Oxford Spires Rotary is Closing!

The Rotary Club of Oxford Spires has done so much over our 17 years for the community locally and globally from organising the World Pooh Sticks Championships to Food Banks, Helping Oxfordshire Association for the Blind with decorating and supporting international project’s as well as hosting our Rotary Scholars and having our curry stand at […]

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Showcasing Rotary projects during lockdown

Our club members decided back in early April that we would like to use our Zoom meetings to showcase some amazing Rotary projects and Rotary partnerships to our members, friends and visitors. We have not been disappointed and here is a brief review of our three recent meetings and projects.   Glyn Rees from Witney […]

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Oxford Rotaract relaunched!

We were delighted to welcome visitors from across the globe to our meeting on 28th April. Our largest club meeting for a long time and our opportunity to welcome the relaunched Oxford Rotaract as well as share some stories of lockdown in our different countries. Friends joined us from South Africa, Germany, Bangladesh, Croatia and […]

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Carol Singing In Aid Of Oxford Winter Night Shelter

One of the traditions that stem from before Oxford Spires was founded in 2003 is the annual Carol Singing around Woodstock in aid of the president of that year’s chosen charity. It was originally started in 1995 by Oxford Rotaract and carried on by the founding members of Oxford Spires who came from Oxford Rotaract […]

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Christmas Cafes for the Oxford Winter Night Shelter

One of the wonderful things about being in Rotary is the way we come together to help members of our wider community.  In this case, it was the Oxford Winter Night Shelter.   We came up with the idea of a Christmas cafe and to hold it in the venue where we normally meet. We sold […]

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Our Rotary Scholars

At our club meeting on Tuesday 26th November we were pleased to welcome our two current Rotary Scholars Jelka and Emilia. Both are studying for a PhD at the University of Oxford and both are hosted by our club and funded in part by our Rotary District across the Thames Valley. Jelka is just starting […]

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