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Hedgehog Happiness

For our July meeting we were pleased to have Liz Dams from the Shepreth Wildlife Conservation Charity and the Shepreth Hedgehog Hospital come and give us a talk all about adorable but endangered hedgehogs. We all went back and forth between squeeing for the cute stories and feeling sad for the many tales Liz told of hedgehogs that didn’t make it. Between cars, gardening tools, … Continue reading Hedgehog Happiness

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Rocking Raw Chef Brought On The Tasty Laughs

We had a fab June meeting with the Rocking Raw Chef Barbara Fernandez! She sang and danced and introduced us to several of her delicious recipes complete with samples for all. She showed us how to get around the overly complicated recipes one often finds associated with raw foods and get fresh, healthy food on our tables fast. We were all very impressed with the … Continue reading Rocking Raw Chef Brought On The Tasty Laughs

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April 2016 Meeting – AGM Proposals and First Aid

At our April meeting, we mixed some serious business into our usual bit of fun and came out with some important decisions and a better understanding of how to help others in need. First Steve Murrow of Mid Anglia First Aid and Fire Services and a paramedic at the East of England Ambulance Service gave us an entertaining but also highly educational talk about first … Continue reading April 2016 Meeting – AGM Proposals and First Aid


2016 AGM and Bakeoff!

A heartfelt thank you to everyone who made it to the annual general meeting in March, and to those who couldn’t come, you were missed! Sue Collins delivered the Treasurer’s report with lots of fantastic news about successful fundraisers over the last year. Helen Radlett – our esteemed Secretary – gave a delightful summation of the last year’s events, bringing up lots of beloved memories … Continue reading 2016 AGM and Bakeoff!

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Merry Christmas from the Ladybirds!

December 2015 A Christmas party isn’t a Christmas party without a bit of dressing up. But forget Christmas jumpers, deely boppers or that little black dress; to celebrate 100 years of the WI we donned outfits from the last century of fashion.  And didn’t we look good?  With a variety of costumes from 1915 right through to the modern day we represented WI members from throughout our glorious history. We played … Continue reading Merry Christmas from the Ladybirds!