BILLINGTON - WI members dress to impress

WI - President Mrs Barbara Charlson welcomed members of Billington and Langho WI to their meeting and gave a warm welcome to guest speaker Mrs Julie James. Mrs James entitled her talk “The Finishing Touches” and brought scarves, handbags and jewellery which she sold later. Mrs Charlson expressed thanks.

The president read a report from the “MaaChild” Charity, (a member and her husband helped to form this charity to help educate children in Kenya).

Names were taken for a visit to Harrogate Christmas Craft Fair in November. Also for the Christmas party in December and a day at Alston Hall in January.

A competition for a fancy handbag was won by Mrs Doreen Penny, Mrs Margaret Walker-Smith, and Mrs Jean Price.

Mrs Beryl Salter was presented with birthday flowers and raffle winners were Glenis Skelten, Mrs Maureen Lofthouse and Mrs Ann Aspin.

Community - A Church Committee Meeting will be held after the service on Sunday, October 9th.