Rotary in the Forest
Actively involved with our local community
Having Fun, Doing Good
Forest of Dean Rotary Club members are enthusiastic, fun-loving and active volunteers who give their time and talents to serve the local community.
From organising half marathons to running stalls at local events, we're proud to raise funds for local, regional, national and international charities (and we have fun doing so).
Why not come along and see for yourself?
Latest news Read about our most recent activities, causes and news.
Honorary member John Smith
John Smith a member of this club for many years and a producer of our Club magazine attended the recent Diamonds are forever evening.
At the evening he was awarded honorary membership of this Club. John is seen here with President Ed Gaffey and Rotarian...
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Ed lets his hair down
President Ed chose Diamonds are for ever: a James Bond / Casino themed evening for the 60th Annual President's Dinner.
Held at the Speech House Hotel on Sat 8th June, diners were entertained by Toby Napleton on Piano and afterwards by Singer Rosita Da Sil...
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Great Oaks Hospice Donation
Rotary are delighted to be able to support the development of the Great Oaks Hospice in Coleford with a gift of £8655 for the expansion of their parking facilities. John Freeman, chair of the Rotary Community Committee, presented the cheque to Ruth Keeble...
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Lydney Training Band
The Lydney Training Band does great work in developing the talents of young local musicians in the expectation that they will graduate into the Lydney Town Band in due course.

In April, the Rotary Club presented £500 to Jessica Waskett of Lydney Train...
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Gymnastics Club
James Bevan, Chairman of the Youth and Vocational Committee, presents a cheque for £1000 to Lynn Hammersley, for the Bursary Fund at the Forest of Dean Gymnastics Club.

The fund is used for children who may need support to attend classes that they may ...
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Purple for Polio
Purple for Polio crocuses in full bloom in the Berry Hill Community Orchard, in spite of the close attention of the local rabbit population!
Last year our Club joined Rotarians across the country planting Purple Crocus Corms to raise awareness of the Rota...
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