President: Pauline Hignett. Vice Presidents: Julie Dawson, Sue Jones. Secretary: Janice Harris. Treasurer: Norma Brunsdon. Committee Members: Julie Dawson Andrea Dodd, Gill Hilditch, Sue Jones, Philippa Pill, Dee Pope, Judith Whiteway.

Wednesday 15th August 2018

ILLNESS - Please see Julie or any member of the committee if you know of any of our members who may need our support.

NEWSLETTER – We will try and put “Upcoming Events” on the website ahead of the meeting so that you will have an idea of what boards will be out, and if you know that you won’t be able to attend you can ask a friend to sign you up.

COMMITTEE MEETING – All members are welcome to come to committee meetings to see what goes on. The next committee meeting will be on the 12th September in the Church Hall at 7.30. We would be delighted to see interested/curious members, new faces.

SAMBA DRUMMING – A really enjoyable afternoon was had by new drummers and repeaters alike and some good rhythms were created.

BIRTHDAY DINNER – This was an enjoyable social evening despite a few issues concerning the service and some meals. All credit to the organisers for their hard work in making it an enjoyable get together.


VOTES FOR WOMEN CELEBRATION TEA: Thursday 4th October at the Church Hall. Doors open at 2pm. £3.00 a ticket. We really want to make it a fun social event and hope members will invite friends and neighbours, especially elderly ones. We are offering tickets to Ness and Little Neston WI and Capenhurst and Ledsham WI. Please bring unsold tickets back by September.
Those who wish to may dress up or just wear the colours of violet, white and green. There will be refreshments, including cakes. The Rhapsodists will be singing and the Creative Writers will also be contributing to the entertainment. The Rhapsodists are donating prizes for the raffle and proceeds from that will go to Tomorrow’s Women Wirral Charity. This charity helps women offenders who are trying to turn their lives around.

LEAHURST: Visit arranged for Wednesday 19th September at 2pm. Board tonight.

TERRACOTTA ARMY: Visit to the World Museum, Liverpool to see the Terracotta Army Exhibition is being arranged on Thursday 13th September at 11.30. Board tonight
AUTUMN COUNCIL MEETING: To be held at the Storyhouse Chester on Wednesday 17th October. 11am. Tickets are £13. Speaker is Eve Pollard. Ticket requests to be in by 17th August. If the event is oversubscribed tickets will be allocated based on membership numbers.

SWG – Charles Hanson Evening Monday 8th October. Tickets on sale tonight.


RIVERSIDE CLICKERS – Next meeting 16th August 2pm at Net’s Cafe.

CREATIVE WRITERS – Next meeting at Dee’s house 5th September at 2pm

BOOK CLUB – September meeting to be arranged.

RIVERSIDE DINERS – Thursday 30th August, 6.30pm at The Chimneys Hooton. Cost £14.95 but the a la carte menu is also available. Board tonight.


Votes for Women afternoon tea 4.10.18
Terracotta Army trip 13.9.18
Leahurst 19.9.18
Autumn Council Meeting 17.10.18
SWG Charles Hanson evening 8.10.18

SALES TABLE – The theme for September is: Harvest. Voting tonight for which charity to support.
The 4 nominated charities are:
The Charles Thompson Mission
Northern Lights
The Village Hall in Ness
Clatterbridge Cancer.

SEPTEMBER MEETING: th September at 7.30pm. Speaker Ruth Thomson on Women in WW11.

Teas: Ann Roochove/Ann Shakeshaft