The treasurer took to the floor. This is not the most popular meeting of the year as subs are due. However, she thanked everyone for payments and asked for donations to the ACWW fund. January is always an expensive month.
Correspondence included a lovely invitation to Alnmouth WI in March, which is hosting an evening with The History Wardrobe – a real treat.
Our main business was to discuss the resolutions from the National Federation. Five committee members each took one of the resolutions and facilitated discussions at different tables. This led to some lively input. Individual votes were cast and results announced.
During refreshments a picture quiz of places in Northumberland was the challenge.
Police seize large drugs haul in north Northumberland
Sea fret - a look at the foggy phenomenon which spoils sunny days in Northumberland
Six people and a dog rescued from stranded vehicles on Holy Island causeway
Wildlife sightings cause excitement on Northumberland Wildlife Trust's East Chevington nature reserve
Communities come together to remember Battle of Flodden
Members were asked if anyone would like to dress as a suffragette and take part in the Highlights production in April. We don’t seem to have many dramatic ladies.
Finally, we were reminded that February is a pooled supper and we have 10 guests attending Fools Gold. It promises to be a lively night.