Ian sells Corporate Membership

Ian McTurk made a presentation yesterday, January 10th 2018, to the Ready 2 Network group. Subject: Opportunity to work in the community. Ian went through the numerous community activities that a modern Rotary club get involved in covering a number of Youth Projects, Santa’s Sleigh and Walk 4 your Charity.  He pointed out that to

Presentation by Master Butcher Roy Porter from Chatburn.

  Rotary in Church & Oswaldtwistle, was treated to a traditional presentation by a traditional Master Butcher at their Monday meeting at the Dunkenhalgh Hotel. Roy Porter was born and bred in Chatburn, he attended the local Primary school there; gaining his 11+ he also attended Clitheroe Grammar School. Taking on further education in the

Rosemere Cancer Foundation – Monday Nov 13th

We were pleased to welcome Dan Hill from the Rosemere Cancer Foundation as our speaker.  We were also pleased to welcome Jenny Goodwin, Maureen Askew, Paul Webb and Martin Westhorp from R2N; and John Tattersall from Clitheroe Speakers Club.  All of our guests along with our club raised the for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Dan

Club Discussion – Monday Oct. 16th

Ken Freeman brought us up to date with the plans for the Santa sleigh collections. He wants as many people as possible to put their names down to help either on the street collections, or the static Tesco and Asda collections. Please contact him as soon as possible if you are able to help, as

District Governor Visit – Larry Banyon – October 9th

There was a good turnout at Monday’s meeting at which the guest of honour was the District Governor Larry Branyan.. The meal of soup followed by turkey in a cream sauce was of the usual high standard. We then enjoyed a trip down memory lane, as Franco Sanna showed us photos from Rotary events going

Monday meeting – speaker Paul Trickett

Monday’s meeting started with Margaret giving us not one, but two Graces. She couldn’t decide which to choose, so decided on both!  After a very tasty meal of Tomato and Red Pepper Soup, followed by Chicken, we got down to business! First up, we heard about our member’s visits to other clubs. Lyndon Heap, Acting


Volunteers from Church and Oswaldtwistle Rotary have completed a large project at the local railway station. Over the last 6 weeks club Rotarians have been seen at the entrance to the railway station where out of control weeds , vegetation and large bushes have been removed. This area has for many years been very unsightly,


A grand celebration was recently held at the Brooks club in Accrington to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Hyndburn District Talking Newspaper. Over 100 people were present to watch the people involved with the Talking Newspaper receive awards for voluntary long service, Secretary Marion Clark’s award was for a magnificent 35 years of service.