The Rotary Club of Thornbury
Meeting at Ship Inn, Alveston, BS35 3LL
President Paul Glover
President 2021/22
Thornbury Rotary Club has contributed to the life of the town and surrounding district since 1971, and has raised over £500,000 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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The Rotary Walkathon
May 24 - June 6th 2021
A Major Charity Fundraising Event to celebrate Thornbury Rotary's 50th Year
The Club's annual major fundraising events such as the Swimarathon have raised
over £500,000 to benefit many charities and good causes.
In this its 50th year is is launching the Thornbury Walkathon Challenge
with the generous support of the Europa Group insurance company
Join in this fun sponsored walk and help us to raise monies for local charities and good causes.
This year’s primary charity is Jigsaw Thornbury.
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Sign up for free!. You can enter as an individual, a couple,
a family, or a group of friends (up to six people.)
Complete your challenge at any time between
Monday 24th May and Sunday 6th June
It's Time to Walk, Thornbury!
Iron Lung
Supporting Local, National and World-Wide Charities
During these unprecedented pandemic times and lock-downs, President Barry Williams has ensured that the Club has focused on helping the local community during his year in office.
The Club’s COVID-19 Appeal raised over £3,500 and distributed it to a manyf local charities and voluntary organisations who were in urgent need of support. Funds raised from the forthcoming Walkathon "socially distanced" community event, will continue to support many charities, JIGSAW Thornbury being the principal beneficiary.
Iron Lung
Rotary's Iron Lung Exhibit
Iron Lung This self-contained exhibit is available for hire to all Rotary Clubs to assist with educational and fund-raising project and the final elimina-
tion of this life-destroying disease
Over 30 future event days already reserved!
A Rotary-funded project managed by the Thornbury Club
Thornbury's Annual Charity Swim Event
Thornbury Leisure Centre -
With the generous support of Berkeley Vale Motors
In aid of local charities Above and Beyond and BUST .
Full Information Thank You Thornbury Swimmers for the support and the fantastic weekend. We have had an amazing response £9700 was pledged at this year's Swimarathon and 5740 lengths swum. Donate
Rainbow "Kids In" supported by Thornbury Rotary
A virtual ’Kids In’ day complimented with activities specially prepared by school staff and W.W.T. staff proved a wonderful day for pupils.
Final COVID-19 Appeal award made
The final Thornbury Rotary Club COVID-19 Appeal grant has been awarded to Thornbury’s Haven Memory Cafe.
The latest COVID-19 Grant awarded to the Thornbury Volunteer Centre
They will shortly be re-starting the services they provide and opening in a new location facing additional Covid-related costs.
Thornbury Rotary Club supports the planting of trees.
Thornbury Rotary Club supports the planting of trees in developing countries for
humanitarian, environmental, economic and community benefits.
Alveston Parish magazine gains boost from COVID-19 Appeal Fund
This community publication, run by volunteers, has received help from the Thornbury Rotary COVID-19 Appeal Fund
Thornbury Rotary Festive KIDS OUT
Our Rotary Club was due to take the students of New Siblands School on a Festive KIDS OUT. Pandemic regulations postponed that...
Africa region declared wild polio-free by World Health Organisation
Thornbury Rotary Club has played a role in a significant global public health achievement, as the World Health Organization’s Africa region has been officially certified wild polio-free.
Avon Young Musicians Competition 2021
The prestigous Young Musicians competion for 2021 is on. 20 competion entrants have applied and the heat dates set. Applications close 18/10/2021. Tickets for the heats are available now for November and the final at Redmaids High School on 21st January 2022.
Walkathon 2021 Report
New venture for Thornbury Rotary Club turned into a "walk in the park" with the fantastic support of wakers in our community.
Thornbury Rotary Club COVID-19 Appeal Award that brought relief and hope to local schools and organisations. HAS NOW CLOSED
Pandemic online Learning at C.S.E.T.
Like many in lockdown online learning has become a Teaching tool for local students.
Thornbury Rotary Continues to Collect Redundant Tools
Do you have any redundant or broken garage tools or garden implements? Would
you like them to be taken away?
Thornbury Rotary continues to support Lend with Care
Thornbury Rotary Club is an active investor in the provision of loans for small business
entrepreneurs in developing countries.
APOPO is a charity that trains African Giant Pouched rats
In 2018, Thornbury Rotary Club began sponsoring the Charity APOPO which trains giant rats to locate land mines and unexplored ordnance around the world.
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