EnviroAbility News


Following the closure of our services in March I am pleased to inform you all that we are gradually starting to reopen.   The cardboard and paper recycling collections for businesses on a Monday morning has now restarted. If you need to order stickers or bags please call the office and speak to a member of the team. To start with our recycling service will be carried out by a smaller team so if your recycling is not collected as early as it usually is, dont panic, we will be there! . . . read more

Published by EnviroAbility on 2nd of July 2020

Covid-19 update!

Following on from my post on 20th March the safety of staff, volunteers and customers remains paramount, and due to the recent government advice the difficult decision has been made to suspend all of Enviroability operations untill further notice. This will mean that the cardboard and paper recycling collections for businesses and the Can Do Crew gardening services will be put on hold until further notice. If you need to get in contact I will continue to answer any calls Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Call 01989 763388. . . . read more

Published by EnviroAbility on 27th of March 2020


EnviroAbility are taking the current Covid-19 situation very seriously. As the safety of our staff, volunteers, the people we support and the public is paramount, unfortunately until further notice our shop/office at The Old Mill will not be open to the public. Our paper and cardboard collections for local busineses will continue as usual. . . . read more

Published by EnviroAbility on 20th of March 2020

Lions Club and EnviroAbility Christmas Lunch 2019

The 2019 Christmas meal for the elderly and members of the community that would be alone on Christmas Day was made possible once again by The Ross-on-Wye Lions Club who fund the event and EnviroAbility who do the organising. More bookings than ever this year were taken for people attending the centre on Christmas Day along with a record number of home deliveries that were taken out by Volunteers. . . . read more

Published by EnviroAbility on 13th of January 2020

Ross Lions collect donation after 'Black Friday' sales

Ross Lions were delighted when they were asked to collect a donation towards their Christmas Day Lunch from Fritz Fryer Lighting. The well-known lighting company, based in Station Street Ross, had decided to make a charitable donation based on their ‘Black Friday’ sales. Between November 20th and December 2nd, Fritz Fryer donated £10 for every sale and Lions President, Keith Wilding, was pleased to collect the cheque donation from owners Karen and Simon Wallis-Smith. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 13th of December 2019

Local organisations plan for annual Ross Christmas Lunch meet

Plans are well underway for the annual Ross-on-Wye Christmas Lunch on Christmas Day for older and more vulnerable people to celebrate together, rather than being on their own at this special time of the year. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 11th of December 2019

Office re-opening for local charity

It has been an exciting time at Age Concern Ross as they recently moved back into their newly refurbished offices at 27 Brookend Street, Ross-on-Wye and merged with Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire. This means they can use the logo of Age UK, so have rebranded as Age UK Herefordshire & Worcestershire Ross Office. This will mean they can expand the services they offer, whilst also saving on back office costs. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 6th of December 2019

Prize winners at Ross Carnival

Ross-on-Wye enjoyed the best carnival for many years with more floats, more stalls and more entertainment than ever before. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 8th of August 2019

Ross Rotary Club works to support the local community

At its last meeting at the Chase Hotel on Monday, July 1st, and just before moving to its new home at The Castle Lodge Hotel in Wilton, Ross Rotary Club members handed out donation cheques to four of the local causes the Club decided to support this year. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 17th of July 2019

New Home for EnviroAbility

The Old Mill Opening Day January 18th 2019

TRUSTEES, volunteers and service users of the local charity EnviroAbility were thrilled to celebrate the completion of their move into their new premises last week. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 23rd of January 2019