Helping Bury Homeless Project

We always have a collection at Christmas in lieu of sending each other Christmas cards. We raised £200 and decided to use this to buy much needed supplies to help a local charity Bury Homeless Project who do some sterling … Continued

Christmas Treats

In December  members made over 300 Christmas Treat boxes to deliver to businesses in and around Ramsbottom. Over £500 has been raised for the local Bury and Rossendale Hospices.

Leaf Ceremony Rossendale Hospice

This week 3 members attended the Leaf Ceremony at Rossendale Hospice to mark the addition of a new leaf on their donation tree. A Leaf is given for donating £1000  and we have 3 on the tree! Pictured is our … Continued

Young Achiever Award 2019

Nominations are now being requested for our annual Young Achiever Award 2019. We are asking for nominations for girls and young women aged 11-17 who deserve to be recognised for their work and achievement in several areas and to be … Continued

Senior Citizens’ afternoon tea

We recently held our annual afternoon tea for over 70 Ramsbottom Senior Citizens at Ramsbottom Cricket Club. Guests were treated to a sumptuous afternoon tea of sandwiches, cakes, quiche etc as well as the obligatory cup of tea. Entertainment was … Continued

Our swimmer extraordinaire!

Our newest member, Caroline Harrington, recently swam the length of Windermere -11 miles- to raise funds for Dementia UK. She is seen here receiving our congratulations and a cheque for £100 from President Susan to add to her total contributions … Continued

Summer trip to Manchester

On 20th August members had a private guided tour of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House and the Pankhurst centre in Manchester. Then in typical Soroptimist style we all went to the Café in Whitworth Gallery for a delicious afternoon tea.

AGM April 2019

At our AGM on 30th April 2019 Susan Cuthbertson was installed as our President for 2019-20. Congratulations to Susan  and we know we will have a very successful year under your leadership.

Quiz and Young Achiever Award

We held a quiz on March 15th at Ramsbottom Cricket Club to raise funds for Bury and Rossendale Hospices. Over 80 people attended and around £700 was raised. Our 2018 Young Achiever Award winner was presented with her trophy and … Continued

Ramsbottom United Football Club

We are very pleased to announce that we have recently agreed to sponsor a team at our local football club. Ramsbottom United FC have formed a new team – Under 7s girls and their coach, Alan Keane, put out a … Continued