By Diane Joslyn - 8th August 2018 6:05am
Aston & District W.I August 2018 Report
Our President Jenny Bourne welcomed members and guests to our August Social Evening.
Firstly, our President thanked all members who contributed to and helped with our three entries for the Nantwich Show. She congratulated them all for gaining a 1st, which also won 'Best in Show' in the Co-operative Section and a 3rd.
This evening our business was kept to a minimum so that we could all enjoy a Game of Skittles. All our classes were continuing as usual throughout August.
The Luncheon Club will be meeting at the Bickerton Poacher on 7th August — 12.00 noon for 12.30 pm.
Our walkers are meeting at 'The Castle' in Ludlow on 22nd August at 11.30 am.
This month we had a very friendly and enjoyable evening playing skittles. Four teams played against each other and the Blue team won by just one point. Our overall winner was Mrs Irene Williamson. We followed this with a supper of fish and chips then a welcome cup of tea and piece of cake.
Our competition this month was the President's Choice which was "How many 2p coins in your purse". This was won by Mrs Rose Lomas, whose purse contained fourteen!
Our fundraising Fashion Show by EWM of Nantwich will be held on 12th September at St. Andrews Methodist Chapel, Aston, followed by refreshments and a raffle. All are very welcome.
Next month our meeting is on 7th September at 2pm in the afternoon when our speaker will be Rev. Canon Michael Burgess " The Seven Deadly Sins" Do come and join us.
New members and Visitors are always welcome.
Details can be found on our website — www.astonanddistrictwi.org.uk
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Way back early in the year Matt Bonnell and myself announced a move to get the Annual Fireworks at Midnight of the 31st December back. The response from many sponsors was superb and I attach herewith the list as of today of all who have given into the fund.My action so far is to have contracted Blitz Fireworks of Crewe to present a display that is far better than any we have had before BUT...
Ruth Mary Kemble passed away peacefully at Leighton Hospital on Tuesday 14th August 2018, aged 72., . Ruth, from Audlem, was the beloved wife of John and much loved mum of Matthew. The Funeral service will be at St James the Great Church, Audlem on Monday 3rd September 2018 at 11.30am followed by burial in Audlem cemetery. Donations if desired will be given to The Guide Dogs for the Blind...
At their latest Parish Council meeting, Buerton Councillors were delighted to learn that an anonymous donor has offered to provide a new piece of equipment for the older children in Buerton.This is expected to be located on the playing field in Buerton.What we need to do now is to find out what our youngsters would like (apparently there have already been a couple of suggestions for a zip...
Friday 17th Aug
Audlem Car Park
The Methodist Meeting Rooms
Audlem Scout & Guide Hall
Audlem car park