Thrift Safari Supper raises £400 for Food Poverty

Our annual Safari Supper  BRIEF was THRIFT in keeping with our ENVIRONMENTAL theme.  Outfits to be: borrowed, from the back of the wardrobe, no more that £10 spent at a charity shop.  Based on a Downton Abbey theme with prizes … Continued

Stitchathon Success thanks to member Rosemary – does she ever stop?!

  Having read about the challenge in the local press last year creative wizz of a member Rosemary attended a  Stitchathon with nonstop sewing for 14 hours last week, and several more hours work since then,  Our club is so … Continued

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