Rotary Club of Birstall Luddites
Club President
William Fox

William Fox

Home of two past  District 1040 Governors Robert Jackson & Keith Davison.

Mon 27th June2016 Club Handover and Presentations.

Past President Margaret passes the chains of
office to new President Bill Fox

 President Bill presents Helen Wall
with her Pres Elect chains of office

Pres Elect Helen passes the Vice President
chains of office to Jeremy Parkinson

Club Secretary Keith passes his role to new
Club Secretary Paul Barnes.

Margaret presents a cheque for £500
to Tracy Gregory from Yorkshire Air Ambulance.

Margaret presents a £500 cheque to Brian Harrington from the Outlook Trust.

New President Bill presents past President  Margaret with a souvenir of her year in office.
President Bill starts his year in office

 Luddites summer walk.
Walkers take a rest at a Birstall in Bloom open day trail garden.Roberts walk raised money for the End Polio now campaign.

District 1040 District Governor
Phil Poole with
Birstall Luddite President Bill Fox.

 A gathering of District 1040 District Governors

 From left DG Nominee Nigel Arthurs, past DG Dr John Philip, acting DG Phil Poole,
Past DG 2012/13 Keith Davison, Past DG 2004/05 Robert Jackson.

  Sergeant at Arms led Yorkshire Day celebrations at Healds Hall

Past President Margaret handing a cheque for £500 to Malcolm Wells MBE - Canine Partners
 Speaker Sue Charlesworth with President Bill. Sue spoke to the club on "Being Dementia Friendly"
  Speaker Rev Mark Umpleby with  President Bill.
Mark spoke of his work in South Africa
Club  Speaker finder / Secretary Paul right shakes hands with speaker John Clay with
President Bill on left. John spoke on
Flock Felt and Wool
   End Polio Now - Frugal Meal
Robert the District Polio representative organised a Frugal Meal to raise funds.
A very successful evening raised £500
multiplyied by 3 from Bill Gates to £1500.
Luddites group photo
 Mon 17th Oct Outside Visit to Dewsbury Fire Station

Rotary Club of Birstall Luddites gathered for
Blenhiem House Batley

Club Speaker 7th Nov Graham Walker talked about the "Big House" his life in the HM Prison service.
   Santas doing his rounds around Birstall.
Millers Croft 14 Dec 16
   Club speaker Robert Haigh from RC Holmfirth talked about ShelterBox. 16 Jan 17
   President Bill presents Andrew Young from RC of Dewsbury with the Seat of Knowledge quiz trophy Mon Feb 27th.
  Technology Tournament 2017.
8 Luddite Rotarians helped with the Inner 9 Tournamentat Dewsbury Rams Stadium 7 March.
   Pres Bill with councillor Gwen Laws the founder of Friends of Batley Station.
Gwen spoke to the club 13th Mar
  International committee fund raising
Brass Band concert with
Gawthorpe Brass 85
   Cut and burn morning at Oakwell Hall Country Park led by Rotarian Jim Pilkington
   Roberts Magic Away Polio evening raised with the raffle £715, this sum multiplied by Bill Gates help brings the total raised to £2145.

Tour de Yorkshire passing through Birstall on Sunday 30th April.
Luddites helped trim the town and collected for Alzheimers Charity.

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