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President Margaret Harries lays the wreath at the Remembrance Service

President Margaret Harries lays the wreath at the Remembrance Service

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        Last Sunday SI Tenby President was privileged to be part of Tenby’s Rembrance Day Service at the War Memorial Gatrdens.  In spite of Covid 19 restrictions a number of representatives of local organisations were invited to attend this very important event and pay tribute to all those who had given up their lives to protect the people of Pembrokeshire.

Tenby Soroptomists support Carmarthen WI Modern Slavery Conference

Tenby Soroptomists support Carmarthen WI Modern Slavery Conference

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On Monday 27th March, the SI Tenby President Eleanor Parker, accompanied by a large number of club members, had the pleasure of being invited by Carmarthen WI to a conference on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking.  The conference was hosted by Dyfed Powys Police and was held at the Dyfed Powys Police Headquarters Carmarthen.  DCI Ross Evans managed the event and was joined by Steve Chapman, Coordinator for Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking at the Welsh Government, Cardiff, and Michael Smith Regional Community Cohesion Coordinator.  Unfortunately, the fourth speaker of the day, Angelina Rodriques of BAWSO,Cardiff, was involved in a  traffic incident on the M4 motorway and was unable to attend. The day commenced with a welcome from DCI Evans, who also gave an outline of his role within the Powys Police Force.  The aim of Dyfed Powys Police was to raise awareness of the

Soroptimists hold highly successful Forum on Modern-day Slavery

Soroptimists hold highly successful Forum on Modern-day Slavery

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  Programme Action Officer Dr Anne Kelly, Past President Judy Brew, Simon Hart MP, Christopher Salmon, Dyfed Powys Police Commissioner. and Emma James, Barnardo’s Are we doing enough to safeguard our children?  This was the question that was posed by SI Tenby and District and Greenhill’s Sixth form to Simon Hart MP, Police Commissioner Christopher Salmon,  Barnardo’s Cymru Emma James and ANM Joyce Watson at Ysgol Greenhil School last Friday evening; coincidentally International Anti-Slavery Day. For the last 58 years, Soroptimists in Tenby have successfully supported many local, national and international campaigns and charities and are still very active on all of these fronts. However, amongst other important issues, over the last decade Soroptimist International has shown great concern over the global issue of modern day slavery and people trafficking Despite the inclement weather, a large audience was in attendance, thanks  to the excellent publicity