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Community Award Fund donations

  The first tranche of donations from the Community Award Fund have now been made, as follows; Diversity Ball in Chester Cathedral £200 Chester scouts Gang show £200 Friends of Mulberry Garden Bench for day care center* £229 BIRD 25 Resource books @£15 £375...

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2017 Winners

2017 Results Most innovative Raft – Top Trump, Peacock Garage Titanic – Ultimate Sinker – Sproston’s Idiots, Alan sproston Fastest Ladies raft – Viking Queens, Bagillt All Stars Fastest Hostelry Raft – Ye Olde Hickory’s, Hickory’s...

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SP Energy Networks – 2016

Last year SP Energy Networks, who distribute electricity across Merseyside, Cheshire, North and Mid Wales and Shropshire,  took part in the raft race for the first time. Janet Newbrook Community Engagement Manager commented.. "We had a fantastic time and this...

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Chester Raft Race 2016

Thank you once again for all those that entered into the Chester Raft Race last year. It was really great to see all the teams. If you haven’t already done so visit the website gallery and search the photos for images of your raft in action.


We now have a BT My Donate Page

In order to make donating even easier, we are happy to announce that The Raft Race now has a BT My Donate page. What is BT My Donate? The following is what BT have to say about their My donate scheme. A fundraising service that doesn’t take commission?...


Survitec Announced as Main Sponsor

We are really happy to announce that Survitec Group have once again signed up as main sponsors for this years Chester Raft Race. The Rotary Club of Chester are thrilled to have them on board once again in what is already looking to be a great event. Clive Bond on...

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First Raft Race Entries are now In

First raft Race Entries for 2015 are now in and the time has arrived for teams to get your crew together and be one of the early ones ! The Raft Race is all for a good cause and a great amount of fun. To enter, simply go to our Entry Form page. Raft Race Entries...

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Raft Race Entries Now Being Taken

The Rotary Club of Chester has now started taking Raft Race entries for the 2015 Raft Race. The date is Sunday 12th July and you can download the relevant forms from our Entry Form page. This year’s theme “ Chester through the ages, Roman, Medieval, Victorian to...