Supporting Tewkesbury's Other Voluntary Groups

In addition to running our own events, we are proud to provide financial or manpower support to other community initiatives such as Tewkesbury In Bloom, Tewkesbury Wheelchair Bus, Tewkesbury Foodbank and the Tewkesbury Festival of Lights.


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A brief write-up of this year's annual tea party for the town's senior citizens

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President Anne Bartholomew presenting a cheque to PPNP Project Manager Ruth Ward

President Anne Bartholomew presenting a cheque to PPNP Project Manager Ruth Ward

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Outgoing President Anne Bartholomew made way for incoming President Ron Hesketh at our Handover Evening.

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Following a fascinating presentation about this charity, President Anne along with Tewkesbury Rotarian John Rutter presented a cheque

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Tewkesbury Fire Cadets visited Tewkesbury Rotary Club in March 2019 to tell us about their Unit and the training they receive. What an inspirational group of young people they are!

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4 Year 9 students at Bredon School recently took part in the Rotary Young Chef Competition.

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Loading up the Rotary Shoe Boxes collected at Tewkesbury Abbey. November 2018. Many thanks to RED for the transport.

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New village green at Marina Court retirement complex opens as part of their Community Hub.

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In case you wonder what Tewkesbury Rotary Club actually does to support the local community, here's a list of current activities.

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This annual event was held on Saturday 23 February - see below for a brief write-up.

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A report about this year's Rotary Youth Leadership Awards event that took place in July

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The Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice is one of our main chosen charities for 2018-2019.

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The Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice has been one of President Anne's main charities for the year.

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If you don't feel able to make the commitment to joining our Rotary club, perhaps you would like to help us by becoming a Friend of the club. Click on the 'Details' button for more information and an application form.

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Following a moving presentation by Jane Grimshaw, the Club presented a cheque to Winston's Wish to help with the wonderful work they do supporting bereaved children.

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Each year our Rotary club makes awards to students at Tewkesbury School. This year's presentation took place on 16 July.

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...by buying new reading books...

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Tewkesbury Rotary Club recently funded a two-day visit of the Life Education Bus to the John Moore Primary School

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2017-18 President Anthony Stockman receives the exchange yoyo from Eric Jan Repko of Schagen Rotary Club.

Tewkesbury Rotary Club celebrated its 70th birthday with a black-tie dinner at Tewkesbury Park Hotel on Friday 18th May.

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Anne Bartholomew, 2018-19 President of Tewkesbury Rotary Club with her predecessor Anthony Stockman.

It's taken just over 70 years, but Tewkesbury Rotary Club has its first female President - Anne Bartholomew.

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This is our premier fundraising event and takes place each August, drawing enthusiastic owners and fans from far and wide. This year's event is on the 18th - see www.tewkesburycvf.org - for further information.

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Tewkesbury Rotary Club celebrates the academic and community service successes of students at Tewkesbury School.

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Work on the District 1100 2019 Young Musician Competition is now well under way, with local heats set to take place on Sunday 24th February, and the District heats on Sunday 10th March.

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Given the amount of water currently on the Vineyards and the forecasted river levels over the next few days, we have regrettably decided to cancel this Saturday's (2 November 2019) event.

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Each March, in conjunction with the Gloucestershire Youth Orchestras we put on a music concert at Tewkesbury Abbey. See our calendar of events for further information.

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In addition to running our own events, we are proud to provide financial or manpower support to other community initiatives such as Tewkesbury In Bloom, Tewkesbury Wheelchair Bus, Tewkesbury Foodbank and the Tewkesbury Festival of Lights.

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We look after the town's Santa's Sleigh that does the rounds of local housing estates in December. Our 'round' is Mitton and the Meadows. Details of dates and routes will be published later in the year.

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We are involved in a number of initiatives with Tewkesbury School, Alderman Knight School and a number of local Primary Schools to develop young people and to recognise their achievements.

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This is a free afternoon tea and entertainment event at the Watson Hall for the town's senior citizens that takes place in February. Look out for posters around the town in January 2019 for details of how to sign up.

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Each month we run bingo sessions for the residents of Tewkesbury Fields Care Home in Bushley.

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Every quarter we run race nights for the residents of Marina Court. We would not be able to do this without the assistance of a group of enthusiastic students from Tewkesbury School who have an excellent rapport with the residents.

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Tirlebrook School pupils ready and willing to plant crocus corms on Ashchurch Road.

Why do we plant around 15,000 crocus corms around the town and surrounding villages each year? To remind us that Rotary International has almost eradicated polio from the world. Details at https://www.endpolio.org/rotary-and-the-fight-against-polio

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