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Rotary District 1040 Young Chef competition final 2018

3 busy young chefs

Seven Young Chefs from across Yorkshire and Humberside competed recently in the Rotary Young Chef District Final at Betty’s Cookery School Harrogate. more

Ripon Rotary stall on Yorkshire Day

Dean of Ripon Cathedral

The Dean of Ripon Cathedral open to the Challenge of the Exercise Bikemore

Susie Morgan, Ripon Young Musician of the Year

Susie Morgan

Susie Morgan, Ripon Young Musician of the Year, proudly displays her certificate as a heat winner at the recent Rotary Young Musicians' Tournament. She takes her place in the final in Edinburgh next month.more

RYLA Course Report for 2018

We have just completed the 2018 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) programme, the first time that we have run two, six-day courses which allowed us to reach our maximum capacity of 80.more

Conference Scarborough 2018


Fri 13th October Conference Scarborough 2018 was very successful. Conference 2019 will again take place at the Spa Complex on 11th to 13th October 2019more

In the next 30 days...

On behalf of the Rotary World Peace Fellows at the University of Bradford we warmly invite you to attend The Annual Bill Huntley Memorial Peace Seminar which will take place in the University Great Hall on Saturday 27 October 2018. more
Following Gerald Long's tragic and untimely death the concert will now be in his memory. Frank Renton will make a welcome return to Yeadon Town Hall with the Hepworth Band, who have been his band of choice for the evening for several years. more
October 24th Is World Polio Day. Pentagon & RC Scunthorpe will be planting Crocus's on Saturday 27th October to celebrate this event. more
At Gracious Street Methodist Church Hall Come and find out about Rotary
Vintage Event Saturday 10th November 2018
A Night of Music from Spectrum & the Presentation of a cheque to Macmillan Cancer Support more
A fabulous fashion show, shopping event & fundraiser more
The aim of Bradford SOUP is to change local communities for the better by bringing together members of your community to pitch their ideas for improving our city - from art to social entrepreneurship, from urban agriculture to justice. more
Are you… Or do you know someone who is: 11 – 17 Years Old Interested in cooking Would love the opportunity to compete with other young people locally, regionally and nationally with similar interests, no matter what your level! more
An evening of festive fellowship to raise funds for Lighthouse School, Cookridge. more

District 1040 includes 103 Rotary Clubs across Yorkshire, Humberside and North Lincolnshire. Click on "Clubs" to find specific clubs  Click on "What we do" for a drop down menu to help you explore the site. The short web address is  www.rotary1040.org .

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 Latest News and Reports - click on headings in blue for details

informal dinner 15/10/18 District Conference 2018 photos;-  . This year's Conference was very successful and enjoyable.I have put a few photos on the website but would like anyone who has taken photos over the weekend to send some to me at webmaster@rotary1040.org so I can add them.

9/9/18 The Annual Bill HuntleyMemorial Peace Seminar takes place on Saturday 27th october. This will be preceeded on the Friday evening by a celebration dinner. 

 27/9/18 Rotary in Yorkshire & N. Lincs Mini Newsletter for September as emailed to all Rotarians in the district  

20/08/18 DG's Bulletin for August from our District Governor Nigel Arthurs

course two team 19/08/18 RYLA 2018 Report;This year's Rotary Young Leadership Award (RYLA) programme was the first time two, six day, courses were run with the maximum capacity of 80 students.

golf competition 2/8/18 Rotary in Yorkshire & N Lincs Newsletter for August; as emailed to all Rotarians in the district.

Rotakids celebrate 7/7/18 St Mary's Rotakids celebrate! They had their 5th Charter celebration and also were presented with a RIBI Presidential Citation!



Albino report 2018  Albino Report April 2018; A successful Rotary education campaign to help people with Albinism in Tanzania by PDG John Philip

Amy Bettles came second  Rotary Young Chef Regional Final;- Amy Bettles, from East Group in this District, came second in this competition at Leeds City College, involving finalists from three Districts- 1040, 1070 and 1220. The winner goes on to the National Final in Telford in April.

Days for Girls Days for Girls at York Minster; York Ainsty Rotary Club organised a workshop in York Minster in which volunteers made feminine hygiene kits for girls in developing countries

Rotary in action District Facebook Page; check out our Facebook page that has been revived by Carolyn Bowe.

And try the district Twitter page


Other Links

District Governors Diary;- DG Nigel Arthurs has decided, for domestic security, not to place a diary for general view, therefore all requests need to be made by phone or e-mail direct to him. And all requests will be dealt with on a first come basis.      

Website Search Facility; It is now possible to search this website for information by inserting key words in the space at the top next to the magnifying glass, then clicking on the latter. 

Cottages4you; 5% of every booking is donated to Rotary Foundation, as well as giving 5% discount.

Rotary Shop -updated  contact details and stock list for Rotary paraphernalia

District Privacy Notice;- this is our updated Policy to comply with the new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations)


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Last Updated 15th October 2018.... In District 1040,there are now 3,047 Rotarians registered on the On-Line Directory (DMS). If there is information you would like to either see or provide, please contact me, in the first instance, via this webmaster@rotary1040.org

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