Chloe Dickson – Scottish Open Women’s Foil Champion 2015

Chloe Dickson The RGF recently supported Chloe Dickson, helping to equip her for the current season.  We wanted to share with you how proud we feel to have played a small part in Chloe’s recent success at the Senior Scottish Open 2015, which was held in Edinburgh in January. On the Saturday, Chloe fenced in … Continued

Chloe Dickson supported by the Rob George Foundation

Hollie Harris and Nick Lee

The Rob George Foundation is delighted to support two talented musicians – Hollie Harris and Nick Lee.  Click the link below to see Hollie and Nick performing at a recent dinner of the Suffolk and North Essex Law Society.

Congratulations Chloe!

Silver medalist, Chloe Dickson (far left) Chloe Dickson, a young fencer from Scotland, and one of the first successful applicants to the Rob George Foundation earlier in 2014, has just made an outstanding achievement at the Senior Commonwealth Fencing Championships, held in Largs from 10 to 15 November 2014. Chloe came home with a silver … Continued

Chloe Dickson supported by the Rob George Foundation
The Relucant Umpire - book sale supports the Rob George Foundation

The Reluctant Umpire

‘The Reluctant Umpire’ by Robbie Book is the perfect stocking filler for Christmas From each book sold, a donation of £2.00 will go to the Rob George Foundation. Take a look on our Facebook page (follow the link from the top of this page) for instructions on how to order.  Please make sure you use the special … Continued

Buy a copy of ‘The Essex Scrubber’ and help the RGF

Christine Beedle’s first book ‘The Essex Scrubber – Keeping It Clean’ is loosely based on her real life experiences and is filled with fun, drama, passion and fascinating characters. The Essex Scrubber is the nickname Christine acquired, for reasons that will become obvious as you read what is more a novel than a normal autobiography. The … Continued

The Essex Scrubber book sales support the RGF

Elisabeth Powell – latest update

Elisabeth has been in touch with news of her recent successes.  On the weekend of 8/9 November Elisabeth travelled to Helsinki with the British Fencing (BF) Junior (U20) women’s Epee team to fence in a Junior World Cup Tournament.  This competition was attended by 144 fencers from around the world and had a huge difficulty … Continued

Graham Gooch – our new Patron

Just nine months old, The Rob George Foundation is delighted to announce that international cricket legend, Graham Gooch OBE DL, is to be its patron. Graham Gooch has enjoyed a most distinguished career as an international player and coach. He first played for Essex in 1973 and made his Test debut in 1975. During his … Continued

Graham Gooch Patron of the Rob George Foundation
Chloe Dickson supports the Rob George Foundation

Chloe Dickson visits Colchester

One of our applicants, Chloe Dickson, recently visited Colchester, the RGF’s home town, for a Fencing Competition. Trustees, Lorraine George and David Cant, along with David’s wife, Julie, went along to meet Chloe and receive a crash course in fencing!  We are not sure if it is really as complicated as it sounded, or if … Continued

80th birthday celebrations raise funds for the RGF

Una Daldry celebrated her 80th birthday on 4th September 2014.  Knowing that many people would want to mark the occasion by giving her gifts she asked friends and family to consider donating an amount to the Rob George Foundation or sponsor her grandson (Robert Tuckwell) on his Ride for Rob, instead of buying her a … Continued

Una Daldry supports the Rob George Foundation
Colin Bones Iron Man Challenge The Rob George Foundation

Our very own iron man – Colin Bones

Colin travelled all the way to Frankfurt in July’14 and, inspired by his own mum’s battle with breast cancer, made us all so proud. Remembering what Colin wrote on his ‘My Donate’ fundraising page: “A little goes a long way in people that are less fortunate than ourselves”, his fantastic £22,413.00 will help the Rob … Continued

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