|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?|
|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...
|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...
|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...|
|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...
|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 ...
|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...