Environmental partners and organisations given local support.


March 2021 saw the creation of the Borderland Rotary Environment Committee, following promotion by President Brian Ashton,

The team were very quickly in action with a hedge planting partnership in Oswestry.

Much more is planned so there will be plenty to do.  Help will always be needed.

In Planning and ongoing

Not every idea planned works out, but most do.

Borderland Rotary donated £50 to acquire gardening hand tools for our environmental work.

The Marches School Eco Group given tree whips for competition prizes.

Rotakids Schools are being offered potted tree whips to look after and plant out as a community project.

Wildlife Hedge planting with Whittington School Eco Group

To work with Cambrian Heritage Railway on a long-term project along the track side

Create a garden at Weston Wharf Station.

Planning to take a party of Rotakids/school children by train to build a “Bug Hotel”/Hedgehog retreat and prepare the ground for a tree planting excursion in the autumn.

Current Projects

Daffodils & Narcissi in Oswestry: Borderland Rotary Environment team, in partnership with STAR Housing and in support of Oswestry in Bloom, planted 1,000 daffodil and narcissi bulbs on the Middleton Road/Unicorn Road junction in Eastern Oswestry. The aim was to cheer local people of all ages up as they pass by and look forward to spring and summer. The flowers are now in full bloom and are a very cheerful sight!

Tree planting for a wildlife hedge in Whittington

Borderland Rotary, in partnership with Whittington Parish Council and Oswestry School's Community Action Group, planted 100 native trees to create a wildlife hedge on the boundary of a children's playing field in Whittington.  The trees provided by the Woodland Trust, were hawthorn, hazel, rowan, dogwood and wild cherry.

To put spring colour into public places, Borderland Rotary worked with help of staff from STAR Housing, to plant 1,000 daffodils and narcissi on the Middleton Road/Unicorn Road junction.

Borderland Rotarian Justin Soper at work planting bulbs in community spaces

Event in partnership with Evastore and Oswestry Town Council

Successful event raised £90 for various local community projects including a plan to plant native Spring bulbs in various community spaces around Oswestry to enhance people's well-being, with a multi coloured Spring flower display in public grassed areas.

Completed on Friday 4th June - Another in planning

For a £5 donation - upto 10kilos of paperwork shredded.  Local people/businesses could have their paperwork/documents securely and  professionally shredded!  All shredded documents go to Kimberley Clark to be converted into tissue paper!

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Next activities - Dates ahead

Oswestry public places

Local support for charities and individuals

White Spring Blossom

Environmental partners and organisations given local support.

Linda - Inspiring International Leader

Worldwide help, Mercy Ships, LendwithCare, and ShelterBox.


Major Event management and support

Start with a small balloon. Then ?

Rotakids Clubs supported in the Oswestry district.

Rotary Purple-4-Polio Crocus planting

Rotary International Charity, and Purple-4-Polio eradicate polio worldwide.

Youth Leadership leaps forward

Youth Leadership courses and Awards

Young Writer Awards

Local Youth initiatives and support

Busy in Oswestry

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Busy Oswestry

Support appreciated


Donations distributed to beneficiaries

Action with Youth

Press Reports - 2022-1st-Quarter - Borderland Rotary activities