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Rotary Club of Birstall Luddites
Club President
Helen Wall

  Club President
Helen Wall

Home of two past  District 1040 Governors
Robert Jackson & Keith Davison.
Home to District 1040 Governor Elect Nigel Arthurs.

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    Mon 3rd July 2017 Club Handover and Presentations.  

Past President Bill crowns President Helen
with her chains of office for 2017/18.
   Past President Bill with
President Helen.

President Helen passes chains of
office to President Elect Jeremy.

Past President Bill accepts a gift of
Rotary cufflinks.

President Elect Jeremy presents Keith the
Vice President his chain of office.

President Helen congratulates Bill  the new
Birstall Luddite Treasurer.

The first Rotary/Fairfield Sports Day held on July 11th
A very successful day at Fairfield School.

17th July Club Speaker Tony Noble
Local Artist.

July31st. Club Speaker Rotarian John Broadhead.
John spoke to the club about the WW1 battle of Passchendaele and Ypres

Aug 7thy Club Speaker Rotarian Margaret
Arthurs spoke
to the club about What
made me want to be a Dentist

 Aug 14th Club Speaker Rotarian
John MacKail.
John is trying his very best to spread the
values of Facebook to the Rotary 
 John gave a video presentation 
 highlighting the advantages of Facebook to
Rotarians and Rotary Clubs.

above     1st Sept..
Luddite Rotarians Keith and Ian pictured
auctioning horses for the Auction Race.
The Race Night a joint

was a joint Luddites / Kirkwood
support group event held at 
Batley Irish Nash club in Batley.
The night was very successful raising just
over £3400

Monday 4th Sept. 1040 DG Robert Morphet visited the club here pictured with club past DGs
Robert Jackson and Keith Davison.

On right club DG nominee Nigel Arthurs.
Left to right Nigel, Robert M, Robert J, and Nigel.

Luddites doing a bucket collection for the Hurricane
Irma disaster at the Mill Batley to fund  Shelterboxes.
The Impromtu collection raised  £177
Britany has looked after Luddites at Healds Hall
mealtimes for many years. Here seen accepting
a gift and cheque from Sergeant at Arms
  Carol Parkinson. 



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The Rotary Club of Birstall Luddites was Chartered in 1988

Dictionaries for Life

Rotary Club of Birstall Luddites are very pleased to have presented, for the 5th year, all Year 6 Pupils at Brownhill C of E, Fieldhead, St Peters, St Patricks, Birstall County and Carlinghow Junior Schools.

Luddites 200 year Aniversary
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Meetings and events happening soon

District Council - Fulford (1 of 3)

Saturday 23rd September 09.05

District Council - Fulford (1 of 3)

District Council - Fulford (1 of 3)

Club Speaker - Helen Verity - Child Line & NSPC

Monday 25th September 19.15 -

Club Speaker - Helen Verity - Child Line & NSPC

Club Speaker - Helen Verity - Child Line & NSPC

Oakwell CountryPark - Cutting and Burning

Saturday 30th September 09.45

Oakwell CountryPark - Cutting and Burning

Oakwell CountryPark - Cutting and Burning with Jim leading Luddites for a mornings work in the country Park.

Frugal Meal for Polio

Monday 2nd October 19.15

Frugal Meal for Polio

Polio Frugal Meal organised by Rotarian Robert Jackson at Healds Hall 7 for 7:15pm.
Soup/Sandwiches/Chip tea coffee £15 pp
Special Speaker

Committee Meetings

Monday 9th October 19.15

Committee Meetings

Meal plus Committee Meetings

District 1040 Conference - Scarbro

Friday 13th October 09.05 - 16.05 Sunday 15th October

District 1040 Conference - Scarbro

District 1040 Conference - Scarbro

The Lilly Foundation Intro - Video

Monday 16th October 19.15

The Lilly Foundation Intro - Video

The Lilly Foundation Intro - Video

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How Rotary is Funding Polio Immunization in 2017

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Healds Hall Hotel, Leeds Road, Liversedge, West Yorkshire, We meet on Mondays at 19:00 for 19:15
(Not on Bank Holiday Mondays or December)
Healds Hall Hotel, Leeds Road, Liversedge, West Yorkshire, WF15 6JA  01924 409112

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