Clubs & Societies
Border Book Worms
Every 5 Weeks at Members Houses
Contact: K Kimber
1st Thursday of the Month from 7pm
Contact: Victoria Gemmell - firstname.lastname@example.org
Link: WI Pages
FOTS - Friends Of Trefonen School
A support group for the school, raising funds for the many things not covered by the Local Education Authority.
Contact the School on Tel: 01691 652960
A small group of local people interested in Trefonen's history. It has initiated and co-ordinated the work on the Playing Field and the "Trefonen Walks" booklet. Its next task is to research and write a more detailed history for publication on this website. The group is now embarking on a major project to establish Conservation Area Status for the village.
Contact K Kimber (Secretary) 01691 679646 email@example.com
Trefonen and District Gardening Club
Village Hall (disabled access and facilities)
7.30 p.m. 3rd Thursday in the month
Our annual programme consists of speakers /presentations on a variety of topics and social events such as dinners/lunches and coach outings to gardens/nurseries.
Whatever your age, and level of gardening competence you will find a warm welcome at our club meetings and events. For further information please see our website www.trefonengardenclub.org.uk
email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Barbara Court on 01691 655387.
Fortnightly on Thursdays
Playing Field Association
Manages the playing field in liaison with Shropshire Council, the owners. It is made up of representatives from relevant local groups and a few members of the community.
Contact: K Kimber (Hon Secretary) 01691 679646 email@example.com
Trefonen & Treflach P3 Group
Monitors & maintains local footpaths.
Contact: Mark Leather - 01691 652409
Trefonen Rural Protection Group
The Trefonen Rural Protection Group works to safeguard the rurality of Trefonen in a way that underpins all that is best in the balance between new housing and a tranquil, productive and beautiful environment.
Meets at members houses.
Contact: Eiluned Parry - 01691 655667.
Lights Out Trefonen
World War 1 research group (see separate section on this website for details)
Contact: Chris Woods 01691 654378
Village Hall Management Committee
Manages the Village Hall, a registered charity. It is made up of representatives from relevant local groups and a few members of the community.
Contact: Carol Pickering 01691 238561
Every Wednesday 7-9pm (Autumn to Spring)
Kath Barkley 01691 828587 or
Ann Southall 01691 653672
Offa Community Support
A local group created to raise funds and offer assistance and support to those in the local community whose needs cannot be met by other sources. The group have already identified their first project and will be holding a number of fundraising events to support their chosen projects.
01691 657997 and 07980680845 and firstname.lastname@example.org
Oswestry Borders University of the Third Age (U3A)
The 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 2 - 4pm
The Centre, Oak Street, Oswestry
Contact: 01691 661104
Mobile: 01978 710059
The U3A is a world-wide organisation which encourages and enables older people, no longer in full-time employment, to help each other share their knowledge, skills, interests and experience – while making new friends and having fun.
Oswestry U3A have approximately 20 Interest Groups, on a wide range of subjects including Anti-Aging Aerobics, History & Archaeology and Photography.