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A Milestone for Treviscoe & Trethosa WI Treasurer

Treviscoe & Trethosa WI President Veretta Luke presented Pat Baglow with a gift in recognition of her 33 year’s service as WI Treasurer. Pat has been steadfast in her work keeping the finances up to date and presenting accounts whenever … Continue reading

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Calling All Knitters!

 CFWI has been contacted by the Armed Forces Bikers looking for knitted toy soldiers. Armed Forces Bikers is a registered charity comprised primarily of current and former members of the armed forces whose aim is to raise funds for former … Continue reading

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Now *THAT’S* a Challenge!

Bude WI continue with their 95 challenges to celebrate their 95th Anniversary. This time their intrepid president, Cynthia May, walked off the roof of Adventure International in Bude. She was encouraged by Bude WI members who watched safely from the cafe … Continue reading

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A New Roof for Constantine WI!

At Constantine WI’s Annual Meeting earlier this year, it was decided that the time had come to replace the Hall’s 30-year-old felt roof with a more effective covering, as water was causing internal damage. The necessary £6,850 was raised with … Continue reading

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Happy 70th Birthday to Lerryn WI

The tiny meeting room on the banks of the Lerryn River became a very colourful place – and a good bit noisier than usual – when Lerryn WI got together on a sunny afternoon last month to celebrate their 70th … Continue reading

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Mylor & Flushing WI visit Cornwall Beaver Project

On a beautiful August evening, members of Mylor and Flushing WI and friends, kitted up with wellies, made our way to Woodland Valley Farm near Ladock, to visit the Cornwall Beaver Project. The women first had a briefing from Tom … Continue reading

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Escaped Alone at Touch Theatre, Cornwall

All is not well with the world, and Sally, Vi and Lena have got something to say about that … not to mention Mrs Jarrett who has Escaped Alone to tell us all about it. Since its formation in 2015, … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Edna Trudgeon!

Congratulations to Edna Trudgeon for winning Best in Show in the Floral Art Classes at this year’s Royal Cornwall Show! Edna is a member of Treviscoe and Trethosa WI and is Floral Art Adviser to CFWI’s Floral Art and Gardening … Continue reading

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Linkinhorne Suffragists

Linkinhorne WI members recently dressed up as suffragists and took part in Linkinhorne’s  Carnival held in Rilla Mill. The last Carnival took place 23 years ago! It was great fun and very wet but worth the effort as the women … Continue reading

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Enter our Social Media Competition!

There’s still time to enter the CFWI Social Media Competition! Has your WI recently set up a Facebook page or a website? Have you used social media to help attract new members, or to keep your current members in the … Continue reading

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