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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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Trade Aid

Trade Aid BoxHelping individuals, families, and business to become self-sufficient with the aid of custom-made Trade Aid Boxes.Each box contains specially selected supplies needed to provide people with a head start in recovering from a disaster, or other adversity, or to start working for themselves for the first time.Current boxes are tailored individually to the […]

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Contact the Elderly

This week’s meeting focused on one of the most intractable problems of modern life: loneliness and social isolation in old age, and what can be done to help.Rtn Sandra Wilkinson: Contact the ElderlyRtn Sandra Wilkinson came to talk to us about an initiative successfully run by the Rotary Club of Bradford West for a number […]

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Automated External Defibrillators

The benefits of automated external defibrillatorsThis week was all about AEDs – automated external defibrillators, [not to be confused with IED’s]. They are proven life savers for heart attack victims, particularly when used in conjunction with hands-only cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).We were visited by Dave Jones, a ‘community defibrillation trainer’ employed by Yorkshire Ambulance. We hope […]

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