13th -19th May is Mental Health Awareness Week

We’ve been looking at how to have positive mental health; first Mindfulness followed by a walk in the warm sunshine from one community run area Brierdene to another, the Station Masters Garden.  Both beautiful areas are run by volunteers. https://stationmasterscenter.org/station-masters-community-wildlife-garden/ … Continued

Club member Margaret Parsons appointed SIGBI Archivist!

Congratulations to our very own Margaret Parsons, club secretary, whom has secured a place in our Federation as ARCHIVIST. Margaret was voted into post by the Federation Management Board.   Archivists acquire, manage and maintain documents and other materials that … Continued

SHOWCASING SOROPTIMISM – We’re having an OPEN/MEMBERSHIP EVENING!

Why not pop along to see all of the fantastic PROGRAMME ACTION our members have been involved in over the past 12 months. PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR OPEN/MEMBERSHIP EVENING IS AT CULLERCOATS CRESCENT CLUB.

500 bluebells planted – only 999 500 to go!

Federation President Sue Williams, Regional President Shirley Hallam, SI Middlesbrough Club President Pam Cooper, IPP SI Middlesbrough Kathy Warrick and many members and friends from Northern England and neighbouring regions including SI Yorkshire, Barry Coppinger, Cleveland Police and Crime Commissioner … Continued

Green Beans anyone? It’s our very LOCAL SUSTAINABLE MARKET

Club member Barbara Aryan successfully sold her home made cards and individually designed beaded jewellery upcycled from other pieces – meeting 100% the focus of GREEN BEANS – local & sustainable.    

Namaste’s Sangeeta – supporting local women!

A new year, a new Social Secretary kicks off with a fantastic night out.    What’s not to like: fantastic food, great company, amazing value for money, every ingredient and more to create your own curry, stylish clothes to buy … Continued

Mother’s Day gifts for the Harbour mums

We always remember the mum’s at Harbour refuge and this year they were full again with 17 mums and their children resident.  What fabulous work they do to support these women and families.

Regional President Shirley’s BBQ

Why not join Soroptimists from the Northern Region at Regional President Shirley’s BBQ.  What’s not to like? Supporting two wonderful charities:                    Champagne raffle indoor & outdoor seating ‘pay as you go’ bar … Continued

My blue laces have arrived to ‘Walk for Water’ in March!!

March for Water For 1 in 9 people around the world getting a drink of water isn’t as simple as turning on a tap. They have no choice but to make long, tiring, and often dangerous journeys to remote water … Continued

Newcastle Building Society’s Managers Meeting

                                          Newcastle Building Society have been so impressed and influenced by the Programme action we do for traffiked women and those who have suffered domestic abuse that Members of our club were invited to … Continued