EnviroAbility News

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

Plans in hand for festive lunch at the Larruperz Centre

Plans are well underway for the annual Ross-on-Wye Christmas Lunch on Christmas Day for older and more vulnerable people to celebrate together. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 21st of December 2017

Ross-on-Wye charity appeals for large furniture

Local charity, EnviroAbility, is looking for more donations of larger, pre-loved furniture. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 6th of December 2017

Ross Horizon Centre opens its doors

An Open Day to welcome adults with learning difficulties, who used to attend the Ryefield Centre, to a new day centre in Ross-on-Wye, was a great success. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 1st of December 2017

Christmas dinner preparations underway for annual event in Ross-on-Wye

Once more several of the organisations in Ross which help the elderly or vulnerable are coming together to ensure that everyone can enjoy a delicious Christmas dinner with company. . . . read more

Published by The Ross Gazette on 7th of November 2017