Stop the Traffik

On Tuesday the 17th of January, Hannah Flint from “Stop the Traffik” came to talk to us about the work of the organisation.  Modern Day Slavery and Exploitation is a big problem globally but particularly in the UK. Modern Day Slavery … Continued

Coins for the Queen – SI Bolton marks her 90th birthday

Members of SI Bolton decided to celebrate the Queen’s birthday by collecting 90 silver coins to donate to one of the charities of which she is Patron. At a recent coffee morning at the home of Vera Whittaker, the club … Continued

35 years a Soroptimist

Liz Harrison has been a member of the SOROPTIMISTS for 35 years, first in the Salford Club and when this Club closed she moved with several other members to the Bolton Club.  As Liz has not been too well lately, the … Continued

Membership Event attracts many visitors

Membership Evening Soroptimist International of Bolton held a Membership Event at Heaton Cricket Club on Tuesday the 10th of May.  The Event was organised by the Club to answer the question, “Ask me why I’m a Soroptimist”.  Twenty-one visitors attended the … Continued

Who are Bolton Soroptimists and what do they do? – An interview on local radio

Members of SI Bolton jumped at the chance of publicising their work on Bolton FM one Saturday morning in January.  The job fell to one of SI Bolton’s long standing members, Susan Whitter, a past President and current Secretary of … Continued

SI Bolton’s Clean for the Queen

On a sunny Saturday morning in March, members of SI Bolton met on Moss Bank Way, Smithills and spent a couple of hours litter picking on a stretch of road that we have cleaned for over 30 years. This year … Continued

Come and find out more about Soroptimist International of Bolton

Margaret Baker with the school girls from Kathmandu Ask me why I’m a Soroptimist?    If you want to know more, you are invited to attend an Informal Evening with members of Bolton Soroptimist Club at Heaton Cricket Club, Church … Continued

An Angel Tree for the Street Angels

SI Bolton’s Christmas Tree – Street Angels Once again Birtenshaw Methodist Church, Bromley Cross held its annual Christmas Tree Festival.   This year SI Bolton raised awareness of the work of the “Street Angels” by decorating a tree with paper … Continued

SI Bolton’s 77th Annual Charter Dinner

  SI Bolton held its 77th Charter dinner on Friday the 20th of November at “Brookfield” Westhoughton.  The honoured guests this year were the guest speaker Mr. Warren J Smith KSt, JP,the Lord Lieutenant of Manchester;  Mr Ken Hahlo, President … Continued

Sooptimist Sunday – 2015

July 12th was the date chosen for our Service of Thanksgiving and Rededication to Soroptimism, attended by members and friends. The venue was the newly built Triangle Church and the Reverend Hilary Howarth led the service.  We were fortunate enough … Continued