Suffragette Safari Supper

Following on from a most successful Safari supper last year to raise club funds the fun continued as we acknowledged the lengths our Suffragette Sisters went to get the vote for women and although there is still a journey ahead … Continued

Update – Regional President’s charity ‘Northumbria Blood Bikes’

Regional President Linda’s neighbours and friends are always up for supporting the terrific work of our club and have generously contributed to a final huge total of £1185

A joint venture across the miles with our Soroptimist Sisters in Cockermouth

A wonderful morning was spent at Bradley Hall Gardens with members from SI Sunderland, SI Tynedale, SI Newcastle, SI Middlesbrough and SI Tynemouth, Whitley Bay & District, all clubs from the East of the SINE (Soroptimist International Northern England) region who … Continued

WBHS Soroptimists working for others in our community & further afield in Swaziland.

MANZINI – trustees of the Manzini Youth Project provided tuition, materials and guidance for the girls to cut and prepare the several layers needed to stitch together to make re-usable sanitary protection for the students in Manzini, ensuring they can … Continued

WBHS Soroptimists raise £360 for Harbour Refuge

A huge thank you to all of our guests: the girls from Whitley Bay High School, family, friends, our club members and guest Tricia, from Harbour. So, the room got booked, the quizzes created & printed, food ordered, raffle prizes … Continued

It’s not a ‘Clothes Swop’ – it’s a ‘Fairly priced Shop’ Making clothes – TRAFFIK FREE

Our ‘FAIRLY PRICED SHOP’ raised £144 and more to come as we intend to sell the remaining items on ebay. 50% to ‘Stop the Traffik’ and 50% to club funds. .                https://www.stopthetraffik.org/campaign/fashion/ http://www.ntdf.co.uk/ … Continued

WBHS Soroptimists inspired by Dame Vera Baird QC MBE

Thirteen girls from the newly formed WBHS Soroptimists group (Whitley Bay High School) attended an after school meeting with Dame Vera Baird QC, MBE. Dame Vera told them how she had come from a poor family and was the first … Continued

Have you heard of No63? Celebrating 70 years of 63 at the House of Lords

Celebrating 70 years of 63 at the House of Lords On 2nd May 2018, 112 guests enjoyed lunch at the House of Lords, generously sponsored by the Baroness May Blood of Blackwatertown MBE, to acknowledge 70 years of Number 63 … Continued

Remembering our Suffragette Sisters

  This year marks the centenary since some women were granted the right to vote in 1918. Fawcett, a campaigner since her 20s, was 81 when from the public gallery of the House of Commons she finally saw women given … Continued

Shirley’s Quiz Evening – networking at Whitley Lodge Cafe

  £116 raised – £58 to MIND – Streetwise, Tyneside & Northumberland.  Streetwise offer free and confidential advice, counselling, sexual health and support services for young people aged 13-25 in our region. https://www.streetwisenorth.org.uk/