7 of our ladies visited a group of elderly ladies at the Hillings Residential Home on Saturday 6th April.
We took an afternoon tea with us which all the ladies enjoyed after a bit of a chat and a TV theme songs quiz. The team named "The Goodies" won and everyone had a great time.
7 of our Love's Farm Ladies WI members visited the Hillings Residential Home in Eaton Socon on Saturday 17th November.
We had a lovely time with some of the residents, some of whom had been WI members in the past. We took cake and sandwiches for an afternoon tea. There was a lot of chat and laughter.
Thank you to Natalie for adding us to their social calendar and for her assistance on the day. You do an amazing job!
LFLWI were asked to decorate the table at the Huntingdon & Peterborough Federation of WI's office in Huntingdon for November 2018.
We went with a "Women at War" and poppies theme.
Many thanks to Gill Jackson, Pat Mulgrew, Janet Gomm, Kim Brown, Gemma Wells and Jade Walch for putting this together. Well done ladies!
Love's Farm Ladies WI took part in making the Huntingdon & Peterborough Federation of WI's Centenary Mosaic. Each WI group in the Federation made a square of mosaic and these were all fitted in around the centerpiece.
Look out for our ladybird at the bottom (3 squares from the end).
Well done ladies!
At our open meeting in September, Mark Egerton, the author of “The Haunted History of Huntingdonshire” came along to talk about his book and some local ghost stories.
We had a lovely evening with lots of visitors from other WI groups. The buffet afterwards was excellent too - thank you ladies!
As part of the WI Sports Week our Secretary, Jayne Evans, kindly organised a ramble starting at Love's Farm to Paxton Pits, round Paxton Pits and ending up at the Anchor pub! Nine of our ladies started at Love's Farm, two more members and some of our family members then joined us at Paxton Pits.
A well deserved drink after the 5 mile ramble (2 miles for those who just walked around Paxton Pits) on a particularly warm September day. A couple of blisters and one sting but we all made it!
Well done everyone!
One of our Love's Farm Ladies WI members had a baby boy on 6th July. Congratualtions to Emma and Kevin from all of the Love's Farm Ladies!
Our President Nikki Jackson (49) with committee member Gill Jackson (69) and Love's Farm Ladies WI newest and youngest member Jade Walch (23) helping out the Huntingdon & Peterborugh Federation of WI's with the refreshment stall on Saturday 30th June.
Nine of our local WI Groups are members of the St Neots & District Group of WI's. This year Love's Farm Ladies WI were asked to be hosts for the Group meeting. Our President, Nikki Jackson and our Secretary, Jayne Evans, co-hosted the event. The Peterborough Community Gospel Choir sang for us. We also won the competion with our inspirational women presentation (Frida Kahlo, Helen Keller and Malala Yousafzai) - Thanks to Jade Walch!
It was an amazing evening! Well done to all the WI groups who took part.
We had an amazing 15 raffle prizes, lots of bottles/jars and chocolate/sweets on the two tombolas, cakes galore, books/dvds, nearly new, crafts and gifts. The fluffy dog was named "Boo" and there were 117 sweets in the jar! It was such a cold day but the teas/coffees (with a cake or two ...) went down a treat. We sold around 80 cups! The event went extremely well and was well supported. Thank you also to the other WI Groups and Federation ladies who also came along to support us.
We hope you will join us for our Christmas Fayre on Sunday 9th December (details to follow).
For further details for the Christmas Fayre please email firstname.lastname@example.org
or contact Nikki on 07563715043
Do contact us if you would like to hold a stall at our Christmas Fayre (for a donation to our nominated charity).
Gemma, Gill and Nikki went along on behalf of Love's Farm Ladies WI to the Huntingdon & Peterborough Federation Day 2018 in St Ives. All 58 WI's in our Federation displayed their banners which were made to celebrate the Federation Centenery this year. It was a lovely sight to see! It was a brilliant day and the speakers were excellent!
On Wednesday 7th February 2018 our President, Nikki Jackson and our Secretary, Jayne Evans were interviewed by Alex Parnell on the Over to You programme on Huntingdon Community Radio (104 FM). They talked about the WI in general, our Federation and of course our WI group.
The Great British Clean weekend is being held from 2-4 March 2018. This is in conjuction with the WI Campaign "Keep Britain Tidy".
Although a week early, Love's Farm Ladies WI took part in the Love's Farm Smart Day on Saturday 24th February 2018 with Helene Tame, Love's Farm Comminity Chaplain, and picked up litter. We met at the Pirate Ship and although it was very cold it was a lovely sunny day. Lots of rubbish collected. Well done ladies!