Grappenhall WI

Grappenhall WI

Bridgewater Group

Founded in 1923, Grappenhall WI has around 58 members. Meetings are normally held on the third Thursday of the month (2nd Thursday in December), Grappenhall Community Centre, Bellhouse Lane, WA4 2SG, starting at 2.15 pm. Visitors and new members welcome.


GRAPPENHALL WI – A Report by Pam Gault
After the singing of ‘Jerusalem’ any business, correspondence and finance was dealt with. The fledgling bowls group asked if anyone had or knew of anyone who had unwanted bowling balls that members could use. A new walking group was now off the blocks with a short taster amble on the 31st March.

Forthcoming events are a trip to the Midland Hotel in Manchester in May, an outing to Castle Howard in June and our own WI show in August.

We then moved on to our speaker, Natalia Kerkham. Natalia’s subject was ‘Herbs for Health’. Originally a finance manager in the NHS, Natalia decided to retrain as a medical herbalist and nutritionist. The number of uses for herbs was amazing. They could be used for many ailments including colds and flu, relieving indigestion and nausea, helping memory and concentration and improving circulation. Never again shall we just look at mint and rosemary to accompany lamb!

Grappenhall WI meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month at the Grappenhall Community Centre at 2-15pm. Our next meeting is on the 20th April.

Further information can be obtained from Anne Ongley on 01925 264873.

Any member/non member wishing to join our walk on the 31 March, please meet at The Community Centre at 2.00 pm, our walk is a short amble to the Grappenhall Heyes walled gardens, where we can enjoy a cup of tea.

Also, an invite to our Coffee Morning at Grappenhall & Thelwall British Legion Stockport Road, Grappenhall on Tuesday 4th April,10.00 am until 12.00 pm. Stalls: Cakes, Books, Bargain Store, Raffle and Tombola. Good Chat and Good Fun.

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Tel : 01925 267677

Secretary : Anne Ongley
Tel : 01925 264873

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Tel : 01925 263831

Contacting Grappenhall WI

If you would like to know more about Grappenhall WI if you are interested in becoming a member, or if you would like to come along to a meeting to see what we do, please do get in touch. We are always delighted to greet new members and can assure you of a warm and friendly welcome. You can contact us by email by using our contact form.

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