Soroptimists support the NHS and all our carers
Soroptimists in Newcastle joined with others at 8pm on March 26th 2020 to support and say thank you to our NHS, all our carers and everyone giving of their time to help during the current very difficult time.
Update from this year’s Annual General Meeting
Immediate Past President, Vera Baird, welcomes incoming President Chris Jones to her new role at last week’s AGM on April 23rd 2019. We would like to thank President Vera for a very successful club year and wish President Chris, an … Continued
Fundraising stall at Tynemouth Station Market on June 2nd to support a girl’s education in Nepal. We need your help!!
leaflet re Kabita Khadka are at Tynemouth Station Market 2nd June 2019 from 9am to 3.45pm We are selling toiletries, pottery, bric-a- brac etc. All proceeds will be going to support ta girl’s education in Nepal. … Continued
Tuesday March 26th, our speaker was Margaret Bozic, who gave an interesting and lively talk about Ruth Dodds. Her talk was based on Ruth’s diaries written in the 1920’s. Ruth was born in 1890 in Gateshead, and was an author, … Continued
Farewell to Miss Florence Mary Kirkby M.B.E.
Today, current and former Soroptimists from around the Northern Region attended the funeral of Miss Florence Mary Kirkby (22nd June 1921 – 15th January 2019). The church was crowded with friends, colleagues, and former pupils and it was a wonderful … Continued
Florence Kirkby Funeral Arrangements
It is with sadness that we have to tell you that our long serving member of 46 years, Florence Kirkby, died in hospital in the early hours of Tuesday 15 January aged 98 years. She had a number of falls … Continued
More White Ribbon events
On Sunday 25th November Newcastle Soroptimist’s and members of the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade rescue and support teams gathered at the Watch House in Tynemouth with Northumbria Police & Crime Commissioner/SI Newcastle President Dame Vera Baird QC to show support … Continued
: Newcastle Soroptimists are part of a vigil on white ribbon day for women killed in 2018 by domestic violence
Following a special White Ribbon Day themed Evensong at Newcastle Cathedral, attended by Newcastle Soroptimists yesterday, a vigil was held outside in a rainy Cathedral Square for the 112 women killed this year by domestic violence in England and The … Continued
SI Northern England regional meeting November 24th
SI Newcastle member, Christine Lumsdon, receiving her SI Northern Region Vice President Elect brooch from SI Northern Region President Shirley Hallam SI Northern Region President Shirley Hallam is with SI Newcastle member Catherine Waller and Anne Gunning, Regional Membership Officer, … Continued
White Ribbon Campaign
Members of SI Newcastle upon Tyne, Christine Lowthian and Jill Smith and the Police and Crime Commissioner/SI Newcastle upon Tyne President Vera Baird met with Newcastle Falcons players Trevor Davison, Adam Radwan and Adam Brocklebank, and the Chief Constable of … Continued