Club news

Annual Lunch at a new Venue proves a Treat

After many years of having our Annual Lunch in Dorney this year we moved to the beautiful setting of the Berystede Hotel in South Ascot.  Despite the rather unseasonal weather members were able to admire the attractive gardens and enjoy … Continued


Be on your Guard

This was the message from Jeff Pick of Thames Valley Police when he came to talk to the club about a wide range of issues around Fraud but also the work the local police are doing to engage with local … Continued


Susan Brett – the dynamo who set up Maidenhead Foodbank

Members were delighted to welcome Susan Brett to the February meeting.  Susan realised that there was a real problem in Maidenhead for a number of residents who simply could not afford to feed themselves properly.  Starting from simply making soup … Continued


Street Angels and Windsor Homelessness

Members were delighted to welcome Dave Bullock of Thames Valley Police on Wednesday night.  Dave came to talk about two initiatives within Windsor:  the Windsor Homelessness Project and the Windsor Street Angels. Dave set up Windsor Street Angels ten years … Continued


Join us for International Women’s Day 11th March

Soroptimist International of Slough, Windsor & Maidenhead, Thames Valley and High Wycombe & District Clubs International Women’s Day  Sunday 11th March 2018, 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. in the Desborough Suite, Maidenhead Town Hall,  St Ives Road, Maidenhead, SL6 1RF Theme: “What … Continued


The bag ladies of Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead

Club members of Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead wrapped Christmas presents for all the women at their local refuge. Each present consisted of a donated handbag which they packed full of pocket sized useful items. These included practical things such as … Continued


8 Members attend Federation Conference in Cardiff

Members of the club got together with 1200 other Soroptimists to participate in the annual Federation Conference from 26h to 28th October. There were many inspiring speakers including Mandy Hickson one of the very few female fighter pilots and Dame … Continued


Mayor & Mayoress of Royal Borough attend Garden Party

Members and friends were delighted to welcome the Mayor and Mayoress of the the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead as special guests when they held their annual garden party on Sunday 23rd July.  Over 50 attended the lunch in … Continued


Mayor of Slough attends AGM

Club members were delighted that the newly appointed Mayor of Slough, Councillor Ishrat Shah, was able to attend the AGM of Slough Child Contact Centre  on  Tuesday 13th June 2017.  The Centre is Supported by the Club and constitutes the … Continued


Stroke Awareness in Windsor

Club Members got together with Rotary St George on Saturday to help raise awareness of the importance of having your blood pressure checked and also raise funds for another defibrillator to be available in the centre of Windsor.  Club member … Continued