Club news


People in the Park

SI Bradford raised over £200 at the People in the Park event on Saturday 8th May in Lister Park. Along with a host of charities and other service organisations SI Bradford … who had a chocolate tombola … promoted Soroptimism … Continued


New President for SI Bradford

“A meeting to discuss the formation of a Venture Club in Bradford was convened at the Bradford Ladies’ Club on Friday 14th September 1928 by Miss E Matthias and Miss A Chalmers-Lawford”. So reads the first entry in the minutes … Continued


Marlene Roper RIP

Marlene Roper, honorary member of Soroptimist International of Bradford, died on June 8th at home after more than four months in hospitals. Marlene was a member of Soroptimist International for over thirty years and a member of the Bradford Club … Continued


Bradford Soroptimists Support Rape Crisis Centre

  Bradford Soroptimists Support Rape Crisis Centre Jane Gregory, from the Bradford Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Survivors Service, has received a cheque for one thousand pounds from Canon Nora Whitham MBE.  The money was raised during Canon Nora’s year in … Continued


Challenging year ahead for Soroptimist International Bradford

Challenging year ahead for Soroptimist International Bradford At SI Bradford’s recent AGM outgoing President, Canon Nora Whitham MBE, thanked members for their support over the past year and handed the chain of office to new President, Lynn Wiggan. President Lynn … Continued


Bradford Schools Drugs Prevention Initiative

The Bradford Schools Drugs Prevention Initiative (BSDPI) started in 1994 and is a joint initiative between Soroptimist International of Bradford, Rotary International of Bradford, West Yorkshire Police and Education Bradford. The aim of the initiative is to motivate and reward … Continued


80th Birthday Dinner

Back in 1928 one of the very first Soroptimist International clubs in Yorkshire was formed here in Bradford and, eighty years on, it is still going strong under the current President, Canon Nora Whitham MBE. A special 80th birthday dinner … Continued


80th Birthday Celebration at Bradford Cathedral

Members of Soroptimist International Bradford gathered at the Cathedral recently to celebrate their 80th birthday. In a service conducted by the Revd Dr Frances Ward, the work of Soroptimists – locally, nationally and internationally – was praised. SI Yorkshire President … Continued


Vera Law RIP

Everyone gathered at Vera Law’s funeral in July agreed on one thing – that the word ‘feisty’ described her perfectly. In her eighty-fourth year she thought as deeply and spoke as directly as she had done throughout her years in … Continued