SI Ashton-under-Lyne held a concert of seasonal music on Saturday 5th December at Albion United Reformed Church to raise money and awareness of Alzhiemer’s Society. The music and singing was excellent and the audience enjoyed the evening enormously with a … Continued

Margaret Rogerson Fund

Soroptimist International, Ashton-under-Lyne were please to present a cheque for £400 to the charity S.T.A.R.S (Special Time and Relaxation Sessions). This is a charity based in Tameside for children who are totally disabled to receive special relaxation time in safe … Continued

Charter Dinner 2015

Friday 26th June saw Ashton-under-Lyne celebrating their 72nd Charter Dinner at Stanley House. Distinguished guests were from right to left:- President SI Ashton-under-Lyne Lesley Walker, President SI South Lancashire Region Margaret Baker, The Civic Mayor of Tameside Cllr Vincent Ricci, The … Continued

High Sherriff of Greater Manchester

Sharman Birtles, a member of SI Ashton-under-Lyne has been installed as High Sherriff of Greater Manchester for 2015-2016. The Office of High Sherriff is the oldest secular office after the Crown and is an appointment made by Her Majesty The … Continued

Charity Giving 2015

Distribution of Charities 2015 Ashton Soroptimists held their annual Distribution of charities at the club meeting held on Monday 13th April. This year’s President Councillor Yvonne Cartey had chosen the Matthew Burgess Memorial Fund as her main charity and a … Continued

Craft Fair 2014

On November 15th SI Ashton-under-Lyne held a Craft Fair at Ashton Town Hall which, the Mayor and Moryess of Tameside attended and raised over £700 for President Yvonne’s Charities.                      

Street Pastors

October’s speakers to the club were Phil and Angela from “Street Pastors” who along with a group of other committed Christians patrol the streets of Stalybridge on Friday and Saturday evenings to help diffuse issues of anti social behaviour and … Continued



The club hosted Angela Fuggle a represenative from the charity Beanstalk at their September meeting Beanstalk is a children’s literacy charity that recruits, trains and supports volunteers to build children’s confidence and inspire a love of reading. Angela told us … Continued

Snowdrop Planting

     President Yvonne Carty, and Regional PAC Chair, Margaret Molyneux of SI Leigh, were joined by members of SI Manchester, Val Moss, Maureen Heywood and their President Stella Kay to support the National Trust initiative to plant snowdrops and turn … Continued

Garden Party

Club members joined together on Sunday 27th July in Usha’s garden, along with her friends and neighbours to enjoy the summer sunshine, good food, good fun and good friendship. A total of £300 was raised for President Yvonne’s charity.           … Continued