Rochester Bridge Trust News Archive 2011

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Rochester Firm Wins Trust Award

Congratulations to GeKu Automation, one of the winners at this year’s Medway Business Awards. The high tech robotics company’s engineering excellence and commitment to training young people won the special… read more →

Rochester Bridge Trust Supports Medway Artists

Art for Life, a Medway charity that helps people with learning difficulties and disabilities to develop their artistic flair, has been given a £2,000 grant by The Rochester Bridge Trust.… read more →

Bridge Trust Restores Colourful Royal Arms

The colourful Queen Anne Royal Arms in St Laurence Church, Hougham near Dover, have been restored, thanks to a community grant from The Rochester Bridge Trust. St Laurence Church is… read more →


A new garden at a centre supporting young people at risk of homelessness is now flourishing with the help of a £3,000 community grant from the Rochester Bridge Trust. Just… read more →

Former Maths Pupils Add New Bridge Trust Roles

Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School old boys Russell Race and Tony Goulden have been appointed Senior Warden and Junior Warden respectively of the Rochester Bridge Trust. The role of Bridge… read more →

Maidstone Students Get Fired Up on Science

Pupils from eight Maidstone secondary schools will soon be trying their hands at anything from making gunpowder to building a racing car and beekeeping as part of a two-year science… read more →

Rochester Bridge Trust Grant Renews Historic Link

Historic ties between the Rochester Bridge Trust and Nettlestead have been renewed with a grant to the parish’s medieval church of St. Mary the Virgin, a Grade 1 listed building,… read more →


Young people in Sheppey will be able to take a hands-on approach to discovering their heritage and their history, thanks to a grant from the Rochester Bridge Trust. The Trust,… read more →

New Orchestra Strikes Fresh Chord For Bridge Trust

The Rochester Bridge Trust is sponsoring an innovative two-year programme to bring a wide range of young musicians, including DJs and MCs, together. Orchestra ONE, Orchestra of New Experiences, was… read more →

Students Aim for Medway Boat Race Honours

Students are getting ready to renew their sporting rivalry, as they prepare for the fifth annual Universities at Medway Boat Race which begins at 10am on Saturday, 14 May. Once… read more →


Representatives of Rochester Bridge Trust were introduced to the latest technology and their applications in assessing the structural health of bridges when they visited the department of Civil Engineering at… read more →

Young Engineers Rise to Bridge Challenge

“Take some string, four drawing pins, two lengths of dowel, three short paper sticks, a few pieces of card, and some paper. You have just 45 minutes to construct a… read more →


A student at Maidstone Girls Grammar School is celebrating her success in winning this year’s Bridge Wardens’ Art Prize. The competition, which is run by the Rochester Bridge Trust, saw… read more →

Young Bridge Builders Will Be Put to the Test

Pupils from ten primary schools will be discovering the engineering techniques used by bridge builders through the ages and putting their own skills to the test at the Royal Engineers… read more →

Trust Helps Pupils Tackle Bridge Challenges

Youngsters at Harenc School, Sidcup, have been learning about bridges and rivers, and enjoying the advantages of an interactive whiteboard in their classroom, thanks to a community grant from the… read more →

Green Shoots of Recovery for Young People at Risk

A Rochester Bridge Trust community grant is helping a leading Kent charity to support young adults at risk by improving their quality of life at one of its residential centres.… read more →

Young Finalists Compete for Bridge Wardens Art Prizes

Eleven of Kent and Medway’s young artists have been selected as finalists for the Bridge Wardens’ Art Prize 2011. Their work, which includes photographs, collages, textiles and paintings, will be… read more →

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