The Rotary Club of Thornbury
Meeting at Eastwood Park, Falfield GL12 8DA
President Graham Cook
President 2019/20
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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President announced his charities for 2019-20
President Graham Cook said it was with personal pleasure that he announced his main charities for his term of office over the next 12 months.
National Rotary Kids Out Day is nothing Traditional for Thornbury Club
With help from local business Thornbury Rotary “KidsOut” day also included a “Kids In” element raising the standard of enjoyment for the students at New Sibland secondary and junior schools.
Bumper Youth Speaks Competition 2019
Local schools met the challenge with 12 competition finalists vying for the "Ron Nicholas" cup. The young speakers were tremendous with a wide depth of knowledge on their subjects. Well done to all!
Rotary Avon Young Musicians Award
The postponed 2018 AYMA final competition took place on the 29th March 2019 at Red Maids School.
Thornbury Rotary Sponsored and organised 2019 Concert
Rotary Club of Thornbury was delighted to be able to sponsor and run this exciting charity concert on 26th January.
2019 Rotary's project Sandra's Baby Clothes
This enduring project continues to find support in our locaity.
Thornbury Rotary Hearing Loop survey 2019
Our Club completed an up to date availability of hearing loops in Thornbury.
Chris Zair Cup won by "Bodget and Scarper"
Thornbury in Bloom cup presented to Thornbury Rotary Club by T.I.B.'s Sheila Forsythe
Excellent Suppport from Thornbury
The Rotary Swimarathon 2019 is a great success the teams having a wonderful time.
Rotary Youth Leaders Award 2019
THORNBURY Rotary Club is offering the town’s potential 16 to 18 year old leaders this exciting course. There is one place left to fill.
A defibrillator machine for Turnberries Community Centre.
Recently a recognition of a need to have this important and necessary piece of equipment became a reality thanks to a partnership between the community centre and Rotary.
Thornbury High Street and "Bloom Bunting"
Rotary supports Thornbury in Bloom by replacing the bunting, visitors and tourists can now glance upwards at the splendid display of red, white and blue bunting that emanates from the 1860 Police Station.
Thornbury Rotary donation helps Sea Cadets
A public appeal for financial help to replace a redundant vehicle owned by Thornbury Sea Cadets, was supported by Thornbury Rotary.
Local Tea Party Success at Graden Centre
A Contact the Elderly tea party supported and held at Wye Vale garden centre was a tremendous success recently.
New Shed makes a Difference
After an arson attack a small group lost everything at the Thornbury allotment site.
African Giant Pouched rats 2019 - UPDATE
Earlier in 2018 the Rotary International Committee sponsored the Charity APOPO rats and sponsored giant "Hero" rat Magawa.
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
Swimarathon
Thornbury's Annual Charity Swim Event
Thornbury Leisure Centre - March 6th - 8th 2020
With the generous support of Berkeley Vale Motors
After the very succesful 2019 event, watch out here for information about next year, including the principal beneficiaries.
The 49 teams in the 2019 event have pledged over £10,000 so far. Sponsorship has so far added £3700. If you did not join us but would like to contribute, please click MyDonate (left)
Iron Lung
Supporting Local, National and World-Wide Charities
Brace Carers
Dementia Resarch
S,W, England and South Wales
Bristol & South Gloucestershire
Young Carers
Principal Charities for our 2019 fund-raising
... and many other local good causes.
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