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Tennis Lessons in Bodmin

If you’re in the Bodmin area, why not sign up for some women-only tennis lessons at the Leisure Centre? Now that the weather’s improving, it’s the perfect time to start getting more active!

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A New Garden Room at Denman

A celebrity gardener officially opened a new garden room at the WI’s Oxfordshire residential college. The room was donated by home improvement company Everest. David Domoney, who presents Love Your Garden on ITV, cut the ribbon at Denman in Marcham, on … Continue reading

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Cornwall Village Book Reminder!

Has your WI been working on an entry for our upcoming Cornwall Village Book? If so, Editor Jane Dover has asked that you please submit all copy and images to her by the end of next week. Her absolute deadline … Continue reading

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Speak up for What You Love Today

Over the past three years, thousands of people across the country have come together to Speak Up to their MPs about how climate change is affecting what they love and to discuss the decisions they can make to help protect … Continue reading

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When Emmeline Met Millicent: The Cause

How far would you go for what you believe in? The Cause is a new play inspired by an imagined meeting between Emmeline Parkhurst and Millicent Fawcett, two great leaders of the women’s suffrage campaign. They believed in the same … Continue reading

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Find Out about Thomas Hardy’s Cornish Connections

We’re all familiar with Thomas Hardy as the author of such novels as Far from the Madding Crowd, The Mayor of Casterbridge and Tess of the d’Urbervilles. But did you know that Hardy also spent time in Cornwall? It was … Continue reading

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Take Part in a Women’s Heart Health Survey

Heart Research UK is conducting a survey of WI members. If you’d like to participate, you can either do it online or print off a copy of the survey here. If you’re using the print version of the survey, please … Continue reading

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Support the Women of eXXpedition!

eXXpedition is a crew of women embarked on ambitious sailing expeditions to raise awareness of ocean plastic and sample the water to see what damage is being done. You may all remember Imogen Napper, a PhD student at Plymouth University … Continue reading

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Here’s Your Chance to Be on Television!

A producer working on a television programme for Channel 5 is looking for help from WI members! The programme, ‘Celebrity 5 Go Caravanning’, will involve five celebrities on a caravan holiday across Cornwall in mid-May. The producer would like to … Continue reading

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Jump in! Creative heritage project seeks participants to capture Jubilee Pool’s history

An exciting new three-year creative project celebrating the history of Jubilee Pool, Penzance, will bring together Cornwall-based media production company awen productions CIC, artist Dr Jane Bailey and Jubilee Pool Penzance to deliver ‘Jubilee Pool: Then, Now, To Come’. With … Continue reading

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