Latest 200 Club winners

The last draw of the season has been made at the recent Annual Council Meeting. Winners are: 1st, £90, Thirlmere WI; 2nd, £50, Maggie Bell, Bothel & Kirkland WI; 3rd, £50, Dalston WI. Congratulations…

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Annual Council Meeting 2019

Were you here? CCFWI held another successful ACM at the Richard Rose Morton Academy. We heard excellent speakers from Safe Families for Children and Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team, and were entertained by the fantastic…

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Our newest Trustee

Welcome to Penny Coulthard, of Stoneraise, Wreay & District WI, who has recently joined the Board of Trustees.

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WI celebrates its 100th birthday

Some WIs in the Federation celebrate their centenaries this year: they were formed even before the Federation, which celebrates its centenary next year! Scotby WI is the oldest in the Federation, and the photo…

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Wendy wins Lady Denman Cup

Penrith WI member Wendy Walker has won the 2018 Lady Denman Cup competition for creative writing. “The challenge was to write about ‘the day that changed my life’ in 500 words,” said Wendy. “I put…

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ACM Quiz Sheet winners

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s ACM Quiz, with the theme ‘Textiles’: 1st Mrs B Cooper-Holme, 2nd Mrs B Powe, and 3rd Mrs E Jenkinson. Well done!

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NFWI AGM 2018, Cardiff

This year’s resolution, ‘Mental health matters’, was passed with a resounding 98% vote in favour. The day was enjoyed immensely by delegates and Trustees, as you can see from the photo!

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New Board of Trustees

Congratulations to our new Board of Trustees, elected for the term 2018–2020 (see About Us). Our new Chairman is Ilene Forsyth, Longtown WI, a longstanding member of the Board and previously Vice Chairman. Elected…

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Annual Council Meeting

Caroline Thomson, our inspiring afternoon speaker, at our recent Annual Council Meeting. See the Gallery for more photos of the day.

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Your knitted poppies!

Some of the poppies knitted last year by WI members to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of The Somme made a reappearance on a tree outside the Museum of Military Life within…

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