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Dear Friends

Dear Friends

Dear Friends, Well, another week has gone by and we are all adjusting to this strange new world. I hope that you are keeping well and that your family and friends are too. Although the Federation Office has been closed, we are all working at home to try to keep you...

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Top Tip – Stock Cubes !

Top Tip – Stock Cubes !

Todays tip is from Anne Did you know that those well known stock cubes are especially wrapped so that you can crumble them inside the packet and not get the cube all over your fingers? I was astounded when someone showed me. All you do is pull the little wings out,...

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Meet our new Trustee Glynis Forknall

Meet our new Trustee Glynis Forknall

I received a leaflet through my letter box inviting me to the first ever meeting of Ridge Lane WI in 2009 I went along to the meeting and I was instantly hooked. I put myself forward for the role of Treasurer, a position I still hold and enjoy thoroughly. We are a...

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Board of Trustees 2020

Board of Trustees 2020

As of today we have a new Board of Trusteees and here they are … Chair - Anne Bufton-McCoy Treasurer - Sue Myhill Vice Chairs - Julia Baker & Sue Ensor Trustees Veronica Chapman (Chair Leisure Activities) Christine Dyer (Chair Public Affairs) Glynis Forknall Sue...

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Top Tips – Flower Power

Top Tips – Flower Power

Ruth McCartney, Trustee provides todays top tip … time to get in the garden! Crystallised Flowers Looking out into my garden this week I have been delighted by the number of flowers that have been out. The polyanthus and primroses have been particularly good. This...

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Dear Friends

Dear Friends

Dear Friends, I hope that you are all keeping well and are adjusting to this new way of life. Yesterday should have been the Annual Federation Meeting at Dallas Burston and we had a splendid day planned for you all but the best laid plans…….. Here we are at the start...

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Top Tips … Become a teacher!

Top Tips … Become a teacher!

Gillian Crisp, Trustee suggests on-line reading with a youngster. Here I am setting up for a reading lesson with my five year old grandson. Every day we have a set time to sign in to FaceTime and in conjunction with an on-line series of appropriate reading books, I...

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Chocolate Brain Train – THE ANSWERS

Chocolate Brain Train – THE ANSWERS

Nearly Easter and time to start thinking about all things chocolatey! CHOCOLATE QUIZ … IT’S OUR GALAXY! (5,3) MILKY WAY ARMY SIDE (4) TAXI FASTENINGS IN PANTOMIME (7) BUTTONS SMALL BLOOMERS AIRED (8) SNICKERS CLIMBERS OR RAMBLERS? (5) ROSES LONDON BUS POSSIBLY (6,6)...

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Top Tips … UFOs !

Top Tips … UFOs !

Sue Myhill, Federation Treasurer provide another idea … tackle your UFOs! (Un Finished Objects!) Hello Ladies Hope you are all keeping well and finding lots of things to occupy yourselves. This quilt has been waiting for a binding for months and is now finished at...

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