Completed meetings and events 2018-2019

Mon 17th December 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting

No meal today. A short Business Meeting for those attending David Lloyd's Memorial Service and Reception afterwards at The Wynnstay.

Mon 17th December 2018 Service of Remembrance for David Lloyd MBE

David Lloyd MBE photo from Robert Macey A Service of Remembrance will be held at St Oswald's from 11:30am today followed by a Reception at The Wynnstay afterwards. read more...

Wed 12th December 2018 Borderland Rotary Christmas Carol Service

Christchurch Rhydycroesau We are invited to Borderland Rotary Club's Club Carol Concert at Christchurch Rhydycroesau. read more...

Mon 10th December 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.30pm - Christmas Lunch Speaker David Davies

Christmas Lunch read more...

Thu 6th December 2018 Rotary Youth Speaks Competition - Club Round @ Moreton Hall

Winning team from The Marches This year's Youth Speaks Competition starts off with a first Club round at Moreton Hall School. 5.30 for a 6.00pm start. read more...

Wed 5th December 2018 Club Council - 5.30pm @ The Wynnstay Hotel

Club Council Club Council

Wed 5th December 2018 Marches Students Selected For Ty Newydd Creative Writing Course

Robbie and Jessie Students are sponsored for a Rotary residential course at Ty Newydd read more...

Mon 3rd December 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Dr Julie Leoni

Dr Julie Leoni John Neave's speaker today is Julie Leoni multi-talented write, listener and teacher- MEETING IN THE RESTAURANT TODAY.
LUNCH Baked seabass fillet, green beans, herbed potatoes, roasted fennel, cherry vine tomatoes and salsa verde read more...

Sat 1st December 2018 Oswestry Christmas Parade 2018

Oswestry Christmas Parade Members marshal and collect donations at the annual Oswestry Christmas Parade

Fri 30th November 2018 Invitation for Grant Applications to the Mary Hignett Fund for 2018-19

Mary Hignett Grants 2018-19 Calling all local sports and arts organisations! read more...

Thu 29th November 2018 Rotary District 1180 Quiz Second Round v Borderland RC @ 7:00pm, The Wynnstay Hotel

Second round of the District Quiz We have advanced to the second round of the Rotary District Quiz v Borderland at home read more...

Mon 26th November 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Emma Croall, The Hive Shrewsbury

Emma addresses the meeting. Ruth's speaker today was Emma Croall one of the Programmes & Projects Managers at the Hive Shrewsbury.
LUNCH Beef bourguignon with creamed potatoes and honey roasted parsnips and carrots read more...

Sat 24th November 2018 Tree of Light 2018 - Carolling, Switch On, Bucket Collection and Donate

Denzil switches the lights on. Launch of the 2018 Tree of Light read more...

Fri 23rd November 2018 Tree of Light 2018 Set Up

Tree of Light kindly donated by Mr Mike Williams Members of the Club set up the Tree of Light 2018

Thu 22nd November 2018 After Hours Charity Christmas Shopping Event at M&S Pride Hill Shrewsbury

Charity Christmas late night fashion show and shopping at M&S Shrewsbury in aid of the Midlands Air Ambulance Organised by a former RYLA student in aid of the Midlands Air Ambulance read more...

Mon 19th November 2018 10 Pin Bowling v Bala RC @ Bala

Eagles Inn Yes, the bowling is at Bala on Monday 19th November from 6.30 until 7.30 with dinner afterwards at the Eagles Inn, Llanwchllyn LL23 7UB read more...

Mon 19th November 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker John Powell

2002 Pancake Race John will speak today on his findings at a local film library and other things.

LUNCH Chicken and leek pie served with creamed potatoes and seasonal vegetables
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Mon 12th November 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Club SGM & Business Meeting

Special General Meeting read more...

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

Club Council

Tue 6th November 2018 Marches Students Plant Crocuses to Support Polio Eradication

Justin and The Marches students plant crocuses Students at The Marches follow up their Polio campaign briefings to plant crocuses. read more...

Mon 5th November 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Mansel Davies

181105 ManselDavies Mansel Davies, John's speaker today, will talk to us today about the hugely important topic of eSafety, particularly for Primary School pupils, before John introduces Club members to the 'Dark Web'. read more...

Fri 2nd November 2018 - Sun 4th November 2018 Club 3 Day Trip to Harrogate

Visiting Smithills Trip organiser David Foden has circulated planned details of the Harrogate visit. read more...

Thu 1st November 2018 - Tue 30th April 2019 HSBC - Rotary Club of Oswestry Investment Competition 2018-19

Investment Competition Thanks to the hard work of Robin Sinclair we have a record entry from local secondary schools. 5 schools have entered a total of 27 teams. The students are now busy investing their money and it will prove interesting to see how they get on. read more...

Mon 29th October 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Natalie Cumming

Natalie Cumming David Lloyd's speaker today will be Natalie Cumming who has just written a book "The Fiddle". This true story about a violin was the subject of a BBC2 programme “The Repair Shop” shown on September 3 2018 - MEETING IN THE RESTAURANT TODAY read more...

Fri 26th October 2018 Oswestry Town Twinning Race Night @ Oswestry Cricket Club, Morda

Race Night! Raise funds and have fun in aid of Town Twinning read more...

Thu 25th October 2018 Fellowship Supper - Host Wanted?

Fellowship Suppers Fellowship Supper read more...

Wed 24th October 2018 Fellowship Supper - Host Wanted?

Fellowship Suppers Fellowship Supper read more...

Tue 23rd October 2018 Fellowship Supper - Hosts Wanted?

Fellowship Supper John Ward is organising the autumn round of Fellowship Suppers - are you interested in hosting or dining? Read on . . . read more...

Mon 22nd October 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Steve Thomas

Steve back at Club Robin's speaker today will be Honorary Member of this Club Steve Thomas who will talk about the work of the Shropshire Wildlife Trust read more...

Mon 22nd October 2018 Justin Updates The Marches Pupils on the Campaign to End Polio

Justin addressing The Marches Sixth Form Justin Soper was asked by The Marches via Mark as Chair of Foundation to give year assemblies on Rotary's End Polio' campaign to Years 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and the 6th form. read more...

Fri 19th October 2018 Concert for Mind - The Mental Health Charity @ The Marches School

Kate MacDonald - one of the organisers behind the Music for Mind Concert A concert to raise funds for Mind - The Mental Health Charity read more...

Fri 19th October 2018 - Sat 17th November 2018 Launch of Wilfred Owen Festival as Supported by the Mary Hignett Bequest

Launch of Wilfred Owen Festival The exciting and wide ranging Wilfred Owen Festival is due to launch today. read more...

Wed 17th October 2018 'An Evening of Song' - Rhos Orpheus Male Choir with special guest Elan Catrin Parry

Evening of Song An evening of song with Rhos Orpheus Male Choir, and a very special act Elan Catrin Parry in aid of The Movement Centre. read more...

Mon 15th October 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Dave Andrews

Dave Andrews and his latest book "Wilfred Owen - Poet of Oswestry" MEETING IN THE RESTAURANT TODAY

Tony's speaker today is local author Dave Andrews whose latest book is "Wilfred Owen - Poet of Oswestry". read more...

Thu 11th October 2018 Rotaventure - Blood Brothers 7.30pm @ Theatre Severn

Blood Brothers Rotaventure trip to see the hit West End Musical Blood Brothers @ Theatre Severn read more...

Tue 9th October 2018 Oswestry to be Venue for Shropshire's Latest Park Run

 Volunteers on the finish line of the test run For people who want a free to participate weekly 5km run in Oswestry. Open to all ages and abilities, parkrun is held at 9:00am on Saturday mornings at Henley Woods - starts 20 October 2018! read more...

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

Mon 8th October 2018 - Fri 19th October 2018 Mary Hignett Bequest Fund Helps Run Courses for Oswestry Makes

Ticky The MHBF funds artist-in-residence Ticky Lowe from 8-19 Oct.2018 (1 week Oswestry Library:1 week Qube) plus a series of free/low-cost workshops leading up to the festival weekend to encourage as many people as possible to take part in Oswestry Makes 2018 read more...

Fri 5th October 2018 - Sun 7th October 2018 District 1180 Annual Conference - The Liner Hotel Liverpool

Rotary District 1180 Annual Conference read more...

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

Club Council

Mon 1st October 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Carolyn McLaughlin

President Elect Mark Liquorish presenting speaker Carolyn McLaughlin with a cheque for Troop Aid Jackie's speaker today will be Carolyn McLaughlin who will tell us about the Troop Aid charity. read more...

Sat 29th September 2018 The Mary Hignett Bequest Fund Supports New Tables for Hirnant Community Centre

Graham Moss presents the MHBF plaque to the Hirnant Chair of Trustees the Rev'd Kit Carter Graham and Lynette Moss visit Hirnant Community Centre to see for themselves the new tables bought with the aid of a grant from the Mary Hignett Bequest read more...

Mon 24th September 2018 Rotary District 1180 Quiz First Round v Bala @ 7:15pm, The White Lion Hotel, Bala

The White Lion Hotel @ Bala We're off on our travels for the first round of this year's District Quiz read more...

Mon 24th September 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Freya Gillies-Foers our 2018 RYLA student

Freya receiving her certificate from Martin Davies from Borderland Rotary Club who organise RYLA. Jayne's speaker Freya from The Marches Academy will tell us about her RYLA experience this August. read more...

Sun 23rd September 2018 Oswestry Community Games, Cae Glas Park, September 2018

2018 Oswestry Community Games ----- CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER FORECAST -----

The 6th annual Oswestry Community Games supported by the Mary Hignett Bequest Fund. Oswestry Rotary Club will have a stall there - come and meet us?! read more...

Sat 22nd September 2018 The Mayor's Luxurious Vintage Afternoon Tea @ The Wynnstay Hotel, Oswestry

Mayor's Afternoon Tea @ The Wynnstay with Prosecco, Raffle and Live Music! read more...

Sat 22nd September 2018 - Wed 31st October 2018 Free Dementia Friends Awareness Sessions

Oswestry Dementia Friends Group Free one hour informal sessions for you to become a Dementia Friend.

Learn more about how dementia affects people - just go along! read more...

Mon 17th September 2018 No Meeting - Lunch is available at Lifeline 2018 if booked in advance

Fri 14th September 2018 LifeLine Visitors Day 2018

Tent Life Visitors today included the Mayor of Oswestry, the Rotary District Governor and the Community Ambassador for the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Mercia. read more...

Thu 13th September 2018 Rotaventure - Wine Tasting River Severn Cruise

Wine tasting trip Wine tasting whilst cruising on the River Severn from Shrewsbury :) read more...

Thu 13th September 2018 Remembering J C

Rotary District Golf Tankard Mike Griffiths recently reported that Richard Anderson of Reading had sent a silver tankard that his Grandfather had won for a Rotary District Golf Tournament in Wrexham in 1937. read more...

Wed 12th September 2018 - Tue 18th September 2018 LifeLine 2018

LifeLine 2018 LifeLine for local Year 6 pupils read more...

Tue 11th September 2018 LifeLine 2018 - Setup

Setup All volunteers to arrive as soon after 9.00am as possible - thank you! read more...

Mon 10th September 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting

Sat 8th September 2018 - Sat 22nd September 2018 Year of Health & Wellbeing Event @ Oswestry Library - Defibrillator Training with St John Ambulance

Health & Wellbeing Awareness Learn how to use a defibrillator with St John Ambulance read more...

Fri 7th September 2018 - Fri 28th September 2018 Year of Health & Wellbeing Event @ Oswestry Library - Singing for Health

Singing for Health Back by popular demand! read more...

Thu 6th September 2018 Heritage Open Days - Library Talk 'Susan Owen - Mother of a Wartime Poet' by Dave Andrews

Susan and Wilfred Owen Free as part of the Heritage Open Days Festival, Dave Andrews, Reader and Writer in Residence at Oswestry Library and author of ‘Wilfred Owen: Poet of Oswestry’, talks about the strong-minded and formidable mother of the famous World War One poet. read more...

Thu 6th September 2018 - Sun 16th September 2018 Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days Every year in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and history. It's your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences - and it's all FREE. read more...

Wed 5th September 2018 Club Council held Wednesday 5th September 2018 @ at 5.30

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Wed 5th September 2018 Club Council held Wednesday 3rd October 2018 @ at 5.30

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Wed 5th September 2018 Club Council - 5.30pm @ The Wynnstay Hotel

Club Council Club Council

Mon 3rd September 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Mark Liquorish on

I See No Ships Mark's talk is called ‘I See No Ships’ - a personal account. read more...

Mon 27th August 2018 No Meeting - Bank Holiday

Mon 20th August 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speakers Ben and Tom Wilson of OsNosh

Ben and Tom Wilson Hazel's speakers today will be Ben and Tom Wilson who will tell us about their new project OsNosh. read more...

Sun 19th August 2018 - Fri 24th August 2018 RYLA 2018 - Arthog

RYLA 2018 Our student from The Marches will be attending the RYLA course at Arthog this week. read more...

Sat 18th August 2018 Old News of Former Club Member Ernest Power

Ernest Power John Powell spotted this photo in the Shropshire Star today and wanted to share it with us. Do you remember Ernest? read more...

Mon 13th August 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Justin Soper

Justin tells us about his District Safeguarding role. Justin spoke about his District Safeguarding role read more...

Mon 6th August 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting

Business Meeting

Wed 1st August 2018 Club Council held Wednesday 1st August 2018 @ at 5.30

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Wed 1st August 2018 Club Council - 5.30pm @ The Wynnstay Hotel

Club Council
Club Council

Tue 31st July 2018 Fellowship Supper @ Graham & Lynette's

Fellowship supper @ Graham and Lynette's Graham and Lynette will host a Fellowship Supper on this date. read more...

Mon 30th July 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Bill Shaw

Bill wearing his medal from running his first marathon. Bill will speak to us today about his marathon running experiences. read more...

Fri 27th July 2018 OsNosh Feast @ Treflach Farm

OsNosh Feast @ Treflach Farm Help them raise the funds required to get this project off the ground by attending this Feast! read more...

Fri 27th July 2018 Year of Health & Wellbeing Event @ Oswestry Library - Breast Cancer UK

Breast Cancer Awareness Jackie Vaughan from Breast Cancer UK will tell us why they believe that breast cancer prevention is possible and wants you to know what you can do to reduce the risk.

Free entry in the Library from 10.30-11.30 - just book in with the library staff. read more...

Wed 25th July 2018 Presentation of the M&S Simply Food Bucket Collection Donations

Mike Griffiths presents a cheque for £140 to Catherine Wilks, CEO of Designs in Mind Three local Oswestry charities benefit from the M&S Simply Food Bucket Collection read more...

Mon 23rd July 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker George Rook - Living With Dementia As Well As He Can

President Ian Glenister with George Rook (R) read more...

Sun 22nd July 2018 Ian Glenister's In & Out Party

Oswestry Cricket Club Ian will hold his In and Out Party at Oswestry Cricket Club starting at about 3.00pm. There will be a contribution of £5 per person asked which will include the first drink. Numbers to Ian asap please?

Sat 21st July 2018 2018-19 Duty Rota is Launched!

Duty Rota 2018-19 Thanks to Mark Liquorish for his hard work in preparing the new rota.

The 2018-19 Rota has now been uploaded and will be fully on the website very shortly. read more...

Tue 17th July 2018 Tree of Light 2018 Collection @ Park Hall : The New Saints Vs KF Shkendija KO 7:00pm

Jackie and Dave collect! UEFA Champions League Qualifying match TNS vs S'dija Tetovo of the Macedonian First League. read more...

Mon 16th July 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker David Griggs

Dave tells us how not to take an interview . . . Dave will tell us something of his previous interview experiences.

Thu 12th July 2018 Our Lady and St Oswald's RotaKids Chartered

We're Chartered! District Governor Steve Martin and Assistant District Governor Sherie Soper attend Our Lady and St Oswald's RotaKids Charter read more...

Mon 9th July 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting

Business Meeting 2018-19 Lunch: Cold meats carved buffet served with new potatoes and a selection of salads

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

Club Council 2018-19

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

Minutes read more...

Wed 4th July 2018 Year of Health & Wellbeing Event @ Oswestry Library - Macmillan Cancer

Helen from Macmillan Cancer's Betty Bus Macmillan Cancer's Betty Bus visited Oswestry Library today with information for anyone affected by cancer.

Mon 2nd July 2018 Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Darren Edwards

Darren Edwards and Rtn Prof Wagih El Masri.  

Darren's Life-Changing Accident Won't Hold Him Back. Paralysed in a rock climbing accident, Darren will be telling us the inspirational story of his recovery and how he founded the charity Strength Through Adversity.

Lunch: Sausage & mushroom penne pasta & thyme cream sauce, served with toasted ciabatta read more...

Mon 2nd July 2018 Year of Health & Wellbeing Event @ Oswestry Library - Friends of Parkies & Haemochromatosis

Karine Sarre of the Haemochromatosis Society Moving into July's theme of "Find Out About Your Health" we had information stands manned by 'Friends of Parkies' for those affected by Parkinsons Disease and The Haemochromatosis Society. read more...
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