ACWW Update February 2021

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So here we are in 2021 and who knows what it will bring? One thing is for certain: however unsettled our lives are, at least we can rely on fresh water and food, even if some need the help of foodbanks. However, many places in the world have neither of these and the presence of coronavirus merely accentuates their problem. …read more

Plant a Tree in 2020 - update


A big thank you to 50 WI’s across our federation who took part in this tree planting scheme. I am pleased to say that a variety of species were planted at the beginning of December including oaks, rowans, mountain ash, hazel, hollies, crab apples, fruit trees and walnut to name a few! I have received some lovely photographs of members planting their trees, smiling faces in winter sunshine, with dogs and menfolk, all socially distanced, and I hope to publish these in coming issues of SEfWI news for all to …read more

SEFWI Office latest


The office is closed due to the current restrictions, but that the staff are still working. Email is the easiest way to make contact or you could leave a message on the phone.

Need some help with Zoom?

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If you haven’t used Zoom or would just like a little help to get more confident, contact Gill Denny at the SEFWI office by email or phone and she will be happy to help.

A new sort of WI


Suffolk East is taking part in a pilot to start a virtual WI. The plan is to spend the next few months seeing how it would work before rolling out to the whole country. This WI would have officers and a committee, members would pay subs and everything would be just like any other WI with speakers, regular meetings etc, except it will all be via computer link. …read more

Calendars and Diaries


The theme for the 2021 calendar is “Suffolk on the move” and members submitted some great photos. Your secretary will have had a sample calendar and order form for both the calendars and diaries. However, if it is easier for you to purchase directly from our SEFWI office, please email or telephone 01473 251632 for further details. Calendars are priced at £4.50 each and diaries are priced at £5.10.