Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Fri 29th June 2018 Members of the Club Paint Benches on Oswestry Racecourse!

Volunteers pick up their paint brushes! Mad dogs etc . . . read more...

Thu 28th June 2018 Tree of Light 2018 Bucket Collection and Marshalling - Cefn Druids v FK Trakai Match @ Park Hall

Cefn Druids v FK Trakai Match @ Park Hall Members are asked to marshal the car park and run a bucket collection to start the Tree of Light Appeal 2018 as Cefn Druids open their Europa League campaign against Turkish side FK Trakai at Park Hall.

Mike Jones will be seeking volunteers to help. read more...

Mon 25th June 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Handover

President David  hands over the reins of office to Ian Glenister our President for the Year 2018-19 President David hands over the reins of office to Ian Glenister our President for the Year 2018-19

Lunch: Beef lasagne with garlic infused ciabatta and dressed rocket salad read more...

Fri 22nd June 2018 Presentation of The Rotary Club of Oswestry

President David Davies (L) and Chairman of The Marches Local Governing Body Mark Liquorish (R) present the award to Rebecca Manford President David Davies and Chairman of The Marches Local Governing Body Mark Liquorish present the "Service to the School" Award to Rebecca Manford read more...

Mon 18th June 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker St Martin's School Investment Competition Winners

(Back L-R) St Martins teacher Hayley Smith, President Dave Davies, HSBC's Shirley Rodgers and St Martins teacher John Holmes
(Front L-R) Jamie Jones, Cai Williams, Charleigh Penrose and Rhys Evans Sadly CHALK had to withdraw from their speaker slot today so we enjoyed the prize-giving for the Investment Competition as the winning team from St Martins were our guests
Lunch: Seared fillet of salmon with confit tomatoes, gem lettuce & saffron potatoe read more...

Mon 18th June 2018 - Sat 30th June 2018 Millicent Kaye Art Competition and Exhibition for Primary Schools 2018 @ Qube

Group Commendation Our Club's annual art competition for local primary schools. This year's theme is "The Great War". read more...

Sat 16th June 2018 The London Male Voice Choir Charity Concert @ Holy Trinity Church

Charity Concert In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support and Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund read more...

Thu 14th June 2018 - Sun 15th July 2018 World Cup 2018 Sweepstake

John Powell - The Winner! Le Foot Vient A La Maison De John Powell! read more...

Mon 11th June 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Club Assembly & Business Meeting

Club Assembly & Business Meeting Lunch: Cold meats carved buffet served with new potatoes and a selection of salads read more...

Wed 6th June 2018 Club Council held Wednesday 6th June 2018 @ at 5.30

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Wed 6th June 2018 Club Council - 5.30pm @ The Wynnstay Hotel

Club Council

Tue 5th June 2018 President Dave talks to Oswestry U3A - Memorial Hall, Oswestry

The start of a PowerPoint presentation. President Dave gave a presentation to Oswestry U3A's meeting this morning about Oswestry Rotary Club and some of the things we do throughout the year - teachers never lose it! read more...

Mon 4th June 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Chris Jones from Castle Fine Arts Foundry

Jenny's speaker today was Chris Jones of Castle Fine Arts Foundry Jenny's speaker today will be Chris Jones from local business Castle Fine Arts Foundry Llanrhaeadr ym Mochnant.

Lunch: Roast breast of chicken with potato rosti, wilted greens and a forestiere sauce read more...

Fri 1st June 2018 - Sat 30th June 2018 Health and Wellbeing Awareness Programme 2018 -

Oswestry Rotary Club and Oswestry Library Join Forces to present a Joint Health and Wellbeing Awareness Programme for 2018 A wide range of speakers and activities in the Joint Rotary and Oswestry Library Health and Wellbeing Awareness Programme 2018 read more...

Thu 31st May 2018 Derwen College Summer Fete 2018

Oswestry Rotary Stall at the Derwen Summer Fete. The Derwen College Fete took place in a new location near the Farm Shop starting at an earlier time. read more...

Tue 29th May 2018 Mary Hignett Funds Visits by The Emergency Poet to 4 Oswestry Primary Schools

The Emergency Poet at Whittington School A successful application by the Wilfred Owen Festival to the Mary Hignett Bequest Fund has resulted in workshops being delivered to 4 local primary schools: Trefonen, Woodside, Bellan House and Whittington. read more...

Mon 28th May 2018 No Meeting - Bank Holiday

Fri 25th May 2018 - Mon 28th May 2018 Trefonen Hill Walk Weekend - Supporting Shelterbox and Shropshire Mind

Trefonen Hill Walk Weekend Dates to put on your calendar and into your diary for the annual event which brings together the whole village and visitors to have fun and raise money for charity. read more...

Fri 25th May 2018 Rotary Charity Collection at M&S Simply Food, Oswestry

Rotary Charity Collection at M&S Simply Food, Oswestry Rotary Charity Collection at M&S Simply Food, Oswestry. read more...

Thu 24th May 2018 Presentation of Cheque to The Derwen Gold Duke of Edinburgh Students

L to R Adam Richards; Joshua Mallen; Mike Griffiths; David Davies; Rachel Pickford; Simon Cook; Will Lyon Pres Dave and Mike hand over the cheque for our Club's part sponsorship of this year's Derwen's Gold D of E students. read more...

Mon 21st May 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Ruth Thomas and Ros Slowley

Designs in Mind members, Ellie Lee, Marion Alcock, Gary Thomas, Helen Whitehead, Alison Scott.
Ruth Thomas was joined today by Ros Slowley from Designs In Mind.

In their new guise at Jolt, Designs in Mind moved into the former Chrissie’s in Cross Street, Oswestry, following a successful trial period there as a pop-up shop earlier in 2017. read more...

Wed 16th May 2018 Art-Full Minds @ QUBE

Arts and Wellbeing @ QUBE The Friends of Oswestry Library will be attending to showcase all the great activities going on at Oswestry Library to support Health and Wellbeing.

Mon 14th May 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting + Interact Presentation

(l-r) Valeriia Chertilina, Erin Thorpe-Downey, Ethan McMorran, Mrs Kerry Wilkins (teacher), Luke Windsor, President David Davies, Thomas Mercer, Rtn Sue Leonard, Niamh Wordsell and Abbie Edwards (President) Business Meeting + Oswestry School Interact Presentation read more...

Fri 11th May 2018 Vocational Tour of Dinorwig Power Station, Llanberis

Dinorwig Power Station Vocational Tour of Dinorwig Power Station, Llanberis read more...

Wed 9th May 2018 Launch of Oswestry Rotary Club and Oswestry Library Joint Health & Wellbeing Programme 2018

(l-r) Siobhan Shaw, Branch Manager at Oswestry Library met with P J Roscoe, President of Oswestry Borderland Club Sherie Soper, Chair of Oswestry Rotary Community Services Committee Mark Liquorish and Oswestry President David Davies President Dave Davies will launch this year's event. read more...

Mon 7th May 2018 No Meeting - Bank Holiday

Thu 3rd May 2018 Flushed With Success! Mary Hignett Helps Llanymynech Bowling Project

(l-r) Roger Candlin, Secretary, Llanymynech Bowling Club (LBC), Rtn David Davies, President of the Rotary Club of Oswestry and Chairman of the Mary Hignett Bequest Fund Committee, Kevin Jones, Chairman LBC and Paul Smith, Greenkeeper LBC Llanymynech Bowling Club receive a grant from the Mary Hignett Bequest Fund to renovate their facilities. read more...

Wed 2nd May 2018 Club Council - 5.30pm @ Lanyon Bowdler Offices

Club Council

Wed 2nd May 2018 Club Council held Wednesday 2nd May 2018 @ at 5.30

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Mon 30th April 2018 Rotary Club of Oswestry and HSBC Investment Competition 2017-18

Investment Competition Our annual investment competition for local secondary schools draws to a close for another year. read more...

Mon 30th April 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Mark Hignett from Oswestry Town Museum

President Dave and Mark Hignett Hazel's speaker today will be Mark Hignett, founding volunteer at Oswestry Town Museum read more...

Mon 23rd April 2018 Presentation of Collection Monies to Harry Johnson Trust

(l-r) President Elect Ian Glenister, Sally Johnson and Chair of Community Services Mike Griffiths Sally Johnson came into Club today and received a cheque for over £570 collected from spectators at the TNS v Dumbarton match

Mon 23rd April 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Ian Bunting from Friends of Parkies

Friends of Parkies Mike Griffiths' speaker today was Ian Bunting vo!unteer, founder member and Chairman of Friends of Parkies - a local Parkinson's condition social community group charity. read more...

Mon 23rd April 2018 Oswestry School Pupils Led By Interact Raise Over £1,000 For PDSA Charity

Members of Oswestry School Interact Group present the cheque for £1,075.81 to PDSA education officer Anna Baggott Pupils at Oswestry School, led by the Interact team, have raised an astonishing £1,075.81 for the PDSA (The People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals) over the past term. read more...

Wed 18th April 2018 Tree Planting at The Marches School

Tree planting at The Marches Part of Foundation Committee's plan to plant a tree for every Rotarian. read more...

Mon 16th April 2018 Charter Night - 6.30 for 7.00pm

(l-r) President David Davies, Guest Speaker BBC Radio's James Bond, Oswestry Town Council Mayoress Amber Hunt, Mayor Vince Hunt and Beryl Cotton District Governor 1180 Our Club's 89th Charter Night - speaker BBC Radio Shropshire's own James Bond read more...

Mon 9th April 2018 Mary Hignett Bequest Solves The Case of the Oversized Tuba!

(l-r) Dirk Commerford (Bb Bass Tuba), Bethan Jones (Euphonium) and Barbara Bridgwater (Baritone Horn) The Porthywaen Silver Band receives an equipment grant from the Mary Hignett Bequest read more...

Mon 9th April 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Club AGM + Business Meeting

Club AGM and Business Meeting read more...

Wed 4th April 2018 Club Council - 5.30pm @ The Wynnstay Hotel

Club Council

Wed 4th April 2018 Club Council held Wednesday 4th April 2018 @ at 5.30

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Mon 2nd April 2018 No Meeting - Bank Holiday

Mon 26th March 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Harry Thomas

President Dave and John Cleaver flank Harry Thomas John Cleaver's speaker will be local man Harry Thomas who has spent several years with a sea turtle research & conservation organization based on the beautiful island of Kefalonia, Greece.

LUNCH : Sausage & mushroom penne pasta with a thyme cream sauc read more...

Mon 19th March 2018 Welcome to New Members Tony and Jackie Ridge

Tony Ridge, Carolyn McLaughlin (Secretary Wylde Green RC) Jackie Ridge, Ian Glennister Pres Elect ,Dick Elston (Wylde Green RC), John Baden (Wylde Green RC) and Ian Hazel (Wylde Green RC) Welcome to new members. read more...

Mon 19th March 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Justin Soper

Agincourt archers John will present his own talk on 'John de Shrouesbury an archer from Agincourt'.

LUNCH : Salmon and spinach wellington, served with creamed potatoes and a selection of seasonal vegetables

Sun 18th March 2018 Regional Final of Youth Speaks, Best Western Forest Hills Hotel, Frodsham

Oswestry School Runners Up in the Regional Youth Speaks Competition The Regional Final of Youth Speaks Competition read more...

Sat 17th March 2018 'Golden Age' Concert to benefit Whittington International Chamber Music Festival

Music of the Masters of the King’s Music from 1500-1700 A musical history of the Gentlemen of the Chapel Royal will be presented by the excellent 16-strong chamber choir “The Scholars and Gentlemen” in St John the Baptist Church, Whittington, on Saturday March 17th at 7.30pm. read more...

Fri 16th March 2018 Sponsored Crocus Walk to End Polio Now!

Bellan pupils view the purple crocuses Pupils from Bellan House Oswestry School and Our Lady and St Oswalds will be taking part in a Sponsored Walk around Cae Glas Park today to raise funds to continue the worldwide vaccination campaign against Polio. read more...

Mon 12th March 2018 - Tue 1st May 2018 Cheque Presentations to Tree of Light 2017 Beneficiaries

(L-R) IPP Ian Haigh, Maria Jones MAA, Mike Jones ToL Organiser and Denzil Ellis Nearly £6,000 will be distributed to the 11 local charities to benefit from the Tree of Light 2017 Appeal - starting today! read more...

Mon 12th March 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting

Business Meeting LUNCH : Cold meats carved buffet, served with new potatoes and a selection of salads

Fri 9th March 2018 Youth Speaks District Round @ Glyndwr University, Wrexham

Oswestry School Senior Winners (L-R) Valeriia Chertilina - Speaker, Masie Evans - Chair and Tsveta Stratieva - Vote of Thanks District round of this year's Youth Speaks competition held at Glyndwr University - NOT at Catrin Finch Centre because of large number of teams.
STOP PRESS - Postponed from Friday 2nd March read more...

Wed 7th March 2018 Club Council - 5.30pm @ The Wynnstay Hotel

Club Council

Wed 7th March 2018 Club Council held Wednesday 7th March 2018 @ at 5.30

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Mon 5th March 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Mike Jones

LUNCH : Sausage and mash, Red onion gravy and mixed seasonal vegetables

Mon 26th February 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker John Davies from 'Men On The Gates'

Dave Gordon and John Davies (L-R) David Gordon's speaker today will be John Davies from the project 'The Men On The Gates'.

LUNCH: Cottage pie - Traditional cottage pie served with mixed vegetables read more...

Thu 22nd February 2018 Fellowship Supper (3 of 3)

Wed 21st February 2018 Mike Griffiths Raises Funds for Global Sight Solutions with Llanidloes Rotary Club

Llanidloes President Stephen Meyer presents Mike Griffiths with a cheque for £500 for the Global Sight Solutions project that Mike supports. PP Mike Griffiiths returns to Llanidloes Rotary Club to receive funds for Global Sight Solutions. read more...

Wed 21st February 2018 Fellowship Supper (2 of 3)

Tue 20th February 2018 Fellowship Supper (1 of 3)

Fellowship supper - photo courtesy of new member Tony Ridge New members Tony and Jackie attend a Club fellowship supper at Christopher Perry's house. read more...

Mon 19th February 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Club Mini Assembly

Club Mini Assembly read more...

Sat 17th February 2018 Bucket Collection in Aid of The Harry Johnson Trust

TNS v Dumbarton TNS have drawn Inverness Dumbarton at home in the Irn-Bru cup semi-final today. With the kind permission of TNS we will be carrying out a bucket collection in aid of The Harry Johnson Trust. read more...

Mon 12th February 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting

Business Meeting

Wed 7th February 2018 Club Council - 5.30pm @ The Wynnstay Hotel

Club Council

Wed 7th February 2018 Club Council held Wednesday 7th February 2018 @ at 5.30

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Mon 5th February 2018 Focus Evening - 6.00 for 6.30pm @ The Wynnstay

Focus Evening - who will it be? This year's 'victim' was Hazel Yates. read more...

Mon 29th January 2018 3rd Round of the District Quiz v Newtown RC @ Elephant & Castle

Round 3 of the Quiz For our third away round in a row we are away at Newtown RC read more...

Mon 29th January 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Lady Susan Trevor

Horatio's Garden Chris Perry's speaker today will be Lady Susan Trevor, vice-chair of the RJAH League of Friends who will be talking to us about the appeal for Horatio's Garden at the Spinal Injuries Unit at Gobowen. read more...

Fri 26th January 2018 Mock Interviews @ The Marches Academy

Justin Soper interviews Mock Interviews for the Year 11s read more...

Mon 22nd January 2018 International Students Evening 6.00 for 6.30pm at The Wynnstay Hotel

Dave Griggs is entertained by The Marches' student Shayne Brugman! International Students Evening with students from The Marches, Oswestry School, Ellesmere College, Adcote School and Moreton Hall read more...

Fri 19th January 2018 Collection for End Polio Now @ kinokulture Screenings of 'Breathe'

(L-R) Oswestry Rotarian Justin Soper, Borderland President Sherie Soper, Cambrian President Ian Slipper, District Governor Beryl Cotton and Rotarian Tony Cotton. Collection for End Polio Now @ kinokulture Screenings of 'Breathe' read more...

Mon 15th January 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker The Harry Johnson Trust

Sally Johnson Dave Foden's speaker today was Sally Johnson from the The Harry Johnson Trust read more...

Mon 8th January 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting

Business Meeting

Fri 5th January 2018 Tree of Light 2017 Take Down!

Soon in little bits! This year's tree was taken down today in a lot less time than it took to put up bringing to an end this year's appeal which raised £6,059!

Thank you to all our supporters! read more...

Wed 3rd January 2018 Club Council - 5.30pm @ The Wynnstay Hotel

Club Council

Wed 3rd January 2018 Club Council held Wednesday 3rd January 2018 @ at 5.30

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Mon 1st January 2018 No Meeting - Bank Holiday

Mon 25th December 2017 No Meeting - Bank Holiday

Mon 18th December 2017 Christmas Lunch - 12.30pm - Speaker Ian Haigh

Christmas Lunch President Dave has now confirmed the details of the Christmas Lunch. read more...

Wed 13th December 2017 Borderland Rotary Christmas Carol Concert - CANCELLED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER

Rhydycroesau Church We are invited to Borderland Rotary Club's Club Carol Concert at Rhydycroesau Church with refreshments after in the Village Hall.
Let Secretary Ian know by 17th November if you are planning to attend. read more...

Mon 11th December 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting

Business Meeting

Wed 6th December 2017 Club Council - 5.30pm @ The Wynnstay Hotel

Club Council

Wed 6th December 2017 Club Council held Wednesday 6th December 2017 @ at 5.30

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Mon 4th December 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Ian Clinton OBE

Ian Clinton OBE Principal of North Shropshire College Graham's speaker today is Ian Clinton OBE, Principal of North Shropshire College.

Sat 2nd December 2017 Oswestry Christmas Parade 2017

Oswestry Rotarian Justin Soper joins with former District Governor Beryl Cotton, Borderland Past President Harry Richardson, President Sherie Soper and President Elect Geoff Barre Members marshal and collect donations at the annual Oswestry Christmas Parade read more...

Mon 27th November 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Harry Maltby

Harry and The Wynnstay Don Howard's speaker today will be familiar to us all . . . read more...

Sat 25th November 2017 Tree of Light 2017 Switch On - 5.00pm November 25th 2017, Sainsbury's Oswestry

Oswestry Rotary Club Members Assemble! Tree of Light 2017 Switch On - 5.00pm Sainsbury's, Oswestry - Community Carol Singing & Bucket Collection read more...

Fri 24th November 2017 Tree of Light 2017 Set Up

How many Rotarians does it take . . . ? Members of the Club set up the Tree of Light 2017 read more...

Wed 22nd November 2017 Youth Speaks Round 1 @ Moreton Hall

Oswestry School Seniors First round of this year's Youth Speaks competition hosted by Moreton Hall. read more...

Mon 20th November 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Chris Neal of the National Garden Scheme

Chris Neal of the NGS Stuart's speaker today is Chris Neal who is the Shropshire Representative of the National Garden Scheme. read more...

Thu 16th November 2017 Rotaventure - 10 Pin Bowling @ The Venue, Park Hall 6.45pm

Nonna and Muriel £14 for meal and 2 games. read more...

Wed 15th November 2017 2nd Round of the District Quiz v Oswestry Borderland @ Sweeney Hall

Quiz Round 2 After our thrilling win against Dolgellau away in the first round, we now have an away tie v Borderlands in the 2nd Round. read more...

Mon 13th November 2017 Disabled Swimming Club Receives Help for New Hoist

Mike Griffiths meets Jill Cripps of the Disabled Swimming Club. Oswestry Rotary Club contributes £250 to cost of hoist for the Disabled Swimming Club read more...

Mon 13th November 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Dave Andrews

Dave Andrews Steve Drinnan's speaker today will be Dave Andrews of "Oswestry Round" fame. read more...

Fri 10th November 2017 Rotaventure - The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain @ Hafren, Newtown, 7.30pm

Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain Imagine the sounds of your favourite grunge, classical, punk, rock 'n' roll and indie classics, all through the medium of.. .ukelele. Struggling? Let this cult collective show you the way! Tickets £24 per head - let John know asap as they're selling fast! read more...

Wed 8th November 2017 Street Collection Donation to Friends of Parkies

Ian Bunting (L) with Mike Griffiths Mike Griffiths visits Friends of Parkies to present them with the £150 collected for them on our recent Street Collection read more...

Mon 6th November 2017 Donations to Young People's Charities Complete Street Collection and Team Smells Like Toast Cheque Presentations

Community Chairman Mike Griffiths and President Dave Davies present Jill Livingstone with a cheque for £300 We bring you up to date. read more...

Mon 6th November 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Club SGM + Business Meeting

Club SGM + Business Meeting read more...

Sun 5th November 2017 Marshalling and Bucket Collection for the Tree of Light 2017 at the TNS Bonfire Event

Marshalling at the TNS Bonfire tonight TNS invited us to marshal and collect for Tree of Light at their Bonfire Night tonight. Unfortunately, a technical malfunction as the event was about to start caused its cancellation. A generous crowd raised £93 for the Tree of Light Appeal anyway.

Fri 3rd November 2017 - Sun 5th November 2017 District 1180 Annual Conference - Lion Quays Oswestry

Pres Dave at District Conference This is a unique opportunity to listen to amazing speakers, be entertained by top class acts, be wined and dined in luxurious surroundings and most of all have FUN! Book now online to avoid disappointment as this conference will sell out. read more...

Wed 1st November 2017 Club Council held Wednesday 1st November 2017 @ at 5.30

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Wed 1st November 2017 Club Council - 5.30pm @ The Wynnstay Hotel

Club Council

Mon 30th October 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker John Davies

John Davies read more...

Fri 27th October 2017 - Sun 29th October 2017 Club Autumn Trip to the South Lakes - 27-29 October

On the road! Club Autumn Trip to the South Lakes - 27-29 October read more...

Mon 23rd October 2017 Shropshire Mind Receives Donation from the Street Collection

Manager Heather Ireland receives a cheque for £150 from the recent Street Collection. Mind Manager Heather Ireland receives a donation from the Club's recent Street Collection. read more...

Mon 23rd October 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Chris Toller of Henstone Distillery

President Dave gets into the spirit! Introducing Stonehouse Brewery's new venture. Hazel's speaker will be Chris Toller from Henstone Distillery - a brand new distillery being established on the Welsh border of rural Shropshire.
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Thu 19th October 2017 Fellowship Supper (3 of 3)

Fellowship Supper John Ward has sent a rallying call for hosts and guests for some Fellowship Suppers this week. read more...

Wed 18th October 2017 Fellowship Supper (2 of 3)

Dinner with Robin David and Lyn, Viv and Janis, Mike and Jean dined at Robin's tonight read more...

Tue 17th October 2017 Fellowship Supper (1 of 3)

Supper at Mike and Muriel's John and Ali, John N and Shirley, Lynnette and Graham were with Mike and Muriel for super tonight read more...

Mon 16th October 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Liz Jermy, Oswestry Foodbank

Foodbank Volunteers John and Caroline Piffe-Phelps with (R) Manager Liz Jermy In June 2016 Liz Jermy became the new manager of the Oswestry & Borders Foodbank. Liz is no stranger to the foodbank as she was previously a family support worker in a primary school for a few years, issuing foodbank vouchers to families in need. read more...

Mon 9th October 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting

Business Meeting

Mon 9th October 2017 Donation to Qube and Workshops Supported by the Mary Hignett Bequest Fund

(L-R) Vanessa Baldry receives a cheque from President David Davies from Team Smells Like Toast's sponsored cycle ride plus a donation from Oswestry Rotary Club David presents Qube with their donation from Team Smells Like Toast's sponsored cycle ride plus a donation from Club funds and visits media workshops supported by the Mary Hignett Bequest Fund read more...

Wed 4th October 2017 Club Council held Wednesday 4th October 2017 @ at 5.30

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Wed 4th October 2017 Club Council - 5.30pm @ The Wynnstay Hotel

Club Council

Tue 3rd October 2017 ‘Purple for Polio’ Crocus Planting - Cae Glas Park

Derwen College students help plant crocus corms Paul Moss and Will Lyons from the Derwen College brought two groups of students to help plant 5,000 crocus corms on the top left hand corner of the Cae Glas Park site opposite the former Wall’s Restaurant. read more...

Mon 2nd October 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Miss Betty Gull

David Lloyd with his speaker Betty Gull and President David Davies David Lloyd's speaker today will be Miss Betty Gull read more...

Sun 1st October 2017 - Thu 30th November 2017 Invitation for Grant Applications to the Mary Hignett Fund

Applications to the Mary Hignett Bequest Fund for 2017-18 are now invited. Closing date 30th November 2017 read more...

Sat 30th September 2017 - Sun 29th October 2017 Matisse: Drawing with Scissors - Qube Gallery, Oswestry

Matisse @ Qube The Mary Hignett Bequest Fund has awarded a grant to run workshops for some of Oswestry's Primary Schools during the run of this exhibition.

Why not get along and have a look for yourself at some of these inspirational images yourself? read more...

Wed 27th September 2017 First Round of This Year's District Quiz v Dolgellau

Quiz! First Round of This Year's District Quiz v Dolgellau read more...

Mon 25th September 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker RYLA Student Harry Gardner

President Dave presents Harry with his certificate for RYLA. Jayne Middleton's speaker today was Harry Gardner, our RYLA student from The Marches Academy. read more...

Sun 24th September 2017 Oswestry Community Games, Cae Glas Park, September 2017

Rotary stall at Community Games David Davies, Muriel Jones and their team ran a stall at the Community Games today and sold toys and preserves to raise £100 for the Tree of Light Appeal 2017. read more...

Mon 18th September 2017 No Meeting - LifeLine - Lunch at Park Hall if Pre-Ordered

Sun 17th September 2017 Shropshire Memory Walk 2017 for Alzheimer's Society @ Attingham Park

Alzheimer's Society Memory Walk at Attingham Park Memory Walks will be taking place across England, Wales and Northern Ireland this autumn for the Alzheimer's Society's annual fundraising drive. Join in the Memory Walk at Attingham Park? read more...

Fri 15th September 2017 LifeLine Visitors Day 2017 - Take Two

Friend of Rotary Suzanne Birch presents the cycle and road safety scenario Photos of the day from Fern Lloyd read more...

Fri 15th September 2017 Visitors Day at LifeLine 2017

Pres Dave with Oswestry Town Mayor Cllr Vince Hunt and the High Sheriff of Powys Mrs Sue Thompson Today LifeLine will be visited by our VIP guests! read more...

Thu 14th September 2017 - Wed 20th September 2017 LifeLine 2017 September 14th - 20th

LifeLine Since 2006, the Rotary Club of Oswestry has run its annual LifeLine event. Based on the long-standing Rotary Project "Crucial Crew", LifeLine brings vital safety messages to Shropshire and Powys Year 6 children from over 20 different primary schools.

Mon 11th September 2017 Talk on Dame Agnes Hunt by Marie Carter, Orthopaedic Archivist

Dame Agnes Hunt - founder of Derwen College If you don`t know about this great Shropshire lady who founded Derwen College, and missed the talk last time, don`t miss such a great opportunity to find out about her life. read more...

Mon 11th September 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting

Business Meeting

Wed 6th September 2017 Club Council held Wednesday 6th September 2017 @ at 5.30

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Wed 6th September 2017 Club Council - 5.30pm @ The Wynnstay Hotel

Club Council

Mon 4th September 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speakers David Lee-Birch and Tracy Leonard

(L-R) Dave Lee-Birch and Tracy Leonard Dave Griffiths' speakers today will be Dave Lee-Birch and Tracy Leonard of Oswestry Life magazine. read more...

Mon 28th August 2017 No Meeting - Bank Holiday

Mon 21st August 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Bywater Cruises

Dave and Tim Father and son Dave and Tim Barker of Bywater Cruises told us about their enterprise giving horse drawn boat trips on the Montgomery Canal from Maesbury with their horse Cracker - Boat Horse Cracker! read more...

Sun 20th August 2017 - Fri 25th August 2017 RYLA 2017- Arthog

Award -winning Youth Leadership training Our students will be attending the RYLA course at Arthog this week.

Sat 19th August 2017 Mary Hignett Bequest Fund Supports Oswestry's First CultureFest Event

Oswestry's first CultureFest event. The first Oswestry CultureFest drew crowds of people to the town centre. The Mary Hignett Bequest Fund supported FRESh's application to fund a video recording of the event. read more...

Mon 14th August 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Robyn Lovegood of the Llangollen Food Assembly

(L-R) Barbara Jones of Babbinswood Farm and Robyn Lovegood of the Llangollen Food Assembly Bill Bowen's speaker, Robyn Lovegood, the Llangollen Food Assembly Host spoke about this new type of Farmers Market. read more...

Mon 7th August 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting

Business Meeting

Sat 5th August 2017 Oswestry Show - Stewarding the Grandstand

Oswestry Show Members sell tickets and steward the grandstand at Oswestry Show

Wed 2nd August 2017 Club Council held Wednesday 2nd August 2017 @ at 5.30

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Wed 2nd August 2017 Club Council - 5.30pm @ The Wynnstay Hotel

Club Council

Mon 31st July 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker John Powell

John Powell on the steps of a Comet! John will tell us all about his first trip abroad. read more...

Mon 24th July 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Tudor Humphreys

Tudor Humphreys John Neave's speaker today will be Tudor Humphreys, an experienced and enterprising Regional Manager who has set up and led teams in many challenging environments. read more...

Fri 21st July 2017 Rotaventure - ChesterBoat Trip to Ironbridge

Our Rotaventure group take a river cruise. ChesterBoat Trip to Ironbridge with Victorian tea on board (Approx 2 hours) £24.20 per person read more...

Mon 17th July 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Fae Dromgool

Wagih and Fae Wagih's speaker today was Fae Dromgool the Chief Executive of Oswestry's Transhouse Charity for people with spinal cord injuries. read more...

Sun 16th July 2017 David Davies' In/Out Party @ Oswestry Cricket Club

Dave's In/Out Party Daitwice has a BBQ for his In/Out Party read more...

Mon 10th July 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting

Business Meeting

Wed 5th July 2017 Club Council held Wednesday 5th July 2017 @ at 5.30

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Wed 5th July 2017 Club Council - 5.30pm @ The Wynnstay Hotel

Club Council

Mon 3rd July 2017 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Sandy Harper

Blood Bikes A blood bike is an emergency medical motorcycle courier that transports urgent items including blood, X-rays, samples, drugs and documentation between hospitals and other healthcare facilities. read more...
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