Completed meetings and events 2018-2019
Tue 25th June 2019 Presidential Handover meetingThe Handover evening meeting was held at Horsforth Golf Club for Outgoing Presidents (all four of them) and Incoming President Janet Appleton. read more...
Thu 20th June 2019 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf ClubThis will be its habitually busy self - project based - looking back at the month's achievements and forward to the upcoming plans.Ingenuity expected! Just how did the Beer Festival go??
Tue 18th June 2019 Tuesday group meetingClub Assembly so no meal, no cash desk but a possibility of grace. We need a good attendance to hear the carefully thought out plans for next year. Assistant Governor Craig Burton will be attending and adding his views.
Fri 14th June 2019 - Sat 15th June 2019 The Aireborough Beer festival (viewed from behind the bar)This is a report written for a beer magazine putting a different, knowledgeable but supportive slant on the Beer Festival read more...
Thu 13th June 2019 - Sat 15th June 2019 Getting better third time aroundThis was the third running of the Aireborough Beer Festival and was as hectic as anticipated read more...
Tue 11th June 2019 CANCELLATION of Tuesday group meetingBecause of the heavy workload caused principally by preparations for the Beer Festival this week's Tuesday meeting has been cancelled.
Thu 6th June 2019 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf ClubThis will be its habitually busy self - project based - looking back at the month's achievements and forward to the upcoming plans.Ingenuity expected! Final arrangements for the Beer Festival the priority
Wed 5th June 2019 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf ClubChange of date because of the Beer Festival - last meeting of the year and Geoffrey Barton's farewell appearance - belated thanks to the four stand-in Presidents!
Tue 4th June 2019 Tuesday group meetingOpen Forum Meeting with Brian Whitham on cash desk and Geoff Bartrum handling reception and grace
Tue 28th May 2019 Tuesday group evening meeting 6.30 for 7.00Club Evening International Committee meeting: Roger and Carol Ward will talk about their recent time in Thailand and where it all began for them with Rotary. Vote of thanks Bill Hudson, cash desk Janet Appleton, grace and reception Graham Davies read more...
Tue 21st May 2019 Tuesday group meeting 12.00 for 12.30Brian Hall will host Austin Hughes of REMAP, a national charity designing and making customised equipment, not commercially available, for disabled people. Brian Waite is on on cash desk and Peter Long delivering grace and in charge of reception
Thu 16th May 2019 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf ClubPlenty to discuss from Sponsored Walk to bucket collection and of course the Beer Festival before going social for the last half hour
Tue 14th May 2019 Tuesday group meeting 12.00 for 12.30Andrew Bateman, District Foundation Treasurer and from 1 July District Governor Elect will speak on District grants leaving time for Committees as well. Howard Marshall is on cash desk and John Kitching delivering grace and in charge of reception
Tue 7th May 2019 Tuesday group meeting 12.00 for 12.30Speaker's host is Raj Mani and in an exciting change of plan his guest is Francis Riley whose subject will be 'Yoga is key to balance, stability and fitness' with Geoffrey Barton on cash desk and Brian Waite delivering grace and in charge of reception
Thu 2nd May 2019 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf ClubPlenty to discuss from Sponsored Walk to bucket collection and of course the Beer Festival before going social for the last half hour
Tue 30th April 2019 Tuesday group meeting at 7.30 p.m. in Leeds Trinity University LS18 5HDA one-off screening of the film 'Breathe' for £5 with all proceeds to 'End Polio Now' campaign - to book your seat contact Graham Davies on 0113 2588074 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tue 23rd April 2019 Tuesday group meetingSpeaker's host John Moorhousewill br welcoming Micheal Shilleto, a regular guest at our Charter Dinners. He will be reminiscing on a subject yet to be revealed. On cash desk will be Graham Davies and looking after reception and grace Barrie Oldam
Sun 21st April 2019 Annual Charity Easter Egg Hunt at Rodley Nature ReserveA great family event with plenty of stalls including a massive chocolate tombola and hot food and drinks read more...
Thu 18th April 2019 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf ClubPlanning for upcoming events, looking back at water under the bridge and your chance to add items to the agenda before going social
Tue 16th April 2019 Tuesday group meeting at 6.30 p.m.Annual General Meeting: good crowd required!
Sat 13th April 2019 Charity fundraising the hard wayDavid Billington, our newest member organised a charity competition for Manorlands Hospice at CrossFit Skipton raising a magnificent £2306 read more...
Mon 8th April 2019 - Fri 12th April 2019 Scatter WeekYour opportunity to see how the other Clubs perform, to pick up ideas and tell them modestly about Aireborough read more...
Thu 4th April 2019 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf ClubPlanning for upcoming events, looking back at water under the bridge and your chance to add items to the agenda before going social!
Tue 2nd April 2019 Tuesday group meeting 12.00 for 12.30Geoffrey Bartrum will be speaking on his new hobby of 'Beekeeping'. On cash desk will be Patrick Glenn and looking after reception and grace Bill Hudson read more...
Fri 29th March 2019 St. Gemma's Hospice - the Lord Mayor's CharityBlack tie dinner is Aireborough Rotary's way to support his chosen charity read more...
Tue 26th March 2019 Tuesday group meeting:video filming at the Grove Church Centre, New Street, Horsforth LS18 4BHIn a change of plan this will now be a lunchtime meeting to film the Rotary2 video with Raj Mani on cash desk and Geoff Bartrum on grace and reception read more...
Tue 19th March 2019 Tuesday group meetingThis will be a Committee Meeting with lots to discuss as we are well into the Rotary year. Norman Gledhill is on cash desk and Howard Marshall providing reception and grace
Tue 12th March 2019 Tuesday group meetingThis is an Open Meeting with Barrie Oldam on cash desk and Patrick Glenn voluntarily delivering reception and grace
Tue 5th March 2019 Tuesday group meetingDavid Farnell will be speaking on 'Garage life' with Bill Kerr on cash desk and Andrew Wilson handling reception and grace. Robert Mirfield will give an auspicious vote of thanks
Sat 2nd March 2019 'Songbook' in memory of Gerald LongOver a five month period Gerald's grandchildren James and Sarah Long, James' wife Cheryl and Sophie and Chloe Stead together with Leigh Coleman, Sophie's boyfriend put together a fundraising show for Yorkshire Air Ambulance in Yeadon Town Hall read more...
Tue 26th February 2019 Club Evening meeting: 7.00 for 7.30 p.m.Visit to Guiseley Theatre, bookings to Graham Davies, stalls or balcony? And the show is 'A Chorus Line'!
Thu 21st February 2019 Thursday meeting 6:00 till 7.30 at Horsforth Golf ClubBusiness as usual, always an opportunity for all to participate
Tue 19th February 2019 Tuesday group meeting: 12 for 12.30Business meeting with Sally Mohan on cash desk and Brian Waite handling reception and grace with apologies beforehand to Heather Read
Wed 13th February 2019 Board meeting at Rawdon Conservative ClubAgenda, last meeting's minutes, Treasurer's report and Committee Chairs' thoughts to peruse
Tue 12th February 2019 Tuesday group meeting: 12 for 12.30Janet Kerr will be hosting Donna Kilvington Manager of Guiseley Children's Centre talking about their work and the Dolly Parton Library with Barrie King on cash desk and John Moorhouse handling reception and grace. Apologies beforehand to Heather Read
Thu 7th February 2019 Thursday meeting 6:00 till 7.30 at Horsforth Golf ClubGetting close to the Easter Egg Hunt but plenty other projects to discuss
Tue 5th February 2019 Leeds Phoenix Charter Dinner - now postponedMore news when we have it.
Tue 5th February 2019 Tuesday group meeting: 12 for 12.30Brian Waite's Speaker is Robert Mirfield on 'Bradford Park Avenue and other digressions' with St.Clair Logan on cash desk and Bruce Hammond handling reception and grace with apologies beforehand to Heather Read
Tue 22nd January 2019 Tuesday group meeting: 12 for 12.30Committees' meeting with plenty to discuss with Alyson Wort on cash desk and Sally Mohan handling reception and grace. Apologies to Heather Read
Thu 17th January 2019 Thursday meeting 6:00 till 7.30 at Horsforth Golf ClubWill begin with a slide presentation from Benton Park students about their Peru expedition. Any potential members to encourage, plenty work for Community Volunteers - upcoming programme will be discussed.
Tue 15th January 2019 Tuesday group meeting: 12 for 12.30In a late change hosted by John Sharples Shirley Crawford will now be updating the Club on her Ugandan work with Heather Read on cash desk and Graham Davies handling reception and grace. Apologies to Heather Read read more...
Mon 14th January 2019 Presentation of robotic cats 'Hope' at Memory Lane Day Care Centre and 'Jake' at Sunningdale Nursing Home in Rawdonread more...
Thu 10th January 2019 Social eveningAll welcome to the Agora, 207-209 New Road Side Horsforth LS18 4DR for a two course fixed price meal at £14.95 organised by Thursday meeting
Wed 9th January 2019 Board meeting at Rawdon Conservative ClubAgenda, minutes and Treasurer's report will be circulated as well as the Committee Chairs' reports
Tue 8th January 2019 Tuesday group meeting: 12 for 12.30New Year message from Revd. Sam Corley, Rector City of Leeds Team with Peter Nuttall on cash desk and Raj Mani handling reception and grace. Apologies to Heather Read read more...
Thu 3rd January 2019 Thursday meeting 6:00 till 7.30 at Horsforth Golf ClubWe will be visited by members from Rotary Club of Haworth and Worth Valley on fact finding mission. Into the New Year with Easter Egg Hunt on the horizon and Beer Festival well into planning
Tue 25th December 2018 With Christmas Day unusually falling on a Tuesday there will be no meeting.
Thu 20th December 2018 There will be no Thursday meeting in the run up to Christmas
Tue 18th December 2018 Tuesday group meeting12 for 12.30This is a Business meeting so there is no speaker but Graham Davies is on cash desk and Robert Mirfield will be delivering a Christmassy grace and receiving visitors bountifully.
Fri 14th December 2018 Christmas 2018 well celebratedSafe hands deliver the goods - and how! read more...
Fri 14th December 2018 Christmas PartyPresident Brian Whitham will be in the chair, news of the entertainment is awaited with mounting excitement.Sofia Prassa is on cash desk and Janet Appleton handling reception and grace.
Tue 11th December 2018 Change of date for Board meeting at Rawdon Conservative ClubAgenda, minutes of previous meeting, Treasurer's report and Committee reports will be prepared and circulated.
Tue 11th December 2018 There is no Tuesday group meeting as the Christmas meal follows on Friday
Thu 6th December 2018 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf ClubOn the agenda this week will be projects in the making from Easter Egg Hunt to Beer Festival
Tue 4th December 2018 Tuesday group meeting 12 for 12.30This is an Open Forum meeting so there is no speaker but Philip Livesey is on cash desk and David Farnell covering reception and grace
Tue 27th November 2018 Celebration time at Club evening meetingAn evening for Youth with presentations from our RYLA delegate and two pupils from St. Mary's reviewing their time on the Bambisanani project. There was also time for a link to 'Days for Girls' and a trailer for Mary's Room. read more...
Tue 20th November 2018 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf ClubThere will be no meeting in the run up to Christmas
Tue 20th November 2018 Tuesday group meetingCommittees' meeting with Andrew Wilson on cash desk and St. Clair Logan looking after reception and grace
Mon 19th November 2018 Service Above Self Awards at St. Mary's, MenstonBlythe McCaul won the GCSE level award whilst the recipient at the Sixth Form Award Ceremony was Mary Monaghan read more...
Thu 15th November 2018 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf ClubWith a New Year on the horizon, time for reflection but as always there will be plenty to discuss
Wed 14th November 2018 Board meeting at Rawdon Conservative ClubAgenda, last minutes and Treasurer's report will be circulated beforehand
Tue 13th November 2018 Tuesday group meetingSally Mohan will be hosting one of two Sarahs from AVSED with Bruce Hammond on cash desk and Graham Davies handling reception and grace
Thu 1st November 2018 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf ClubPlenty projects to be updated and time for new ideas
Tue 30th October 2018 Tuesday group meeting: a lunchtime meeting!Back from his travels Raj Mani's speaker is Philip Livesey on 'Michel Legrand...the early years' with Graham Davies on cash desk and Bill Kerr looking after reception and delivering grace. Tantalising or what?? read more...
Fri 26th October 2018 Success of Brass Band Concert down to all round commitmentThis year's Brass Band Concert has proved to be one of our most successful from the choice of programme agreed between Frank and the Band, from ticket sales of around 400, advertising on budget and raffle, bar ice cream sales and refreshments all shining. read more...
Tue 23rd October 2018 Tuesday group meetingWe will be visiting the Headingley Club for a joint meeting to hear from District Governor Nigel Arthurs of Birstall Luddites. As usual we will meet in the Horsforth Golf Club car park to share cars.
Thu 18th October 2018 Thursday meeting is cancelledBecause so many people are away or unavailable the meeting has been cancelled and we will next meet on 1 November... with no fireworks??
Tue 16th October 2018 Tuesday group meetingThis is a Special General Meeting at 6.30 p.m. with no meal or cash desk.
Wed 10th October 2018 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf ClubAgenda, past minutes and Treasurer's report will be circulated and Committee report will have been completed
Tue 9th October 2018 Tuesday group meetingThis will be a Business meeting so inform the Secretary of any items you wish to discuss, with Barry Bootland on cash desk and Brian Hall looking after reception and delivering grace
Thu 4th October 2018 Thursday meetingUpdating on the project list and looking forward to the future
Tue 2nd October 2018 Tuesday group meetingBarrie King will host Ailsa Rhodes from 'Older people Action in the locality' (OPAL) based in Cookridge with David Farnell on cash desk and David Butterfield looking after reception and delivering grace
Thu 20th September 2018 Thursday meetingFinal preparations for the Brass Band Concert with lots more on the projects and events list
Tue 18th September 2018 Tuesday group meetingCommittees' Meeting day with John Moorhouse on cash desk and Gerald Long looking after reception and grace
Wed 12th September 2018 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf ClubAgenda, past minutes and Treasurer's report will be circulated and Committee reports will have been completed
Tue 11th September 2018 Tuesday group meetingThis will be an Open Forum with no holds barred with Brian Hall on cash desk and Philip Livesey looking after reception and grace
Sun 9th September 2018 Friends of Guiseley Cemetery Heritage DayGuided tours at 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. incorporating specific graves of local interest read more...
Thu 6th September 2018 Thursday meetingLooking back at the BBQ and forward to the brass Band Concert with lots to do for the rest of the year
Tue 4th September 2018 Tuesday group meetingJohn Knaggs is speaker's host with Sally Mohan on cash desk and Geoffrey Barton handling reception and grace
Sat 1st September 2018 Purple for Polio BarbecueThis annual event, once again hosted by Bill and Janet Kerr, proved a great social occasion whilst at the same time helping two Club projects - polio eradication and Days for Girls. read more...
Tue 28th August 2018 Tuesday meeting -note the start time!Speaker's host will be St. Clair Logan with John Kitching on cash desk and John Sharples delivering grace
Tue 21st August 2018 Tuesday meetingRobert Mirfield will speak on 'Job talk - the prequel from Dostoevsky to Harry Potter' with Robert Mirfield on cash desk and Brian Whitham delivering grace
Thu 16th August 2018 Thursday meetingYear's planning will be pursued and Brass Band Concert details will be discussed.
Tue 14th August 2018 Tuesday meetingThis will be a Business meeting with Bill Hudson on cash desk and Patrick Glenn delivering grace
Wed 8th August 2018 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf ClubAgenda and minutes of previous meeting will be circulated and Committee Chairs and Treasurer will file their reports - a good time will be had by all
Tue 7th August 2018 Tuesday meetingPresident Tony Scaife will host Sam Tasker-Grindley President of the satellite Club of Leeds Phoenix with Geoff Bartrum on cash desk and Barrie King delivering grace
Thu 2nd August 2018 Thursday meetingThe Brass Band Concert will be high on the agenda with the Gala season behind us
Tue 31st July 2018 Tuesday Club afternoon meeting with John Knaggs on cash desk.Hope Pastures charity visit has had to be postponed for operational reasons and will now be replaced by an Open Meeting to discuss issues of the day. Apologies all round! read more...
Tue 24th July 2018 Tuesday meeting 12 for 12.30 p.m.Peter Nuttall will host Lucy Moore and Erin Hussay from Leeds Museum Services with Sofia Prassa on cash desk and John Moorhouse delivering grace read more...
Thu 19th July 2018 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf ClubHow did recent events pan out and what is next in the community for our crowded agenda over the next couple of months?There is never a blank page but plenty crayonning still to do!
Tue 17th July 2018 Tuesday meeting 12 for 12.30 p.m.David Farnell will host a speaker from St. George's crypt with David Butterfield on cash desk and Andrew Wilson delivering grace
Tue 10th July 2018 Tuesday meeting 12 for 12.30 p.m.Brian Waite will be hosting as his speaker the irrepressible Gerald Long with Harewood memories as his topic. Barrie Oldam is on cash desk and Brian Whitham delivering grace
Sun 8th July 2018 CANCELLATION OF TARGET BOWLSBecause of problems organising this event it has had to be cancelled - with apologies to all concerned read more...
Thu 5th July 2018 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf ClubHow did we do at Rawdon Fair and were there any lessons to be learned? Yeadon Carnival is next up and after that.....? What have we got to look forward to in the next couple of months?
Tue 3rd July 2018 Tuesday meeting 12 for 12.30 p.m.Business meeting with Philip Livesey on cash desk and Bruce Hammond delivering grace