Northwich Guardian: Kathy and Keith Williams with President Jenny Friar

9:05am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Cuddington & Sandiway WI


9:03am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Darnhall and Wettenhall WI

Vale Royal & Knutsford Ramblers by Alan Milligan

Northwich Guardian: Ramblers at Arnside, Cumbria

8:53am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Vale Royal and Knutsford Ramblers set off for Arnside on a misty morning.

Comerbach WI

Northwich Guardian:

5:04pm Friday 17th October 2014

PRESIDENT Kath Dunn reported that the visit to the restored Victorian baths in Manchester had been a glimpse back in time with its segregated pools and impressive Art Nouveau tiling and stained glass.

Hartford WI

Northwich Guardian:

5:01pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE speaker was George Hughes on the subject of his time in the Grenadier Guards from 1958. He had some very amusing anecdotes but said that life was quite hard and arduous as a Grenadier Guard with extremely tough discipline and set regimes.

Whitley WI

Northwich Guardian:

4:55pm Friday 17th October 2014

WE went on a journey, not a physical journey, but a virtual one, going back in time and travelling from Northwich to Dutton along the River Weaver.

Mid-Cheshire Flower Club

Northwich Guardian: Leyton and Wanstead Flower Club

4:51pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE annual Open Night demonstration will be held on Wednesday, November 12 in the Winsford Lifestyle Centre when David Fawcett-Ropner will present his designs entitles ‘Jingle all the Way’.

Bostock & District WI

Northwich Guardian:

4:50pm Friday 17th October 2014

PRESIDENT Ruth Cairns introduced Bernice Walmsley, a local author, who had come to speak to us about ‘Getting Published and British Citizenship’.

Wednesday Club

4:47pm Friday 17th October 2014

CHAIRMAN Heather Casson told members about a recent holiday, visiting five cathedral cities including Lichfield and the National Arboretum, which impressed her so much that she hopes to arrange a day trip for the club next year.

Northwich Photographic Society

Northwich Guardian:

4:43pm Friday 17th October 2014

PHOTOGRAPHER, explorer and adventurer Brian White was guest speaker at the recent meeting of Northwich Photographic Society.


Northwich Guardian:

2:20pm Thursday 9th October 2014

ERNIE Welch, landlord of The Old Star in Winsford, gave an illustrated talk on his epic cycle ride from Winsford to Roscommon, County Mayo, recently.

Mid-Cheshire Camera Club

Northwich Guardian:

2:10pm Thursday 9th October 2014

MID-Cheshire Camera Club will be holding their annual exhibition at Winsford library throughout October.

Little Leigh WI

Northwich Guardian:

2:08pm Thursday 9th October 2014

PRESIDENT Bernadette O’Donnell welcomed members and visitors to the September meeting.

8E Railway Association by David Hawkes

Northwich Guardian: Chance to ride a classic steam train in the valleys

9:02am Wednesday 8th October 2014

The winter season of the 8E Railway Association began with a talk by Andrew McFarlane, ambitiously entitled "Preserved Main Line Steam and Preserved Railways". Andrew is a well-known figure on the Mid-Cheshire line through his work with the Mid-Cheshire Rail Users Association. He is also extremely knowledgeable on the railway scene past and present.

Davenham WI

Northwich Guardian:

5:46pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Pat Metcalfe welcomed members to the September meeting of Davenham WI and introduced folk singers John and Ailsa Booth.


Northwich Guardian:

5:45pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Whitley WI learnt about the art and benefits of traditional Chinese acupuncture at their September meeting. The principle is that if you are suffering from pain it is because the body’s Qi (Chi) has been disturbed. The process involves the insertion of very fine needles into the “channels” which Eastern medicine believe flow around your body, helping your Qi to flow and re-establish a balance between the body’s Yin and Yang.

Vale Royal and Knutsford Ramblers

Northwich Guardian:

5:43pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A coach load of ramblers alighted at Chapel-en-le-Frith on a bright and breezy morning.


Northwich Guardian:

5:37pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

PRESIDENT Jenny Friar welcomed everyone to the September meeting. She informed members about the Centenary Challenge to make a quilt, and that tickets were on sale for the group meeting on October 15 and also for the Chinese supper on October 18.

Whitegate WI

Northwich Guardian:

5:30pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

BERYL Weir from Crafts in the Dungeon was the guest speaker at the September meeting with her workshop in felt making.


Northwich Guardian: The Welsh flag (8678346)

5:27pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

ANOTHER season of meetings and activities are under way for the Northwich Welsh Society following the AGM held at the Castle Community Church schoolroom at which the principal officers were re-selected.

Moulton WI

Northwich Guardian:

5:24pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

MARGARET Atherton, president, welcomed members following the August break.

Pickmere Photographic and Heritage Society

Northwich Guardian:

5:19pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

PICKMERE Photographic Society's summer competition on August 31 at Pickmere Funday by the lake drew a large number of entries.

Northwich U3A

5:16pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE chairman welcomed members and several visitors to the September meeting and brought everyone up to date with group activities.


5:28pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE Wednesday Club met for a very happy afternoon with a talk about sweet memories. Janet Bradshaw bought a large selection if sweets and talk enthusiastically about the variety of sweets from when they were young. She displayed humbugs, gob stoppers, toffees and many others.

Northwich Oddfellows

5:27pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE Oddfellows invite you to make friends with them during friendship month this year. Celebrating their fifth annual initiative this September, Northwich Oddfellows are enjoying an exciting month of events, giving them the opportunity to learn and experience new things, meet new people and catch up with old friends.

Weaverham & District Gardening Club

5:25pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE club has enjoyed the last summer visit of 2014. They were lucky enough to have dry weather for both visits and the social event this year which must be a record.


Northwich Guardian:

5:23pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A WARM welcome was extended to members of Lach Dennis WI by president Joy Hoad at their September meeting.

Winsford WI

Northwich Guardian:

5:22pm Thursday 25th September 2014

THE president welcomed the members to the recent meeting of Winsford WI and received several apologies. She welcomed the speaker, Maureen Williams, a member of Godfrey C Williams & Son Ltd, Sandbach, speciality grocers of quality and distinction, who spoke about the "Five Generations of Cheese".

WHITLEY WI by Patricia Sharp

Northwich Guardian:

2:27pm Thursday 18th September 2014

MEMBERS learned about the art and benefits of traditional Chinese acupuncture. The principle is that if you are suffering from pain it is because the body’s Qi (Chi) has been disturbed.


Northwich Guardian: Warrington Speakers Club

2:25pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE new season has started under the leadership of president John Hill, whose theme for 2014-15 is “The Value of Time”. Guests and new members are always welcome.


Northwich Guardian:

2:19pm Thursday 18th September 2014

MEMBERS were breathless by the end of their September meeting. Janet Bradshaw had taken them on a whirlwind tour of the history of Tatton Park.

HARTFORD WI by Judie Mitchell and Sally White

Northwich Guardian:

2:12pm Thursday 18th September 2014

DIARY events include a trip to Dunham Massey on October 6 to visit the First World War exhibition.


Northwich Guardian:

12:47pm Thursday 18th September 2014

IN August the Winsford Midweek Club celebrated its 40th anniversary by holding a buffet with a celebration cake plus entertainment provided by magician Pete Turner.


Northwich Guardian: Northwich Photographic Society

8:11am Wednesday 17th September 2014

“What do judges look for?” was the title of the first meeting at the 2014/2015 season at Northwich Photographic Society. It was amusing, challenging and stimulating thanks to speaker, Bob Dennis, an old friend of the club. Bob will return in October to judge the first competition so his views on the thorny subject were particularly appropriate.

Crowton WI

Northwich Guardian:

5:20pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

AT the September meeting members heard the sad news that Hilda Williamson, a longstanding and valued member, had recently passed away. A minute’s silence was held in her memory.

Darnhall and Wettenhall WI

Northwich Guardian:

5:17pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE September meeting, taken by the president Jean Hitchen, began with the singing of Jerusalem.

Northwich U3A

Northwich Guardian: Flypast

5:14pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

MEMBERS gathered for the August meeting of Northwich U3A. Notices were read out from the various groups and a reminder given that the balance is due for the Cotswolds trip in September.


Northwich Guardian:

5:11pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

VICE-president Shelly Farley welcomed members to the September meeting of Comberbach WI and thanked Marjorie Hall for the beautiful flower arrangement on her table. She reported that the August tasty evening had demonstrated members’ culinary talents, providing an array of sweet and savoury dishes to share.


2:24pm Thursday 4th September 2014

AT the August meeting of the Wednesday Club, chairman Heather Casson welcomed members and friends for a cream tea held in honour of former chairman and long-serving committee member, Mavis Dutton, who died earlier in the year.


Northwich Guardian:

2:14pm Thursday 4th September 2014

PRESIDENT Jenny Friar welcomed everyone to a well attended August meeting of Cuddington & Sandiway WI.

21st Century Technology and Camera Group

Northwich Guardian:

2:09pm Thursday 4th September 2014

MEMBERS of the 21st Century Technology & Camera Group enjoyed a trip during August to the Alderley Edge, National Trust Woodlands Walks. This was a free instructional photography outing.

Northwich Rotary Club

Northwich Guardian:

1:52pm Thursday 4th September 2014

The Rotary club of Northwich has chosen Dr Garnet Ronander as its new president for the 2014/2015 term.

Mid-Cheshire Camera Club

Northwich Guardian:

1:40pm Thursday 4th September 2014

MID-CHESHIRE Camera Club starts its new season on Wednesday, September 3.

Winsford WI

9:05am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

The August meeting of Winsford WI took place at the Fishpool Inn, Delamere where members enjoyed a splendid afternoon tea to celebrate the Institutes’ 25th birthday. Two founder members, June Sloan and Dorothy Thorne, were present.

Northwich & District Soroptomist International

8:47am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Northwich & District Soroptimist International Club continues to be one of the most active in the area. It is a vibrant, dynamic organisation for today's professional and business women. They are committed to a world where women and girls together achieve their individual and collective potential, realise aspirations and have an equal voice in creating strong and peaceful communities worldwide.


Northwich Guardian: Winsford U3A

2:03pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Over the last few weeks Winsford U3A has been fully engaged in the First World War commemorations which have recently been prevalent in the town.


Northwich Guardian: Member Fred Jones

2:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Warrington Speakers Clubs ended their current speaking year at the AGM in July.


Northwich Guardian:

1:58pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

There was an excellent turnout for the August garden party at the home of the Welsh Society treasurer and his wife in Knutsford. It was a warm pleasant evening, just right for socialising outdoors.


Northwich Guardian:

1:54pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

The summer meeting of Royal British Legion, Women’s Section, Northwich branch was held recently at Winnington Garden Centre.


Northwich Guardian:

1:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A full coachload of ramblers descended on Llandudno on what turned out to be a sunny but very windy day.


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