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Bright Past Brilliant Future

Soroptimist International celebrates it’s 100th Birthday in 2021. Soroptimist International Leigh and Soroptimist International Wigan Clubs are planning to jointly plant 100 trees within the Borough, in partnership with Wigan based Lancashire Wildlife Trust. The tree planting will take place in late Autumn in Bickershaw

2021 Soroptimists will plant trees for a brilliant future

In 2021 #Soroptimists will ‘Plant Trees for a Brilliant Future”. Even though #Soroptimists can’t meet in person yet, #WorldEnvironmentDay is a great day for #PlantTrees planning. Madurai #Soroptimists have already made a positive impact on nature by planting a ‘tiny forest’ ready for their SI Centennial celebration. Read their story here

Kate Fussell a New Wigan Star

Kate Fussel valued and long term member of Soroptimist International Wigan was honoured by Wigan Borough when she received a star at Wigan Town Hall on March 12th. Kate who is 90 was Wigan’s first female surgeon and  was at one time one of only

Louise Layland (1960-2020)

Louise Layland (1960-2020) Our much loved friend and fellow Soroptimist passed away, peacefully, on Friday 29th May 2020 after privately battling cancer for some time. She had been a member of SI Wigan for 12 years and served as our President in 2012-2013, and on