Tuesday, 18 January 2022

Chat with the Vicar - about anything

Chat with the Vicar about anything - Questions of life, faith, parenting help, A friendly natter with Lucida our vicar.

See list of dates at Cafe Eleven

Why not join the Parish Council?

Message from Lydia Bardsley, Ruyton XI Towns Parish Clerk.


Join the Parish Council – apply by 31.01.2022

Following the resignation of Cllr Christine Jones, a casual vacancy has arisen in the parish. No by-election was called within the 14-day statutory notice period, which means the Parish Council has the right to fill the seat by co-option. Interested parties should complete an application form and email these to the clerk.  The deadline for receipt of completed application forms is 5pm Mon 31st Jan 2022. The Council will consider candidate applications at the next Council meeting on Tues 8th Feb 2022.

Candidates are encouraged to speak to their councillors if they have any queries about what being a councillor involves. If you have questions about the criteria for being a councillor or anything else on the application form, please contact the clerk.

View the co-option advert.

View the application form.


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Monday, 17 January 2022

Newsletter from Qube - so many opportunities in Oswestry

Latest news and updates from Qube

Hello from us all at Qube...

Happy New Year! We are looking forward to seeing you again in 2022. All our services are back running as normal so please get in touch if there's anything we can help you with.

To start the new year we have a brand new exhibition by printmaker Michelle Woodward. Michelle was the winner of the Qube Arts Open People's Choice prize in 2021. A collection of her work will be on display in our main gallery until 14th February.

We have added new courses to our website! Starting soon are a series of silversmithing workshops with Amy from Rustic and Wild and an Introduction to Watercolour course with Joseph Schneider. We still have a few spaces on our popular Art History course with Sarah Gathercole starting next week. More courses and workshops will be added over the next few weeks so please keep an eye on our website for updates.

Are you a keen photographer? Our annual photography competition and exhibition returns for 2022. The theme this year is 'Identity'. There's a £100 Best in Show prize and a £20 People's Choice prize! The under 16s winner will receive a selection of art materials. Deadline for entries is 12th February. Full details and entry forms can be found here...

Please feel free to call or email us if we can help you or someone you know. You can contact us on 01691 656882 or email info@qube-oca.org.uk.

Here is some of our latest news and services...

New Exhibition: Michelle Woodward
Artist and Printmaker, Michelle Woodward was the winner of the Qube Arts Open People's Choice Prize in 2021 with her piece 'Summer Garden'. In this exhibition she displays some of her recent works. On display until 14th February.

Call for entries! Photography Competition
Our Photography Competition & Exhibition is back for 2022 with the theme: 'Identity'. There's a £100 Best in Show prize and a £20 People's Choice prize! The under 16s winner will receive a selection of art materials. Deadline for entries is 12th February. Full details and entry forms can be found here...

Courses and Workshops
We've added more courses and workshops to our website. There are a few places left on our Art History, Introduction to Watercolour and Silversmithing courses starting new week. More workshops and courses will be added over the next few months. Keep an eye on our courses page for updates.

Get Creative We've added more free activities to our website to help everyone stay creative at home. These activities have been commissioned for us by artists from across the country. All are free to use and download. Get inspired and take a look at all the creative ideas here...


Thinking of volunteering?
Qube's Volunteer Centre can help you find a voluntary role to match your needs. We also provide free advertising for charity, social enterprise or community group organisations who need volunteers. Further details can be found here...

Are you an artist or maker?
We're always keen to hear from anyone looking to sell their work with us. Throughout the year Qube has a small shop selling handmade items, from jewellery, textiles and woodwork to ceramics, cards and prints. If you would like information on how to display in our gallery shop, please contact us at art@qube-oca.org.uk.
We urgently need your help!
During lockdown in 2020, Qube and OsNosh joined forces to provide weekly hot meals to vulnerable members of the community. We're now in urgent need of donations to keep this service going. Can you help us raise £10,000? Find out more about the service and see the campaign video here...

Saturday, 15 January 2022

Latest corona news from Shropshire Council

Latest corona news from Shropshire Council

Pictures of items for sale

Sorry, I forgot John Russell`s pictures.  I am always grateful for those who tell me when I have made a mistake.

Herewith, pictures of the items for sale.

Friday, 14 January 2022

Items for sale

John Russell in Weston Lullingfields has been having a bit of a clear out.

Contact John - 01939 261 544

Good quality bedroom stuff   Towel rails £10 each  Suitcase useful thing £10 - in the B&B world we call this a case rack, Y.  

2 bookcases -  the bigger one is solid good quality oak W98 x H104 cms £20   The pine one W80 x 83H to hang on a wall £7

Wednesday, 12 January 2022

Myddle Flicks in the Sticks Wed. Jan 19

Message from Jenny Ruck in Myddle

The first FLICKS IN THE STICKS of 2022

This is just a reminder about Myddle Flicks in the Stick film `Summerland`, which is being shown in Myddle Village Hall at 7.30 on Wednesday 19th January.

We do hope you will consider coming. We have decided that we will not be serving refreshments at this showing, due to COVID restrictions.

Looking forward to seeing you all sometime soon.

Best wishes


Please support this event and remember to take your own coffee and biscuits!