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Rotary Club of Birstall Luddites
  Club President  
Jeremy Parkinson    

District Governor
Nigel Arthurs 

Home of two past  District 1040 Governors
Robert Jackson & Keith Davison.
Home to District 1040 Governor  2018/19  Nigel Arthurs.

Handover Night Mon 2nd July

Past President Helen passes the chains
of office 
to President Jeremy
President Jeremy passes the President Elect
chains of office to Keith
 Past President   Helen congratulates 
President Jerem
  Retiring President Helen handing over
a cheque to Liz 
@4Lilyfoundation for £3,250 f
rom part our fundraising efforts 
in the last 12 months 
t Helen 
 Sat 7th July  Elland Road Executive Suite 
Nigel Arthurs acepts the Jewel of office from Robert Morphet
Mon16th July Club Speaker Phil Fryer Sinatra
Tribute Artist at DG Handover.
LINK for more details
Luddites helping at Fairfield School end of year gala 
President Jeremy held an Afternoon Strawberry Tea
to start his year in office Sun 22nd July. 
 Sat1st Sept Luddites out marshaling at Birstall Chamber of Trade BEACH Day.
 District Governor Nigel visiting his home club on his tour around District1040. Pictured with President Jeremy.3rd Sept.
 Club speaker Mon 17th Sept was PCSO
Catherine Brown pictured with
President Jeremy.
 Club Speaker mon 24th Sept Sally Simpson.
Sally talked about her role in ITV.

Robert  on right  at his "End Polio Now" campaign evening at Howley Hall Golf Club Mon 1st Oct.
Pictured center Rotarian Makhan Dheri played Sikh Temple music. On left President Jeremy .
Link moe ifo

 Club RYLA candidate Isabel Muller returned to the club
and gave an update about her week at RYLA.
On left is Rotarian Derck Housleya RYLA mentor with
President Jeremy on the right
 District 1040 Governor Nigel addressing the District Conferance at Scarbouorgh 
 President Jeremy receiving the Trophy for most members attending the District Conf from DG Nigel.






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The Rotary Club of Birstall Luddites was Chartered in 1988

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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.

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Club Committee Meetings

Monday 22nd October 19.15 -

Club Committee Meetings

Meal plus Club Committee Meetings

Saturday 27th October 00.05

Peace Seminar

Bradford University Peace seminar. Contact Keith for details

Pre Charter

Monday 29th October 19.15 -

Pre Charter

Meal plus Pre Charter

Charter Celebration 2018

Saturday 3rd November 19.30 -

Charter Celebration 2018

Birstall Luddites 30th Charter Celebration at Howley Hall Golf Club.

Monday 5th November 19.15 -

Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night Meeting TBA. venue problems details to follow

Special Annual Meeting

Monday 12th November 19.15 -

Special Annual Meeting

Special Annual Meeting - Election of Officers plus two voting delegates for Business Meetings at Conference.

Quiz Night

Friday 16th November 19.30 -

Quiz Night

Quiz Night with Batelians, supper will be served with BYO drinks

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Gomersal Park Hotel, Moor Lane, Gomersal, West Yorkshire We meet on Mondays at 19:00 for 19:15
(Not on Bank Holiday Mondays )
Gomersal Park Hotel, Moor Lane, Gomersal, West Yorkshire BD19 4LJ  01274 869386

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