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
Red Box Project
We have recently formed a partnership with Lisa from the Red Box Project placing free sanitary items into schools. We have not only been collecting items for the boxes but also helping contact schools who may be interested in having … 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