Club news 2010-2011

Presentation to Sandville

      On a beautiful April evening it was a pleasure to join with Gwyneth Poacher and friends of the Sandville to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the opening of  the present building. Joint Presidents Joy and Rayner, accompanied by … Continued


  At a recent meeting members were very pleased to be able to celebrate the 85th birthday of longstanding, very active and faithful member, Janet.  During a supper meeting Janet was presented with a birthday cake which we all enjoyed. … Continued

Walk for Water Aid

  On a beautiful March morning members walked the Sunnyside and Newcastle Hill area of Bridgend to raise money for Water Aid  . Along the way members shared memories and learned more about the history of the area following on from … Continued

Talking book

    Past President Joyce Chatterton demonstrating the talking book for blind and partially sited young people  for the recording of which the Club had raised funds during her year as President, 2009 – 2010. The book is “Shadow Forest” by Matt Haig.

Operation Christmas Child

Several members met for a fun evening at the home of Regional President Carys to pack shoeboxes towards the Club’s donation to Operation Christmas Child run by the Charity Samaritan’s Purse. More boxes were delivered to Club by members and … Continued

Two Presidents and Mayor!

Several members supported Barbara at her Bridgend Town Mayor’s service at Nolton Church on Oct.31st. We really enjoyed the service and the tea afterwards! Thank you Barbara and Best Wishes for the rest of your year.

Manchester Conference 2010

Joy, Rayner, Lily, JeanD, Christine, Joyce, Barbara P and Carys travelled by coach to Manchester and had very good conference. We met up with Talat again and Rayner gave her the money from the Club and the ESU for the … Continued

Garden Party

On a lovely summer afternoon, members, friends and guests joined together in the home of Soroptimist Frances, for an enjoyable afternoon to raise funds for the Sandville Self Help Centre . Presidents Joy and Rayner have chosen the Sandville … Continued

English Speaking Union Garden Party June 2010

At their annual garden party, held at the garden of Sir Geoffrey and Lady Inkin,  the members of the English Speaking Union presented Rayner, with  cheque for £500 for Soroptimist International Bridgend Club’s Kirachi project and specifically for our Soroptimist … Continued

Visit to the Sandville

Joint Presidents Joy and Rayner, accompanied by Club members , visited the Sandville Self Help Centre on Wednesday June 23rd. We were taken on a tour of the centre by the inspirational founder Gwyneth Poacher. The Sandville is a … Continued