Completed meetings and events 2023-2024

Business Meeting

Mon 10th June 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Business Meeting

ClubCouncil

Wed 5th June 2024 Club Council on Zoom @ 5:30pm

Monthly meeting of the Club's Council

Mon 3rd June 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Sherrie-jane Jackson

Mon 27th May 2024 No Meeting - Bank Holiday

Mon 20th May 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Duncan Borrowman

Business Meeting

Mon 13th May 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Business Meeting

Mon 6th May 2024 No Meeting - Bank Holiday

Club Council

Wed 1st May 2024 Club Council on Zoom @ 5:30pm

Monthly meeting of the Club's Council

Mon 29th April 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Jo Banks

Mon 22nd April 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Bill Vine

BusinessMeeting

Mon 15th April 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Business Meeting

Business meeting
Charter Night 2023-24

Mon 8th April 2024 Charter Night - 6.30 for 7.00pm @ The Venue, Park Hall

Club Charter Night
ClubCouncil

Wed 3rd April 2024 Club Council on Zoom @ 5:30pm

Monthly meeting of the Club's Council

Mon 1st April 2024 No Meeting - Bank Holiday

Mon 25th March 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker David Davies

Dave takes us on a Trip On The Nile!

Mon 18th March 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker David Griggs

Business Meeting

Mon 11th March 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Business Meeting

Club Council

Wed 6th March 2024 Club Council on Zoom @ 5:30pm

Monthly meeting of the Club's Council

Mon 4th March 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Richard Fowler BEM

Rich is a founder member and trustee of the Community Managed Libraries National Peer Network (CMLNPN) advocating for community-led libraries in England and Wales.

Mon 26th February 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Robin Sinclair

Meal (£14.50) Gammon steak with pineapple chips and peas Coffee or Tea

Mon 19th February 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Clare Harris, Vice-Chair PCAS Charity

Meal (£14.50) Sausage mash peas and gravy Coffee or Tea
Business Meeting

Mon 12th February 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Business Meeting incl Mike Lade ADG 6 month review

Meal (£14.50) Cold meat and salads Coffee or Tea
Club Council

Wed 7th February 2024 Club Council on Zoom @ 5:30pm

Monthly meeting of the Club's Council
RichardKretchmer

Mon 5th February 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Richard Kretchmer

Today Hazel attempts to interview her speaker Richard Kretchmer about his latest book "A Golden Summer in Llanfyllin"
Meal (£14.50) Beef lasagne with salad and garlic bread Coffee or Tea read more...
InternationalStudents

Mon 29th January 2024 International Students Evening @TNS Venue

Our annual evening celebrating the diversity of International Students around Oswestry read more...
Hospital Ship 44

Mon 22nd January 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Ian Haigh - Hospital Ship 44, The Wusueh - My mother's war

Ian will tell us about his mother's wartime nursing experiences.
Meal (£14.50) Smoked haddock fish cake with wilted spinach and poached egg Coffee or Tea
Remembrance

Mon 15th January 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Vic Graham

Mike Griffith's speaker is Vic Graham who will talk to us about Remembrance.
Meal (£14.50) Smoked haddock fish cake with wilted spinach and poached egg Coffee or Tea read more...
Business Meeting

Mon 8th January 2024 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Business Meeting

Meal (£14.50) Chicken curry with rice and naan bread Coffee or Tea

Wed 3rd January 2024 Club Council on Zoom @ 5:30pm

Monthly meeting of the Club's Council

Mon 1st January 2024 No Meeting - Bank Holiday

Mon 25th December 2023 No Meeting - Bank Holiday

ChristmasLunch

Mon 18th December 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:30pm - Christmas Lunch with IPP Jo Banks

2 course menu £18.50 : Roast Turkey Dinner with trimmings,
Christmas Pudding and Brandy Sauce, Coffee or Tea
BusinessMeeting

Mon 11th December 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Business Meeting

Meal (£14.50): Roast belly pork with creamed potato carrots and peas and cider sauce Coffee or Tea
Club Council

Wed 6th December 2023 Club Council on Zoom @ 5:30pm

Monthly meeting of the Club's Council
ColAndrewPrestonClimbingOutSweden

Mon 4th December 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Retired Colonel Andrew Preston

Mike Jones' speaker will be his friend and military veteran Andrew Preston talking about his experiences with the charity 'Climbing Out'
Meal (£14.50): Cumberland sausage with mashed potato, peas and gravy Coffee or Tea read more...
Parade

Sat 2nd December 2023 Saturday 2nd December Oswestry Christmas Parade

Collection and marshalling opportunities at the Oswestry Christmas Parade read more...
AqeelKhanandSarahPeacock

Mon 27th November 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Aqeel Khan RYLA Student from The Marches

Meal (£14.50): Cold meat and salads Coffee or Tea read more...
Gemma

Mon 20th November 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Gemma Manning-Bentley Qube

Don's speaker today will be Gemma Manning-Bentley, Qube Art and Creativity Officer.
Meal (£14.50): Shepherd's pie with seasonal vegetables and gravy Coffee or Tea read more...
KayVallely

Mon 13th November 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Kay Vallely, Read Easy

Stuart's speaker is Kay Vallely, Read Easy Coach and Referrals Networker
Meal (£14.50): Poached haddock with butter bean and chorizo stew Coffee or Tea read more...
Business Meeting

Mon 6th November 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Business Meeting

Meal (£14.50): Chicken Supreme, mushroom cream sauce with Basmati rice Coffee or Tea
Club Council

Wed 1st November 2023 Club Council on Zoom @ 5:30pm

Monthly meeting of the Club's Council
Sarah Thursfield

Mon 30th October 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Sarah Thursfield - Trustee, Whittington Castle

Sarah will tell us about the unique ruin that is Whittington Castle is organising itself to survive in the commercial world.
Meal (£14.50) Beef bourguignon and creamed potatoes Coffee or Tea
Holly and Family

Mon 23rd October 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Holly Maries, Oswestry ART-efact facilitator

Holly Maries, Oswestry ART-efact facilitator
Meal (£14.50) Gammon steak with pineapple chips and peas Coffee or tea read more...
Hilton Liverpool

Sat 21st October 2023 Rotary District 1180 Conference 2023, Hilton Liverpool City Centre

District Confence read more...
Angharad Hird

Mon 16th October 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Angharad Hird, Lasting Power of Attorney

Angharad Hird, Associate Solicitor at Lanyon Bowdler will be joining us today to tell us about Lasting Powers of Attorney - what they are and why it is wise to set them up.
Meal (£14.50) Cold meat and salads Coffee or Tea
BusinessMeeting

Mon 9th October 2023 Mon, Oct 9th 2023 12:45 pm - Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Business Meeting

Meal (£14.50) Chilli con carne and rice Coffee or Tea
Club Council

Wed 4th October 2023 Club Council on Zoom @ 5:30pm

Monthly meeting of the Club's Council
SYA

Mon 2nd October 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Claire Purcell, SYA Community Engagement and Fundraising Manager

Claire Purcell of SYA the charity which has been providing services for the young people of Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin for more than 35 years.
Meal (£14.50) Sausage mash peas and onion gravy Coffee or Tea read more...
LifeLine 2023

Wed 20th September 2023 - Tue 26th September 2023 LifeLine 2023 - 20th - 26th September

LifeLine 2023
Pres Mark and Natalie

Mon 18th September 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Natalie Bainbridge, Chair of Oswestry in Bloom

Lunch (£14.50) Roast breast of chicken with Hasselback potatoes, bacon, onion and pea sauce Coffee or Tea
BusinessMeeting

Mon 11th September 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Business Meeting

Lunch (£14.50) Chicken à la King
Club Council

Wed 6th September 2023 Club Council on Zoom @ 5:30pm

Monthly meeting of the Club's Council
MHBF 2023

Wed 6th September 2023 - Fri 17th November 2023 Mary Hignett Bequest Fund Awards 2023-24

The Rotary Club of Oswestry invites applications to the Mary Hignett Bequest Fund for projects in the area of sports or arts. CLOSING DATE 17th NOVEMBER! read more...
Dave on Expedition

Mon 4th September 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker David Davies - Expedition Update

Lunch (£14.50) Sausage and bean cassoulet with creamed potatoes

Mon 28th August 2023 No Meeting - Bank Holiday

Bucket Collection

Sat 26th August 2023 Bucket Collection at Morrison's Supermarket Oswestry for Rotary Charities

Bucket Collection
STOP PRESS: £297.06 was collected! read more...
Lorna

Mon 21st August 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Lorna Hankey

Lunch (£14.50) Cold meats and salads Coffee or Tea read more...
Snowdon

Mon 14th August 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Theo Lewis-Prior, Oswestry Life Inspirational Young Person Award Winner

Theo was the winner of Oswestry Life's Inspirational Young Person Award - as sponsored by Oswestry Rotary Club.
Lunch (£14.50) Beef lasagne with salad and garlic bread Coffee or Tea read more...
BusinessMeeting

Mon 7th August 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Business Meeting

Lunch (£14.50) Poached haddock with whole grain mustard mash, wilted spinach and white wine sauce Coffee or Tea
Club Council

Wed 2nd August 2023 Club Council on Zoom @ 5:30pm

Monthly meeting of the Club's Council
L-R Mike J, Jay, Pres Mark and MikenG

Mon 31st July 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Jay Moore

Hazel's speaker today will be Jay Moore, Oswestry Town Councillor (recently Mayor), drum teacher and wrestler.

Lunch (£14.50) Chicken curry with rice and naan bread Coffee or Tea
At Jo's

Sun 30th July 2023 In-Out Party at Jo's!

This year's changeover of Club President was marked by a party at the outgoing President's home.
Newbie

Mon 24th July 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Sherie-jane Jackson

Newbie Talk
Cambrian RC member Adam (left) and Oswestry RC friend Oli who was the proud recipient of a BK Hacken shirt donated by their Chairman Anders Billström (right)

Tue 18th July 2023 Marshalling & Raffle TNS v BK Häcken @ Park Hall

By the kind invitation of TNS FC, RC volunteers marshalled car parking and sold raffle tickets at the UEFA Champions League - 1st Qualifying Round, TNS V BK Häcken football match at Park Hall tonight. read more...
Veronica and Pres Mark Liquorish

Mon 17th July 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Speaker Veronica Lillis, Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire

Mark's speaker today will be Mrs Veronica Lillis, Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Shropshire read more...
BusinessMeeting

Mon 10th July 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Business Meeting

Club Council

Wed 5th July 2023 Club Council on Zoom

Monthly meeting of the Club's Council
Dave Davies and Janet Edwards

Mon 3rd July 2023 Oswestry Stroke Fund Donates Laptop

Dave Davies talks Janet Edwards through the use of her new laptop. read more...

Mon 3rd July 2023 Lunchtime Meeting - 12:45pm - Presidential Handover

Jo Banks (President 2022-23) will hand over the chain of office to Mark Liquorish who undertakes his second Presidency in 2023-24.
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