Afternoon tea

In November we hosted an afternoon tea and entertainment at Ramsbottom Cricket Club for over 40 “senior citizens” from Ramsbottom and district. Everyone had a delicious tea and enjoyed to sing-a-long and quiz.

Blankets for Neonatal Unit

In October our speaker was Claire Hopkins, Advanced neonatal nurse practitioner from Oldham General Hospital. She told us of the care given to premature babies and showed us the tiny clothes, nappies etc which they use on the unit. Some of our members, … Continued

President’s Rosebowl Challenge Winner!

SI South Lancashire President, Margaret Molyneux had set up a challenge linked to her theme for the year: Stop- Look-Listen. Clubs were asked to choose one activity in the year which had community involvement and promoted the Soroptimist ‘brand’. The … Continued

Sewing group

  We  have been hard at work making Twiddlemuffs and Fiddlequilts for local Nursing Homes to assist people with dementia. The picture shows Maureen Sampson, Ramsbottom member, and the Manager of Walshaw Nursing Home with two of the quilts made … Continued

Cheque Presentation

On 27th June 2017 we presented our two local Hospices, Bury and Rossendale with cheques for £500 each from the proceeds of our charity fundraising during President Barbara Lord’s year. Barbara is pictured with Sister Rhona Kallee from Bury Hospice … Continued

Young Achiever Award 2016

  We held our 65th Birthday Dinner on Friday 17th March at the Red Hall Hotel, Bury. During the evening we gave out our Awards for Young Woman Achiever 2016 to two young ladies who both live in Ramsbottom. The winners … Continued

Presentation to Ramsbottom War Memorial Project

At the end of September 2016 President Barbara presented a cheque for £500 to the Ramsbottom War Memorial Project in memory of one of our members who sadly passed away recently. The Project  is to design and build a War Memorial in the … Continued

Friendship Evening

We hosted a Friendship Evening on 29th November at the Red Hall Hotel, Bury where friends from other clubs and members enjoyed a meal together (including mince pies!) then were highly entertained by Arthur McDonald showing us how to produce … Continued

Charity Night at Theatre

SI Ramsbottom in conjunction with the Rotary Club  of Ramsbottom held  a Charity Performance at the Theatre Royal , Smithy St Ramsbottom of the Sumerseat Players on January 13th 2017.  The play was Mary Chase’ s ‘ Harvey’.    Everyone enjoyed canapés and a glass … Continued