What are you doing to reduce your plastic consumption? #PlasticFreeJuly

Our club has adopted the ENVIRONMENT as our theme for the year starting with raising awareness about the amount of plastics, especially SINGLE USE PLASTIC, we use.  So what have we done so far? Several members saved the plastics used … Continued

Networking at WHITLEY BAY TOGETHER

Sandra Graham, Margaret Hall, John O’Shea, Jo Kirwin, our local councillors spent several minutes listening to members chat about the important work we do for our local community and of course further afield. It was a wonderful opportunity to network … Continued

Car Booting Fun

It was a warm and windy day when Soroptimist Sisters Barbara and Louise arrived bright and breezy at the crack of dawn to set up stall!!  We had fun!  Sold loads of rubbish!  Raised £35 for Toilet Twinning! Anything left … Continued

March for Climate Change

Only two members but we litter picked along the way!

Welcome to Sandra and welcome back Vivianne!

Our first and last delivery to The Red Box Project

Club member Louise shopped with our £150 raised for The Red Box Project, fitting in with our support of ‘Stop the Traffik‘ by shopping the Conscious Range at H&M.  Wonderful news that the government will be providing free menstrual products … Continued

HOT OFF THE PRESS – Our very own hand printed club POSTCARD

Always looking to spread the amazing work of our club we came up with the idea of designing our own postcard.  What better way than to invite local printer Michelle Wood of Sea Tern Print CIC, a social enterprise business. … Continued

Joining in the fun and supporting Whitley Lodge fair.

What an afternoon – really warm, unlike last year when that cold easterly wind hit the fair.  Lots of visits to our stall and so many had heard who the Soroptimists are! All of the club’s hard work to become … Continued

What an Awesome Evening – Showcasing Soroptimism at the coast.

Mental Health Awareness Week – Harnham Buddhist Monastery Visit

Several members accompanied John to Harnham Buddhist Monastery as part of the club’s ‘well-being’ journey.  A busy day at Harnham as preparations for Vesak Festival,  a religious and cultural festival celebrated on the day of the full moon in the … Continued