About us



Charity, Club, Friends and Project Volunteers

Charity No. 01031042   Managed by Oswestry Borderland Rotary Club

We volunteer with variety and enjoy social friendships.

For Charities and those in need, well over £100,000 donated.

Fun with fundraising has given pleasure to millions of local people.

We are always looking for like minded men and women to join our activities.

The framework for what we do
Charity Trustees - account for distributing and receiving donations

Club Service - includes Safety & Safeguarding, Attendance, Webmaster, and Publicity.

House, Entertainment, & Social - as it says, enhances our enjoyment.

Membership - membership, Friends, interest, equality and diversity matters.

Community Service - provides local support to charities and individuals on various occasions, including the Orthopaedic Hospital, Derwen College, and Macmillan.

Environment - Supports and partners environmental organisations with local emphasis.

International Service - supports Mercy Ships, LendwithCare, and responds wherever help may be needed worldwide.

Youth Service - all for local youth, supports six Rotakids Clubs, Young Carers, Young Writers, Young Chef, Young Innovator, Young Photographer and Young Achiever.

RYLA - Rotary Youth Leadership Awards scheme.   Our Club sponsors 2 participants.

Major Events - manage Oswestry Christmas Parade, the unique Borderland Mountainbike Challenge, occasional special events, and work the Oswestry Town Bonfire & Fireworks.

Rotary Foundation - gives financial grants, beyond the capacity of individual Clubs.  We contribute to support this, and also promote Purple-4-Polio, so successfully eradicating polio from our planet.

Support from "Friends of Borderland Rotary" and other project volunteers is necessary and appreciated.


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President's Message 2021/22

President Cathy Osselton writes…

I have looked forward to taking over as President for the year 2021-2022. Last year was a difficult time for the club as a consequence of COVID and our activities were severely restricted.  This year I hope that we shall be able to get back to some normality.  My main objective is to grow our membership and ensure that members have an enjoyable and productive year.  I have put together a comprehensive program, updated details of which will be posted on this website: see “What’s NEXT”.


Borderland Rotary ..

Borderland Rotary was founded in 1990 with evening meetings in the Oswestry area.  Based at the Sweeney Hall Country Hotel, Morda, we meet once a month to discuss Club business and projects.  There are also regular social and other activities, sometimes elsewhere.

Our members are drawn from the town of Oswestry and the surrounding areas of Shropshire and Wales.


We are a dual gender club and actively support the inclusion of lady Rotarians. 

Guests attend our social meetings, frequently with a visiting speaker.



Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Wednesdays at 19.45

The Sweeney Hall Country Hotel

SY10 9EU  01691 652450

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