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September 28, 2021
Stephen Ellis, District Governor 2021-22 - PhysioNet, loading the 15,000th wheelchair and District Conference 2021

A highlight of September 2021 has been celebrating club collaboration between 5 Yorkshire Rotary Clubs of Knaresborough, York Ainsty, York, Horbury and Ossett Phoenix, Osgoldcross & Elmet along with a range of non-Rotarians volunteers all involved with the identification, collection, repair and packing of the equipment, before it is shipped abroad. Yorkshire based PhysioNet, a national […]

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September 28, 2021
Humanitarian appeal for our Rotary friends in Sri Lanka

Rotary in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire has had a long and successful relationship with fellow Rotarians in Sri Lanka. Following the devastating tsunami in 2004 Rotarians from our District visited Sri Lanka to look at what we could do to help with recovery.  Through collaboration with the Rotary Club of Cinnamon Gardens we were able to […]

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September 5, 2021
Aquabox and ShelterBox Haiti update for clubs

A Message from Kevin Barclay, Aquabox Trustee I’m a Trustee of Aquabox, (a Rotary Charity in District 1220) and International Officer of Rotary Club of Ashbourne. Aquabox is working to get urgent aid to Haiti, following the devastating earthquake which hit the country recently. The 7.2 magnitude quake is known to have killed more than […]

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August 27, 2021
How to loan the District’s Myth Busters banners to support your projects

There are 11 banners to share within the District. Each Assistant Governor holds one. Clubs makes contact as required: Bradford Assistant Governor  Caroline Murie Dales Assistant Governor Brian Stott Humber Assistant Governor Janet Drewery Inner Nine Assistant Governor Mike Gill Joint 10 Assistant Governor Derek Housley Leeds Assistant Governor Janet Appleton Lincolnshire North Assistant Governor […]

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August 27, 2021
Extreme heat warning and why it matters to Rotary

Kindly shared by the environmental specialist from our neighbouring District of South Yorkshire and East Midlands in July 2021.

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August 27, 2021
Copyright guidance

Copyright infringement holds dangers for Rotary clubs and their members. Thank you, to fellow Rotarians, for this very well sourced updated reference document which is an enhancement on RGBI guidance on the important matter. Whilst taking great care, please do not let it stop you being creative to reach out to new communities not represented […]

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August 27, 2021
The 9 Primary Purposes of this Website

Feedback welcome via our dedicated email: d1040website@gmail.com  1.  Publicly accessible with no ‘members only’ section, encouraging engagement of existing members and a shop window to reach out to new communities. 2.  Encourage club partnership working in city, town, geographical clusters. 3.  Encourage clubs to define what they are about through niche marketing. 4.  Helping guide potential new members to […]

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August 27, 2021
District 1040 Rotary Shop

Bargains Galore!!!*** John Lacy and David Impey have run the District Shop for the last ten years. We have brought the Shop to District meetings and to Conference at Scarborough.                                                                                                 Since COVID-19 we have been unable to attend either Fulford or Scarborough. Also more sales are now conducted on the Internet. We have, therefore, decided […]

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