Project Choice

Project Choice This is the second year; Newcastle Soroptimists have been involved with Project Choice at Gateshead College. Our fellow Soroptimists from Sunderland work with the Sunderland cohort of students. Project Choice is a supported internship programme for people with … Continued

Induction of two new members – February 7th 2017

At the S.I. Newcastle upon Tyne Action Planning Meeting 0n February 7th, two new members were inducted. The photograph shows Joint President Kath, new members, Michelle, Chris and Joint President Christine. Michelle is the Regional Director for a children’s charity. Chris works in … Continued

Under the Bridge Christmas 2016

Jacqueline Appleby, a SI Newcastle upon Tyne member, delivered the Christmas gift bags on December 12th. Members collect items for the gift bags to be given to people supported by the charity, Under the Bridge. Under the Bridge, is a … Continued

Soroptimist International Newcastle upon Tyne 79th Annual Charter Lunch

              C       2016 is the seventy-ninth anniversary of the Soroptimist International Great Britain and Ireland, Newcastle upon Tyne branch’s initiation. This year, our Charter Lunch was held at the Centre for … Continued

New Start Bags (2)

On Thursday October 27th, the New Start Bags Newcastle upon Tyne Soroptimists and other clubs in the Northern region had collected were presented to Detective Inspector Claire Wheatley of Northumbria Police. She spoke on the subject of her work with … Continued

Items for our New Start and Christmas bags from the staff of Newcastle Futures

  The photographs below show Cynthia receiving a brilliant array of items for our New Start and Christmas bags from the staff of Newcastle Futures. This collection was made as part of their corporate social responsibility programme called Pay it Forward … Continued

Update from September 29th meeting – Tyneside Women’s Health Project

On Thursday September 29th, our club speaker was Sophie Mitchell from the Tyneside Women’s Health Project.  She spoke about their work to provide services to women who are victims of domestic abuse. The project is funded by Comic Relief. Their … Continued

Fundraising at Tynemouth Station Market

  On Saturday, 13th August we hired at stall at Tynemouth Station Market  and had yet another extremely successful stall at Tynemouth Market Thank you to everyone who collected, donated ,stored ,priced, set up the stall , sold and bought … Continued

Meal at Lezzet April 22nd

The meal at Lezzet, on Friday April 22nd, was every bit as delicious as anticipated- now where we will go next?

Project Choice

Project Choice Friday, April 22nd, Cynthia and Lis interviewing candidates on Project Choice. One of the lecturers, Laura Kane, sat in on the mock interviews. We all felt it was a very successful morning. Two other Soroptimists, Christine Lumsdon and … Continued