200 Club winners

The latest 200 Club draw took place at the Coffee Morning held at Crosby-on-Eden recently. Winners are: 1st, £90, Moresby WI;  2nd, £50, Marion Anderson; and 3rd, £50, Embleton WI.

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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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CCFWI archive exhibition

Carlisle Archive Centre invited members to view records of their WIs. Fascinating old minute books, scrapbooks, photos and newspaper cuttings were some of the items exhibited. Staff also laid on a delicious cream tea!

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Poppies for the Somme

The anniversary of the Battle of the Somme draws to an end. WI members have knitted and crocheted thousands of poppies to contribute to a living memorial at the Museum of Military Life.  Between 1st July and 18th November,…

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