News and Updates

A lovely message and update from RGF grantee, Charlotte

“Thank you to The Rob George Foundation for awarding me a grant to enable me to continue on my skiing journey. I am at home over the summer, although still training on dry slopes and doing physical/fitness training. The grant awarded will allow me to continue training with my ski […]

Becca with her British Karate bronze medal

Some exciting news from RGF grantee, Becca

Some exciting news from RGF grantee, Becca – “I’m so pleased to tell you that after some hard training sessions, I attended the British Karate Federation 4 Nations Championships in Leicester last weekend and I can now announce, (drum roll, please!)… I’m a British bronze medallist! I’m so happy with […]

Acro-Gymnast, Aaron, thanks the RGF

Acro-Gymnast, Aaron, thanks the RGF. Aaron contacted us earlier in the month to say: “I would like to say a huge thank you to the Rob George Foundation for their support and generous contribution towards helping me purchase sporting equipment. I am part of a competing men’s 4 in the […]

Photo of Aaron, a Acro-Gymnast

The photo shows Anne and fellow Rotarian, Jenny Black, with David

Rotary Club of Chelmsford donate £250 to the RGF

Trustee, David Cant, visited the Rotary Club of Chelmsford on May 16th to be presented with a cheque for £250. The current President, Anne Moriaty, made the presentation and said: “Lorraine and Philip made a big impact when they visited us earlier this year to talk about the RGF and […]

Ice Dance skater, Aimee Carrington, thanks the RGF

Up and coming ice dance skater Aimee Carrington has been skating since she was 6 years old. Now 14 she has won numerous medals in regional competitions across the country and has competed in the British National Solo Ice Dance Championships for the last 5 years. Her highest ranking in […]

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BBC Radio Essex supports the RGF

late last month BBC Radio Essex (BBC Essex) invited RGF trustee, David Cant, to join their host Peter Holmes ‘on air’ for his Sunday Morning Breakfast show. David was invited to talk about the RGF at length (and he did!). David was also asked to be their newspaper reviewer choosing […]

Glen joins the RGF’s Board of Trustees

We are delighted to share the news that the RGF has appointed Glen Dobbs to its Board of trustees with immediate effect. Glen met Rob at Colchester Royal Grammar School and they remained best friends. After leaving the school as Head Boy, Glen went on to study Molecular and Cellular […]

Glen Dobbs

Callum, Ice Skating

Callum does the RGF proud, and some!

When the RGF agreed to support Callum back in 2018 little did we know what an amazing young man we’d backed. Callum’s mum, Michelle has kindly given us an update on his exceptional achievements: “When Callum Mills was lucky enough to be granted funding from The Rob George Foundation last […]

Heartfelt to the North Countrymen’s Club, Colchester

We wanted to share with you an update on the amazing support we’ve received from the North Countrymen’s Club since our launch in 2014. Our Chairman, Philip George said: “We were one of two charities chosen to benefit on the occasion of their 75th anniversary dinner back in January. The […]

Colchester North Countrymens Club

Another glorious RGF six-a-side Cricket Day

How the sun shone on another glorious RGF six-a-side Cricket Day – We all enjoyed a wonderful day in sunny Castle Park, Colchester on Saturday 20 April. The cricket was very entertaining and there was a lovely atmosphere throughout the day, and it was great to see so many families […]

Leihona just keeps winning

Leihona started Taekwondo when she was 9yrs old and has had many successes throughout the 4 years she’s been competing. She took Silver at the British Championships in her first year and quickly became British Champion. Leihona has been Scottish Champion twice and has recently been taken on by the […]

Leihona Taekwondo