Club News

Share Shop Presentation

At their most recent meeting members heard a fascinating presentation from Debra Webb, Trustee and passionate supporter of SHARE (Supporting Homeless and Assisting Refugees Everywhere). SHARE is a fairly new charity which has grown rapidly in Cheshire and Flintshire.  Debra … Continued


Cardiff Conference Success

Ten members of our club attended the recent Federation Conference, held at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff.  It was an action packed weekend, with several of the club members taking an active role.  On the Friday morning President Susan … Continued


Quiz Night Success

Club members held an extremely successful Quiz Night on Friday, 29th September, raising over £600 which will be divided between two of the projects that we support, Chester Women’s Aid and Classrooms in the Clouds. We are grateful to the … Continued


A Freedom Service

On Sunday, 17th September, 2017, members of SI Chester attended a Freedom Service in Chester Cathedral.  The Service was held to remember those caught up in the tragedy of Human Trafficking.  We, along with a representative from the Cheshire Anti-Slavery … Continued


Classrooms in the Clouds

Chester members are delighted that local charity, Classrooms in the Clouds, (CITC), has been successful in being granted funds from the Soroptimist International President’s Appeal – Educate to Lead: Nepal. One of our local schools, The Bishops’ Blue Coat School, has expressed … Continued


Immediate Past President Margaret visits Chester

Members were delighted to welcome SIGBI Immediate Past President, Margaret Emsley, to join them for dinner on the 26th June.  Margaret gave an interesting, and often amusing, talk about her year in office as President of the Federation.  During her … Continued


Our Stand in the Marketplace

WOW Festival visits Chester

  On the weekend of 20th/21st May the amazing WOW (Women of the World) Festival took place in the new Storyhouse Arts Complex in Chester. Members of SI Chester had a stand in the Marketplace and were able to talk … Continued


Writing Competition Prize Winner

Regional President, Denny Owen, challenged club members to write a poem or some prose on the subject of Domestic Violence.  The winners were announced at the President’s Day held on 8th April and we are pleased to publish this moving poem by Jane Pickering, … Continued


International Women’s Day 2017 # Be Bold for Change

This year members of SI Chester have celebrated International Women’s Day at a number of events in the City. On Saturday, 4th March, we had an information stand at an event in the Town Hall organised by Chester Women’s Aid. … Continued


Our Second Anniversary

On the 18th February SI Chester celebrated their second anniversary with a fund raising luncheon at the Mercure Hotel.  The Guest Speaker was Patricia Gatherum, SIGBI Liaison Officer for the Meru Women’s Garden Project, who gave an interesting update on … Continued