Wednesday, 30 September 2020

WI Roundup

WI Roundup

BENSON ANOTHER month with not a lot to report. Members are venturing forth a little more with the easing of restrictions but ...

 

Wargrave Book Club

Wargrave Book Club

WHEN libraries were forced to close their doors due to the coronavirus lockdown, it was a devastating blow for Wargrave Book Club, ...

 

WI Roundup

WI Roundup

BENSON OUR members have not been able to meet as a group since February but maybe after this month things will ease further and we ...

 

WI Roundup...

WI Roundup...

BENSON AS May has come to an end and June begins, our members and the wider community here in Benson will hope for an ease in the ...

 

Hambleden WI

IT does not seem long since early March when we on the WI committee were discussing a wide variety of events for all members to enjoy ...

 

Whitchurch Hill WI

Whitchurch Hill WI

DURING the lockdown the WI is, of course, a very different set-up to normal. Our members reside around Whitchurch Hill, Whitchurch, ...

 

Benson WI

BENSON WI’s April meeting was, as with all other WI events, cancelled and our speaker, Julia Miles, postponed for another time. We ...

 

WI Roundup

WI Roundup

GREYS GREYS Women’s Institute is 100 years old this year, The WI was founded in Canada in 1897 at a time when women had very few ...

 

Cockpole Green WI

A BIG thank-you to the 40 people who came to our village hall in Crazies Hill on March 11 for a most enjoyable bridge afternoon. The ...

 

WI Roundup

WI Roundup

BENSON THE March meeting should have been the occasion of our 93rd annual meeting but we have had to postpone it due to the ...

 

WI Roundup

WI Roundup

BENSON ON Wednesday, February 19, we welcomed Gita Konschak, from the registered charity Supershoes, to talk about its custom-painted ...

 

Villagers come together to help the environment

Villagers come together to help the environment

MORE than 100 people visited Sonning Common village hall to learn more about a community campaign to eliminate single-use plastic. ...

 

WI Roundup

WI Roundup

BENSON OUR president Brenda Hallett welcomed members to the first meeting of the new year on January 15. Subscription renewals were ...

 

Patricia Eades — January 30, 1941 – December 7, 2019

Patricia Eades — January 30, 1941 – December 7, 2019

HENLEY resident Pat Eades, a long-standing member of local Women’s Institutes and Phyllis Court Club, died unexpectedly on December 7. ...

 

WI Roundup

WI Roundup

CHAZEY IMAGINE, ladies, a life without elastic — it’s a stretch, isn’t it? No bras and knickers as we know them but an underwear ...

 

WI Roundup

WI Roundup

BENSON FOLLOWING the usual business and notices, we were pleased to welcome speaker Rachel Pettit-Smith to our November meeting. Her ...

 

WI Roundup

WI Roundup

BENSON AS the nights draw in, it was lovely to see the majority of our members present at the October meeting. Reports were received ...

 

Girl attends first WI event days after birth

Girl attends first WI event days after birth

REBEKAH PUGH, who is on the board of trustees of the Oxfordshire Federation of WIs, has given birth to a daughter. Matilda was born on ...

 

WI Roundup

WI Roundup

BENSON THE theme for the September meeting was “What my WI means to me” and we were pleased to welcome Oxfordshire Federation training ...

 

WI Roundup

WI Roundup

CHAZEY IT’S a mystery worthy of Miss Marple — and one that has fascinated Jaye Windmill since she first read the stories of King ...

 

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