News

See the latest ROSY news from our volunteers and supporters.

ROSY Walk an enormous success!

We have reported on the success of the ROSY walk this year which raised some £20.000. We were joined by nine of our wonderful nurses and their supporters who all completed the walk and raised many hundreds of pounds. The Secretary and his wife received the following letter from the nurses:   “Thank you for…

Carter Jonas’ Anniversary event gives to ROSY

CARTER JONAS supported ROSY at their recent summer event and presented us with the fantastic sum of £689, all donations from guests who attended and learnt about what ROSY does in Oxfordshire. We are so lucky to have been part of your celebrations, and we really appreciate you having us on board with you.

Marks & Spencers presents ROSY with end-of-year cheque

We previously reported that Marks and Spencers, Oxford had adopted ROSY as one of their chosen charities for 2016/17. That year has now ended and we have been presented with the generous sum of £2,401.96. Thank you all at Marks and Spencers, Oxford, you truly are part of the community.

Upcoming! The ROSY Christmas Fair.

ROSY’s now-annual Christmas Fair is due to take place on 17th and 18th October at Long Meadow, the home of Sue Adcock, in Charlbury. Sue is an interior designer with an excellent eye, and runs her own business, Open Door Style, selling interiors and home accessories. Together with likeminded friends, she holds the ROSY Christmas…

The Stately Car Boot Sale 17th September

ROSY’s annual Stately Car Boot Sale took place at Cornbury Park on 17th September and raised thousands of pounds for respite nurses for our ROSY families. Buyers and sellers came from all over the country to browse top end bric-a-brac, antiques, clothes and accessories. We lunched on a hog roast from Chipping Norton’s finest J.R….

ROSY announcing the winners of 2017 Wilderness Raffle

ROSY are delighted to announce the winners of the 2017 Wilderness raffle are the Jacques Family from Newington, Oxfordshire who win family camping tickets for the wilderness 2018! Over £1000 was raised at this fabulous festival to which the DTFC Vets added another £180. The £1,233.08 total will now be doubled by Microsoft to nearly…

The ROSY Walk 2017

We were blessed with perfect weather for the annual 30 mile ROSY walk, starting and finishing at Cornbury Park and taking in some of the most beautiful Oxfordshire countryside along the way. A record 80 walkers gathered for a swift coffee before walking south through the ancient deer park towards Wilcote. The countryside was at…

Dreamnight at The Cotswold Wildlife Park

The ROSY families enjoyed a wonderful evening at the Dreamnight Event at the Cotswold Wildlife Park, with tickets donated by the park. Here, David and Sally Harris give an account of the event: “Thank you for the tickets to Dreamnight. We absolutely love the Wildlife Park and it is always such a special evening. Here…

Wheatley Singers Event in aid of ROSY

WHEATLEY SINGERS EVENT IN AID OF ROSY – One of ROSY’s Nurses, Trudie Ball, will be singing Haydn and Britten with The Wheatley Singers on Saturday 20th May at 7.30pm in St Mary’s Church, Wheatley. All proceeds will go to ROSY. Do come along, enjoy the music and lend your support. Everyone welcome.

The Village Players of Launton

THE VILLAGE PLAYERS of LAUNTON produce a pantomime each year and raise money for charity. Fantastic. This year they performed “Jack and Jill and the Beanstalk” and donated £200 pounds to ROSY. This is not the first time the players have helped us And we really appreciate their support.