EnviroAbility News

Leisure Link Push The Boat Out

Daniel, Harvey, Gail and Bev

In Early September 2018, Harvey Sayce, Daniel Bailey, Beverly Humble and Gail Sayce all took to the water aboard the SV Tenacious a 895 ton sailing ship, owned and built by the Jubilee Sailing Trust, on a 5 day voyage from picturesque Dartmouth to the busy port of Portsmouth along the Jurassic Coast. . . . read more

Published by EnviroAbility on 11th of October 2018

What a coincidence

On a recent visit – my first, to Ross-on-Wye I decided not to follow the usual tourist routes but to go walkabout to see what I could find. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 26th of September 2018

New life for Old Mill in Ross

The former mill building in Brookend Street, Ross-on-Wye, which has been a furniture showroom and an art gallery, is now set to become the new permanent base for EnviroAbility. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 21st of September 2018

Fresh artwork for Ross Skatepark

It has been a busy summer at Ross Skatepark, and great to see so many young people using the newly refurbished ramps there. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 21st of September 2018

Taster sessions for disadvantaged groups

Earlier this year Ross Juniors were delighted to hear they had been awarded a McDonalds Showcase Football Day. Previously the club has hosted a local event but never a major showcase event. On Saturday, September 1st from 10am-2pm, Ross teams will be playing many local teams in pre-season friendly games, and alongside this there will be a mass of attractions for all to participate in. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 15th of August 2018

Magical fun at this year's Ross Town Carnival

Ross Carnival was one of the biggest events the town has seen for years. Thousands of happy locals and visitors thronged the streets of the town, basking in the sunshine as they watched the parade. They then made their way to the Ropewalk where dozens of stalls, sideshows and fairground rides awaited them. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 9th of August 2018

Full circle for Ross charity’s recycling bins

EnviroAbility, the Ross based-recycling charity is constantly evolving, and changes in the way they work meant that recently they faced the problem of finding somewhere to recycle their own redundant bins. This proved more difficult than first anticipated until one of the original architects of the project, Loyd Chandler, stepped in. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 19th of July 2018

Learn to look after your bicycle at new workshop - Saturday, April 28th at the old Overross Garage, Ledbury Road.

As the warm weather approaches many people are ditching the car and taking to the open road on their bicycles. However, not everyone knows what to do if something goes wrong. This is where members of Ross and District Cycle Club and EnviroAbility, a local charity in Ross-on-Wye, who provide real job opportunities to people with disabilities and disadvantaged backgrounds, have come together. They are organising a basic bicycle repairs workshop for local bike riders. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 17th of April 2018

Spread our Wings flies into Ross store

A business set up to help wild birds as well as those with disabilities is going from strength to strength. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 2nd of February 2018

Ross community groups working together

The 2017 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 and EnviroAbility. The day was great success for thoe who helped prepare 70 meals, including 12 home deliveries to those who were unable to make it to the Larruperz Centre. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 22nd of January 2018