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.
Story Competition Winners
An ability to write well is important throughout life, and it's a special privilege to encourage young people to write.

Young writers and their parents gathered for the announcement of prize-winners for the 2023 Forest of Dean Short-Story Competition, ...
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District Boules Final
A sunny start to the district final at Ross on Wye Sports Centre. The rain came and although we matched The Rotary Club of Gloucester Severn three games apiece we lost the match by five points....
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Newnham St Peter's Library
On 9 October, SVP Sherry Philips and Rtn. John Belcher attended the opening of the new library at Newnham St. Peter's School. This new reading space is clean and bright and will encourage pupils to pick up a book and discover new things.

In her request ...
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Autumn Half Marathon
Sept 24th we held our Autumn Half Marathon and the wind and rain seems a distant memory. Some great running despite the weather. Photos show a section of the route near Mallards Pike and Presentation of awards to first the three ladies across the line by V...
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Ukranian Evening
Saturday 9th September FOD Rotary were invited by Chepstow Rotary for an evening of Ukranian food and entertainment put on by the members of the Ukraine Hub as a thank you for all the support given to them. We sampled some excellent authentic dishes and en...
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Reading for Pleasure
We had a lovely write-up in Parkend School's newsletter after helping supprt their reading area
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