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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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Some thoughts on renewable energy in the UK

Some thoughts on renewable energy in the UKWe started the new year with a very interesting speaker on an important and topical subject. Ian Laidlaw is a former lecturer in geography and environmental science at the University of Wales, and gave a talk entitled Some thoughts on renewable energy in the UK. Ian has no […]

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Bryn Styles: Rotary Foundation Trustee

Nine members of the Rotary Club of Roundhay accepted an invitation to visit the Rotary Club of Elland to hear one of the Trustees of the Rotary Foundation, Bryn Styles. The event was well attended, with our club the largest contingent of visitors, and therefore entirely fitting that I won the raffle prize of a […]

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Arthritis Research

David Fisher – Arthritis Research UK presentationDavid started his presentation with three facts :There are 200 different type of arthritis.15,000 is the number of children in the UK with arthritis which can affect anyone at any age.10 million people in the UK are living with arthritis, this is 1 in 6 of the population.Arthritis affects […]

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West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner

In November 2012, Mark Burns-Williamson was elected by the public as the first West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, and was given responsibility for the way in which policing is delivered in West Yorkshire. We are grateful that he took the time to come and talk to the Club this week. Mark explained how his […]

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