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West Yorkshire Police Training Centre

Rotarians Derek Davidson and Mike Fox warding off cricket bat wielding Paul NicksonThis week the club visited the West Yorkshire Police Training & Development Centre at Carr Gate, Wakefield. Firearms commander Superintendent Pat Casserly gave us a comprehensive briefing, assisted by firearms trainer Marcus Banks and Public Order co-ordinator Charles McKenzie. The purpose-built Training Hub […]

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PhysioNet helping the disabled overseas

SaveSavePeter Thompson visits the Bjelave Children’s Home in Sarajevo.SaveSaveSaveStatistics: what PhysioNet has achieved in the past 10 yearsPhysioNet volunteers help load a container bound for FijiSaveOn Monday we welcomed David Kaye a Rotarian from the Rotary Club of Knaresborough and chairman of the charity PhysioNet to Sand Moor. PhysioNet are involved in collecting and distributing […]

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Confessions of a Journalist

Mr Biscoe is a former Yorkshire Post journalist who still writes as a freelancerStephen Tyndale-Biscoe: Confessions of a JournalistThis open meeting featured a talk entitled ‘Confessions of a Journalist’ from Stephen Tyndale Biscoe, former leader writer, columnist and obituarist at the Yorkshire Post. Drawing on many decades of experience in journalism, Stephen took us through […]

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Leeds Mencap Vinery Centre

Leeds Mencap’s Senior Fundraiser Catherine Storey receives a cheque for £300 from Shirley Wetherill & Linda Filewood on behalf of the Rotary Club of RoundhayOfficial opening of Leeds Mencap Vinery CentreRoundhay Rotary Club members Shirley, Linda and Carol attended the opening of the new Leeds Mencap Centre located in the Vinery Centre.  Whilst there we […]

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Young Musicians and Young Writers Evening

The Rotary Club of Roundhay Young Musician’s receive their certificates and prizes from President Elect Scott Wolstenholme & Deputy Head Jean Clennell.Roundhay Rotary Evening of Music Poetry & ProseThis week was our Young Musicians/Young Writers evening: a happy spin-off from the two RIBI youth competitions that our club participates in nowadays. The music competition took […]

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Rotary Peace Scholar

Each year, Rotary funds some of the world’s most dedicated and brightest professionals to study at Rotary Peace Centres. Through training, study, and practice, Rotary Peace Fellows become leaders and catalysts for peace and conflict resolution; many go on to careers in national governments, NGOs, the military, law enforcement, and international organizations like the United […]

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