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Hexham Town WI scoop national prize

Hexham Town WI scoop national prize

Huxley Cup 2021 I am pleased to write and confirm that you (Hexham Town WI)  have won the Huxley Cup competition 2021 - many congratulations. A copy of this letter will be sent to your federation informing them of your success in this competition.  The Huxley Cup will...

Kathleen Jones

Kathleen Jones

Many of you will already have heard the sad news about Kathleen Jones who passed away on Saturday 2nd October. It was the weekend before details of the funeral were known and of course Marj has been away and Nancy has tested positive for Covid during the said weekend...

2021 Annual Council Meeting

2021 Annual Council Meeting

The Northumberland Federation ACM is at the RGS. Admission is from 10:30 and the meeting will start at 11:00. There is limited parking so please arrive in plenty of time. Refreshments are available but  delegates / observers will need to arrange their own lunch....

Our Chairman’s Message – October 2021

Our Chairman’s Message – October 2021

I can’t quite believe the pace that is now prevailing as events begin to take off and WIs begin meeting again. I have no time left in the week to just sit and read for an hour or so any more. It was only a few short months ago we were wondering when we would get back...

Membership Support – October 2021

Membership Support – October 2021

Face to face meetings are starting to pick up again and Annual Meetings are now in full swing. It is quite amazing how many WIs in this Federation have new members and the Advisers are receiving requests from prospective new members to help them choose a WI to join....

Combined Arts – October 2021 Update

Combined Arts – October 2021 Update

Hello again – doesn’t the time fly from one month to the next!!? We have sadly had to cancel the Calligraphy event which was to take place on Wednesday 22 September as there were only two applicants, so we’re hoping for more support for the following two on 6 and 19...

Sports and Leisure – October 2021 Update

Sports and Leisure – October 2021 Update

We hope you like our new title as we think LEISURE covers all our events whether they be active or inactive, physically or mentally challenging. I am delighted to announce some new events. The application form for the Darts and Dominoes Competition for 2022 is with...

Public Affairs – October 2021 Update

Public Affairs – October 2021 Update

Don’t forget the Murderous Walks in Newcastle on the 3 and 4 November, closing date Friday 15 October. A big THANK YOU to all those who brought along their handiwork from lockdown to the WI Day. It was all very impressive and lovely to see members after such a long...

Craft – October 2021 Update

Craft – October 2021 Update

Well, it’s apparently time for mists and mellow fruitfulness, but as yet I am not quite ready to give up on the hope of an ‘Indian summer’. Is it really time to put away my sandals and go back into socks and boots? I don’t think so… After the last committee meeting...

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