The Rotary Club of Thornbury
Meeting at Eastwood Park, Falfield GL12 8DA
President Mike Neale
President 2017/18
Thornbury Rotary Club has contributed to the life of the town and surrounding district since 1971, and has raised over £400,000 on behalf of many charities and
local, national and international projects, charities and appeals. Its high-visibility yellow jackets are a familiar sight at street events, the Carnival and many other local activities.
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Rotary Equality
Rotary is committed to promoting equality, fairness and respect.
Rotary Avon Young Musicians Award 2017/18.
Covering the greater Bristol area entries are now invited for the 2017/18 Avon Young Musicians Award competition. Grade 7 or 8 applicants should be in full time education and aged between 13 and 18 years (on 31st August).
Instrumental and voice entries are invited. Heats will be held in November and the Final in the Great Hall of Bristol Grammar School in February 2018.
Further information can be obtained from Richard Craddy at or Tel: 01454 414842.
Thornbury Rotary New President Mike 2017/18
Mike is looking forward to the new Rotary Year.
By persuading families and friends of a number of existing local charities to participate in fund raising activities with the idea that they, as well as the Presidents principal Charities will benefit. The latter two charities will be the Cystic Fibrosis Research Organisation and Jigsaw. The other local charities we plan to help are Jessie may, Streetspace, Incredible Kids, The Recycled Teenagers and Memory Cafes. Fund raising will also assist International work on Malaria Research and a Surgical Assistance and training teams operating congenital hand deformities of youngsters in Sri Lanka as well as continued support for Polio.
Thornbury Leisure Centre
Thornbury Rotary's annual community fund-raiser for 2017 was in support of St Peter’s Hospice , Incredible Kids
and other local charities.
We’re delighted to announce that we have now exceeded our target of £20,000.
This includes team and business sponsorship as well as gift-aid. Our sincere thanks to all the teams and their captains, our business sponsors, individual sponsors and everyone else who has been involved in one way or another.
For full report please click here.
Sponsors and Supporters
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Our Featured Charities
Thornbury Rotary Club&'s chosen charities for its 2017/18 fund raising with clickable links to home pages maybe found here.
New Siblands School – Post Kids Out Assembly - 23 June 2017
After a wonderful Kid's Out Day held on the 14th June Thornbury Rotary were invited a Secondary School weekly assembly where the Club was presented with Thank You cards produced by some of the students.
Thornbury Rotary Hearing Loop survey
Our Club has completed a survey of the availability of hearing loops in the towns business and public premises.
Young Chef Competition 2016
Seven entrants were judged by Thornbury Chefs Romy Gill of "Romy" and Ron Faulkner of "Ronnies".
Young Photographer 2016
Freya Bigwood of Marlwood School, local "Senior" winner at our club competition now in the national Rotary finals. Leila Rolling Fowler of St Peter's School Pilning "Junior" winner. Congratulations!
High Calibre of Youth Speaking Impresses Judges
On 3rd July 2017 finalists from local Primary Schools - Christ the King, Stone and Woodford, St. Peter&'s, Tockington Manor, Manorbrook, Olveston, St Mary&'s and St. Helen&'s went head to head.
Report from Forest of Dean RYLA centre
President Mike Neale, Youth Committee Chair Guy Rawlinson and RYLA Club organiser Gordon Brown, attended the final presentations by the 40 students from all over Rotary District 1100, on Sunday, 30th July.
For details of the RYLA application please follow this link RYLA
Masonic Community Award Vote for The Willow Trust
The Willow Trust needs your Vote!
Help them win up to £25,000 by voting in the M.C.F. Awards. Vote now and help them provide therapeutic and inspiring days on the water, free of charge, for disabled and very ill children and adults. Please go to the
Masonic Website then scroll down to The Willow Trust.
Thornbury Rotary Junior Golf Open
Thornbury Junior Golf Open 18 April 2017.
President Richard Hiscock presented the Thornbury Rotary Cup, for the best gross score, to Max Holford from Cotswold Hills GC
The best net score prize was won by
Grace Levett from The Kendleshire GC.
South Cotswold Young Musician Final
Congratulations! to Castle School pupils, Aggie Barnes who won 2nd place and Ellen O&'Brien who won 3rd place in this exciting competition. Lizzie O&'Brien won a Heat.
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