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2015 - 2016

A total of £5215.18 was donated to various local, national and international charities in the twelve months from July 2015 to June 2016.


Although polio has not been seen in Great Britain and Ireland for many years, it is vital that we continue our efforts to eliminate the disease worldwide in order that it can never return. Rotary clubs in Great Britain and Ireland have so far donated over £20 million (€24 million) to End Polio Now.


The Rotary Foundation is Rotary’s own and only charity and in 2016/17 will be celebrating its centennial anniversary. We tap into a global network of Rotarians who invest their time, money, and expertise into our priorities.

We direct our efforts in six areas to enhance our local and global impact. Our most successful and sustainable projects and activities tend to fall within the following areas:

  • Promoting peace

  • Fighting disease

  • Providing clean water

  • Saving mothers and children

  • Supporting education

  • Growing local economies


St Michaels Hospice is an independent charity, and all its services are free of charge. It costs over £13,000 per day to provide patients with all the care they need. 90% of all its funding is raised by the local community.


School Mission Statement   
To facilitate a welcoming, caring environment in which the educational and therapeutic needs of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) can be addressed effectively.


Blackmarston is a state funded, coeducational special school for children between the age of 2 and 11 years. The school caters exclusively for children who have special educational needs


At National Star, we’re driven by our vision for a world in which people with disabilities are able to realise their potential as equal and active citizens in control of their lives. This sits at the heart of everything we do, from the personalised and world-class learning we provide via National Star College to training, specialist services and our work in the wider community.


Mission Statement

To promote work to the general good of the Community, to advance education and to develop work in connection with the arts. To give a platform for participants to perform their art form and to receive a professional adjudication.

Television for County Hospital


A television set was bought for one of the ward days rooms.


The first National Rotary KidsOut Day took place in 1990 and since then it has turned into the biggest single outing for disadvantaged children in the UK. With more than 29,000 children participating in 2016, the National Day Out is run nationally in conjunction with Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland (RIBI) and is always on the second Wednesday in June.

Other Awards


A total of £400 was made to individuals and other organisations;


  • £100 to Jack Weaver for VSO

  • £100 to 11th Hereford Guides

  • £100 to Lissa O'Callagham to go to Everest Base Camp

  • £100 to Lucy Roper for Moldova

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