Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover – turning our waste into energy

Club members Visiting Allerton Waste Recovery Park

Club members Visiting Allerton Waste Recovery Park Do you ever wonder what happens to the rubbish you put in your black bin? Club members found out today what happens to rubbish in North Yorkshire and York when we visited Allerton … Continued

Up in the skies and down to earth – Club members attend Yorkshire Conference

Iris Newbould with SIGB President Sue Williams

Club members spent a fantastic day at the Yorkshire Air Museum when we attended the  Soroptimist International of Yorkshire Conference on 29th June. The theme of conference was, ‘From Behind the Scenes to the Front Line’. We were privileged to hear … Continued

Club Programme 2019-20

All meetings take place at the Yorkshire Hotel Harrogate unless otherwise stated. If you are interested in attending one  of our meetings please email sihandd@hotmail.co.uk – Meeting start at 7.30 DATE 2019 EVENT     May 1st Club meeting   May … Continued

Club is delighted to win the Yorkshire Women Volunteer Award

The Club is delighted to win the Yorkshire Women Volunteer Award for its community service project to combat loneliness. For the last 17 yrs.  we have worked with Contact the Elderly.  The Club Service Project, led by Elsie Johnston in … Continued

Club members celebrated a total of One hundred and fifty-five years of service

At the Club AGM held in April 2019 at our new meeting place, the Yorkshire Hotel in Harrogate, we celebrated 155 years of service to Soroptimist SIGBI. Janet Hutton. 40 years, Judith Webb, Hilary Waddington, Nicola Harding (not shown) all … Continued

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Harrogate and District Soroptimists celebrated International Women’s Day at their Club meeting held at the White Hart on 6th March. Club Presidents Hilary Waddington and Elsie Johnston and Vice President Sandra Frier introduced three local women who have helped make … Continued

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