GOOSTREY FLOWER CLUB

Knutsford Guardian: Wantage Flower Club

4:58pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

CHAIRMAN Chris Williams, welcomed members and visitors to Goostrey Village Hall on a sunny afternoon recently and reminded members of the Flower Festival in Byley in September and the summer lunch in a member’s garden in August.

LOWER WITHINGTON WI

Knutsford Guardian: Chocolate fridge cake

4:55pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

JUDITH Adshead gave a report on Cheshire Show at the recent meeting of Lower Withington WI. Once again they did extremely well winning cups for Combined Class 1, Flowers Class 6 and the Middlewich Cup for the most points in staging and interpretation for Class 1 where they obtained 159 points out of 160; the first for any WI.

Friends of Tabley

Knutsford Guardian:

4:49pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE Friends of Tabley’s penultimate concert of the season was “An Evening with the Hallé Strings”. The duo comprised Sarah Ewins (co-principal violin) and Tim Pooley (viola), a real life duo as they are married.

HIGH LEGH WI

Knutsford Guardian:

4:45pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE recent meeting at High Legh WI took place on a lovely July summer evening and was well attended with 45 members and one welcome visitor, Linda Bold.

Knutsford Churches Together

Knutsford Guardian:

5:28pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

KNUTSFORD Churches Together hosted a Pentecost Picnic on The Moor, joined by town mayor Councillor Neil Forbes and his wife mayoress Jacquelyn Forbes, with a large gathering of people enjoying food together on what was a glorious sunny afternoon.

Pickmere Photographic and Heritage Society

Knutsford Guardian:

5:23pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

PICKMERE Photographic and Heritage Society held its annual competition, judged once again by local semi-professional photographer Tom Bebbington, ARPS.

Vale Royal and Knutsford Ramblers

Knutsford Guardian:

5:18pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A GROUP of 33 people from Vale Royal and Knutsford Ramblers joined the coach to Edale with shorts much in evidence and the over powering aroma of sun cream.

Pickmere and District WI

Knutsford Guardian:

5:15pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

THE president welcomed everyone to the June meeting and gave a special warm welcome to three visitors.

Knutsford Photographic Society

Knutsford Guardian: Knutsford Photographic Society

6:17pm Sunday 29th June 2014

GWYNDAF Roberts of Knutsford Photographic Society took these pictures of a wood pigeon being resourceful and finding a way to get at sunflower hearts!

Plumley WI by Christine Barwell

Knutsford Guardian: The ‘best birthday cake’

6:14pm Sunday 29th June 2014

PRESIDENT Virginia Williamson welcomed members to the June meeting of Plumley WI.

Goostrey Flower Club by Sue Mansfield

Knutsford Guardian: PICTURES: Garden society flower show in full bloom

6:10pm Sunday 29th June 2014

CHAIRMAN Chris Williams, welcomed everyone and reminded members to bring bottles for the tombola next month for the garden party in August.

Goostrey Flower Club by Sue Mansfield

Knutsford Guardian: PICTURES: Garden society flower show in full bloom

6:09pm Sunday 29th June 2014

CHAIRMAN Chris Williams, welcomed everyone and reminded members to bring bottles for the tombola next month for the garden party in August.

High Legh WI by Janis Brind

6:08pm Sunday 29th June 2014

OUR June meeting was well attended considering it is holiday time. Thirty eight members came to listen to our speaker Gill Young, The Bag Lady.

Lower Withington WI by Gwen Hayhurst

6:07pm Sunday 29th June 2014

MEMBERS from other groups joined the recent meeting of Lower Withington WI so there were quite a few new faces.

Knutsford & District Lions Club by Frances Miller

6:06pm Sunday 29th June 2014

THERE was a lovely atmosphere at Knutsford and District Lions annual street fair at the end of May.

Cranford WI

Knutsford Guardian: Express yourself: Roses

12:25pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

PAM Cowburn, co-president, welcomed members to the June meeting of Cranford WI and introduced Sally Dyke, a WI adviser, who spoke at the meeting about her role.

Boothsmere WI

Knutsford Guardian: Gardeners' Cheese and Wine Evening

12:20pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

CHRIS Cameron opened the recent meeting at Boothsmere WI. A four mile walk was arranged from the Davenport Arms, Marton and the annual cheese and wine evening will be held on August 18.

Cranford Quilters

Knutsford Guardian: SEWING CLASSES: Learn patchwork and quilting and make a bag or a cushion!

12:17pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

LADIES from Cranford Quilters enjoyed a Sashiko Workshop at their recent meeting, prepared by member Anne Wheater.

Jodrell Side WI

Knutsford Guardian: Little Leigh WI

12:11pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

ANOTHER busy month has gone by at Jodrell Side WI with preparations in full swing for the Cheshire Show and Rose Day.

Over Peover WI

Knutsford Guardian: Ladies of Over Peover WI at Harlow Carr

12:06pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

PREPARATIONS for The Cheshire Show featured highly at the recent meeting of Over Peover WI. Happily, so did news of improvements to the village hall; mainly windows and the roof and plans were made for spring cleaning.

Vale Royal and Knutsford Ramblers

Knutsford Guardian: Group A at Easdale Tarn, Grasmere

12:02pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

Dave Cooper led his A group NE out of Grasmere to Easdale Tarn and then westwards to Coldale Tarn. The climb continued past Sergeant Man and on to High Raise. The return path took them eastwards along the ridge from Greenup Edge eventually descending into Grasmere via Calf Crag and the iconic Lion and Lamb rocks at Helm Crag to complete a glorious walk of 10 miles and 3000ft of ascent.

Boothsmere WI

Knutsford Guardian: Pickmere and District WI

3:50pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

CHRIS Cameron welcomed members to the May meeting of Boothsmere WI.

Dane Valley Group WI

Knutsford Guardian: Dane Valley Group WI

3:46pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

WHO knows that the Queen is partial to a jam sandwich?

Friends of Tabley

Knutsford Guardian: Ludwig van Beethoven

3:43pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

THE Friends of Tabley were recently given a delightful concert of literary music by Rosie Lomas and her accompanist Jonathan Gait. Rosie, Guildhall School of Music and Drama and ENO, conjured up Tabley House’s glamorous, regency heyday with music inspired by Jane Austen and Elizabeth Gaskell.

Goostrey WI

Knutsford Guardian: A donor card. We want you to sign up to the organ donor register.

3:41pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

GOOSTREY WI members voted almost unanimously to support the Resolution at the National AGM which asked for help to raise the awareness of organ donation. Sue Leicester gave a presentation to help them to reach a decision.

Knutsford and District Flower Club

Knutsford Guardian: Knutsford and District Flower Club

3:37pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

MEMBERS were entertained by demonstrator Sylvia Bower with “All That Jazz” at the May meeting of Knutsford and District Flower Club.

Pickmere and District WI

Knutsford Guardian: The Balham branch of M&S will close in March

3:33pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

THE May meeting of Pickmere WI opened on a sad note as members were asked to observe a minutes silence in memory of Jim Whitlow, husband to the vice president and father to the president.

Vale Royal and Knutsford Ramblers

Knutsford Guardian: Vale Royal and Knutsford Ramblers

3:28pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

BRIAN Holmes led his “A” group across fields from Dolgellau to Llyn Gwernan before making the steady climb past Llyn Gafr to Llyn y Gadair.

High Legh WI

Knutsford Guardian: A donor card. We want you to sign up to the organ donor register.

10:52am Wednesday 21st May 2014

OVER 30 members of High Legh WI attended the May meeting, welcomed by President Norma Wright. The flowers for the president’s table were donated by Jean Atkinson and were given to secretary, Pam Higham who drew the lucky ticket.

Jodrell Side WI

Knutsford Guardian: Little Leigh WI

10:50am Wednesday 21st May 2014

ALISON Davies was the speaker at the May meeting of Jodrell Side WI. She gave an entertaining snapshot of her life rearing beef cattle and how it had led to her becoming a minor TV celebrity with appearances on shows including GMTV, Come Dine With Me and Dragons Den.

Plumley WI

Knutsford Guardian: A donor card. We want you to sign up to the organ donor register.

10:47am Wednesday 21st May 2014

PRESIDENT Virginia Williamson welcomed members to the May meeting of Plumley WI.

Vale Royal and Knutsford Ramblers

Knutsford Guardian: Chance to explore meadows

10:46am Wednesday 21st May 2014

DESPITE the poor weather forecast, 29 brave ramblers made the journey to Tideswell in Derbyshire.

Goostrey Flower Club

Knutsford Guardian: Goostrey Flower Club are planning a summer trip to Ness Gardens

11:14am Wednesday 14th May 2014

CHAIRMAN, Chris Williams, welcomed everyone to the May meeting of Goostrey Flower Club.

Cranford Quilters

Knutsford Guardian: Cranford Quilters

11:01am Wednesday 14th May 2014

MEMBERS of Cranford Quilters had a very enjoyable evening recently with three members of Chester P’s and Q’s. They talked informally about the quilts they had brought with them and Jackie, Catriona and Debbie showed the group’s Suitcase Collection which included a group of quilts based on an Alpine theme.

Jodrell Side WI

Knutsford Guardian: Coronation Street

10:57am Wednesday 14th May 2014

MY life at Granada was the topic for the April meeting at Jodrell Side WI.

Lower Withington WI

Knutsford Guardian: Little Leigh WI

10:55am Wednesday 14th May 2014

THERE was a good attendance at the April meeting of Lower Withington WI.

Vale Royal and Knutsford Ramblers

Knutsford Guardian: Nice pic of Darwen Tower on a sunny morning

2:40pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

VALE Royal and Knutsford Ramblers enjoyed a coach trip to Darwen on April 27.

Over Peover WI

Knutsford Guardian: Organ donation

2:35pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

OVER Peover WI members don’t let the grass grow under their feet – Zumba classes, bunting sewing, jewellery making and entries for the Cheshire Show are proof of that.

Knutsford and District Flower Club

Knutsford Guardian: Frost on gerbera flowers during the coldest May for 17 years

2:14pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

THE demonstrator at the April meeting of Knutsford and District Flower Club was Liz Broad, of Formby, with ‘Variations on a Theme’ and ‘Circles, Spheres and Swirls’.

Knutsford Historical Society

Knutsford Guardian: Land Army girls ready for work in 1944

2:12pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

‘ALARMS and excursions of being a land girl’ by Heather Ghent – There can’t be many land girls left from the Second World War, but the speaker for the Knutsford Historical Society meeting, Heather Ghent, was very entertaining with slides and her repartee on life as a land girl.

Boothsmere WI

Knutsford Guardian: CALL FROM GOD: Florence Nightingale

2:08pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

BOOTHSMERE WI members enjoyed the annual literary lunch in Christleton, when David Sekers gave an interesting account of the life of Hannah Greg, wife of Samuel Greg, founder of Quarry Bank Mill, Styal.

Goostrey WI

Knutsford Guardian: Little Leigh WI

2:02pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

CATHERINE Haliburton was acting president at the April meeting of Goostrey WI.

Friends of the Moor

Knutsford Guardian: Peter has had enough

4:27pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

AT the AGM on April 9, the Chairman thanked everyone for their help during the year, and for their regular attendance at meetings.

Goostrey Flower Club

Knutsford Guardian: Flowers are unnaturally keeping their petals into January because of mild temperatures

4:24pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

CHAIRMAN Chris Williams welcomed members and visitors to the April meeting.

Plumley WI

Knutsford Guardian: Little Leigh WI

4:19pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

PRESIDENT Virginia Williamson welcomed members.

Knutsford and District Lions Club

Knutsford Guardian: Knutsford's biggest supermarket has said all its beef is ‘farm assured’ in the light of the horsemeat scandal.

4:16pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

AT the recent meeting in the Whipping Stocks, Knutsford and District Lions members agreed to make arrangements for a special event in the town for World Sight Day in October.

Jodrell Side WI

Knutsford Guardian: Little Leigh WI

2:24pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

BEAUTIFUL tassels were displayed at the March meeting of Jodrell Side WI.

Cranford Quilters

Knutsford Guardian: SEWING CLASSES: Learn patchwork and quilting and make a bag or a cushion!

2:21pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

POPULAR quilter, Dot Sherlock, entertained members with a display of her beautiful quilts at the March meeting of Cranford Quilters.

Crosstown WI

Knutsford Guardian: Little Leigh WI

3:31pm Friday 4th April 2014

MEMBERS were in celebratory mood at the March meeting, as it was the 54th birthday celebration of Crosstown WI.

Knutsford Historical Society

Knutsford Guardian: An old postcard view of the Knutsford entrance in the 19th century

3:25pm Friday 4th April 2014

DOUG Haynes was the speaker for the March meeting of the Knutsford Historical Society.




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