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We are extemely grateful to the following corporate sponsors for their support...

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Shepherd Group is one of the leading family-owned private businesses in the UK. It was founded in 1890 in York and its head offices remain in the City.

Its operations in national and international markets include the renowned Portakabin brand which manufactures modular buildings for sale and hire.

Shepherd Group supports a wide range of York community initiatives, is pleased to have supported the Rotary Club of York’s charitable work for many years and is delighted to have been a sponsor of the Dragon Boat Challenge since its early days.

Discover more about Portakabin at:

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SIMPSON is a privately-owned York based Fit-out, Construction and Development Company, providing bespoke services throughout the UK. Our years of experience have allowed us to work on diverse projects, ranging from heritage and restoration of some of the most iconic and historic buildings in the North, through to retail, leisure, housing, health and education.


SIMPSON pride ourselves in understanding our clients’ needs and exceed their expectations, leading to a high proportion of repeat business. Our Craft Joinery Workshop has built up an enviable reputation for manufacturing bespoke joinery solutions for our Clients’ projects.


SIMPSON is proud to support Local and National charities through our Community Fund and are proud to be one the Corporate sponsors for the 2024 York Rotary Club’s Dragon Boat Challenge.


To find out more about  SIMPSON   visit

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Reed Boardall have a heritage of more than 25 years serving this niche sector, and we are still a British, family-owned business, committed to forging long term relationships with our customers, suppliers and colleagues.

Operating 24/7, we provide a total, integrated service with our fleet of almost 200 state-of-the-art vehicles moving an average of 12,000 pallets of frozen food daily for our customers, as well as offering a range of complementary services including ancillary blast freezing, picking and packing.

Our 55 acre single site operation in Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire, features a 168,000 pallet capacity, making it the most extensive and modern cold storage facility in the country.

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York Rotary would also like to acknowledge and thank  all the many others, who through their support and participation help to make these events happen and raise funds for deserving charities

© 2024 by Rotary Club of York
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