From Clitheroe Advertiser editor gives talk in Rimington

100 club - Rimington Recreation Association 100 Club winners for January were: Allen Hollingworth (£50), Alan Turner (£20), Andrew Little (£10).

Editor’s life - “Between the Lines,” the title of an interesting talk given to Rimington WI members by Mrs Vivien Meath, told of her career in journalism, including 25 years at the Clitheroe Advertiser and Times.

Earlier, Rimington WI president Mrs Elizabeth Robinson thanked the three teams who had entered the LFWI fun quiz the previous evening, enjoyed by all and some excellent marks too.

Mrs Lesley Marklew announced that on Friday, March 25th, at 2 p.m. in Rimington Memorial Institute, Mrs Meg McPherson will demonstrate the art of crazy patchwork embroidery. The cost will be £8 and those attending are asked to take along small pieces of material of all kinds, scissors, pins, braid, needle and thread. All welcome.

Soon there will be an introductory demonstration of digital photography followed by classes on the subject. A letter of thanks was read from “Help for Heroes” charity for the Christmas donation.

Arrangements were made for the annual whist and domino drive on March 12th in the institute.

Various venues were discussed for possible outings and a village celebration for the royal wedding is under consideration.

Members were reminded there will be a bring-and-buy stall at the April meeting and at next month’s meeting on March 1st a Fair Trade stall will offer goodies for sale.

The coach for the LFWI annual spring council meeting in Southport will leave Clitheroe Interchange at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, March 16th. Mrs Barbara Spencer agreed to act as delegate for Rimington WI.

Mrs Spencer reported the WI walking group had enjoyed its ramble around Rimington, going via Stopper Lane, Wytha and back down to Howgill and Newby where tea and cakes, at the home of Mrs Katherine Briscoe made a welcome finalé.