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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker RYLA Student Harry Gardner


Jayne Middleton's speaker today was Harry Gardner, our RYLA student from The Marches Academy.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Chris Toller of Henstone Distillery


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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Donation to Qube and Workshops Supported by the Mary Hignett Bequest Fund


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

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‘Purple for Polio’ Crocus Planting - Cae Glas Park


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.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Miss Betty Gull


David Lloyd's speaker today will be Miss Betty Gull

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Visitors Day at LifeLine 2017


Today LifeLine will be visited by our VIP guests!

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LifeLine Visitors Day 2017 - Take Two


Photos of the day from Fern Lloyd

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Mary Hignett Bequest Fund


Some successful applications to the Mary Hignett Bequest Fund in 2016-17

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Bywater Cruises


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!

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker 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.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker John Powell


John will tell us all about his first trip abroad.

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Rotaventure - ChesterBoat Trip to Ironbridge


ChesterBoat Trip to Ironbridge with Victorian tea on board (Approx 2 hours) £24.20 per person

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Fae Dromgool


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

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David Davies' In/Out Party @ Oswestry Cricket Club


Daitwice has a BBQ for his In/Out Party

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Sandy Harper


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.

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Tree of Light Appeal Launched at TNS Champions League Qualifier


TNS have given permission for Rotary Club members to carry out a raffle and bucket collection at the TNS v Europa FC match tonight.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Handover


The handover of the Club's Presidency for 2017-18 to David Davies

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Street Collection - Saturday June 24th 2017


The Club's annual street collection for charities

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Millicent Kaye Art Competition and Exhibition for Primary School 2017


Our Club's annual art competition for local primary schools.

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Welshpool Poetry Festival - Supported by the Mary Hignett Bequest Fund


Mary Hignett Bequest Fund supports the 3rd Welshpool Poetry Festival

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Friends of Kinnerley School Fun Run 9.45am SY10 8BT


Oswestry Rotary Club is pleased to sponsor the medals for participants in this fundraiser for Kinnerley School Friends.

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Derwen College Fete, Gobowen 1.30-4.30pm


Club's annual entertainments in support of the Derwen College

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Judging of this Year's Millicent Kaye Primary Art Competition 'In The Park'


Vocational Committee members meet at the Masonic Hall for the judging of this year's entries by Joan Turner.

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Crocus Walk Certificate Presentation to Bellan House Pupils


President Ian and Crocus Walk organiser David Gordon visited the Bellan House Assembly this morning to present the pupils with a certificate for their participation in the Sponsored Walk in April.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Helen Pocknell


Ruth Thomas' speaker today will be Derwen College's Marketing & Pre-entry Assessment Officer Helen Pocknell talking about Autism and Autism friendly communities. There will also be a presentation to the winners of the Club's annual Investment Competition

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Rev Harry Edwards of Mulberry Alpacas


Robin's speaker today will be the Rev. Harry Edwards of Mulberry Alpacas who will talk to us about Alpaca Farming. Harry is also Spiritual Care Coordinator/Counsellor of Severn Hospice.

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Mary Hignett Supports Oswestry Rugby Club Fundraising


Mary Hignett Fund buys table cloths for Oswestry Rugby Club

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Mary Hignett Grant Rolls Out The Mats For Knockin & Kinnerley Cricket Club


K&K Cricket Club show off their new mats in the nets. The Mary Hignett Bequest Fund paid for one of them.

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Winners of Rotary Club/HSBC Investment Competition Declared


The Club's Investment Competition for secondary schools comes to an end and the runaway winners declared!

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Youth Speaks National Final - Thomas Telford School, Old Park, Telford, TF3 4NW


Oswestry School pupils are judged ‘best in the country' for public speaking in the national final of the Rotary Youth Speaks competition.

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Sponsored Crocus Walk Cae Glas Park 11.00am - REARRANGED DATE


Annual Crocus Walk for End Polio Now! Rearranged from March 3rd

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker M Liquorish


Today Mark will talk to us on the intriguing subject of 20th Century Icons. What does he mean?

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Health Awareness Day @ Oswestry Library


The Rotary Club's annual Health Awareness Day - Look After Yourself!

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The Wheels Challenge 2017 - Orthopaedic Hospital 1.45pm


Commencing in Manchester on 9th April the relay will wend its way through Britain and Ireland to Stoke Mandeville Hospital. Join us on the Oswestry leg.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Dr Bruce Eden


John Thompson's speaker today was retired GP Dr Bruce Eden who now works for the Lingen-Davies Centre

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Purple4Polio and Celebrating 100 Years of the Rotary Foundation


'A Purple thumbs up and a Big thank you in helping to eradicate Polio'.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker James Hennie from Tesni Homes and Developments


Dave's speaker today is James Hennie MD of Tesni Homes and Developments will be speaking about Tesni"™s passion for environmental sustainability and partnering with Marches School to help fundraise for three eco-domes to be installed for use by pupils.

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Regional Final of Youth Speaks, Darwen Vale High School, Darwen


The Rotary Club of Oswestry were represented in the senior competition by District winners Oswestry School

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Charter Night - 6.30 for 7.00pm


Our Club's 88th Charter Night

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Rotaventure - Ten Pin Bowling & Meal @ The Venue Park Hall. 6.45pm


Approx £15 for meal and 2 games.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Rachel Wintle from the Alzheimer's Society


John Cleaver's speaker today will be Rachel Wintle Dementia Support Manager at the Alzheimer's Society

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Library Receives Christmas Parade Funds for Shared Memory Dementia Project


Oswestry Rotary Club is pleased to be able support to people living with memory difficulties when Oswestry Library launches its Shared Memory Bags scheme at 1.00pm on Saturday 4th March at the library.

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District 1180 Final Youth Speaks 2017 - Catrin Finch Centre, Glyndwr Uni, Wrexham


District 1180 Youth Speaks Final

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Oswestry Youth Music Festival 2nd - 5th March 2017


Founded in 1977 as a one-off event to celebrate the Queen's Silver Jubilee, Oswestry Youth Music Festival goes from strength to strength with competitions taking place from March 2nd to 5th in Christchurch, Holy Trinity and Oswestry Methodist churches.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Justin Soper Newbie Talk


Club Mini Assembly with ADG David Brigden was unfortunately cancelled today and new member Justin Soper stepped into the breach to give his new members talk about his life in Education.

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Focus Evening - 6.00pm @ The Wynnstay


Tonight's willing 'victim' was Club President Ian Haigh

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Tree of Light 2016 Cheque Presentations


Distribution of the donations to the 2016 Tree of Light beneficiaries

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Mark Fosbrook


Oswestry Paralympian Mark Fosbrook was Mike Jones' speaker today.

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Mock Interviews @ The Marches Academy


Mock Interviews for the Year 11s

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Roger Cooper


Chris Perry's speaker today will be Roger Cooper archaeological director of the Oswestry Castle Research Project

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Tining is Everything! Mary Hignett Bequest Supports Wynnstay Bowling Club's January Treatment


Fund supports Wynnstay Bowling Club

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International Students Evening 5.30 for 6.00pm at The Wynnstay Hotel


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Christmas Gift of Foreign Currency to the Air Ambulance


Oswestry Rotary Club Collect for the Air Ambulance

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Oswestry Christmas Parade


The 50th annual Oswestry Christmas Parade

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Youth Speaks Round 1 @ Oswestry School


First round of this year's Youth Speaks competition

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Tree of Light 2016 Switch On - 5.00pm November 19th 2016, Sainsbury's Oswestry


Tree of Light 2016 Switch On - 5.00pm Sainsbury's, Oswestry - Bucket Collection and Bag Packing

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Tree of Light Set Up


Members of the Club set up the Tree of Light 2016

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The Show Goes On! - Thanks To The Mary Hignett Bequest Fund


A grant from the Mary Hignett Bequest Fund allows the Tanat Valley Theatre Group to replace their failed boiler.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Gary Ridgway Chair of Oswestry BID


Stuart's speaker today will be Gary Ridgway Chair of Oswestry BID

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Jill Livingstone, Carers Trust 4 All


Jill Livingstone of the Carers Trust 4 All is Peter's speaker today to talk to us about the recent changes in Shropshire and how the Red Cross Oswestry Young Carers function is now being covered.

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Club Autumn Weekend Away - Royal Tunbridge Wells - 28-30 October 2016


Club weekend trip away to Royal Tunbridge Wells

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District 1180 Council


Oswestry President Ian Haigh receives the Best Website Trophy from District Governor Molly Youd.

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Rotary Foundation Centenary Crocus Planting @ Central Car Park Entrance


The Borderland and Oswestry Clubs join with helpers from The Derwen to plant crocus bulbs at the entrance to the Central Car Park.

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Meet Oswestry School Interact Club 2016


The new Committee for Oswestry School Interact were inducted today at their meeting and received their regalia.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Jacob Owen and Tom Lowe - Rotary Youth Leadership Award


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The Civil War Comes to Oswestry


Mike Jones needs our help to run a Rotary Stall for the Tree of Light when the renowned Sealed Knot re-enactment organisation set up a traditional camp in Cae Glas Park on the 17th and 18th of September 2016.

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Visitors Day at LifeLine 2016


Today we were pleased to welcome two High Sheriffs, one Rotary District Governor and the Town Council Mayor - phew!

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LifeLine 2016 September 15th - 21st


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.

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Rotary Club Supports Coin Collection for Midlands Air Ambulance


Collect your foreign or obsolete currency for the Midlands Air Ambulance

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting


Business Meeting followed by a talk from Jools Payne on the Syrian refugees she has been helping to settle in Oswestry.

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Distribution of Street & Supermarket Collection


The Street & Supermarket Collection raised over £900 this year - the distributions among the beneficiaries will be shown here

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Club Donates TVs to Oswestry's Syrian Refugee Families


Photos ©Stonehouse Photographic/Refugee Action

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker B Shaw


Bill will tell us about more of his walking adventures in the Lake District.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Dave Andrews


Steve Drinnan's speaker today is Oswestry walker and charity fundraiser Dave Andrews

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker D Ellis


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Rotaventure - Wine Tasting Boat Trip on the River Severn


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The Powys Eisteddfod in Oswestry at Park Hall


Powys Eisteddfod makes one of its regular visits to Oswestry where it will be from Friday 15th to Saturday 16th July. The Mary Hignett Bequest Fund is sponsoring prizes for the Choral and Arts & Crafts competitions.

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Whittington School Pupils Support Rotakids End Polio Now!


Over 3 days, the pupils of Whittington Primary School have completed sponsored walks to support the Rotakids End Polio Now! fundraising campaign,

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Handover


Club Handover and welcome to new member Justin Soper

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Presentation of Derwen Duke of Edinburgh's Award 2016


Derwen students receive their Duke of Edinburgh's Awards from Oswestry Town Mayor Paul Milner

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Orthopaedic Summer Fair & Open Day - RJAH Gobowen - 12.00-4.00pm


Club's annual support for the League of Friends' Orthopaedic Summer Fair & Open Day - RJAH Gobowen - TBC

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RDW Exhibitions Donate 6 Panel Display Board with Carry Bag to Rotary Club Of Oswestry


RDW Exhibitions Donate 6 Panel Display Board with Carry Bag to Rotary Club Of Oswestry

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Club Assembly with ADG Prof David Brigden PHF


Members of the Rotary Club of Oswestry reveal their plans for the new Rotary year.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker J Middleton + Oswestry School Interactors and Whittington Rotakids


Oswestry School Interactors and Whittington Rotakids will be our guests at lunch today to tell us about their activities this year

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Millicent Kaye Art Competition Exhibition - QUBE 13th June - 27th June


The winners of the 2016 Millicent Kaye Art Competition for Primary School children from around Oswestry are listed here and will be presented with their prizes at the opening of the exhibition at The Qube on Monday 13th June

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Vocational Trip to Guy Davies' Anaerobic Digester, Little Ness


G C Davies & Co are a family partnership farming in Shropshire since 1896.

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Derwen College Fete, Gobowen 1.30-4.30pm


Club's annual entertainments in support of the Derwen College

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Mary Hignett Grant Supports Cae Glas Cricket Club Refurbishment


The MHBF granted Cae Glas Cricket Club £2,000 for the purchase of new chairs and tables for the refurbishment of their pavilion.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speakers Ellesmere College Students


Ellesmere College students updated us on the progress of their Monduli Green project

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Rotary Club of Oswestry Sponsors Derwen College Duke of EdinburghSilver Award Students


The Community Services Committee recently sponsored the Silver Duke of Edinburgh students for their successful expedition.

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Oswestry Rotary Club Members Meet Officers from The Powys Eisteddfod Committee


This morning, the President and a number of members of The Rotary Club were pleased to welcome Mrs Beryl Vaughan Chairperson and other members of the Gymrodoriaeth to Oswestry as their arrangements for the Oswestry Powys Eisteddfod 2016 continue."‹

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Rotaventure - Mile End Golf Driving Range, 7.00pm


Hit as many balls as you like and then enjoy meals and inevitable drinks in the Club House.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Mr Graham Kyle


Today's speaker will be Mr Graham Kyle

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Health Awareness Day - Oswestry Library


Health Awareness Day in its new venue at Oswestry Library

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Perfect for Radio - John Davies Makes Elizabethan Pie on Radio 2


Club member John Davies got his hands dirty as part of his Children in Need prize to create an Elizabethan pie in honour of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare"™s death

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Oswestry School Interact Presents Cheque to Teenage Cancer Charity


The Interact Club hand over the terrific results of their fundraising efforts for The Teenage Cancer Trust.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Dave Andrews


Find out more about "The Oswestry Round"

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Charter Night - 6.30 for 7.00pm @ Oswestry Cricket Club


Our Club's 87th Charter Night, held this year at Oswestry Cricket Club

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OsLitFest Cover Story Competition Presentation @ Oswestry Library


Presentation to the winners of this year's literature competition for Oswestry's primary schools

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Rotaventure - 10 Pin Bowling, The Venue, Park Hall, 6.30pm


10 Pin Bowling at The Venue

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Make A Mark CIC and Willow Gallery CIC Assistance from the Mary Hignett Bequest Fund


Arts for Wellbeing Project helped by Mary Hignett Bequest

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker J Thompson


John will review his technical background to current social networks from PhD project to collaboration in Europe which is very topical with June 23 looming.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Shropshire's Sacrifice


STOP PRESS: Unfortunately Andy McKeown will unavoidably be unable to attend today so we will have Claire Crackett to tell us about the Shropshire's Sacrifice project on her own.

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Sponsored Crocus Walk for End Polio Now!


Sponsored Crocus Walk for End Polio Now!

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Dave Swanton, Head Gardener at Powis Castle


Dave Griffiths' speaker today will be Dave Swanton, Head Gardener at the National Trust property of Powis Castle near Welshpool.

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Tree of Light 2015 Cheque Presentations


Presentations to the Tree of Light Beneficiaries

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Note from Secretary Ian re New Venue


Helpful Info from Secretary Ian

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speakers John and Mike Cleaver


John and his son Mike introduce us to Mike's lifelong interest in butterflies

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Rev Richard Hayes


Rev Richard Hayes, Chair of The Friends of Lord Hill's Column will be our speaker today.

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Mock Interviews @ The Marches Academy - All Day


Mock Interviews for the Year 11s at The Marches Academy

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International Students Evening


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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting & Ruth Thomas


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Youth Speaks Competition - 24th November 2015 - Marches Hall


RIBI encourages speaking and presentation skills in young people

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Winner of Cardiff Trip 'Fellowship' Photo Competition


Winner and 'mentioned in dispatches'

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker from CHALK CIC Oswestry


Chris' speaker today will be Gemma Cassin from the CHALK CIC group in Oswestry

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Foundation Evening - 6.30pm for 7.00pm


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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Linda Butler


Mike's speaker today is Linda Butler who will speak about her time spent with the Mercy Ships Charity in Africa

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Tree of Light 2015 Switch On - 4.30pm November 28th 2015, Sainsbury's Oswestry


Tree of Light 2015 Switch On - 4.30pm Sainsbury's Oswestry

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Oswestry School Interact 2015 Members Take Office


Oswestry School Interact 2015 Members Take Office

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Kate Breeden


Emma's speaker today is Kate who has been selected to go to Zambia with Voluntary Service Overseas for three months starting later this month.

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Club Autumn Weekend Away - Cardiff


Club weekend trip away - to Cardiff

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N Shrops Special Olympics Group W Mids XC Trefonen School Playing Fields 9.45am to 12noon


Marshalling opportunity at the W Mids Cross Country hosted by the N Shropshire Special Olympics Group

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Rob Williams


Stuart's speaker today is Rob Williams of the Cambrian Heritage Railway who will speak on the plans and future of the railway based in Oswald Road.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker RYLA Students


RYLA students present to Club about their RYLA Arthog experience.

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Oswestry Community Games, Cae Glas Park, September 2015


Oswestry Community Games to return this September. Mike and Mike have a Rotary stall

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Visitors Day at LifeLine 2015


This morning we were visited by Rotary District 1180 Governor Chris Sumner and Oswestry Town Mayor Councillor Peter Cherrington.

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When the Wild West came to Oswestry - Heritage Open Day activity for 7-11 yr olds


Oswestry Family and Local History Group will give a presentation for 7 to 11 year olds about Buffalo Bill, his Wild West & Congress of Rough Riders of the World Show and its visit to Oswestry on Wednesday 11th May 1904.

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LifeLine 2015 Set Up


LifeLine Set Up at Park Hall

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting and IPP David's Return to Club


Business Meeting and IPP David's return to Club bearing banners!

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Rotaventure - Kerry Vale Vineyard Tour


A tour of the vineyard at Church Stoke; tasting of 4 wines as well as an explanatory talk plus a platter of local cheeses.

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Rotaventure - Club Trip to Bethesda Zip World, Snowdonia


Rotaventure trip to the longest and fastest zip line in Europe

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Shane Parr, Director and Owner of Stonehouse Brewery


Shane Parr, Director and Owner of Stonehouse Brewery, is Dave Foden's speaker today

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting and Rotakids Presentation


In addition to the Club's regular Business Meeting, we will hear a talk from Steve Martin from Neston RC about Rotakids.

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Invitation to D1210 Vocational Study Exchange Presentation Evening @ RC Stafford Knot


Invitation to D1210 Vocational Study Exchange Presentation Evening

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Shirley Vaughan


Shirley Vaughan of the Shropshire Deaf and Hard of Hearing Forum will be speaking to us about Deaf Awareness.

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Mary Hignett Fund Supports Publication of "The Right Ingredients" Cookbook, July 2015


Launched today! A grant from the Mary Hignett Bequest Fund to the Oswestry mental health arts charity "Designs In Mind" has assisted with the printing of a remarkable recipe book telling something of the group and its members.

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Friends of Rotary - Gin Tasting - 7.30 The Dining Rooms


Gin sampling plus canapes . . . .

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Millicent Kaye Art Competition Exhibition - QUBE 15th June - 29th June


The Rotary Club of Oswestry has been running the Millicent Kaye Art Competition for young people since 1996 in memory of well known local artist Millicent Kaye who died in that year. This year's theme will be "In The Jungle".

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Handover and Business Meeting


Club Business meeting followed by President's Handover

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Oswestry Rotary Club supports the Derwen College Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award students


Jayne and Hazel visit the Derwen to find out more . . .

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Rotaventure - Archery @ Crew Green


John's Rotaventure visit to have a go at Archery.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting


The Club's regular Business Meeting is followed by the induction of two new members.

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Official Opening of Hignett Place, Oswestry, May 2015


As custodians of the Mary Hignett Bequest Fund, Oswestry Rotary Club were present at the official opening of the Hignett Place housing development.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker British Red Cross Young Carers


Ray Lewis' speaker today was Emma Croall from the British Red Cross Young Carers organisation. 2 members of The Marches Interact Club had lunch with us to present a cheque for �200 they had raised.

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Health Awareness and Wellbeing Event - Saturday 25th April 2015


Memorial Hall Oswestry, 10.00am - 2.00pm

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Charter Night - 6.30 for 7.00pm @ The Dining Rooms


Speaker Rebecca Warren, Ward Manager for the Midlands Spinal Unit will be speaking about her work at the Unit and with the TA in Afghanistan

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Young Writers Competition Presentation - 11.00am, Oswestry Library


Presentation of Rotary Young Writers Competition 'Front Lines' @ Oswestry LitFest, Oswestry Library

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Hearing Dogs for Deaf People


Peter's speaker today will be Ruth Allen and her dog Piper for the Hearing Dogs for the Deaf organisation

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WWI Trench Art Is Now In The Library for OsLitFest 2015


As part of the sixth Oswestry LitFest, a stunning and very special installation inspired by the World War I trenches has been moved from the window of Tanners Wines on Wyle Cop in Shrewsbury to Oswestry Library.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting with ADG Dave Roscoe


Business meeting with ADG and President of Liverpool Exchange Dave Roscoe.

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District 1180 Final of Youth Speaks Competition - Catrin Finch Centre, Glyndwr University, Wrexham


The Final for the District round was held at the Catrin Finch Centre at Glyndwr University, Wrexham on Friday 6th March 2015

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Sponsored Crocus Walk Cae Glas Park 11.00am


In 2010, Bellan pupils helped Oswestry Rotary Club plant 5,000 purple crocuses in Cae Glas Park, Oswestry. On Friday 27th February 2015 at 11am a further bugle call will sound to start the 4th annual Bellan "Crocus Walk" in aid of "END POLIO NOW".

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Tree of Light Cheque Presentations


Presentations to the Tree of Light Beneficiaries

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Polio: We are this close!


The World Health Organisation reports @ 18th February 2015 that the provisional year-end figures for 2014 are 359 wild polio virus confirmed cases worldwide (57 fewer than 2013) and 54 circulating vaccine derived polio cases worldwide (12 fewer than 2013)

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Guide Dogs


Chris Perry's speaker today will be Lin Stapley from the Guide Dogs organisation. We will also be joined today by Brian Lort's daughter Jenny Limond for the launch of the DVD recording of Brian's memories from his time as a wartime pilot.

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Mock Interviews @ The Marches Academy


Mock Interviews for the Year 11 students at The Marches Academy

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Evening Meeting - 6.30-7.00pm - International Students Evening


International Committee's annual evening with overseas students invited from local schools.

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Tree of Light 2014 - Taken Down :(


The 2014 Tree of Light comes down!

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Ruth Thomas Joins Oswestry Rotary Club


Chief Executive of the Derwen College joins Oswestry Rotary Club

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Roy Jones


Dave Foden's guest speaker today will be Roy Jones who will be telling us all about the progress of the new Smithfield development.

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Christmas Tree Festival, All Saints Church, Gobowen


Come and see the displays of Christmas Trees at All Saints Church Gobowen's Christmas Tree Festival. All welcome.

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Oswestry Christmas Parade


Our Club lends a hand at Borderland's Christmas Parade

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Brian Goodwin


David's speaker today is Brian Goodwin, President of the Shropshire Beekeepers' Association 2013-14.

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Tree of Light 2014 Switch On - 5.30pm Sainsbury's Oswestry


Support the Rotary Club of Oswestry Tree of Light fundraising campaign 2014. Tree of Light Switch On by legendary Welsh, Wrexham and Everton goalkeeper Dai Davies.

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Put up 'Tree of Light'


Club members put up the 'Tree of Light' 2014 outside Sainsbury's

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Youth Speaks - Tuesday 25th November 2014, 5.30pm, Oswestry Library


RIBI encourages speaking and presentation skills in young people.

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Oswestry School Interact Group Receive Their Club Badges


President David Gordon presents Oswestry School Interactors with medallions and badges.

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Evening Meeting - 6.30 for 7.00pm Foundation Evening @ The Dining Rooms


Speaker Rtn Hywel Williams (Wrexham Yale)

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting


A routine Business Meeting was brightened up by the visit of District Governor Les Wilson and his wife Pat

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Foundation 'Indoor Olympics Fun' Evening


Foundation "Indoor Olympics Fun" Evening - Rhydycroesau Village Hall

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'The Forester's House' - a new play about the last hours of Wilfred Owen, November 2014


"The Foresters House" by local playwright Neil Rhodes, is set in Ors in France just days before the armistice was announced in 1918. The camaraderie between Wilfred and his men, the longing for home and the long suffering acceptance of war set the scene.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Graham Wilson, OBE, Chief Executive of the NABMA


Ian Glenister's speaker today was Graham Wilson, OBE, Chief Executive of the National Association of British Market Authorities

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Club Autumn Weekend Away - Portsmouth


Club weekend trip away - to Portsmouth

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Speech Therapist Beth Fitzpatrick Tells Us About 'Faces of Hope'


Find out more about the work of 'Face of Hope' in Guatemala

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Dr Stan Moore


Steve Drinnan's guest speaker today was Dr Stan Moore, retired professor from Glyndŵr University, who took as his theme "150 Famous Welsh Americans" sub-titling his talk 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly'!

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Ian Orton


International speaker Ian Orton speaks about Tearfund today.

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N Shrops Special Olympics Group W Mids XC Trefonen


Marshalling opportunity at the W Mids Cross Country hosted by the N Shropshire Special Olympics Group

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker RYLA Student Will Napper


Year 12 Marches student will join us for lunch and tell us all about his experience at the RYLA course this year

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Ellesmere College Students


Our guests today were students Beatrice Roberts and Bobby Ore with teachers Cathy Allen and Ben Waddams from Ellesmere College who spoke about their Tanzanian project and summer visit.

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Visit of Mayor of Oswestry and District Governor to Lifeline 2014


The Mayor of Oswestry and District Governor visit LifeLine. Details of the "Tell Us All About It" Competition.

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Disabled Games - 9.30am – 4pm - 14th September 2014


Rotary District 1180 Fun Disabled Games at the Bank of America's 'Field of Dreams' in Chester

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LifeLine 2014 September 10th - 17th


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.

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Vocational Trip to RAF Museum Cosford


Club outing to RAF Museum Cosford

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Rotaventure - Club Trip to Bethesda Zip World, Snowdonia


Rotaventure trip to the longest and fastest zip line in Europe

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Ben Burton


Don Howard's speaker today will be Ben Burton whose participation in the work of the charity Restless Development in Zambia was recently supported by our International Committee

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker John Neave


An Idiots Guide to our own LifeLine project!

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Alwena Martin


Peter's guest today will be Alwena Martin, Chairperson of the Oswestry and District Association for the Elderly

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Rotaventure - Clay Pigeon Shooting at The West Midlands Shooting Ground


Clay Pigeon Shooting - see John Davies for details

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Visit of The Charter President of The Rotary Club of Metro Biñan District 3820


Following contact on our Facebook page, Webmaster(!) Hazel Yates met Mrs Lourdes Esquivel Dimaguila Charter President of The Rotary Club of Metro Biñan District 3820 at The Wynnstay for a coffee today.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Handover


This week's regular meeting was the annual Handover of the Club's Presidency for the new Rotary year 2014-15.

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Orthopaedic Fete - RJAH Gobowen - Saturday June 28th


Orthopaedic Fête - RJAH Gobowen Club's annual support for the League of Friends' Summer Fete

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Club Assembly


Club Assembly

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International Evening - 7.00pm - Speaker Pat Keighley


Pippi House is a safe house for girls at risk in Arusha, Tanzania, East Africa. Pat and Nigel Keighley will tell us more about their involvement.

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Rotaventure - Offa's Dyke - The Final Part


The final part of the Offa's Dyke Walk!

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Transhouse Open Day 11.00am - 3.00pm


Transhouse is a registered charity for people with spinal cord injuries providing short-term accommodation and advocacy support for their clients, while helping them to find and adapt suitable long-term accommodation in their chosen area.

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Millicent Kaye Art Competition Exhibition - QUBE 13th June - 30th June


The Rotary Club of Oswestry has been running the Millicent Kaye Art Competition for young people since 1996 in memory of well known local artist Millicent Kaye who died in that year.

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Rotaventure - Club Trip to Mile End Golf Driving Range 6.45pm


Visit to the Mile End Golf Driving Range.

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Derwen College Fete, Gobowen, Thursday 29 May


Club's annual entertainments in support of the Derwen College.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - M Griffiths


A presentation to the Club by Mike Griffiths and Christopher Perry on the Oswestry Helping Hands organisation which Mike will follow with a presentation on the Rotary Guildford Eye project

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Health Awareness and Wellbeing Event - Saturday 26th April 2014


Memorial Hall Oswestry, 10.00am - 2.00pm

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Julian Cattley


Jenny Edward's speaker today was Julian Cattley, Director of Music at Oswestry School.

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Oswestry School Interact Organise a Charity Inter-Form Hockey Tournament


Oswestry School Interact Organise a Charity Inter-Form Hockey Tournament

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Maria Jones - Midlands Air Ambulance


Robert Parker's speaker today will be Maria Jones of the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity - Maria is the regional fundraising manager for Shropshire.

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Charter Night - 6.30 for 7.00pm @ The Dining Rooms


The guest speaker this evening will be Professor Wagih El Masri, Head of the Midlands Centre for Spinal Injuries at the RJAH at Gobowen.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Pam Sutton


Peter Hill's speaker at the Club meeting today was Pam Sutton, wife of one of the founders of the charity Troop Aid. Their Patron is HRH The Prince of Wales. Further interesting information can be found on their website http://www.troopaid.info/

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Beast Quest Literary Competition Prize Giving 3pm Oswestry Library


Pres Stuart presents the prizes for the winning entry in our "Beast Quest" competition. We will be there from 2-4pm to publicise our Club, Health Awareness Day, polio eradication campaign and, in particular, our stand at the Memorial Hall on 26th April.

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Youth Speaks - District Final, Friday 7th March, Glyndwr University


Youth Speaks District Final

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Sponsored Crocus Walk Cae Glas Park 11.00am


Sponsored walk in aid of the End Polio Now campaign in Cae Glas Park from 11.00am.

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Mock Interviews @ The Marches Academy


Mock Interviews for the Year 11 students at The Marches Academy

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Fellowship Suppers


Fellowship Supper

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Tree of Light 2013 Cheques Presented by Rotary Club of Oswestry


Tree of Light 2013 Cheques Presented by Rotary Club of Oswestry

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Club Visit to the Midlands Centre For Spinal Injuries, RJAH, Gobowen 18.00


This is an invite from its Chief Wagih El Masri to view the Midlands Centre For Spinal Injuries, Orthopedic Hospital, Gobowen. A cheque raised from the Tree of Light will also be presented.

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Evening Meeting - Focus Evening - 6.30pm for 7.00pm


John Ward interviews a member of our Club about their life experiences . . . but who will it be?

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Club Welcomes New Member Howard Ellett


Howard Ellett is inducted to the Rotary Club of Oswestry

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Ms Patricia Rorison


Graham Moss’s speaker on 27th January 2014 will be Ms Patricia Rorison, a consultant plastic surgeon at Birmingham Children’s Hospital specialising in cleft palate repair.

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Evening Meeting - International Students Evening - 6.30 for 7.00pm


International Committee's annual evening with overseas students invited from local schools.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Yossi Gliksman


Jayne's speaker today will be Yossi Gliksman of the Oswestry shop 'Upstairs, Downstairs'

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Oswestry Christmas Parade, Saturday 7th December


Our members give assistance to the Borderland Club with the annual charity Christmas Parade

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Tree of Light - Switch On and Bucket Collection


The Tree of Light 2013 Switch On by world-renowned orthopaedic surgeon Professor Wagih El Masri.

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Tree of Light - Put Up Day and Bucket Collection


The Rotary Club of Oswestry's Tree of Light arrives and is set up outside the Sainsbury's store, Oswestry.

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Wine Tasting (with cheese!) @ The Walls 7.15 for 7.30pm


5 reds and 5 whites from Geoff's cellar with cheese chosen to accompany.

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Youth Speaks - Tuesday 26th November 2013, 5.30pm, Oswestry Library


RIBI encourages speaking and presentation skills in young people.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker John Pryce-Jones


Steve's speaker today is local history expert John Pryce-Jones

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Interact Help Bellan House Pupils Plant Crocus #endpolionow


Oswestry School Interact Club help Bellan House pupils plant crocus bulbs to support the Rotary Crocus project

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Evening Meeting - Foundation Evening 7.30pm @ The Walls


Phill Gittins, our Rotary Peace Fellow, will join us from Bolivia by the miracle of Skype!

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Rotaventure - Final Flight Simulator Trip!


Final Flight Simulator Trip!

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Rotary Club of Oswestry Buys Two Shelterboxes


Driven by recent events in Syria and the destruction wreaked by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, our Club voted to buy 2 ShelterBoxes this month.

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ROTAVENTURE! Trip to Minsterley Shooting Ranges


Rotaventure trip to Minsterley Shooting Ranges

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Matthew Masters


Ian Glenister's speaker today will be Matthew Masters who will talk about his summer trip to the USA to attend the Global Young Leaders Conference

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Club Visit to Doxford Hall Hotel and Spa - 1st - 3rd November 2013


Club Visit to Doxford Hall Hotel and Spa - 1st, 2nd and 3rd November 2013

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Until we meet again!


3 members of Oswestry Rotary Club’s 2012 District Quiz Area Trophy winning team made a fellowship trip to Newtown Rotary Club on Mon 28th October for the purpose of passing the trophy into the hands of the 2013 winners.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Rachel Coman


Viv's speaker today is Rachel Coman, Learning and Interpretation Officer at Chirk Castle, who works with school children along with a great team of volunteers from the local community. Rachel will speak to us today about her work.

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Fellowship Suppers


Fellowship supper at John and Shirley Neave's

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Interact Run Pumpkin Carving Competition for Care Kenya


Pupils from Oswestry School, Bellan House proudly show their pumpkins carved for a Halloween competition in aid of Care Kenya.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Justin and Sherie Soper


Details of daring do and battle reenactments!

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N Shrops Special Olympics Group W Mids XC 12th October


Marshalling opportunity at the W Mids Cross Country hosted by the N Shropshire Special Olympics Group

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Nick Finlay


David Gordon's speaker today was Nick Finlay talking about his commitment to Nicaragua and The Peace and Hope Trust.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Rhianne Lloyd and Haydn Sanders (RYLA)


Rhianne Lloyd and Haydn Sanders spoke about their RYLA experience at Arthog this year.

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Bowls Match v Lions, The Wynnstay 1.30pm Stonehouse Brewery Tour 5.00pm


Bowls Match v Lions, The Wynnstay 1.30pm Stonehouse Brewery Tour 5.00pm

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LifeLine - A Day On The Farm With The NFU 2013


LifeLine - A Day On The Farm With The NFU

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Disabled Games - 15th September 2013


Rotary District 1180 Fun Disabled Games at the Bank of America's 'Field of Dreams' in Chester

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Visitors' Day - LifeLine 2013


We were pleased that District Governor Philip Horwood PHF from the Rotary Club of Pwllheli and Oswestry Town Mayor, Councillor Chris Schofield, and Mayoress Mrs Val Schofield visited LifeLine yesterday.

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Military Aircraft Disintegrates Over Caernarvon


Rotaventure trip to the Top Gun simulator at Stalybridge - first of three. I've counted them out . . .

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Jenny England GRSP


Jenny England will tell us about her experience with the Georgia Rotary Student Programme in 2011-12

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting


District Governor Philip Horwood PHF from the Rotary Club of Pwllheli came for his first visit to our Club today.

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ROTAVENTURE! Offas Dyke Walk - Hay to Llantilio Crossenny


Further adventures of our Rotaventure walking group!

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'In and Out' Lunch @ The Lime Kiln


Stuart's 'In and Out' Lunch

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Rev Sarah Burton


Don Howard's speaker today will be the Revd Sarah Burton, Rector of Whittington

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News of Roll Out The Barrel Project


News of 'Roll Out The Barrel'

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker David Davies


David Davies talks to Club about Expedition Cruising.

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Young Essay Competition


Club Essay Competition 2013 for primary school pupils.

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Orthopaedic Fête - RJAH Gobowen - Saturday June 29th


Orthopaedic Fête - RJAH Gobowen Club's annual support for the League of Friends' Summer Fete

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Karting With Rotaventure at Rednal


Rotaventure

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Marches School Team Are Champion Investors


Marches School Team Are Champion Investors

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Handover


Handover

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Sir Henry Walford Davies' Plaque Unveiled at Christ Church, Oswestry


On Sunday the 23rd June a fitting memorial was unveiled to Sir Henry Walford Davies, one of Oswestry’s most famous sons.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Club Assembly


Club Assembly with new Assistant DG Beryl Cotton

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The Knockin Knights Receive Mary Hignett Funding, June 2013


Cricket club receives funding for coaching equipment.

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Millicent Kaye Art Competition Exhibition - QUBE 17th June - 1st July


The Rotary Club of Oswestry has been running the Millicent Kaye Art Competition for young people since 1996 in memory of well known local artist Millicent Kaye who died in that year.

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Revels Evening at Rhydycroesau Village Hall, Saturday 8th June


A 'Revels Evening' at Rhydycroesau Village Hall - no, not the Mars confection, but what?

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Derwen College Fete, Gobowen, Thursday 30 May


Club's annual entertainments in support of the Derwen College.

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Thank You Assembly for Bellan House Crocus Walkers!


Pupils from Oswestry School Bellan House received certificates from Rotarians Steve Thomas and Emma Wilde

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker John Sumner of the Lyneal Trust


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Community Help The Gobowen Girls' Brigade Outing


Mike Griffiths presents a cheque to the Gobowen Girls' Brigade

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting


A normal Club business meeting was enlivened by the induction of new Rotarian Jenny Edwards and the welcoming into our Club of Rotarian Robin Sinclair, transferring from Woodbridge, Suffolk.

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5km ‘Men Walking 4 Men’ Charity Walk


A 5km walk to both increase the profile of prostate and testicular cancers and to raise funds for research into these diseases.

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Tedsmore Train Experience - Saturday 27th April


By arrangement with Tedsmore Hall, a rare opportunity to view their extensive 0 Gauge Railway layout.

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Health Awareness and Wellbeing Event - Saturday 20th April 2013


Memorial Hall Oswestry, 10.00am - 2.00pm

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Beth Hopwood RYLA 2012


Beth was our RYLA student in 2012.

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Dear Mr Morpurgo - Prize Presentations @ Oswestry Library 5.30pm


Presentations of Booka Book vouchers and Michael Morpurgo books

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Rotaventure Trip to Airkix Manchester


Trip to Airkix Manchester

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Charter Night


Oswestry's Charter Night with entertainment from members of Oswestry Musical Theatre Company

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Interact Presentations 2012-13


Presentation of Chains of Office to the Interact Postholders 2012-2013

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Dear Mr Morpurgo - Junior Letter Writing Competition


Prize Giving to winner of the "Dear Mr Morpurgo . . " Competition by Michael Morpurgo at The Marches

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Tree of Light 2012 Cheques Presented by Rotary Club of Oswestry


Tree of Light Cheques Presented by Rotary Club of Oswestry

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Sponsored Crocus Walk Cae Glas Park 11.00am


Sponsored walk in aid of the End Polio Now campaign in Cae Glas Park from 11.00am. You can download a sponsor form or donate online from this page.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker John Cleaver


Today Dr John Cleaver will attempt to explain 'Fractals' to our group . . . .

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Interact Family Bingo Raises Funds for JDRF


Family Bingo Evening in aid of JDRF(Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)

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Oswestry School Bellan House Polio Assembly for Crocus Walk


Members of the Foundation Committee address the Oswestry School Bellan House Assembly ahead of their sponsored Crocus Walk on the 28th February

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Club Trip to the Airbus 380 Wing Assembly Plant at Broughton


Club Trip to the Airbus 380 Wing Assembly Plant at Broughton

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The Richard Dimbleby Lecture 2013 - Bill Gates


In the 2013 Richard Dimbleby Lecture, one of the world's greatest entrepreneurs and leading philanthropists, Bill Gates, explains his optimism for a world free of the debilitating disease, polio.

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Evening Meeting - International Students Evening 7 for 7.30pm


The International Students' Evening is one of the highlights of the year at Oswestry Rotary Club.

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Charity Bag Packing at Sainsbury's


Bag packing at Sainsbury's

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting


Special General Meeting to receive and approve the examined Accounts for the year ended 30th JUNE 2012 and elect the Club's officers for the three years 2013 - 2016.

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Tree of Light 2012


The Rotary Club of Oswestry Christmas 'Tree of Light' will be switched on in its new location outside Sainsbury's Oswestry. Download a form here.

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Rotary Club of Oswestry Tree of Light 2012 is Raised


The Club sets up the 2012 Tree of Light in its new location in front of Sainsbury's store Oswestry

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Youth Speaks - Tuesday 27th November 2012, 5.30pm, Oswestry Library


Rotary Youth Speaks is a public speaking competition for young people organised by Rotary.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Phil Simpson, Oswestry Foodbank


Oswestry Food Bank is helping more than 60 people a month to survive the economic recession – and the figure is rising. Phil Simpson of the Foodbank comes along today to tell us how it all works.

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Evening Meeting - Foundation Evening - GSE to Brazil


The GSE team from Dist 1180 have returned from five weeks in the Amazon and want to tell you about their amazing experience. This will be the last ever GSE presentation in this district so make sure you don't miss it.

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Interact - Children In Need - Friday 16th November 2012


Interact - Children In Need - Friday 16th November 2012

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WNSC/Rotary Photomarathon - Competition Results


A Photomarathon run by Walford and North Shropshire College with support from the Rotary Club of Oswestry

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Interact Raise Funds for Footfall and Decorate the Sixth Form Halloween Social


Interact Raise Funds for Footfall and Decorate the Sixth Form Halloween Social

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Club Visit to Norwich - 2nd, 3rd and 4th November 2012


A weekend trip by the members of The Rotary Club of Oswestry. Fill in and return your reply slip asap!

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District Conference - The Liner Hotel, Liverpool


District Conference

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Rose Bubb of Shropshire Petals


Shropshire Petals, based at Lynn South Farm, Newport, were delighted to be asked to provide the wheat for the beautiful "Victory Bouquet" presented to all medal winners at London 2012.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Malcolm Tarkenter Chair of the BWBA


Malcolm has been a player of wheelchair basketball for over 30 years and has more than 200 caps for Great Britain, with his honours including a Paralympic Silver in Atlanta 1996, World Silver in 1994 and European Gold in 1995.

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Antiques and Collectibles Valuation Day - Saturday 13th October 2012


Antiques and Collectibles Valuation Day - Saturday 13th October 2012 - 10.30-15.30 at The Willow Gallery, Oswestry in Association with Halls of Shrewsbury

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Club Visit to Highgrove House, Wednesday 3rd October 2012


HRH The Prince of Wales has spent 30 years transforming the grounds of Highgrove into some of the most inspired and innovative gardens in the UK. Today a group from the Rotary Club of Oswestry visited to see how he has gone on.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Tonia Parry – Marketing Officer for Qube


David Foden's speaker today was Tonia Parry, the Marketing Officer for the Qube in Oswestry.

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District Governor Visits LifeLine 2012


District Governor Roger Heath and his wife Ann visit LifeLine 2012

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High Sheriff of Shropshire Visits LifeLine 2012


John Abram, High Sheriff of Shropshire, visits LifeLine 2012 with his wife Chris.

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ROTAVENTURE! Offas Dyke Walk Parts 5, 6 and 7


The 5th, 6th and 7th Phases of the Club's Offa's Dyke walk during which they reach the half-way point!

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Oslympics Closing Ceremony - Oswestry Leisure Centre - July 2012


A Rotary stall and stewarding opportunity at the closing ceremony for the Oslympic Games. 11.30pm - 5.00pm.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Bill Bowen


President John's first meeting at the helm, with a visit from Val Hanover and her Olympic Torch and guest speaker Bill Bowen.

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Rotarians Recognised at Oswestry Town Council Civic Dinner


Rotarians recognised at Oswestry Town Council Civic Dinner

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Childreach International Expedition Report from Kilimanjaro


Rtn Denzil Ellis' grandaughter Claire climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in June 2012 to support the work of the charity Childreach International. The Rotary Club of Oswestry were pleased to make a donation to this charity to recognise Claire's efforts.

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Oslympics Parade - Saturday 30th June 2.30pm


An Oslympics parade of clubs through Oswestry town centre. This is primarily for sporting clubs who are holding events during the Oswestry Games as a way of promoting the clubs and the Games. A group of Club members will parade with a banner.

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Handover


At a busy Club meeting, President Mike Jones handed over the Chain of Office to his successor John Ward. Prizes were presented for the annual Investment Competition and a Paul Harris Fellowship was awarded to Graham Moss

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Millicent Kaye Art Competition Exhibition - QUBE 18th June - 30th June 2012


The Rotary Club of Oswestry has been running the Millicent Kaye Art Competition for young people since 1996 in memory of well known local artist Millicent Kaye who died in that year.

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Welshpool Joint Inner Wheel and Rotary Jubilee Meal @ Tedsmore Hall 7.30pm


Welshpool Joint Inner Wheel and Rotary Jubilee Meal at Tedsmore Hall

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Rotary Club Pays Tribute to the late Jim Kendall - Friday 25th May 2012


Jim Kendall was a much loved member of the Rotary Club of Oswestry from 1967 to the time of his death early this year. The Club remembers him by furnishing a room at The Derwen College in his memory.

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Interact Charity Balloon Release - Monday 7th May 2012


The Oswestry School Interact organise a charity balloon release on the Maes y llan during the school Sports Day.

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ROTAVENTURE! Offa’s Dyke Project 3rd Phase - Saturday 14th April


The 3rd phase of the Offa's Dyke project.

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Read It! Write It! 2012 Competition Prizegiving, Tuesday 1st May 2012


Oswestry Library and The Rotary Club of Oswestry joined forces to launch the fourth annual book review competition for children.

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Health Awareness and Wellbeing Event - Saturday 28th April 2012


Memorial Hall Oswestry 10.00am - 2.00pm

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The Rotary Club of Oswestry Charter Night


Oswestry's 83rd Charter Anniversary Dinner will be held at The Walls Restaurant, Oswestry 7pm for 7.30pm. Guest Speaker Chris Symons.

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Sponsored 'Crocus Walk', Cae Glas Park - Thursday 23rd February 2012


Bellan House Pupils celebrate the 5,000 crocuses planted last year with a sponsored walk in the park and raised £1,691.94 including Gift Aid! Well done!

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Oswestry Christmas Parade, Saturday 3rd December


Members of The Rotary Club of Oswestry, and some of its Interact group, assist with the annual Christmas parade.

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Tedsmore Train Experience - Saturday 26th November


By arrangement with Tedsmore Hall, a rare opportunity to view their extensive 0 Gauge Railway layout.

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Glasgow Visit 4th - 6th November 2011


Club Weekend to Glasgow. The photos here have been kindly supplied by Jayne Middleton, David Davies and Graham Moss

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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Business Meeting - Marches' Pond Project Presentation


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LifeLine 2011 - 14th - 21st September


From 14th to 21st September, Park Hall Showground was once again the venue for the Rotary Club of Oswestry's highly regarded LifeLine event.

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Disabled Games - 18th September 2011


Disabled Games at the Bank of America's 'Field of Dreams' in Chester.

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A King Amongst Rotarians


Not Many Rotary Clubs can claim to have a king amongst its members, but the Rotary Club of Oswestry’s Ian Haigh has recently brought this distinction to his club.

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Vocational Trip to the Jaguar Factory - Tuesday 6th September


Guided Tour of Jaguar Heritage Museum and a visit to the works. Depart 8.30am Cae Glas Park gates

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Royal Wedding Essay Competition - Presentation of Prizes - Friday 22nd July


As part of the Vocational Committee’s Literacy Programme, pupils from local primary schools were invited to write essays on the subject of the recent Royal Wedding.

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Visit to Air Ambulance, RAF Cosford - 23rd June


Five members of the Rotary Club of Oswestry went to RAF Cosford on 23rd June to deliver a cheque for £600 to Midlands Air Ambulance.

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LifeLine 2010


Set up 14th September and clear up 23rd

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Orthopaedic Fete, Gobowen - Saturday 25th June


Fete at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Gobowen

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ROTAVENTURE! Offa’s Dyke Project 1st Phase, Prestatyn - Saturday 7th May


Leave Oswestry 8am by car to Prestatyn, where after a visit to the Information Centre we set off at a gentle pace to walk approx 10 miles or so down the Dyke.

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Bowls Match vs Rotary Club of Llangollen, Wednesday 22nd June, 6.00pm


Oswestry take on the Rotary Club of Llangollen at the public bowling green in Cae Glas Park, Oswestry. Spectators and players should meet at 6.00pm for a 6.15pm start.

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Evening Visit to Chirk Castle - Wednesday 11th May


Evening visit to Chirk Castle - tour and refreshments!

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Golf Day in Association With Lanyon Bowdler - Evening Presentations May 6th 2011


The presentation of awards to winners from the popular Golf Day held at Oswestry Golf Club

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Focus on the Crocus Planting, Cae Glas Park, 2.00pm


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District Matching Grant Helps The Tea Leaf Project Provide Opportunities Through Education


John Thompson, International Chairman, reports that we have met a request from the Pare family of Oswestry to support their project in Sri Lanka to fund a school for disadvantaged children and young people of workers employed on the tea plantations.

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Millicent Kaye Art Competition Exhibition - QUBE 17th June - 4th July


The Rotary Club of Oswestry has been running the Millicent Kaye Art Competition since 1996 in memory of well known local artist Millicent Kaye who died in that year.

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ROTAVENTURE CHILL FACTOR, MANCHESTER. Tuesday 7th December 2010, 6.00pm


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Youth Speaks 23rd November 2010


Rotary Youth Speaks is a public speaking competition for young people organised by Rotary.

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ROTAVENTURE REDNAL GO KARTING. Thurday 23rd September 2010. 6pm


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2009 Oswestry Christmas Parade


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Read It! Write It! 2011 Competition Prizegiving, Monday 6th June 6.30pm


Oswestry Library and The Rotary Club of Oswestry joined forces to launch the third annual book review competition for children.

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New Years Day Walk - 10.20am Barley Mow Car Park


Moelydd Hill

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Golf Day in Association With Lanyon Bowdler 'As Seen From The First Tee' May 6th 2011


See the teams set off on the start of the day's competition.

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LifeLine - September 2009


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International Evening - 7.00pm @ The Walls - Speaker Mrs Pat Keighley


The Rotary Club of Oswestry held its annual International Evening at The Walls Restaurant on Monday Evening, November 23rd. This was attended by 42 Rotarians, partners and guests.

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Visit to Castle Fine Arts June 2008


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Lunchtime Meeting - 12.45pm - Speaker Derwen DofE Students


Club member and Derwen College's Executive Principal Ruth Thomas will introduce us to the college's first Gold Duke of Edinburgh students

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Derwen College Fete, Gobowen, Thursday 2nd June


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Foundation Evening - 5th May - Brazil GSE Team Presentation - 7pm for 7.30pm @ The Walls


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Windsor Visit 5th - 7th November 2010


Club Weekend visiting Cookham, Windsor and Eton and Savill Gardens and a river trip on the Thames

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Interact Sing at Residential Homes


The Interact group assisted by Mrs Morris and junior members of the Oswestry School choir visited Heatherdene and Stanley Place residential homes today to sing carols for the residents.

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Tree of Light 2009, Switch On By Owen Paterson MP, 6.00pm


We are pleased that our local MP Owen Paterson will be with us tonight to switch on the Rotary Club of Oswestry's Christmas Tree of Light in St Oswald's Parish Churchyard. There will be carol singing before and after the event and a brass band too!

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Rotary District 1180 Disabled Games - Sunday 27th September 2009


A beautiful fine Sunday saw a record number of nearly 350 competitors, including many from Oswestry, arrive at the Bank of America “Field of Dreams”, Chester to enjoy the 9th Rotary District 1180 Disabled Games.

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Lifeline - September 2008


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Lifeline - September 2007


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Derwen Fete May 2008


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