A Birthday Cake for Jean

Jean Nankervis has been a member of Zennor WI since 1960. Recently she celebrated her 86th birthday. Jean is currently serving as host to a mother and daughter from Ukraine. Iryna, the mother, made this magnificent birthday cake for Jean. Jean says that Iryna and her daughter have become members of the family and are […]

Updated NFWI Board Members for 2022-23

Please join us in congratulating the following NFWI Board members for 2022-23, as elected following the Special Board Meeting held on 12 June 2022. Catriona Adams Nicky Amos Tracy Baker Pamela Beedan Chrissie Booth – Vice Chair Helen Carter Hilary Haworth Ann Jones – NFWI Chair Sally Kingman Paula Pierce Yvonne Price – Vice Chair […]

Pensilva WI Has a ‘Look around Liskeard’

It was a really rainy day when the women of Pensilva WI had a ‘Look around Liskeard’ with local historian author Brian Oldham. The weather didn’t put them off; they just darted for shelter when it came on very heavy! Everyone learned a lot about the area, buildings and people who were important in the […]

Important Cervical Screening Survey Online

As part of the WI’s 5 Minutes that Matter campaign, the NFWI is working with King’s College London to promote a study about cervical screening that has been funded by Cancer Research UK. The researchers at King’s College London who are conducting the study are looking for women aged 25-64 in England to take part […]

From Ukraine to Wadebridge

Carol Matta, Vice-President of Betjeman Belles WI, and her partner Jonathan, have taken into their home a woman and son from Ukraine. We asked Carol to share her story with us, which she was glad to do. Following is the second and final part of Carol’s piece. If you missed Part I, you can read […]

An NFWI Annual Meeting Delegate’s View

Carole Edwards, a member of Bude WI, attended the NFWI Annual Meeting as a delegate, representing her own WI, Marhamchurch WI, Morwenstow WI and Week St Mary Bonadventures WI. Carole wrote the following first-hand account of her experience at the Liverpool meeting, and we thought you might like to hear about it: If you are […]

Polruan WI Hosts Platinum Jubilee Tea Party

The many guests welcomed by Polruan WI to their Platinum Jubilee party were served tea by members and enjoyed home-made cream teas and cakes. Tables decorated with flowers, 1950s music and bunting added to the celebratory atmosphere. All who attended expressed how much they appreciated the effort put in by Polruan WI. The members were […]