The Rotary Foundation inducted into University of Oxford's Chancellor's Court of Benefactors

The Rotary Foundation has been welcomed in the University of Oxford's Chancellor's Court o...more

Ebola Treatment and Prevention

Marlow and Monrovia Unite to fight Ebola

When the deadly Ebola virus was killing thousands of people in West Africa, Brian Jonson a...more

Inspiring Alumni from Rotary Programmes

Rotary Youth Exchange – USA Tour ’81 Alumni Association

Each year, thousands participate in Rotary's educational and youth programs, all known for...more

Rotarian of the year 2018 - On his Bike!

Remarkable Service above Self from Dave Donaldson, District Rotarian of the Year 2018, ele...more

District Governor's Diary 2018-19

Our District Governor Gillian is a very dedicated and enthusiastic Rotarian, but also a bu...more

Mathematical Magic from Maidenhead Thames

Last year’s RBWM Mayor John Lenton & Mayoress Margaret Lenton, Maidenhead Thames Rotary President Brian McGinley and the winning Year 4 Mathemagicians from All Saints CoE Primary School holding the winning shield.

Many clubs in the District participate in the RIBI Youth competitions. Others like Maidenh...more

Ngora Freda Carr Hospital

the April 2017 team members at the Ngora Freda Carr Hospital

visits by the District 1090 Vocational Training Team to Freda Carr Hospital and Nursing Sc...more

Help Arctic One make Para Tri-athlete dreams a reality

Arctic One Tri and Para Tri Festival

Arctic One is an amazing small charity with big ideas based in Chesham that aims to give o...more

Wings 2014

Rotary volunteers help with Shelterbox activities at this epic event...more

Sand Dams

Preparing the Dam

Creating clean water storage in dry lands, using local resources and creating sustainable ...more

Naomi Riches and The Great Thames Row

Naomi Riches

On Saturday 17th September 2016, Naomi Riches (Paralympic Gold Medalist) start her latest ...more

Erroll's Skydive Mission

Erroll Bateman in full flight

When Thame's Red Kite Children's Centre was faced with closure because of local government...more

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 sens...more

Polio Eradication - useful resources and links

Polio Take Two

District resources, links to RIBI and RI pages and to the World Polio Eradication Initiati...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 co...more

District Handover Dinner

District Handover 2018

The District handover will take place on Friday 6th July at Bisham Abbey. All Rotarians, p...more

Purple 4 Polio Crocuses for 2019

Following the success of our crocus planting over the last two years, find out how your Ro...more

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 privile...more

Thames Valley District Interact Day 2018

Thames Valley District Interact Day

Following two very successful Interact Days, plans are almost complete for the third one. ...more

Kamuli Mission Hospital

measuring blood pressure - teaching the nursing school students at Kamuli Mission Hospital

our Vocational Training Team visits to Kamuli Mission Hospital and the adjacent Nursing Sc...more

The Bill Huntley Memorial Peace Seminar - October 2016

The Bradford University Rotary Peace Centre Annual Seminar...more

The 3rd Oxford Peace Conference

Jo Berry and Dr Patrick Magee

Peace Through Understanding: the Malcolm Boddington Memorial Peace Conference, held at The...more

Our Rotary Scholars in 2017/18

our scholars for 2017/18, at our Meet the Scholars dinner in Oxford in October

we are lucky enough to host 23 Rotary Scholars for the 2017/18 academic year ...more

Farewell to our Scholars of 2015/16

farewell to our Rotary Scholars of 2015/16

We said farewell to our visiting Rotary Scholars at a barbeque on 16th June 2016 at Badgem...more

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 Rot...more

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...more

Help Pudsey fly through the roof!

Children in Need at London Heathrow

Rotary in the Thames Valley has a particularly strong connection with our partners at BBC ...more

The 2016/17 scholars out and about around the District

outside St George's Chapel, ready for the guided tour

social events arranged by Rotarians and Rotary Clubs for our scholars or that our scholars...more

End Polio Now

Rotary's remarkable commitment. Working with an incredible network of people, we really ar...more

Crocuses in Bloom around the District

All the hard work in October and November was worth it - the Thames Valley turns purple...more

Growing Together to End Polio Now

You're never too young to be a responsible citizen!

Rotary clubs and their Purple4Polio partners all over the District are well under-way with...more

Projects across the district that are funded by District Grants

The Life Education Bus supported by Misbourne Matins Rotary Club

Just a few examples of how clubs have used district grants to support their community acti...more

Welcome to our Rotary Scholars 2016/17

our scholars for the 2016/17 academic year

Our traditional Meet the Scholars evening at Badgemore Park Golf Club...more

Marlow Santa Fun Run 2016

Come and be part of this amazing morning as 2,500 Santas and helpers run, walk, scoot or o...more

International projects funded by district grants

Misbourne Matins water tanks in Bali

Examples of overseas projects run by clubs across our district and funded by district gran...more

Supporting Polio Eradication across the Thames Valley

Purple Hands for Polio at the Truck Music Festival

clubs across our district are doing lots to raise awareness of and funds for the End Polio...more

Earlier Initiatives for Polio around Rotary Clubs in the Thames Valley

Sydney Opera House

see what we've done over the last few years to maintain the profile of the Polio Campaign...more

Abingdon Food and Drink Festival

Organised by Abingdon Vesper Rotary, showcasing all the finest local food and drink suppli...more

Wonderful Windsor

Fred King opens District1090 Conference

Report from the 'new style' District 1090 Conference held at Savill Court Hotel, Windsor...more

Marlow Santa's Fun Run 2015

The Rotary Clubs of Marlow invite you to join 2,500 Santas running through Marlow High Str...more

MudMen to the Rescue!

The Mud Men team

Rotary Club of Ruislip-Northwood helps raise £9,000 for local special school ...more

Letter from America

Early highlights from Georgetown

News from Will Todman, one of our Thames Valley District Rotary Scholars for 2014/15, who ...more

Earthquake in Nepal

Rotary in action

As the full horror of the devastation emerged daily, it was clear that help was desperatel...more

Young Musicians Light up Rotary

Young Musicians at Dorchester_Abbey

Thames Valley winners and runners up from recent RIBI Young Musician competitions stunned ...more

Terrific Telford

Congratulations to DG Tim and his Conference team for a truly memorable and inspiring Conf...more

District 1090 Interact Day

Over 70 Interactors and supporters were certainly 'Going for Gold' at the first ever Distr...more

ShelterBox Disaster Response

Clubs throughout District 1090 are keen supporters of Shelterbox and respond in times of n...more

Local dad is World PoohSticks Champion

Hundreds of families flocked to Day's Lock on the River Thames at Little Wittenham for the...more

Improving Maternal Health at Kamuli

With the support of a Rotary Global Grant, Maternal and Child Health Care at Kamuli Missio...more

Putting the Environment on the Map

Climate Change is an issue that can no longer be ignored. The Resolution to COL from Rodne...more

Zambia 2014: Rotary family at work

'Making friends and changing lives through working together'...more

Robert wins RIBI Young Musician!

Robert Cheung, a young classical pianist who lives in Old Windsor, became the winner of th...more

Rotary Scholars

our Rotary Scholars in 2017/18

This is the world's largest privately sponsored international scholarship programme. Some ...more

Loddon Vale Cyclethon 2014

Intrepid Rotarians Complete Epic Top-To-Toe Journey for Charity....more

Torquay Triumphs

Outstanding Conference at Torquay from DG John Greening and his team under the Chairmanshi...more

The Zambia Project goes from strength to stength

The second visit by a party of Zambian students to the UK under the Libala/Wye Valley part...more

Sunninghill Wheelbarrow Race

This annual, fun-filled family event is organised by the Rotary Club of Ascot together w...more

Kids Out

Our annual fun day out with groups of special children and their helpers...more

Know Your Blood Pressure Day

Rotary Clubs working in partnership with the Stroke Association...more

Coram Life Education Centres

Coram Life Education Centres use interactive mobile classrooms to teach positive health me...more

Around Thames Valley in 80 Ways: The Opening Ceremony

A friendship relay between District 1090 clubs celebrating London 2012 by raising funds a...more

Around Thames Valley in 80 Ways: the Relay

A flavour of the fun and ingenuity of clubs' participation in this great event for WheelPo...more

Getting Your Message Across 2014

An opportunity to to catch up with recent marketing developments and share expertise to ma...more

Young Orators triumph at Regional finals 2013

District 1090 provided the winners in both the Intermediate and senior sections of a truly...more

Christmas Activities 2012

Having fun, raising funds, thinking of others: its all part and parcel of Rotary Christmas...more

Life on the Upper Thames Waves!

Sponsoring local events is just one way Rotary Clubs provide new experiences for young peo...more

Interacting in Zambia

How one club has fostered international friendships among young people...more

Run Rabbits, Run!

Maidenhead's First Bunny Fun Run - in the rain!...more

Thames Valley Rotarians helping with National Immunisations Days

Rotarians from across our district have taken part in National Immunisations Days, mainly ...more

Seasonal Fun in D1090 2011

See some of the fun we had around the Thames Valley area over the festive season...more

Seasons Greetings from D1090

See all the fun we had spreading cheer and goodwill during the Festive Season 2010...more

Baxterbear meets Sir Steve

Sir Steve Redgrave was one of the competitors in the Marlow and Marlow Thames Santa Fun Ru...more

Focus on the Crocus

A novel way to raise funds and awareness for the End Polio Now campaign...more

Oxford Rotaract Club receives its Charter

Club President Sarah Field receives the Charter from District Governor Laurie Cunningham

Photos of the Charter Evening of Oxford Rotaract Club...more

Reading Art Exhibition a Great Success

First Prize Winner (detail)

Sir John Madejski opened the 3rd Annual Reading Art Exhibition, which raised over £3700 fo...more

Kids Out

A great time was had by all when clubs throughout District 1090 took special children for ...more

Rotary-Nyumbani Working Party - Spring 2010

Nyumbani Music lesson

A group of Rotarians and friends travelled to Nyumbani in February 2010 ...more

Thanks for Life – End Polio Now

Clubs throughout District 1090 were active during February raising funds and awareness for...more

The Three Counties Charity Cycle Ride

Leaving Bracknell

On Sunday 7th June, the Rotary Club of Bracknell staged the Three Counties Charity Cycle R...more

RIBI President David Fowler plants trees in District 1090

President David spent a frenetic 3 days visiting Clubs, attending functions and planting t...more

650 MGs line the Long Walk entrance to Windsor Castle, 25th April 2009

The Duke of Edinburgh, Hon Rotarian of The Rotary Club of Windsor & Eton, viewed a parade ...more

Ambassadorial Scholars go to the races, 29th April 2009

The Scholars with John Blake (right), Head of Sales and Marketing at Ascot Race Course

Eight Ambassadorial Scholars based in Oxford and Reading spent an afternoon at Ascot Race ...more

District 1090 Conference 2009 - Pictures in the Rotary Village

Rotary Village

The Rotary Village was the meeting place for delegates and the various charity organisatio...more

District 1090 Conference 2009 - Pictures at the Grand Hotel

Group at the Grand Hotel

The Grand Hotel was the designated conference hotel, and here the District Officials and G...more

District 1090 Conference 2009 - Pictures in the Conference Hall

The Conference Team

Over 1000 Rotarians, partners, guests and friends attended the annual District 1090 Confer...more

Official Launch of Rivertime boat, July 2008

The Trustees of Rivertime Boat Trust welcomed David Suchet to Henley to celebrate the offi...more