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Making The World a Better Place


Haddenham and District Rotary Santa's Grotto Hosted by Hartwell Nurseries 2023


Haddenham and District Rotary are pleased to announce
the Booking Site for Santa's Grotto 2023 is now open

Santa has confirmed he will be in his Grotto at Hartwell Nurseries
the four weekends in December leading up to Christmas
and looks forward to meeting the Good Children again

Haddenham and District Rotary thank you for your support
and we wish you a merry Christmas

Net proceeds will go to supporting Rotary Charities, Projetcs
and Deserving Causes, including this year, Angelman Syndrome

Hartwell Nurseries, Stone, Aylesbury HP17 8RZ

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Haddenham St Mary's Remembrance Service 12 November 2023


Haddenham Rotary’s President Jason Hewitt joined with others to lay a wreath
at Haddenham War memorial in commemoration of British and Commonwealth
military and civilian servicemen and women
who died in the two World Wars and later conflicts

Photo: Rotarian Andrew Openshaw


Clerk of the Year Award 2023


November: Congratulations to Haddenham Parish Council's Sue Gilbert
on winning the Clerk of the Year Award
which recognises the hard work of Parish Councils
on behalf of the local community


Haddenham and District Rotary Young Photographer Competition 2023


October: A big thank you to all our entrants and their supportive parents and schools

and to Paul Wilkinson for another engaging and informative Awards Presentation

This year's photographs on the theme of 'JOY', may be viewed here

Copyright belongs to each photographer


Haddenham Community Library Memorial Garden


October: Haddenham and District Rotary

are delighted to have joined with other volunteers

planting Daffodils in the Haddenham Community Library new Memorial Garden

and look forward to a wonderful display next spring

which display, should improve each and every year





Photos: photoninja



Haddenham Rotary Support Haddenham Community Fair


October: Haddenham Rotary joined with 30+ other exhibitors
to showcase the purpose and achievement of Haddenham Rotary
in support of Haddenham and International communities

Photo: Haddenham.net


A Fourth Community Noticeboard for Haddenham


October: Haddenham and District Rotary have sponsored

the provision of a Community Noticeboard on the old Haddenham Airfield Site

Close to the recreational area and new sports pavilion



Photos: photoninja


Haddenham and District Rotary Welcomes New Member


September: President Jason and all Haddenham and District Rotary Members were delighted to

welcome Reverend Andrew Openshaw, who joined us 25th September 2023

Photo: Haddenham Rotaran Martin Andrew


Haddenham Rotary Volunteer Helpers


We welcome volunteer helpers

Rotary volunteers work with us to make the world a better place

You don't need to be a member. Do what you can, when you can

Come and have fun

More about Volunteering with Rotary, here:


Rotary Sponsors Haddenham Horticultural Society Autumn Show


September: Haddenham and District Rotary continue to sponsor the
Annual Haddenham Horticultural Society Show
and donated a prize for the Best Entry in the Children’s Class

Haddenham and District Rotary have sponsored HHC Autumn Show for many years
and are keen to encourage young people to take an interest in Horticulture

The winner in 2023 is Julian Beattie's painting of a Rabbit

Photo: Haddenham Horticultural Society


Haddennham and District Rotary Support Aylesbury Youth Action


July: Aylesbury Youth Action recently moved premises and enquired whether Rotary
could support refurbishment of this new space
Haddenham and District Rotary together with our friends in Aylesbury Hundreds Rotary
were only too delighted to help, and gave assistance to improve and enhance the AYA kitchen area
"Projects like these lie at the heart of our commitment to society at large
and Aylesbury Vale in particular" said Haddenham Rotary Community Officer

Aylesbury Youth Action was founded over 50 years ago
with aims closely aligned with the aims of Rotary – Service Above Self
AYA primary focus is to:

- Mentor young people who are keen to contribute to society
- Develop positive feelings and mental health through volunteering activities
- Explore their creative skills in an artistic environment involving such activities as singing, painting, writing, designing, photography
- Develop their skills base in support of their career development 
AYA have a considerable record of achievement in promoting the principles and practice of good citizenship and service to the youth community in and around Aylesbury Vale
Haddenham and District Rotary Youth Leadership Award 2023
Haddenham and District Rotary sponsor Rotary Youth Leadership Awards
an all-expenses-paid opportunity for personal learning and growth,
enabling young people to develop qualities of leadership,
team working personal initiative and problem solving
Here are a few pictures from recent adventures:
Planning and Team Building
Problem Solving and Communication
Preparing to Kayak

On the Water


Preparing to Sail

On the Water

Photos: Rotary District Governor Kate


Read more about the
Rotary Youth Leadership Award here:


Haddenham Rotary's Human Fruit Machine Features at Haddenham Fete

Haddenham Rotary's amazing Human Fruit Machine was again a popular attraction at 2023 Haddenham Fete

Photo: Keith Milmer

An exclusive 'peek behind the scenes' at the complex working of our Human Fruit Machine

Photos: Rotarian David Robinson


Haddenham Rotarian Awarded British Empire Medal

Read about the award winning Haddenham Volunteers Vaccination Programme here:


Haddenham Junior School Forest School Project


Continues to inspire and facilitate development of practical life skills
with support from tree expert and Haddenham and District Rotarian David Rankin

New log cutting facility

Photo: Rotarian David Rankin

Read more about the HJS Forest School Project here:


Rotary Support for Ukraine


            Rotary delivers humanitarian aid and support for Ukraine:

               -  Hosting Ukrainians displaced by the conflict

               -  20,000 Tourniquets

               -  Warm clothing, toiletries, toys, furniture, household goods

               -  Modular Homes for Moshchum

               -  Magnetometers to facilitate mine clearance

               -  Power Generators for hospitals

              -  Laptops and Phone Cards for communication and translation

              -  and much much more

More about Rotary support for Ukraine here:


The Scope and Scale of Rotary Volunteering

A recent study found that Rotary volunteers contribute an estimated 47 million hours each year

That's almost 27,000 full-time paid workers, equivalent to about £650 million in avoided costs, every year!

The full report is here 


Rotary Magazine

A wide range of fascinating features exclusive interviews and inspiring human interest stories from across the world of Rotary

To view and download digital editions of Rotary Magazine, click here


Rotary Saves Lives



Haddenham Rotary saves lives by funding defibrillators at St Mary's Centre and the Coop store in Haddenham

Click here for more information



Haddenham Rotary saves lives by supporting 'End Polio Now', which has vaccinated 2.5 billion children

Just 1% of all children mostly in hard to reach areas, remain un-vaccinated

Click here for more information

Click here to see 'Why Zero Matters' in our global campaign to eradicate Polio






Happening soon...

Speaker Jane Robinson: Ladies Can't Climb Ladders

Mon, Dec 4th 2023 8:00 pm

Speaker Jane Robinson: Ladies Can't Climb Ladders

Seven Stars with Partners and Guests

Christmas Dinner

Mon, Dec 11th 2023 7:00 pm

Christmas Dinner

Lambert Arms with Partners. Speaker TBC

No Meeting

Mon, Dec 18th 2023 8:00 pm

No Meeting

No Meeting

Christmas Day

Mon, Dec 25th 2023 8:00 pm

Christmas Day

Season's Greetings from everyone at Haddenham Rotary

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Mondays at 19.30 for 20.00hrs

( Use our Contact Page to offer help with our events or to enquire about joining a meeting) Stars Lane.

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