Hannah is the community fundraiser for Restore, a charity that supports people with mental health issues. She explained that 1 in 4 people suffer from a mental health problem and 1 in 3 will suffer mental illness at some point in their life. Restore is based in Oxford and was […]
We had three guest speakers for the evening: Tommy, Pam and Kate from My Life My Choice told us about the great work of this self-advocacy organisation with over 500 members across Oxfordshire. The organisation was set up in 1998 and won a Big Society award in 2013. Pam has […]
Alex spoke to us about her visit to Zambia in June and July 2014 working with the Zambia Project, a project set up by Wye Valley School and run by the school and the Rotary Club of Bourne End and Cookham.
“From Sligo to the Somme” a story of one man’s journey from Sligo in Western Ireland to the Battle of the Somme. www.familytreefinders.co.uk
We had a joint meeting with Oxford Rotaract on 10th February, with 4 club members – 2 from each club speaking about their jobs and careers. It was a really interesting, lively and entertaining evening and we learnt lots about our colleagues work skills and their interests. We heard about […]
PHAB Oxford are a vibrant club that brings together the physically handicapped and able bodied together in a fun social club. They are a charity that goes on events and organises holidays for the entire group. Every Christmas they organise an evening carol singing to raise funds for their club […]
The Oxford Preservation Trust is Oxford’s own national trust, with 80 years of experience of owning land and buildings to protect the character of Oxford and its green setting. It also organises the annual Oxford Open Doors event.
Our meeting on 9th December was held at the offices of the Oxford Association of the Blind (OAB) on Abingdon Road in Oxford. Colin is the director of the OAB which was founded in 1877. OAB works with people who are visually impaired to help make their lives easier and […]
28th October 2014 Alan Wolstencroft spoke to our club about his work in Sierra Leone. Alan is a member of Banbury Rotary Club and has spoken at District conferences on a number of occasions. He was first introduced to Africa through the Rotary Mission challenge run with the Mercy Ships […]
23rd September 2014 David Newton spoke to club members about the Oxford and District Schools Sailing Association, of which he is Commodore. The association was started 48 years ago (1966) with 6 member groups and 4 boats. It is a registered charity and owns several types of boats that enable […]