Club News 2008 – 2012

Members Try Their Hand At Flower Arranging

Members Try Their Hand at Flower Arranging.   As we had had a fabulous talk by Yarm florist Sandra Rose, President Angela suggested that prior to the Strawberry Tea ladies try their hand at table arrangements.  As Sandra’s talk was … Continued


The Meserani Project – Tuesday 10th May

Peter and Diane Swan came to update us on this very important project. Acklam Grange School, where Peter teaches, support young people in Tanzania, enabling them to follow and complete their secondary education. The youngsters cannot afford the several hundred … Continued


Bluebell Walk – Sunday 8th May

A mix of members, friends, family and SoroptiMISTERS! Met on this beautiful afternoon to stroll around the periphery of Rosebery Topping. It was purely recreation. No fundraising, no speakers ( but plenty of chatterers!). Spring had arrived early, there were … Continued


Talk and Tour – Thursday 28th April

We spent a couple of hours in the company of Jessie Jo the CEO of ‘The Gate- A Way Out’. She explained how an encounter with some young people who had been forced into a life on the streets and … Continued


Parkinson’s The Future – Thursday 26th May

Originally this involved two eminent Professors, one from King’s College, London, the other from North Tyneside Hospital. The venue was Queen’s Campus, Stockton, of Durham University. Through the goodwill of the Dean of Medicine, Pali Hungin. Due to circumstances beyond … Continued


Strawberry Tea – Sunday 26th June 2011

Delicious food, a selection of drinks, strawberries and cream, pristine tablecloths, good company, all taking place in an exceptional garden PLUS sunshine and high temperatures! What a day! What a success!  Thanks go to- Angela, Bill, John, Louise, Mark and … Continued


African Theme Day

On Saturday 4th June we enjoyed an African Theme Day at Connie Clarke’s house. With her ‘Open House ‘ policy, Connie was on top form-telling and re-telling the anecdotes and legends behind the artefacts.In addition she provided lunch for a … Continued


A Treasure Hunt Gave Us a Day to Treasure

This year S.I. Stockton on Tees are supporting a local charity called Blind Voice.  The Blind Voice mission is to ‘enable people who are blind or partially sighted achieve their full potential and integration in society’.  With this in mind … Continued


Tea Party – 21 March 2010

Water AId Event 21 March 2010 A tea party was held on Sunday 21 March at Kirklevington Village Hall.  The party marked SIGBI’s 75th year appeal and celebrated World Water Day (22 March) with proceeds going to Water Aid.  Rington’s tea kindly provided the tea bags for … Continued


Physically Handicapped Supper at Stockton

SI Stockton members regularly support the Physically Handicapped Club at their suppers by providing food and entertainment.  At the recent event on 10 February entertainment was provided by SBLI, a youth musical theatre society based in Stokesley. For further information on … Continued