ILKLEY Wharfedale Rotary club held its meeting at The Craiglands Hotel in Ilkley, when the presidential chains were handed over from President Martin Smith 2013/14 to incoming President Roy Anderson.

At the meeting Mr Smith mentioned that last year the Rotary Club gave funds to Polio, Parkinson's UK, and also supported the Rotary fund to support to the Somerset levels floods and Recycle for Charity, holding a successful bike recycling collection where the bikes are repaired and then circulated to to needy recipients.

Other successful events included a concert from the City of Bradford Brass band and street and supermarket collections. There were also purely social events for the enjoyment of members.