These lovely mugs are hand-made at Brougham, near Penrith, and have been specially commissioned to celebrate the Federation Centenary. Costing £9, contact Federation Secretary Sandra Rogerson if you would like one.
Anne Baird is a member of Lorton WI, and has recently joined the NFWI Climate Ambassador scheme. Ambassadors promote the WI aims and resolutions to protect the planet and encourage members and communities to be as environmentally sensitive as possible. She’d love to hear from you, and if you’d like to find out more please…
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 Ewanrigg Community Choir. See the Gallery for a full set of photos, including of members who received awards and certificates.
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 shows members and guests enjoying their birthday celebration recently.
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 together a memory of the day when I was 16 when I went for an interview for my first job,…
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!
Members are able to read our County News for monthly updates on upcoming events, news about what we’ve been up to and activities they can get involved in. Join today to find out what we have coming up.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings.
If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. This means that every time you visit this website you will need to enable or disable cookies again.