The Church Minshull Community Website
By Arena Webteam - 8th February 2017 9:33am
The future of the WI in the village was decided last night at an "extraordinary" meeting chaired by an advisor from the Cheshire Federation of the WI. The membership has been in decline for a number of years and with so many other things going on in the village it has been hard to get new people recruited.
Things seem to have changed in the 70 years since it started, when it was the only way for many people to get together. At one time it was the life blood of the village, linking many people in isolated homes.
The result of the secret ballot was, sadly that it should close.
It is now suspended for three years, but if in that time it restarts all its monies, archives etc can be returned to help the new institute.
It is hoped that some members will still meet up regularly, for walks, bowls and outings.The knitting projects continue, run by Audrey Colquhoun who can e-mail patterns to any interested parties.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
St. Bart's Church is now closed for alterations (as at 5th january 2020)Please click HERE for more...
I hope you all had a pleasant break over Christmas and now its back to work, nose to the grindstone etc. We (that's me and himself) thought that this month's title , which was based on a sunset at the end of December, might help to take our thoughts away from the unceasingly dismal and damp end to the year which we've all "enjoyed". If we were to award an...
Christmas Story“What you are about to read is a tale of Christmas in 4 parts. The places are real, the dates are real, the names are real and the story is...well, you decide...This story will unfold over the next 4 episodes, be sure to view the twist at the very end....!!”Click HERE to read Part1http://local.4432287(Click HERE to read...