Wragby News round-up

Wragby News EMN-140624-170136001
Wragby News EMN-140624-170136001

Fete, WI, whist and a night at the races

Summer fete - Saturday 12 July is the date for the Annual Summer Fete at the town hall, from 2pm to 5pm.

Along with the usual stalls and attractions there will be entertainment provided by the “Saxilby Youth Band” and also a NEW attraction - The Great Wragby Bake-Off Competition.

Having seen wonderful cakes at various fund-raising events the organisers just know Wragby has Talent in baking.

Could you be the next Mary Berry or Paul Hollywood?

For more information call 01673 858490 now.

Race Night - Girlguiding and Scouting in Wragby’s second race night in the town hall proved to be a success, raising £774.23, which will go towards the maintenance work on the groups’ building.

Young children, along with adults, enjoyed the excitement of cheering their horses on.

Thanks go to the organisers and to all who attended making it such an enjoyable night, while supporting Girlguiding and Scouting in Wragby.

Whist - Results of the whist drives held in the town hall recently are: Snowball - Mrs S Collins; Ladies - 1 Mrs B Blades, 2 Mrs M Abelwhite, 3 Miss E Hotchin; Gents - 1 Mr J Lloyd, 2 Mrs M Horton, 3 Mr R Dixon; Most 5s - Mrs Y Watson; Most 6s - Mrs R Foster; Miniature - Mr K Christie and Mrs B Blades, Mrs M Needham and Mrs L Swift; Ladies - 1 Mrs Y Watson, 2 Mrs M Smith, 3 Mrs P Hyde; Gents - Mr K Christie, 2 Mrs M Treadwell, 3 Mr M Swift; Most 6s - Mrs S Collins; Lowest 2nd Half - Mrs L Swift; Miniature - Mr J Bartlett and Mrs M Abelwhite

WI news - At the June meeting, President Margaret Kane welcomed members, along with K Franklin and Jessie Skellern from East Barkwith WI and member Linda Westwood’s mother.

The guest speaker was Sarah Graves, who told how she had been to Barcelona and was so inspired to change her life, creating beautiful things from broken pottery.

The display of her mosaic work was stunning.

Competition winner, for a cup and saucer, was Pauline Cooper with Linda King second and Janet Box third.

And flower of the month winner was C Scourfield, with S Graves second and Audrey Saul third.

Thanks were extended to Janet Box for doing the morning teas at the “Greet, Grub and Grumble” held in the town hall, 12 members had enjoyed a walk at Bardney and four members had enjoyed the Lincs North Federation weekend at the WI college, Denman.

Linda King gave her report on the trip to Louth’s M&Co, along with a theatre trip to see Me and My Girl.

A total of £26 was raised from the raffle, which will go to Cancer Research.

A number of outings were finalised, including a walk at North Clifton, a visit to Cote Hill Cheese Farm and the very popular mystery trip.

And Marilyn Moore had walked the Race for Life.