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               PRESTBURY WI - News

3 June 2024
WI Newsletter - May issue

29 April 2024
WI Newsletter - April issue

1 March 2024
The annual subscriptions are due soon (£48).
Please pay by either BACS (reference is: WI + Name) or at the April meeting when a card payment reader will be available.

1 March 2024
WI Newsletter - February issue

6 February 2024
WI Newsletter - January issue

19 December 2023
WI Newsletter - December issue

13 December 2023
At the Prestbury WI hall on the evening of 8th December, nineteen members spent a thoroughly enjoyable 2 hours making their own Christmas wreaths. Thanks to all who took part. WI members busying making their Christmas wreaths
WI members Christmas wreath making workshop

12 December 2023
The WI Christmas Craft Fair held on 2nd December was well attended and raised over £1,000 for our charity. A big thank you to all who came along to support the event and a very special thanks to the organisers, contributors and helpers. WI Christmas Craft Fair table with handmade gifts & decorations
WI Christmas Craft Fair table with handmade gifts & decorations

1 December 2023
WI Newsletter - November issue

4 November 2023
WI Christmas Craft Fair event

22 October 2023
WI Newsletter - October issue

24 September 2023
WI Newsletter - issue 32

25 August 2023
WI Newsletter - issue 31

24 July 2023
WI Newsletter - issue 30

July 2023
WI Newsletter - issue 29

June 2023
WI Newsletter - issue 28

15th May 2023
A Big Thank You from Cobalt

May 2023
WI Newsletter - issue 27

2nd April 2023
The annual membership fees are due from 1st April 2023. Please pay by either BACS or Gill will accept cash/cheque at the April meeting.

April 2023
WI Newsletter - issue 26

31st March 2023
Every website on the internet uses energy when visitors interact with the content, through the servers, network & data center hardware. This has a significant energy & environmental impact. A recent test of how ecofriendly & efficient the design of the prestbury-wi.org.uk website is, produced some very positive results. The test report is shared below, courtesy of the ecograder.com test website:
prestbury-wi.org.uk-eco friendly test report

February 2023
WI Newsletter - issue 25

31st January 2023
Food Bank update

January 2023
WI Newsletter - issue 24

6th January 2023
Events Poster

11th December 2022
The Monthly Meeting on 12th December is cancelled due to bad weather.

December 2022
WI Newsletter - issue 23

22nd November 2022
A well supported walk around Crickley Hill with some great views. WI_walk_Crickley-Hill in November
Walking group - trail around Crickley Hill

16th November 2022
At the Prestbury WI AGM held on 14th November, Hilary Brick was elected as the new President. Our thanks go to Shelia Hope for her Presidency during 2022.

November 2022
WI Newsletter - issue 22

October 2022
WI Newsletter - issue 21

September 2022
WI Newsletter - issue 20

17th August 2022 - Cream Tea 🧁 at WI Hall
Many thanks to everyone who helped and came along to the Cream Tea in support of this charity event.
We had a large turn-out & £414 was raised in aid of Breast Cancer.

12th July 2022
Another great 4 mile walk from Hailes Abbey with some stunning scenery, followed by very welcome refreshments at the finish. Although it was hot & humid, we were lucky with the cloud cover. We always manage to see some interesting sights.

9th July 2022 - Prestbury Festival
Thank you to everyone who helped and supported the WI stall. We made £415 on the day.

6th June 2022
🇬🇧 Prestbury WI celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with afternoon cream teas & cakes at the WI Hall on Saturday 4th June. The event included a craft workshop, displays depicting WI activities through the decades from 1952 to present day, a craft & cake stall as well as baking & floral competitions. The afternoon was extremely well attended. A big thank you to all who attended and a special thanks to the organisers & helpers.
Queen’s Platinum Jubilee afternoon tea - Competition Floral Displays

10th May 2022
WI Newsletter - issue 16

29th April 2022
13 members of the walking group followed the woodland trails around Beckford
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Walking group - trail through Beckford woods

6th April 2022
WI Newsletter - issue 15

5th April 2022
Congratulations to our winning team of Ruth, Helen, Penny & Judith who took part in the first round of the GFWI quiz. We are now in the quiz final which will take place in September.

2nd April 2022
WI Poster - Afternoon tea on 6 April

13th March 2022
WI Newsletter - issue 14

17th February 2022
Eight members of the walking group followed the trails across the top of Cleeve Hill
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Walking group - the glorious view from the top of Cleeve Hill

15th February 2022
WI Newsletter - issue 13

29th January 2022
WI Resolution Shortlist - Selection Results
Thank you to those members who voted for this years WI Resolutions. The results were as follows:-

  1. Fit for purpose: 4
  2. Appropriate sentencing of non-violent women offenders: 9
  3. Equality in law for the menopause: 2
  4. Women and Girls with ASD & ADHD : under-identified, under-diagnosed,
    misdiagnosed, under-supported: 6
  5. Tackling digital exclusion: 5

15th January 2022
Eleven members of the walking group tackled a section of the Honeybourne line
The walking group in Pittville Park

11th January 2022
WI Newsletter - issue 12

13th December 2021
🗓 Prestbury WI Centenary Calendar available to buy at £3 - contact Jill

10th December 2021
Thirteen members of the walking group took to the lanes around Prestbury Village
The walking group in the lanes of Prestbury

1st December 2021
Over sixty members attended the annual WI Christmas meal along with live entertainment
provided by Peter Gill & Dianne Arthurs.
Ready for the guests at the Christmas meal

Dianne Arthurs & Peter Gill entertaining the WI members

13th November 2021
The Afternoon Tea & Craft Sale held at the WI Hall was very well attended.
Many thanks to all the visitors who supported our event. Also a very big thank you to our crafters
who contributed to the Craft stalls and the volunteers for helping out on the day.
Display of craft items for sale

4th November 2021
Seven members of the Walking Group met at Beckford village today for a 3 mile walk around the
nearby countryside followed by a stop off at the Beckford Silk Shop & Eatery for coffee and cake.
View of countryside close to Beckford village