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.
Orchard Trust's new kitchen
Opened in 1989, 'The Orchards' care home in Stowfield was the starting point for the Orchard Trust.

In late 2017 the Orchard Trust approached us for funding to repair or replace the floor in their main Day Centre kitchen to enable conversion into an ac...
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2022 President's Night
Club President Tony Hughes was able to celebrate the first President's Night since 2019 at Speech House on Saturday 7th May, 2022. Rotarians and guests were happy to meet and mingle again after the long covid-induced stasis.

Speech House provided an ex...
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Spring Half Marathon 2022
The Forest of Dean Spring Trails Half Marathon returned to the Forest on 20 March 2022 after a two year absence due to covid regulations.

The Rotary Club of the Royal Forest of Dean, who organized the event, awarded medals to all finishers, and tee shi...
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School in a Bag
This Rotary club is delighted to support School in a Bag - a charity that sends SchoolBags filled with educational resources to poor, orphan, vulnerable, disadvantaged and disaster affected children.

On 15 March, Luke Simon, founder of School in a Bag, ...
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Great Oaks Hospice donation
The IT systems at the Great Oaks Hospice in Coleford will now be brought into the 21st century thanks to a recent donation from the Rotary Club of the Royal Forest of Dean.

The club's donation of £4,500 (shown being presented by Club President Tony Hug...
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Rotary Club Wreath
Rotary Club of the Royal Forest of Dean Wreath at the Coleford Town Memorial. Sunday 14/11/2021. Wreath bottom left.
Wreaths were laid by Club members at a number of memorials across the Forest.
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