Open Evening at Jesmond Library on Tuesday 27th November

Newcastle Soroptimists are holding an Open Evening at Jesmond Library on Tuesday 27 November 2018 at 7.0pm. The speaker will be Baroness Joyce Quin who has recently published a book “Angels of the North; notable women of the North East” … Continued

Packing Christmas Bags

At our meeting on November 13th we packed 25 Christmas Gift Bags for homeless women using the Joseph Cowen Healthcare Centre and the 24 hour access hostel in Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne

SI Newcastle’s 81st Charter Lunch at the Centre for Life

Preparations all complete and the room is looking fabulous. Christine Lowthian’s fantastic creative touches in evidence once again. SI Newcastle upon Tyne President Vera Baird QC, President SI Northern England Shirley Hallam and our guest speaker Newcastle City Guide Pat … Continued

Women’s Sanitary products for the Gateshead and West End Foodbanks

Several members of SI Newcastle went to the Metro Centre today ( Tuesday, October 30th )to  hand over the women’s sanitary products that Cris Young (Newcastle SI) has been organising with the Metro Centre Chaplain ( Rev. Lyn Jamieson )  … Continued

Soroptimist International of Northern England – Regional Meeting September 22nd

Several members attended the recent regional meeting at Scotch Corner on Saturday, September 22nd 2018.  

New members Tuesday August 14th 2018

            At our meeting on Tuesday, Immediate Past President Jill Smith, welcomed two new members to our club. Rosie is from Northern Ireland and works for a charity in Newcastle.   Christine is a retired … Continued

Tuesday, August 14th 2018 Club Programme Action Meeting

After our two new members were inducted by Past President Jill, we had a discussion about the subject of our last meeting: W.A.S.P.I. Women. We all agreed that their message had been very powerful and moving. It was agreed that, … Continued

Press release from the Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Dame Vera Baird QC acknowledges the assistance given by local Soroptimists in a recent research study.

PRESS RELEASE From Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Dame Vera Baird QC Specialist Domestic Violence Courts should do more to stop defendants ‘gaming the system’, improve the courts understanding of coercive control and need Independent Domestic Abuse Advocates at every … Continued

New start bags being gifted by a member of S I Bangkok

4 New Start Bags being gifted by Christinane Kitchakarn ( SI Bangkok) on 2 August at Bradley Gardens    

Fund raising in August

East met West at Bradley Gardens, near Wylam on Thursday, August 2nd. Bradley Gardens is situated on the edge of the Tyne Valley, 9 miles from Newcastle and is an 18th century walled garden.   S.I. Cockermouth were hosting a … Continued