Members’ Zone

Here you will find links to a variety of forms and documents, plus the recent edition of our newsletter.

Read a copy of our latest Newsletter.

Membership Renewals 2023.

Subscriptions are now due and can be paid by bank transfer, cheque or cash, details on our Renewal Form. Every member also needs to complete the updated GDPR/PECR Consent Form.

Download our Renewal Form and GDPR/PECR Consent Form

WI RESOLUTIONS 2023

Our WI needs to submit our members’ votes to choose the resolution that will be debated at the National Federation Annual Meeting in Cardiff on 25th May. 

Deadline 11th February

We have a choice from four that have been shortlisted: 

1. Save our water – every drop matters. – dealing with valuing and conserving water
2. Women to women – turning over a new leaf in the lives of women tea workers – promoting a fair deal for women plantation workers
3. Online gambling harm: time for action – to update legislation and increase support
4. Clean rivers for people and wildlife – to fund research to aid diagnosis and management

There are details of each resolution on pages 23-24 of the November/December issue of WI Life.

To vote please follow the link below to vote for the option you consider most important.
VOTE HERE

Nominations are now open for election or co-option to our new committee. Committee members are elected for one year, up to a maximum of 4 years, starting from March 2023. For further information contact us.

Bursary
This year we reinstated our Bursary to be used to cover some or all of the costs of a course of study for work or leisure up to £300. Six applications were received for the bursary and the one drawn was Sue Hibbert who will undertake a dressmaking course.

Any member wishing to read the report of a meeting they might have missed should contact our secretary [email protected] to be sent one by email.

DENMAN COLLEGE ONLINE COURSES
Denman College are running several online courses which cost around £5. Take a look at their website for details of courses that may appeal to you. 
denman.org.uk/at-home/

The Lancashire Federation organises many events which may be of interest to Saddleworth WI members. Click to view details of these LFWI events.