Meetings

We meet most Tuesdays at Devonshire Hall, Cumberland Road, Headingley, Leeds LS6 2QE. Meetings start at 12 for a 12.25pm lunch. This is  followed by a short talk or business meeting concluding at about 2pm. The talks, usually from a visiting speaker, cover a wide range of topical subjects, sometimes associated with our special projects.

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Bridge Drive Raises £1,100 for St Vincent’s Project, East Leeds

There must be few Bridge players, who, at some time or other, have not threatened to give up the game. ‘We’ve had no cards!’, ‘Why did I play that ace?’ or, more likely, ‘Partner, what were you doing putting me into Four Spades?’ are all cries well known to Bridge players. But that is Bridge. …

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Rotarians Support Marie Curie Collection

13 members of Headingley Rotary Club supported the Marie Curie Cancer charity by collecting £472 for them on Friday 1st March in the warmth, inside Morrison’s Kirkstall supermarket. They were a bright welcoming sight, with the yellow Club tabbards, yellow collection boxes and distinctive bowler hats!

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Over £740 Raised for Local Charities

Niki Doeg, of ‘Yorkshire Rows’ fame was our speaker at a fundraising dinner on 17th February. She gave a most entertaining talk about her latest challenge, “Le Marathon des Sables”. This involves completing six marathons in five days (86 kilometres on one day!) across the Sahara Desert, carrying all food and equipment, except tents which …

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