Honourable Company of Gloucester

The Honourable Company of Gloucestershire

Who we are...

Who we are...

The Warden and Past Warden, Patrick Brooke, attended the Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum (SOGM) at the invitation of the Chair of Trustees, Chris Ryland. They were introduced to the Korean Ambassador, Her Excellency Ambassador Ms Enna Park, on her first visit to Gloucestershire. She expressed her thanks to the veterans from Gloucestershire who served during the Korean War and especially for their heroism at Imjin River. She enjoyed meeting veteran Lance Bombardier Tommy Clough.

Helen Lovatt with Vicky Hopson, the Ambassador and Chris Ryland

A number of Honourable Company members will be joined by a party from SOGM and representatives from the business and education community for a friendship visit to Paju, South Korea in April 2020.

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What we do...

What we do...

Follow the link below to find out more about our activities, in particular the Interest Groups: Armed Forces, Arts & Heritage, Business, Community Support and Sports.

The Honourable Company Charitable Trust made a grant of £1,050 to the Severn Area Rescue Association (SARA) for the purchase of new personal protective equipment, in this case three new drysuits. Following an exhilarating trip on the Severn in SARA Lifeboat 1, the Warden presented the cheque to Mark Carwardine, Chairman of the Severn Area Rescue Association, alongside Ed Davy, the Deputy Chairman. SARA volunteers specialise in Land Search, Cliff/Mountain and Water Rescue. To discover more about SARA, please go to www.sara-rescue.org.uk.

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The Company

There’s no better way of defining what we do than by setting out our objectives. They are to promote Gloucestershire, and the best interests of the county, through fellowship and by supporting industry, commerce, sport, education, science, the arts, the armed forces, youth and voluntary organisations. We encourage leadership and debate, promote and recognise excellence and encourage charitable giving in order to provide a positive influence on life in the county. In short, everything we do is  ‘For Gloucestershire’.

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The Trust

In 2012 the Company set up a separate Charitable Trust as a tax-efficient way of reinforcing its objectives. The generosity of our members in contributing to the Trust each year – effectively a condition of membership – thus enables us to support a number of worthy causes. For more about the Trust, and also how to apply for a grant, simply click on the link below.

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All content copyright © 2017 Honourable Company of Gloucester. Company No. 06442628, Incorporated in England and Wales. The Honourable Company of Gloucestershire Charitable Trust was incorporated under a Declaration of Trust dated 21 March 2012. Registered with the Charity Commission under reference number 1147656

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