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Turning Purple for Polio at Oxfordshire Science Festival

The Explorazone at Oxford Town Hall

To celebrate 100 Years of the Rotary Foundation "doing good in the World", we were privileged to participate in the Explorazone at the Oxford Town Hall, part of the prestigious Oxfordshire Science Festival in Junemore

District Conference 2018

Cheltenham Racecourse Grandstand

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

Maryam Takes a Step up the Leadership Ladder!

Maryam ILM Certificate

Princes Risborough School Interactor becomes the first recipient of an ILM endorsed certificate in Rotary Youth Leadership and Managementmore

Harry scoops Young Chef top Award

Young Chef 2017_Harry Hutchins

Congratulations to Harry Hutchins sponsored by the Rotary Club of Thatcham for winning the Thames Valley District Young Chef Finalsmore

Winners of the Purple4Polio Art Award

competition winner Florence Horobin with Joy Arnott, District Governor

Announcing the winners of the art competition open to primary and secondary schools in Rotary in the Thames Valley Districtmore

In the next 30 days...

Meal at Whistlers, Chipping Norton and a visit to The Theatre Chipping Norton to see "Sherlock Holmes and the Crimson Cobbles" - a fast moving comedy. Please contact Mike Clark for further details.
A musical performance in aid of Young Dementia UK more
Four Club Members (3 cycling, one driving the support car) and a guest cyclist, are cycling from Burford to Paris (via Portsmouth) in 4 days. The Club is raising funds for Contented Dementia, an important charity based in Burford
The Club is organising (another!) cycle ride to Paris. We are raising funds for The Contented Dementia Trust and The Venture Force Foundation Orphanage (in Ghana) more
October Rotary quiz to raise funds for charity
an opportunity to meet the Rotary Scholars hosted by clubs across District 1090 for the academic year 2017/18 more
A Medieval Banquet in The Caledonian Suite at Adams Park. Tickets £35 now available. This event promises an evening of laughter and surprise, and be assured that any surplus monies will be donated to Rennie Grove Hospice Care. more


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 59 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!

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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Be inspired by great articles in June-July issue of Rotary magazine. Be inspired by great articles in June-July issue of Rotary magazine.more

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