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Centenary baton at the Civic Centre

Posted by Anne Witton on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, In : Federation news 

To celebrate the WI centenary a special baton is making its way around the Federations and will finish its trip at the Annual Meeting in June 2015 at the Royal Albert Hall. It set off from Anglesey where the first WI meeting was held in the UK in 1915, and is now travelling throughout the 69 federations in England, Wales and the Islands to celebrate the links of friendship and community developed through the WI.

The baton has spent the last week travelling round Northumberland Federation and a...
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History of Whey Aye WI - Deborah MacLeod

Posted by Anne Witton on Monday, February 3, 2014, In : History 
Deb continued our fascinating look at WI history with a lively presentation about the history of Whey Aye, which is now 8 years old!

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History of the WI - Joanne Patrick

Posted by Anne Witton on Monday, February 3, 2014, In : History 
Our January meeting gave us the opportunity to learn more about the history of the WI on a national level, Federation level and individual WI level.

Joanne gave a very interesting talk about the national movement and you can see her PowerPoint presentation below:

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2013 AGM Resolution Briefing

Posted by Anne Witton on Monday, April 22, 2013, In : Campaigns 
The issue being taken to the WI AGM this year is about the decline of our high streets and town centres. This is an important issue that many people feel strongly about and the WI have produced a briefing to help you all make an informed decision about how to vote.

The resolution states:

The NFWI notes with concern the continuing decline of our high streets and the damaging effect this has on local communities. We call on every member of the WI to support their local shops and make the ...

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Scottish wildlife

Posted by Anne Witton on Thursday, June 30, 2011, In : Nature 
Whey Aye members Anne Witton and Abby Bick have made a video of all the creatures they spotted on their recent trip to to Mull and the Ardnamurchan Peninsula in Scotland. It features pine martens eating peanut butter sandwiches, a bouncing mouse, majestic deer and a wild pig crossing the road!

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County Day knitting pattern

Posted by Anne Witton on Thursday, June 23, 2011, In : Resources 
The chosen knitted item for this year's County Day is a witch! Download the official witches knitting pattern and put your needles to work.

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