What we do Locally

Rotarians make an important contribution to many aspects of life in Witney.

Listed are many of the local activities undertaken by Club Members.

Age UK - Late Spring - Funding towards the costs of running a series of Late Spring meetings in Witney organised by Age UK.  Late Spring is a network of support groups open to men and women aged 60+ who have lost a ‘loved one’. These groups are not just a place where members can share painful memories and loss, but they are also sessions filled with laughter and smiles. Read More...

Base 33  - a community led youth charity, based in Witney, providing an important role for young people in the community.  "Young people often come to us when they feel they have nowhere else to go". In recognition of this work and it's importance, Witney Rotary Club provides regular support to the charity.

Charity Dinner Dance - let your hair down for a fun evening, which also serves as a major fund raiser to support the charitable activites of the Rotary and Inner Wheel Clubs of Witney.

Christmas Carol Concert: This annual event in early December traditionally marks the start of Christmas Celebrations in Witney.

Dementia - Raising Awareness.

Electric Blanket Testing   Free for Senior Citizens

Holyrood House Party - an annual get-together for vulnerable Adults from the community and their carers

Maggie’s Centre - for a number of years Witney Rotary Club has contributed to  'Maggie's Centre'  in the grounds of the Churchill Hospital in Oxford. 'Maggie's' provides professional support and advice for cancer patients, their families and friends

Rotary in  the Witney Community An overview of the Club's role.

Safe - (Support for Young People Affected by Crime)

Youth Activities

The Story of Witney Blankets - A Rotary Booklet' recalling the days when the Witney Blanket was the hallmark against which all Blankets worldwide were judged. Aimed at the 10 to 11 age group this booklet makes interesting and informative reading for all the family.

Witney Schools in Bloom - Working in partnership with Witney Town Council to encourage the schools in the town to foster pupils interest in growing and tending plants

Wychwood Forest Fair - A September Day annually devoted to the celebration of  the history and traditions of Wychwood Forest



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Charlotte Roberts, Miss Earth Oxfordshire leads off the 2017 Witney Carnival as the Procession makes it's way along Church Green

Witney Carnival 2017

more took place on a warm sunny day which encouraged large crowds to spill out onto the streets to watch the 'Heroes and Villains' pass by in the Carnival Procession.

Batt Upper School Choir

Christmas Concert 2016

more Witney Senior Citizens join the audience as the Rotary Club launch the Christmas Festivities with the aid of local performers

Witney's Purple Crocuses

more 2017 Witney Rotarians plant a further 5,000 Purple Crocus Corms in Witney

Dementia - Raising Awareness

more Around 800,000 people in the UK suffer with dementia. One in three people over 65 will develop the illness, two-thirds women, and the number of people affected is increasing as we all live longer.

Coffee Maker donated by Witney  Rotary Club.

Yellow Submarine Witney Cafe

more Yellow Submarine, the local Charity operating the Café at Witney"™s Windrush Leisure Centre, benefits from over £3000 worth of new Catering Equipment.

Launching the new Defibrillator at Cogges

Defibrillators for Witney

more Local fund raisers bring hope for heart attack victims.

Rotary in the Community

more Caring for the local community

Safety Testing an Electric blanket

Electric Blanket Testing

more Electric Blankets require regular safety checks as they age.

No easy access to the Lake

Hands On help for Local Charity

more Some 'Hands-on' Rotary comes to the assistance of a local Charity