South Lancashire New Members and Awards Lunch 2017

President Yvonne and 7 fellow members of SI Widnes accompanied new members Carole, Elsie and Helen to the New Members Lunch at Statham Lodge, Lymm. The main speaker was Barbara Dixon, SIGBI Federation Programme Director, who gave a very inspiring … Continued

Teddy Bears’ Picnic

An afternoon of fun, friendship and food once again took place at Cronton Methodist Chapel on Sunday 17th October. Soroptimists entertained the young and young at heart at their Teddy Bears’ Picnic. Stories were read to the children, songs were … Continued

Strawberry Tea

Fun, Food and Friendship The Soroptimist Way! Our Rose Bowl Challenge Entry. Scones, jam, cream, strawberries, tea and coffee! What more could we ask for? How about a raffle, cake stall, gifts and scarves to buy with proceeds going to … Continued

SIGBI Leadership Day June 2017

I attended the SIGBI Leadership Day at Aston University with fellow Soroptimists from SI South Lancashire, Region President Margaret Molyneux (SI Leigh and District) and Margaret Baker (SI Bolton). We all agreed that it was a very interesting and thought … Continued

North West England and Isle of Man Region Conference May 2017

An interesting and inspiring day was had by members of SI Widnes at the recent Regional Conference. First we were welcomed by Ann Hodgson Soroptimist International Federation President, then we were inspired by Emily Rose Yates- Emily Rose Yates Paralympic Games … Continued

Happy New Year!

SI Widnes would like to wish you all a happy new year for 2016. We will be hosting a variety of events throughout the year, our new programme will be starting in April, when further details will be available. To … Continued

Long Service Awards

President Paula, presented long term service award to three members, Dot Massey for 25 years service, Lily Woodstock for 35 years service, and Barbara Stott for 65 years service to Soroptimism. Sadly Barbara Stott could not be with us on … Continued

SI Widnes at Gateshead Conference

SI Widnes was proud to present our joint project with SI Bangalore , the Brindavan Project, at the Gateshead Conference, as an example of good programme work in action. This is a joint project through which we are helping give … Continued

New Regional President

An SI Widnes club member,Victoria Smerdon became the third member of SI Widnes to become regional president, of South Lancashire. Following on in the footsteps of Mrs Dot Massey and Mrs Linda Redhead. She was inaugurated at the Gateshead Conference.