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TOUCH Theatre presents ‘Splendour’

Since its formation in 2015, local community theatre group, TOUCH theatre has performed plays written by female playwrights and with female actors. This year is no exception and TOUCH are touring the work of brilliant author Abi Morgan with the … Continue reading

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Would Your WI Like a Wiltshire Twin?

We recently received a message from Greenmeadow & Haydon Wick WI in the Wiltshire Federation asking if any of our Cornwall WIs would be interested in twinning with them. Mary Southgate of Greenmeadow & Haydon Wick WI says, “We are … Continue reading

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Porthleven WI June Meeting

The women of Porthleven WI were captivated at their latest meeting, listening to Susan Symons. She regaled them with tales of the lives and loves of the Wittelsbach Royal family and showed her slides of their castles and palaces in … Continue reading

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Mawnan WI Marks World Oceans Day

When deciding how to celebrate World Oceans Day, it seemed an obvious choice for Mawnan WI to arrange a beach clean at Helford Passage – one of their nearest and most beautiful beaches. A group of a dozen members and … Continue reading

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A Centenary Tea Party in Carbis Bay

Carbis Bay WI held their Centenary tea party last week which was enjoyed by many local WI members and also their own members. The group was entertained and had a singalong with The Carbis Bay Belles, and enjoyed a game … Continue reading

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Mawnan WI Learns about Cornish Hot Rocks!

With the recently declared climate emergency in mind, it was timely that Mawnan WI had invited Suzie and Peter from United Downs Deep Geothermal Power Project to their June monthly meeting. Members were fascinated to hear that the hottest rocks … Continue reading

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Shortlanesend Butterflies on Display at Hospital

Shortlanesend WI are very proud of member Margaret Sampson for all the time and effort she put into knitting butterflies for the Palliative and End of Life Care Team at Royal Cornwall Hospital. The Hospital displayed Margaret’s butterflies for all … Continue reading

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Tamar Valley WI Group Meeting

The Tamar Valley WI Group Meeting was held recently, hosted by Harrowbarrow & Metherell WI. Entitled “Inspire, Imagine, Create”, it did not disappoint. Harrowbarrow & Metherell President Joan Tall welcomed CFWI Federation Chairman Margaret Johnson; visiting Presidents from Albaston, St … Continue reading

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New Book by Trematon WI Member

Jane Higgins, a member of Trematon WI, has recently published a book, Decluttering Made Easy: A Simple Step-by-Step Guide, based on her own “nightmare experiences” of decluttering and emptying her late mum’s home after her death. Jane’s mum was Hazel … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: St Michael’s Hospital Fete

St Michaels Hospital fete and Armed Forces Day will be held on Saturday 22nd June at St Michaels Hospital in Hayle from midday until 4pm. There will be a wide variety of entertainment and activities including a Veterans’ Village with … Continue reading

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