There was a WI presence at the march in Woodbridge timed to coincide with COP26 in Glasgow.
Helen Lewis, WI Climate Ambassador, was stewarding at the march and a WI banner was carried. There were about 300 marchers altogether including 7 WI members from Hollesley and some from other WIs.
It all went off peacefully and there was a happy atmosphere throughout.
It is now almost universally accepted that climate change is a fact. As forecast, extremes of weather conditions have been experienced worldwide and, as always happens, it is the developing countries whose inhabitants suffer the most from the ensuing drought, flooding and the like. Therefore, it was appropriate that this year’s main fund-raiser for the Associated Country Women of the World had ways to help alleviate this as its theme. Entitled ‘The Only Way is Ethics,’ it was a fashion show with a …read more
Several people have asked if they could hear more about the projects that The Associated Country Women of the World funds. …read more
For World Ocean Day on June 8th we asked you to go to the coast on or around that day and take a photo of the sea or shore. You can see the results here.
WIs were also asked to make a collage on the same theme. There weren’t many entries but all were of a very high standard and from these the one submitted by Beccles Morning WI was judged to be the winner. See an image of this and some of the others by following the link above.
Every month “Let’s Talk” includes an article written by someone in Suffolk East federation. Let’s Talk is a lifestyle magazine covering East Anglia, from North Essex to the north Norfolk coast. These articles might be about something happening in the federation or featuring members who have done something worth writing about. The EADT also publishes a WI article every fortnight. …read more