Sheena Bradley, a member of SI Ilkley since 2004, has been presented with an award for her work with Contact the Elderly. Sheena was nominated by Ilkley Soroptimists and is pictured here receiving her award from Ilkley Mayor Steve Butler.
I am thrilled at the results from our Quiz and raffle on 24th September and our Street Collection on 3rd Oct. All of you, your friends, local businesses, musicians ( we had a jazz band in the Bandstand ..thank’s Pat … Continued
Ilkley Soroptimists have completed walking along the Leeds Liverpool canal from Leeds to the Lancashire Border, so just another 90 miles to go! Each Wednesday, a group of walkers meet for a walk from 5 to 8 miles followed by a … Continued
Ilkley Soroptimists added a Bake Off to their annual collection for Breakthrough Breast Cancer. Organised by Pat Booth, club members sold cake, mainly with pink toppings from the Ilkley Bandstand. The day raised £390.
Ilkley Soroptimists, continuing the theme of Every Voice Counts, heard a presentation of Refugee Voices given by the Bradford based Zephaniah Trust. Given home is where the heart is, the group of eight players explored dramatically what happens when home … Continued
Ilkley Soroptimists entertained a visitor from the Soroptimist Club in Plauen ,Vogtland , Germany last week, prior to her being a guest at the Regional Conference in York. Formerly, in East Germany, Plauen famous for its lace was the very … Continued
Fifteen Soroptimists have visited the Breakthrough Breast Cancer Reseach Centre at the Institue of Cancer Research in Chelsea,, next to the Royal Marsden Hospital. An initial presentation included reporting the progress of research over the last decade, the substance of … Continued
SI Ilkley members enjoyed a training session with Julie Tweedale of Freedom Personal Safety. I’d guess we all thought this would mean learning a bit of the old Kung Fu. Well there was an element of this but we also … Continued
On Saturday the 25th of May 2013 a team of intrepid SI Ilkley members met in the North Yorkshire village of Clapham and walked up to Gaping Ghyll. It was a beautiful sunny day and we hoped to arrive early and miss … Continued