One more attempt to get rid of rooks
The Warkworth and Amble branch of the Royal British Legion is holding its annual fund-raising dinner dance, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation, at The Sun Hotel, Warkworth, on Saturday, June 1, at 7pm for 7.30pm.
At the annual meeting of Thropton WI, our WI advisor was Marjory Read, who we know as an amusing speaker and from our twinning with South Ridge WI.
Beadnell WI president Lynne Angus began by welcoming our WIA, Prudence Marks, to our annual meeting.
What better way for members of Longhoughton and Boulmer WI to spend a Tuesday evening than bodging and whittling with John Purkins from Small Axe Creative Wood Crafts?
Last month’s talk for the Western Front Association took to the air with Peter Trionfi’s Hurrah for the next man to die! relating the development of the Royal Flying Corps (RFC), which later amalgamated with the Royal Naval Air Service to form the Royal Air Force (RAF).
The Coquetdale Branch of the Northumberland Wildlife Trust held their AGM followed by a talk given by Phil Hanmer on a ringing expedition to Querimbas National Park in Mozambique.
After basking in the warm glow of the sympathy extended by the Welsh members over the pasting given to the English by the recently exhumed Welsh rugby team, normality was restored and our chairman opened the meeting of Seahouses Probus Club.
With skill and knowledge, Julia Nolan, head miller at Heatherslaw Mill, wove through a fascinating pattern of social history as she revealed to members of Glendale Local History Society, and visitors, the ancient traditions associated with a miller’s life and trade.
Craster WI held its monthly meeting in the newly refurbished village Memorial Hall after an absence of nearly a year, during which time major alterations have been made.
Hepple WI were pleased to welcome visitors from Netherton and Rochester WIs to their April meeting to hear one of their members, Jenny Bates, give an excellent illustrated talk about her trip to Mongolia last year.
Almost a full complement of members turned up to Lesbury Village Hall without the heating working, but thanks to a varied selection of electric heaters scattered about and members sitting close together we managed to keep reasonably warm.
Members of Beadnell WI were welcomed to April’s meeting by two life-sized garden gnomes!
After a busy day selling raffle tickets at the Spring Council meeting, Alnwick Centre WI held their evening meeting in the Costello Centre.
Judge David Hall seemed disappointed not to have more entries to assess at Alnwick and District Camera Club.
Alnmouth WI had a very good turn-out for the annual meeting and as we had an excellent WI adviser in charge of the whole procedure it went very smoothly indeed.
Anya Simpson, accompanied by her Mother Tricia Sainsbury, put on a really colourful display of their wonderful and exciting items, including many types of bags, scarves, mirror compacts and more, made from various types of silks.
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Weather for Northumberland
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Temperature: 8 C to 12 C
Wind Speed: 15 mph
Wind direction: North
Temperature: 4 C to 13 C
Wind Speed: 21 mph
Wind direction: North west