Dignity in Dying

Dignity in Dying

Alan Otter, an old friend of Rtn Raj Menon, is a member of ‘Dignity in Dying’, a national campaign advocating a change in the UK law to permit assisted dying. Raj, while disagreeing with Alan, invited him to the club to tell us about the issues. The subject is...
Chapel FM Leeds

Chapel FM Leeds

Peter Spafford has spent the last 30 years writing plays and poetry, with a particular interest in writing about groups of people, and giving them a voice by encouraging their own creative writing. He has worked in community and arts centres, schools and prisons. For...
Flourished Minds

Flourished Minds

Karen Cruise came to the club to tell us about her enterprise ‘Flourished Minds’, a life coaching company working in primary and secondary schools, and latterly universities, to help students achieve their full potential. This is done by encouraging self-belief and...
Tools with a Mission

Tools with a Mission

Chris Martin is a true philanthropist. A cycling instructor from Bingley, some ten years ago he went out to Tanzania to do cycle training with youngsters. He stayed some time, enrolling his son at a village school. He was shocked by the grinding poverty he saw but...

Rotaract and Penelope Milner

“Rotaract” stands for “Rotary in Action”. It is a Rotary inspired youth organisation for people aged 18+, with the aim to empower its members to create positive change in their local communities and around the world. It grew from a youth programme started by a Rotary...

Ancient Tree in Yorkshire

It is well known that trees are not only good for the environment, but also for our physical and mental health. It is documented that looking at trees, even through a window, has a mood-lifting effect. Thus it was that at our meeting this week our mood was lifted by...