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OO's complete the Tour du Mont Blanc

OOs Roger Morgan (72) and Martyn Bracegirdle (70) spent the back end of 2016 completing the Tour du Mont Blanc. The original plan was to head to Iran, as they have done in previous years, to climb the last outstanding ‘high’ mountain, Sabalan. However, having been refused visas the pair were...

Oswestry School Founder’s Day 2016

Our 609th Founder’s Day was a glorious occasion full of sunshine, song, sports, friendships reunited and feasting. The day commenced at Bellan House with a coffee and biscuits for the eminent members of our community. The Headmaster and his wife greeted the Mayor of Oswestry, Cllr Paul Milner, the...

Martyn masters the Marathon des Sables –...

The Marathon des Sables (or MDS as it is known) is ranked by the Discovery Channel as the toughest footrace on earth. It is a multi-stage adventure in one of the world’s most inhospitable climates, the Sahara desert. The rules state that you must be self-sufficient and carry on your back...

OOs meet up to discuss 2017 reunion

During the past month, John Elmhirst (1962-67 - formerly Elmhirst-Baxter) dropped in to see John Batchlor and Steve Hodge (1964-71) in Cheltenham. John and Steve had not seen John Elmhirst for a mere 49 years so a lot of reminiscing went on, most of which started “and do you remember…………………………..”. They...