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

RHYDDINGS STUDENT ATTENDS ROTARY YOUTH PROGRAMME

Matthew Dobson a 15 year old student who attends Rhyddings Business and Enterprise school has recently completed a week long course in the Lake District. The programme called by the name of RYPEN (Rotary Youth Programme for Enrichment) is designed to give young people experience of teamwork, leadership and confidence. Church and Oswaldtwistle Rotary work

MAJOR WORK CARRIED OUT AT LOCAL RAILWAY STATION

  Church and Oswaldtwistle Rotary continue to improve the appearance both inside and outside the local railway station. Three major jobs have been completed on the external approach to the station. The subway which for years has been in a very poor state has been painted in brilliant white who has transformed this area. In

IMPRESSIVE PRESENTATION BY ROSEMERE CANCER FUNDRAISER

At a recent rotary meeting a cheque for £500 was presented to Dan Hill, Head Fundraiser for the Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The money raised was a joint affair by ‘Ready to Network’ and Church and Oswaldtwistle Rotary, who during the summer organised a Treasure Hunt in and around Whalley. ‘Ready to Network’ are a local

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

HYNDBURN BONFIRE A ROARING SUCCESS

  The annual Hyndburn bonfire held at the Accrington Cricket club ground and organised by the three local Rotary clubs, Accrington, Church and Oswaldtwistle and Great Harwood and Rishton was a great success, fortunately the weather kept dry during the evening allowing the public to watch the event in good conditions. As in previous years

Rotary Charity Centenary Dinner raises over £400

Thanks to Great Harwood & Rishton Rotary, a Foundation Celebration Dinner was organised to celebrate 100 years of Rotary International’s Charity, called ‘The Rotary Foundation’ (TRF). Attending the Dinner were 60 members, partners and friends from 8 local Rotary Clubs and was held at the Foxfields Hotel, Whalley. The evening was opened by Great Harwood

ROTAKIDS PLANT CROCUS BULBS IN OSWALDTWISTLE

  Last week Church and Oswaldtwistle Rotary were out in force, planting purple crocus bulbs around the green areas of Oswaldtwistle. This week it was the turn of the two Rotakids schools, White Ash Specialist school and St Andrew’s Primary School, both located in Oswaldtwistle . Cath Heap, the Rotakids coordinator for Church and Oswaldtwistle

THE BIG HYNDBURN CHARITY BONFIRE IS ONLY DAYS AWAY

  The annual Hyndburn Bonfire will be held on Saturday 4th November at the Accrington Cricket Club ground. As in previous years, this is organised by three local Rotary clubs , Accrington, Church and Oswaldtwistle and Great Harwood and Rishton. This is a hugely popular event with many hundreds of people from surrounding areas enjoying

DISTRICT GOVERNOR VISITS THE RAILWAY STATION

Following all the hard work being put in by Rotarian’s every Saturday Morning the District Governor visited the site to see for himself the transformation that has been made over the past months. He met with Rotary members and thanked them personally for the work they put into the community.  The work is still on going over