STROUD and Stonehouse Rotary Club held a joint Community Awards evening (Monday, January 21) at The Imperial Hotel, Stroud.

The evening was introduced by Stroud president Mike Lambert who welcomed all four recipients from Stroud:

Stroud Town Council Defibrillators, Sheral Gardner awarded £500 towards the upkeep of The Stroud Defibrillator Project.

Stroud CAP Debt Centre, Sue Pearson awarded £500 to help the running of the centre.

Amberley Shop on the Common, Rosemary Bailey awarded £350 towards setting up a community shop.

Woodchester Endowed School PTA, Lynn Pennington awarded £250 towards repainting the school community hall.

The Stonehouse president Mike Shillitoe welcomed five recipients from Stonehouse:

Arlingham Victory Hall, Linda Shaw awarded £300 towards the purchase of a defibrillator.

Frampton on Severn Community Association, Jim Ball awarded £300 to restore play equipment.

King's Stanley Playgroup, Harriet Peglar awarded £300 for new equipment.

Stonehouse Community Centre, Mary Coates awarded £300 towards running the centre.

Stonehouse Gardening Club, Clive Boardman awarded £300 towards new equipment.