Club Celebrates reaching it’s target to raise £3000 for Meru Women’s Garden Project

Club members Celebrated  reaching our  target and more by raising £3500 for the Meru Women’s Garden Project in Kenya. This is equivalent to providing the resources to establishing twelve gardens.We were delighted to welcome three  prospective members and enjoyed an … Continued

Shwops Evening Thursday 28th February 7-9.30pm Starbeck Community Library

Are you looking to reorganise your wardrobe – have you thought about recycling clothes by swapping them? Harrogate and District Soroptimist are organising a Clothes Swap/Shwop at the Starbeck Community Library, 68A High Street, Harrogate HG2 7LW Tickets cost £8 per person … Continued

Burns Nights Supper – 25 January 2019 at Wetherby Golf Club raises £300 for charity

Burns Night Supper Joint President Elsie Johnston had pleasure in hosting a supper in recognition of Robbie Burns, on his birthday Friday 25thJanuary.  This was held at Wetherby Golf Club and the evening was a great success with members, family … Continued

Wetherby Christmas Market raises nearly £400

Fantastic news. The Club stall at The Wetherby Christmas Market raised £250 on the day plus £120 taken for pre orders of the fabulous knitted pillar boxes and chocolate orange hats created by our own Maureen Ingleton. That’s a grand … Continued

Wetherby Winners in Charity Shop Competition

St Gemma’s Hospice Charity Shop  was the worthy winner of the  Gill Smith Memorial Cup for the best dressed Charity shop Christmas window in Wetherby. Cancer Research UK was also Highly Commended. The judging panel organised by Club members who … Continued

The Results are in – Harrogate Borough Charity Shop Christmas Window Competition

Harrogate and District Soroptimist’s are delighted to recognise the resourcefulness and imagination of the managers and volunteers who run the charity shops in some of the main shopping areas of Harrogate Borough namely Harrogate Town, Ripon and Boroughbridge, and Knaresborough … Continued

Gill Smith Memorial Trophy for Best Girl Improver at Harrogate Spa Tennis Club

The Club established the Gill Smith Memorial Trophy for Best Girl Improver at Harrogate Spa Tennis Club in 2017 in memory of a former Honorary Soroptimist member. Gill was an enthusiastic tennis player following in her father’s footsteps as a … Continued

Street Angels – Guest speaker Paul Blakey MBE

Friday and Saturday nights see a transformation in many towns and cities across the UK as the pubs and clubs fill with people out for a good night out – but for some it will end in drunkenness, fights and … Continued

Knaresborough Lions support our Library Campaign to improve Literacy

Knaresborough Lions have joined the Harrogate and District Soroptimist’s Campaign to support local libraries by providing toys, dressing up clothes for story time and huge quantities of craft materials to use during children’s activity sessions. These popular activity sessions encourage … Continued

Supporting Local Libraries to improve Literacy

Club member Sue Slocombe presents a cheque for £66 to the Bilton and Woodfield Community Library’s chair, Greta Knight. The money will be used to purchase craft materials for play to encourage young children and their families to use the … Continued