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Test those little grey cells with Helston WI

Join Helston WI for a quiz on 24th February.

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The Royal School of Needlework (RSN) is delighted to announce a very exciting year ahead with many new launches and activities in the pipeline. To start the year off with a bang we have launched a new video which opens … Continue reading

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Giving up Plastic for Lent?

Here’s a challenge for WIs and WI members. Why not try giving up plastic for Lent? Or for the month of April? Or any period of time you’d like – start today! It’s been very interesting to hear this week’s … Continue reading

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Ukulele Taster Day

There may have been some confusion over the date of our upcoming Ukulele Taster Day. To clarify, the event will be held on Friday 16th March at Chy Noweth an Conteth from 10:30am until 2:30pm. If you’ve ever wanted to … Continue reading

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New 50p Coin to Mark Women Gaining the Right to Vote

Several limited edition coins are to be released by the Royal Mint this year to commemorate important dates and events in the UK’s history, including one celebrating 100 years since women won the right to vote. Speaking ahead of the … Continue reading

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Small Actions Can Have BIG Impact!

Just before Christmas, fishermen caught an 80lb porbeagle shark a few miles off Land’s End, which was slowly being strangled by plastic strapping which had wrapped itself around it and tightened as the animal grew. The fisherman removed the plastic … Continue reading

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The Great British Spring Clean

The Great British Spring Clean is a campaign with a simple aim: to bring people across the country together to clear up the litter that blights our towns, villages, countryside and beaches. This campaign is an initiative put forward by … Continue reading

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‘Gardening Challenges’ at Marazion Community Centre

If, in the hustle and bustle of Christmas, you missed the deadline to book your place on our ‘Gardening Challenges’ day, don’t worry! It’s proving to be a popular event, but space is still available.  The day will be held … Continue reading

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‘Cornwall in Colour’ at Cornish Studies Library

To celebrate St Piran’s Day a new exhibition, ‘Cornwall in Colour’, will be launched at the Cornish Studies Library on Saturday 3rd March, with family crafts from 10am-2pm. The exhibition will feature a selection of historic images newly colourised by … Continue reading

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Show the Love 2018!

This February, the WI will be taking part in Show the Love again. Hundreds of members and WIs took part in 2017, so let’s make 2018 even bigger! Have a look at this video showing some of the ways WIs … Continue reading

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