WALTON: Foljame WI members welcome magistrate Norman Shaw as their speaker

Walton

WI

At the April meeting of Foljambe WI in St John’s Church Hall, Walton, Mr Norman Shaw, a Chesterfield magistrate, told of his work in the courts and the rigorous training undertaken by would-be magistrates. He was thanked by Mrs June Mugford.

The president, Mrs Margaret Armour, welcomed members and three visitors to the meeting.

Mrs Audrey Walker read the minutes and the correspondence and Mrs Irene Whittaker gave the treasurer’s report.

Nine members are to attend a first aid class in April. Outings to Hasland Theatre and a pudding lunch at a member’s home have been arranged. Mrs Brenda Cragg gave details of proposed visits to Lea Gardens, a well dressing and lunch at Carsington Water. The postponed County quiz will take place during May. A faith supper will be held at next month’s resolution meeting, together with the Gwen Moore memorial competition which this year will have two categories, art and craft.