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.
Forest Fool Half Marathon
The restrictions imposed during the pandemic mean we're unable to put on our Spring Half Marathon event this year. Rather than sit back and complain, we've decided to stage an alternative event called the Forest Fool Half Marathon. This ...
Read article

Hands on Art competition
This is an annual competition held each year by the Rotary Club of the Royal Forest. The theme for this year's event was Life in the Forest of Dean with each drawing or painting to be presented on an A4 sheet of paper.

All 29 Primary ...
Read article

New book launch
Club member Maurice Bent has not let the time in Coronavirus lockdown go to waste and has instead spent it putting the finishing touches to his latest book which is now available to buy.

For more details, go to an...
Read article

Forest of Dean supports FOAG
Farmers Overseas Action Group (FOAG) are a West Midlands based group who have been active in Uganda for nearly 40 years assisting local farmers. They focus on improving methods of agricultural production, harvesting and storage, achieving significant impro...
Read article

Ellwood Youth Football Club
On 3 December, 2019, President Ian Storrar was able to present a cheque for £500 to John Bevan of Ellwood Youth Football Club to provide essential metal portable goals, and to support a volunteer coach to take an FA level 2 football coaching badge.

Read article

Parkend / Yorkley Playgroups
Chair of Youth and Vocational Committee John Belcher presenting a cheque for £1,000 to Lisa Barnard of Yorkley Playgroup to restart Parkend Playgroup with materials to restore their premises.
Read article

© Copyright 2006 - 2019, Forest of Dean Rotary Club
Website by Ducktown Graphics