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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 ...
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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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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 £4500 to develop their IT facilities. Tony Hughes, President of the Rotary Club of the Royal Forest of Dean, presented the donation to CEO, Joh...
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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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Visit to Dean Radio
Mark and I went to Dean Radio and were hosted by Julie Evans. What a great lady, she made us very relaxed as we were recorded giving our account of The Royal Forest of Dean Rotary Club. During a question and answer session, we described what we got up t...
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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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