Round the rurals

All the latest news and results from our local WRI ladies.

Doggy tales

PRESIDENT Janey MacFarlane welcomed Angus Whitson – Man with Two Dogs – to the monthly meeting of Kilry WRI.

He gave an interesting and entertaining talk. The competitions resulted as follows:- animal photo – 1, Joan Donaldson; 2, May Hadden; 3, Isobel Ewart; savoury spread – 1, Janey MacFarlane; 2, Elma Kydd; 3, May Hadden.

An entertaining evening

President Jean Cook welcomed members to the March meeting of the Kingsmuir WRI where the ladies from Newtyle WRI entertained.

Competition winners: Wedge of Sponge Cake - 1, Kathleen Milne; 2, Jean Alexander; 3, Kathleen McDonald; Small Article in Felt - 1, Ann Christie.

The next meeting will be on April 11 when Eleanor Gledhill will give a talk on gardening.

Competitions will be a Bowl of Spring Bulbs and a Homemade Pin Cushion.

On May 2 the ladies will have a fundraiser in the form of a treasure walk in the village starting at 6.30pm. To take part the price is £1 for adults and 50p for children.

Refreshments will be served in the village hall from 7.30pm.