated to Rotary Foundation, as well as giving 5% discount.

Rotary Shop -updated  contact details and stock list for Rotary paraphernalia


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Last Updated 11th December 2017.... In District 1040,there are now 2959 Rotarians registered on the On-Line Directory (DMS). If there is information you would like to either see or provide, please contact me, in the first instance, via this webmaster@rotary1040.org

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