Yvonne and Phil

Refugee Help in Tameside

On Monday 21st July the club was host to Revd. Phil Carroll from the Parish of Hurst in Ashton-under-Lyne, an area which is home to many refugees from various parts of Africa and Asia. In 2005 the Parish started trying … Continued

71st charter Dinner

On Friday 27th June SI Ashton-under-Lyne celebrated their 71st Charter Dinner at Stanley House. President Yvonne welcomed some eighty guests from many clubs in south Lancashire Region, together with many of Yvonne’s own guests. President Stella and members of our … Continued

Royal Navy First

Lt Maxine Stiles daughter of Ashton-under-Lyne club member Kay Stiles has recently become of  three women naval officers to become the first female  submariners in the 110 year old submarine service. Lt Stiles (29) earned her “Dolphin” badge together with … Continued

Marie Curie

The first speaker meeting of President Yvonne’s year was Dorothy Forster from Marie Curie. Dorothy is a former District Nurse, now working for Marie Curie.Dorothy talked about how a Marie Curie nurse can help a terminally ill patient who is … Continued

Francis House Cq Presentation

Distribution of Charities

SI Ashton-under-Lyne held their annual Distribution of Charities night on Monday 7th April and President Jill is pictured here presenting a cheque for £2,957 to Francis House Hospice which was her designated charity for the year. The cheque was received … Continued

Paul and Kevin from Blood Bikers North West

Blood Bikers

North West Blood Bikers Paul and Kevin from North West Blood Bikers came to talk to the club at our March Speaker Meeting. The North West branch of the charity was set up in 2011 and now carries not only … Continued

Poppy image

Tameside Big Poppy Plant

By focusing on the red of the remembrance poppy you can help Tameside become a greener place this summer. The council’s cultural services teams is inviting schools, community groups and residents to join in Tameside’s Big Poppy Plant, a project … Continued

Psychotherapy Treatment for Ashton Soroptimists

Feeling tired and under the weather? The long winter days and bad weather getting you down? If the answer is yes you should have been at the Club speaker meeting on Monday 17th February, when Masha Bennett came to talk … Continued

Chicken Run

          112 Easter Chicks knitted by members of Ashton-under-Lyne on their way to join the “Easter Chicken Run” at Francis House Hospice, which is the club’s main charity for the year.

Healthwatch – Tameside

Peter Denton, Manager of Healthwatch Tameside came to talk to the club in January. He explained that Healthwatch is the new Consumer Champion for health and social care in England, which gives children, young people and adults a powerful voice – … Continued