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WI January Meeting

by Steve Ross

At our January meeting Sam Blacker and Steve Ross gave a very interesting & informative talk with slides about their journey on the Offa’s Dyke walk. This is a 177 mile walk following the English/Welsh border. A very entertaining evening. Our next meeting is on Tuesday 13th February at Kirk Hammerton village hall starting at […]

Kirk & Green Hammerton WI

by Steve Ross

Our November meeting included our AGM. Ann Johnson stepped down as President after her 3 year term of office expired and she also came off committee. Sue Bowe has taken over as President for the coming year.  After the official procedures were carried out the presentation of trophies and prizes commenced.  Carol Wake received the […]

KIRK & GREEN HAMMERTON WI

by Steve Ross

KIRK & GREEN HAMMERTON WI Our meeting this month saw a local resident Susan Goss- Clements talking to us about the ‘Yorkshire Coastal Cottages’.  Susan started this company some years ago with 3 cottages on her books this has now grown to a multi- million pound company with 110 letting properties along the Yorkshire Coast […]

Kirk & Green Hammerton WI

by Steve Ross

Kirk & Green Hammerton WI At our last meeting Patrick Boucher gave us a very interesting talk about the Yorkshire Air Ambulance it’s origin and the continuous service to the people of Yorkshire.  Patrick explained that the colour of the helicopters (yellow) came about because of sponsorship from the AA.  Also to note is that […]

KIRK & GREEN HAMMERTON WI

by Steve Ross

KIRK & GREEN HAMMERTON WI A group of members enjoyed an outing to Crimple hall to view the many artefacts and shabby sheik items on display together with the art gallery and other retail outlets.  The next meeting of the group will be on Tuesday  12th September at 7.30pm in Kirk Hammerton Village Hall where […]

W.I. May Meeting Report

by Steve Ross

The WI enjoyed a most wonderful display of fashions presented by M&Co in the Village Hall, Green Hammerton on Tuesday May 9th.  There were some very lovely clothes and one tends to want to replace ones whole wardrobe when you see an array such as we experienced.  A number of members modelled some of the […]

W.I. March Meeting Report

by Steve Ross

At our WI meeting this week Tuesday 14th March, Mr Roger Mattocks took us through a walk at the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust nature reserve at Staveley, recounting the different species of animal, insect and bird life one could encounter during each month of the year, his photographs were superb and it was altogether an enlightening […]

W.I. February Meeting Report

by Steve Ross

KIRK & GREEN HAMMERTON W.I. Our February meeting was also Valentine’s Day and we decided to celebrate the Climate Change Green Hearts campaign by make green hearts.  Workshops took the form of dry felting, embroidery, needlework and air drying clay, all the members participated and all were rewarded with a green heart to hang in […]

W.I. January Meeting Report

by Steve Ross

KIRK & GREEN HAMMERTON WI Our last meeting was on Tuesday 10th January 2017, when our speaker was Mr Frank Owen from the charity ‘Clarity’. This charity was formed in1854 and has worked to create employment for blind people since this time.  All the toiletries they sell are produced from the finest ingredients and have […]

Kirk & Green Hammerton WI Programme for 2017

by Steve Ross

Kirk & Green Hammerton WI Programme for 2017 All meetings are on the 2nd Tuesday of the month (except in July) & begin at 7.30pm.  They take place in either Kirk (KH) or Green (GH) hammerton village hall. Contact Secretary Christine Bonnett, 01423 331621, christinebonnett621@hotmail.com for further information. January 10th (KH)              Frank Owen The work […]