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November 2015 Newsletter

I had hoped that this news letter would be a celebration of a new style; and that we were beginning, as an association, to embrace modern communications systems.

However, following last Friday’s atrocities in Paris I have to start by expressing our disgust with the activities of a few mindless moronic individuals. Our thoughts are with all our friends in France and that I, and I am sure all of us here in Oswestry, wish you well. In the end I know that provided we stand together “liberté, égalité and fraternité” will win through.

Combs la Ville, we are with you.

Sunday 6th September and the sun shone on the righteous.

News 01

Our thanks go to Pat and Brian who, once again, lent us the garden and house for the day. Around 30 people enjoyed the sunshine and BBQ raising some £230 for the association.


News 02

What a great night, plenty of prizes and loads of winners, and the big winner was the Twinning Association as we walked away with a whacking £745 profit. There were over 50 people at the cricket club.

Our thanks to the team at the cricket club for all their help.

More pictures are being posted in Facebook (use this link) and on the website.

New Website

News 04

Have you visited our new website yet. If not just click on the link in the title above and it will take you straight there. We will be hosting pictures and news on it so to see all the pictures please visit it.  It will also enable us to keep the size of these news letters smaller so that we do not clog your in box.

Stop press

We have just heard that, following a bid submitted to the council on our behalf by chairman Dave, we have been awarded a grant of £750 towards the cost of the visit in 2016.


Up and coming events

February 5th

Annual Dinner, 7 for 7.30 at the Cricket Club, Morda Road Oswestry.

February 15th

AGM and Quiz, 7pm at the Cricket Club, Morda Road Oswestry.

March 19th

Bingo, 7pm at the Memorial Hall, Oswestry

French Visit

April 23rd to 28th

More details about these events will be following.

Do you have any ideas for a good fun evening and fun raises, then please let a committee member know, or even join the committee and run it!



Your committee has decided to help you save towards the next trip.

We are setting up a saving account so that you can pay in a modest sum monthly. The facility will start in January. With 16 months to go to the next visit a saving of £8 per month will give you £128 already paid. You can save as much or as little as you like. The money will be kept in a dedicated account. Jeanette has agreed to administer the facility working with treasurer Matt.

Just email if you are interested, and she will be in touch.

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