Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

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

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 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 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

Lion Quays Hotel, Oswestry 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.

Wed 13th September 2017 LifeLine 2017 Set Up

Setup LifeLine Set Up at Park Hall

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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