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Newsletter from Anne (No 4 Lockdown 2)

Newsletter from Anne (No 4 Lockdown 2)

Dear Friends Well, here we are almost in December- and I know some of you will be disappointed with the latest news that we are all in Tier Three. Isn’t it a good job we all have the WI to keep us going? I have been so heartened to see so many of you at our various...

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Have you awarded your certificates yet ?

Have you awarded your certificates yet ?

From Trish Handsley - President at Newbold Pacey & Ashorne WI "When I saw a headline in the October WI Life magazine ‘new awards for loyalty, an opportunity to recognise long-standing members’, I was straight onto MyWI to find out more.  A quick look through our...

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Federation Lockdown Book Club – new books added!

Federation Lockdown Book Club – new books added!

Book 20 from Anne Bufton-McCoy Cattern Cakes and Lace -   a calendar of feasts By Julia Jones and Barbara Deer Cattern Cakes and Lace is a beautifully illustrated celebration of  British heritage -  a scrapbook of festivals throughout the year interspersed with the...

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AFM 2021 – Save the Date …

AFM 2021 – Save the Date …

We are really really hopeful that we can hold our Annual Federation Meeting as we usually do next year. 28th April 2021  Put the date in your diary and watch this space to find out who we have coming to entertain you!

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Newsletter from Anne (No 3 Lockdown 2)

Newsletter from Anne (No 3 Lockdown 2)

Dear Friends I am writing this newsletter on Stir Up Sunday and I don’t think you would be too surprised by the wish I made as I was stirring…… but it’s still got to be a secret! As the grey days of November draw to a close then our thoughts naturally turn to...

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One Ball Wonder Competition … the winners

One Ball Wonder Competition … the winners

One Ball Wonder Competition Winners From the judge Dianne Bright ... "Congratulations to everyone who entered the One Ball Wonder competition.  It’s amazing the variety of items that have been crafted from 100 grams of yarn!  There was a distinct mix of garments and...

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My Homemade Christmas – Competition

My Homemade Christmas – Competition

What do you make for Christmas?  … decorations, a wreath, truffles, bunting, mince pies, flower arrangements, cards,  a hand knitted Christmas jumper, a painting, chutney, cake, truffles, marzipan fruits, festive cocktails.    To enter just take a photo of your...

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Top Tips to Reduce Food Waste

Top Tips to Reduce Food Waste

Food Waste: Help Spread the Word! Every year roughly 6 million tonnes of food are thrown away by UK households, of which 4.5 million tonnes is edible. According to the UN, if global food waste were a country, it would be the 3rd largest emitter of greenhouse gases. On...

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Newsletter from Anne (No 2 Lockdown 2)

Newsletter from Anne (No 2 Lockdown 2)

Dear Friends, Here we are in week two of the lockdown and I do hope that you and yours are still keeping well. During the week , the Board have met and have agreed our PCRP (Post Covid Recovery Plan) which we hope will ensure the firm financial footing for the...

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