Members of Porthleven WI were invited recently to visit the Helston and The Lizard Foodbank, based at The Mustard Seed in Helston, to hand over the monies they raised at a recent cake stall. Wendy, Alli and Marie from Porthleven WI were warmly welcomed and given a fascinating look into how the foodbank operates. It […]
All of you will know that you probably have your annual WI accounts looked over each year by an Independent Financial Examiner (IFE). Have you ever wondered what that is all about? How to become an IFE? What the role entails? Now’s your chance to find out more! The Devon Federation of WIs is holding […]
This year’s Helston Fatstock Show will take place on Saturday 4 November, and there are some great opportunities for WIs and WI members to show off their talents in various competition classes! The co-operative (group) class this year has a theme of “King Charles III’s Coronation”, and should consist of: An item of cookery – […]
You may have thought that you’ve missed the deadline and have neglected to book your ticket for this year’s Annual Council Meeting, but don’t worry! There’s still time! Tickets are still available for this wonderful annual event. The Annual Council Meeting will be held at the Hall for Cornwall in Truro on Monday 2 October, […]
A Centenary Plaque has been affixed to the Perran Church Rooms to celebrate 100 years of Perranuthnoe and District WI. The WI held its first meeting at the Church Rooms in 1922.
The September issue of County News is now available! You can read it on MyWI. Make yourself a cup of tea, take a break from your day and read about all the wonderful things coming up for WI members in Cornwall!
We all have busy lives and experience stress from time to time. Some of you may be struggling with your own mental health, experiencing regular triggers or perhaps you just need a break every now and then. We know how harmful stress can be, and have learned the importance of self-care. Here’s an opportunity for […]
Perranuthnoe and District WI recently held its annual August Cream Tea in Perran Church Rooms. The event was held the day after Storm Betty rattled through, and the members were so lucky with the weather. There was a good turnout including both WI members and summer visitors.
You may have read about Second Hand September in the issue of WI Life that popped through your letterbox this week. There is an article about members who shop pre-loved and vintage, women who upcycle and recycle, who work in charity retail and fight the good fight against fast fashion. All while looking fabulous… Second […]
Jude Wood, Pippa Stilwell and Mary Lindsey from our Environment and Public Affairs Sub-Committee recently visited the Westcountry Rivers Trust stall on Lemon Quay in Truro, as part of their ongoing campaigning work on the WI’s Clean Rivers for People and Wildlife resolution and campaign. The Trust was there to highlight the tremendous work they […]