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Brian Middleton Award for Young People with Additional Needs

'An opportunity of a lifetime' for 5 young people, aged 12 – 18, with physical and/or sensory impairments, to learn how to sail at Bisham Abbey Sailing School, Marlow, from 30th July to 3rd August 2018.

District Conference 2018

Cheltenham Racecourse Grandstand

Fri 23rd March Be inspired and invigorated at the exciting new venue of Cheltenham Racecourse!more

The Big Crocus Plant 2017 is underway!

District Governor David Pope leads the way at Abingdon

Several of our District clubs, keen to add to last Spring's Sea of Purple, planted more corms this year, ready to burst into bloom at the end of February 2018more

Information for Potential Applicants

Information for students looking for a scholarship for graduate overseas studymore

In the next 30 days...

NOTE CHANGE OF DATE - Benson Village Hall 19:30 - Tea/Coffee/Biscuits available from 18:45. All D1090 Rotarians welcome
The Club will be holding a blood pressure testing day on Burford High Street. Qualified nurses will be there to check your blood pressure. High blood pressure is a hidden condition which, if untreated, can lead to medical problems. Click here for more: more
SATURDAY 14 APRIL 2018 between 10am and 2pm Haddenham and Thame Rotary Clubs join together to offer FREE BLOOD PRESSURE checks in the Thame Co-operative store. High blood pressure can cause a Stroke more
This year we will be hosting the Regional Final of this competition. More details to follow.


A Warm Welcome to Rotary in the Thames Valley

Thank you for visiting our website, which we hope you will find informative and useful. District 1090 covers 58 clubs and has approximately 2000 members in Berkshire, Oxfordshire, South Buckinghamshire and West Middlesex. Rotarians are committed to making a positive difference to the lives of others: within their local Communities and Worldwide, building friendships and having fun along the way.  New members are always welcome, so please browse our pages to find out about the sense of fulfillment being a member of Rotary can bring. A warm welcome awaits you!

Due to severe weather and closure of the venue site, the District Final of Young Musician today has been postponed. New date to be advised

Thank you for supporting the Rotary Foundation's Centennial!

Because of You from Rotary International on Vimeo.

Because of You, $304 million has been raised in 2017!

Read more about the work of the Rotary Foundation in the Thames Valley District and beyond.........

Abingdon Riverside Satellite Club Launched

Glasses were raised in congratulations as 1090 DG David Pope (left) inducted the first six members of Abingdon Riverside Satellite Club, one of whom was his wife Halcyon (2nd left). Two other prospective members were unavailable on this occasion and will be inducted shortly. Second from right is Philip Waddy from Host Club Abingdon who is mentoring the new Satellite Club.

The club's first fund raising activity undertaken is already under way, its a 'Charity Building Bake Off' based on Cakes with a Building Theme!.Entry details here...

The new members aim to continue attracting more people to join them over the coming months and progress to become a new full Rotary Club bringing the number of Rotary Clubs in the town to three.

Exciting New Club for Marlow

National President, Eve Conway was on hand to present the new club of Marlow Bridge with its Charter and give Inaugural Club President, Louise Kelly her chain of office on 12 July. A great night for Marlow, which now has 3 clubs in the town!

Young Thames Valley Orators triumph at National Finals!

Congratulations to the Reading Blue Coat team, Intermediate winners of RIBI Youth Speaks 2016 and to India of Senior section Runners-Up Wycombe Abbey for winning Best Speaker. Read the whole story

Congratulations to Isabel Irvine: Young Musician of the Year!

After an incredible day of amazing performances from extremely talented young musicians, Isabel Irvine of Thames Valley District was declared winner of the Vocalist section of Rotary Young Musician 2016. See more

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Speaker List updated. Any more bright ideas?
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Spanning the counties of Oxfordshire, Berkshire, south Buckinghamshire and west Middlesex

Winners of the RIBI Best District Bulletin Award 2017

Winners of the RIBI Best District Online Presence Award 2013

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