Newcastle Soroptimists’ 80th Anniversary Celebrations.

    Today SI Newcastle upon Tyne celebrated their 80th Anniversary in style at the Banqueting Centre in the Centre for Life. 93 people attended and the club was pleased to welcome SI Northern Regional President, Linda Johnson, sister soroptimists … Continued

80 Pictures, 80 Tweets and 80 miles for 80 years!

                  PRESS RELEASE Date: 11th November 2017 Newcastle upon Tyne Soroptimists have organised a series of events and activities to commemorate 80 years of transforming the lives of young girls and women … Continued

Update from September 28th meeting

Thursday September 28th, Umme, from the Angelou Centre in Newcastle, spoke on the subject of forced marriage. Umme is the Executive Director of the centre. She said that forced marriage is a culturally specific form of violence and is a … Continued

Summer Fund Raising

August 16th was the date of S.I. Newcastle’s member, Dorothy Sisterson’s summer Garden Party. There were a variety of delicious treats on offer as well as opportunities to participate in fun activities. A splendid total of £310 was raised and … Continued

Cris receives award for work on New Start bags

S.I.Newcastle member, Cris Young was recently presented with an award to acknowledge her support for the ‘New Start Bags project. Cris liaised with Intu Metro Centre’s Chaplain Lyn Jamieson to organise the collection of items for the bags.    

Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland

On Thursday July 27th, Andrea Perrett and Sue Pearce who are the Co – CEOs of Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland came to talk to SI Newcastle upon Tyne members about their organisations work. They left us with a number … Continued

New Start Bags, July 14th hand over…

On Friday, July 14th, S.I. Newcastle upon Tyne were very pleased to receive from Intu Metro Centre Gateshead staff, a number of ‘grab’  bags to be handed over to Chief Inspector Claire Wheatley, of Northumbria Police’s Safeguarding Department. As previously … Continued

Time to Celebrate

                On Friday, July 14th the members of SI Newcastle upon Tyne and SI Sunderland who had been involved in interviewing students on the Project Choice programme in Gateshead and Sunderland were invited … Continued

Project Choice – final session

Friday June 23rd was the last session of mock interviews, members of SI Newcastle upon Tyne, carried out in this cycle at Gateshead College. Two other members (Christine and Cris) saw their candidates on Tuesday, June 20th.       … Continued

SI Newcastle upon Tyne 80th Charter Lunch

  President Jill (together with members of S.I. Newcastle upon Tyne) is hosting our 80th Annual Charter celebration at a Lunch on Saturday 11th November 2017 at 12 noon for 12.30pm at The Banqueting Suite of the International Centre for … Continued