Tuesday, 27 March 2012

The WI @ Rodley

The new WI in Rodley have revealed their details.
Their meetings will be on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at The Owl Pub from 7.30PM until 9.30PM. Their meetings will consist of admin followed by either a demo, class, event or talk. At every meeting there will also be a raffle with topical prizes each month.
For Rodley members the meetings will be free, but for visitors it will be £2.50 for the night, which will go towards future classes for you.
Rodley already have many proposed events up until the end of the year such as crochet, learn the rules of blackjack and roulette, cooking demos, cake making, working for yourself and a christmas lunch.

If you are interested in attending their meetings please email on thewiatrodley@gmail.com or just go along to their next meeting on the 17th April.

Employment of More Midwives

This is the final selection for the 2012 resolutions.
The voting will take place at the AGM in June!  


Employment of More Midwives.
There are chronic shortages of midwives. The NFWI calls on the Government to increase investment in the training, employment and retention of midwives in England and Wales to ensure services are adequately resourced and are able to deliver a high standard of care.

Colton WI


Name – Colton WI
Formation – 8th September 1987
Day of Meeting – 1st Tuesday of each month
Time of Meeting – 7.45PM
Location – Colton Methodist Chapel, LS15 9AQ
Members – 33 members
President – Wendy Martin
Secretary – Jennifer Gallagher
Colton WI is celebrating their 25th year of being open this year. To mark their anniversary they are hosting many events during 2012 such as a visit to a rhubarb farm and a visit to a garden centre along with a meal. Also for their Christmas event they will be having a meal and shopping at Oswald Twistle Mill. Over the last year, they did many trips out of the Federation in support of other WI’s such as a visit to Northallerton WI, who host a market day every year along with a summer visit to Southport. Colton WI also enjoys dining out together and going on theatre trips.
If you are interested in attending a meeting or joining Colton WI please contact Jennifer Gallagher on 0113 2647105.

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Denby Dale & Cumberworth WI


Name – Denby Dale & Cumberworth WI
Formation – 5th June 1965
Day of Meeting – 4th Wednesday of each month
Time of Meeting – 7.30PM
Location – The Pie Hall, Denby Dale, Huddersfield
Members – 17 Members
President – Cecily Buckley
Secretary – Joan Brown

Denby Dale & Cumberworth WI is one of the more established and relaxed WI’s with a close knit of 17 members. Denby Dale is a very active WI with their own events and Federation events. For example last year they held a visit to the rhubarb triangle, had a table told sale and had and evening trip to Gilbert and Sullivan Gondoliers. They also hosted their Christmas dinner in a local pub and took part in the Federation visit to Drax Power Station. This WI is very involved with the libraries campaigns and holds many raffles. In the future, Denby Dale & Cumberworth WI are holding a new year’s party, poetry readings, having a visit to a Quaker meeting and a summer trip along the canal.
If you are interested in attending a meeting or joining Denby Dale & Cumberworth WI please contact Joan Brown on 01484 860396 or email her on joan.brown9@btinternet.com