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September 30, 2023
District Support for Ukraine set to music

Watch this clever short reel, created by District Governor Nominee Anne Sutcliffe, for a summary of what Rotary in Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire have achieved so far. Working together Rotary is unstoppable. Featured image thanks to Elena Mozhivlo @Unsplash

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September 25, 2023
Sharing Rotary Stories September
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September 23, 2023
Twenty-three years and £1.2 million later, local Rotary and ShelterBox continue to rebuild lives after devastation

Author: Rebecca A Mendoza Twenty-three years and £1.2 million later, local Rotary and ShelterBox continue to rebuild lives after devastation On 8 September 2023, a 6.8 magnitude earthquake hit just south-west of Marrakesh, Morocco, causing violent tremors throughout the region. Just two days later, a storm in north-eastern Libya brought strong winds and severe rainfall. […]

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September 16, 2023
Rotarian researching the needs of older people needs your help

Occupational therapist Rtn. Alicia Ridout of Aireborough Rotary (District 1040) is working on her Ph.D. dissertation looking at how occupational therapists can work with older people to use smart (AI) technology safely. The aim is to create new occupational therapy practice tools and to improve conversations about AI safety. She is conducting a survey and […]

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September 3, 2023
Sincere thanks from Kandy Rotary

"Please convey to all at your end our most sincere thanks and appreciation for your repeated generosity towards the poor in Sri Lanka." Shamil Parkes Kandy Rotary September 2023 Shamil goes on to say "...For all the very generous donations you have made, we have sent you completed project reports. There is no doubt at […]

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August 28, 2023
Club Focus - Brigg Rotary

Club Focus is a series featuring clubs from big, small, rural, and urban areas around Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. The series celebrates the variety of people, projects, and activities found amongst over 100 Rotary, Rotaract, Interact and RotaKids clubs throughout the area. Located south of the Humber, the market town of Brigg in North Lincolnshire is […]

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August 28, 2023
Rotary for RYLA (R4R)

The Rotary Youth Leadership Awards are definitely a win for the students. But the District wants to make RYLA more of a win: win for Rotary as a whole. Clubs go to great effort to recruit ,for RYLA, some of the finest young people in their age cohort. People who should be the Rotarians of […]

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July 31, 2023
Birstall Luddites and York Rotary clubs share experiences on Friends of Rotary

Birstall Luddites Rotary is one the latest club in the Rotary International District 1040 to try out one of Rotary’s several flexible membership related approaches - Friends of Rotary. “There are a lot of people who are willing to do their bit for charity or the local community as a one-off event but don't want […]

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July 14, 2023
Young Writer Competition Success from Skipton Craven, Settle and Leeds Roundhay Rotary

Thank you to Susan Rogers for sharing this Rotary story: I’ve been running the Young Writer competition for District for 5 years, and despite there being some excellent submissions, we unfortunately haven’t had any National placings … until this year, and we have two! Summer Jennings, sponsored by Skipton Craven came 3rd in the Junior group […]

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July 13, 2023
Rohingya Refugee School Project

The Rotary Club of Mirfield September 2023 Many congratulations to Mirfield Rotary. Paul Cusworth has just written to say that as a result of their work on the Rohingya School Project they have earned the right to use the logo of the UNESCO Chair for Global Health and Education. July 2023 Thank you to Paul […]

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