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Covid-19 Response 2020

The global pandemic of 2020 brought many challenges for people.  In response to this Leigh Soroptimists wanted to maintain our commitment to help where we can to support the women, girls and families in our community. Easter eggs: In partnership with The Bridge at Leigh

The Red Box Project

Leigh & District Soroptimist Club are celebrating following the Government’s decision this week to provide menstrual products to all secondary and primary schools in England from 2020. Leigh Club has locally coordinated the Red Box Project with support from members of Tyldesley & Leigh Inner

Hope View Sensory Farm – 23rd July 2018

On a beautiful sunny July evening we visited Hope View Sensory Farm which aims to improve the lives of those living with Alzheimer’s and Dementia by increasing self esteem, invoking reminiscence ability, improving memory function and increasing communication.   We were also treated to a splendid

Woman Zone – 23rd June 2018

  On a sunny, if slightly windy!!! June day, our Woman Zone event in Leigh Civic Square brought together many local organisations and services.  The event was ‘declared open’ by Federation President Sue and we were visited by Wigan Mayor Sue Greensmith and her Consort

Leigh Carnival – 10th June 2018

Several members from SI Leigh were in attendance as stewards at the annual Leigh Carnival – a well attended carnival by the local community. We were treated to a parade and carnival atmosphere on a rare hot sunny Sunday.   SI Leigh had a stall at

Planting of the Soroptimist Tree – May 2018

Immediate Past President Pat visited Lilford Park to plant the Soroptimist tree for 2017/18. The Friends of Lilford Park also match funded a neighbour tree. The group helping with the planting are ‘The Green Crewe’ – Long may they bloom!!