Posts By: Puckeridgewi

June Meeting Round up

On a bright and summery evening in June, members of Puckeridge WI met for a session on Container Gardening led by Steve Isley from Royston Garden Centre.  The evening started a little late but was worth the wait as Steve introduced us to some of the bedding plants that you might see in the summer. … Read more »

May Meeting Round Up

The May meeting for Puckeridge WI was a little different to previous months as we dealt with the business aspects before our discussion for the evening, which was about the WI resolution. We had a report about the stall at the May Fair and further mentions of the various groups that are beginning to form…. Read more »

Standon May Day

Puckeridge WI enjoyed a very sunny May Day in Standon at our WI stall. Raising funds was not the main aim but creating awareness and perhaps getting a few new members was what we wanted to achieve. Knowing that there would be a lot of competition to sell cake, we decided to give away our… Read more »

April Meeting Round Up

The Puckeridge WI meeting on the 9th of April was the first meeting of the year with warmer weather and lighter evenings. The group met in high spirits looking forward to a talk from Julie Gregson, Head of Heritage Services at Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies (HALS). The talk was called Treasures from the Archives… Read more »

March Meeting Round Up

Tuesday 12th March was another cold evening in which ladies from Puckeridge WI gathered together for our regular meeting.  Instead of a visiting speaker, Louise Jenkins, our Vice President, led the session which was a practical one:  Card Making. The main objective was for everyone to make at least one card that could then be used… Read more »

February Meeting Round Up

The meeting on Tuesday 12th February was a busy one!  Not only did we have a guest speaker but we also had lots of business to go through, cake to eat and to top it off, a pancake tossing challenge! The theme of the evening was ‘Work Life Balance’ and Kim Mangelshot from eKuiLibriuM encouraged… Read more »

January Meeting Round Up

The January meeting on Tuesday 8th saw over twenty women gathered for our first guest speaker: Colin Clare, Hertfordshire County Crime Prevention Officer, who spoke about Crime Prevention. Although not necessarily a cheery topic for a dark January evening, Colin’s delivery style was upbeat and there were lots of laughs.  He gave us lots of tips and… Read more »