Bob Ratcliffe Announcement

12th Dec18 – We have just learned of the death of Bob Ratcliffe who in recent years has been a dedicated and influential committee member and officer for the Friends of the Vines. Those who knew him will know of his encyclopaedic knowledge of Rochester and its built history and his great ability to share this. His funeral will take place at the Cathedral on 20th December at 11.30. He leaves a wife Margaret and son Andrew to whom we offer condolences.

Bob was a great friend to the Vines and will be missed.

Further information can be found on the Daily Telegraph Announcements page here:

Friends of The Vines

Welcome to the Friends of The Vines website

The Friends of The Vines is a community group, established in 2009 to support improvements to The Vines in the heart of Rochester. The Friends meet regularly, organising planting days and a variety of events throughout the year.

Details of past and future events are on the website under the Menu / Event tab.  In 2018, we are in the process of planning our 10th year Cherry Picnic event.  Detail will follow in the coming months and published on our facebook page and right side recent news area on our website.

If you would like any further information, please contact the Secretary using the contact page above, or complete and return the membership form under the Publications tab, if you would like to join.

Please also visit our Facebook page for further information on our community group Facebook Link