Meeting, Tuesday June 26th

After the business section of the meeting and before our speaker arrived, members posed with the latest batch of ‘Teddies for Terror’ teddies before they were donated to Northumbria Police.   Our speaker this evening was Claire Robinson who is … Continued

Club Programme Action Meeting June 12th

We began the meeting, by agreeing to allocate items for members to be responsible for coordinating the collections of items, for the 25 Christmas Gift Bags. At a meeting in November, the gift bags will be assembled and arrangements made … Continued

Update from May 22nd Meeting Meru Garden Project

Meru Garden Report At the end of our business meeting, on Tuesday, May 22nd, we were entertained by SI Newcastle member, Patricia Gatherum’s lively and amusing account of her visit to the Meru Garden Project in Kenya earlier on in … Continued

Club Meeting Tuesday February 20th

We welcomed prospective new member, Kay W, to our meeting. One of the decisions to be made was quite a fun one. It was which charities to support with the £1,224.96 in the Programme Action Fund. A whopping £345 was … Continued

Article in Prestige magazine about SI Newcastle member, Laura

Laura started in hospitality aged 16 as a matchday waitress at Newcastle United Football Club’s St. James’ Park. While taking A-levels, Laura became manager of the largest hospitality room at St.James’ Park which can accommodate up to 500 delegates. Laura … Continued

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.