Supporting Ukraine Refugees

Brockenhurst WI wanted to do something to support Ukraine refugees that will be staying in Brockenhurst, so we have been collecting toiletries at our meetings and making up shoe boxes of products. Our members have been very generous. We have also been given donations of toothpaste and tooth brushes from Oak Lodge Dental Practice, so thanks to Alex and Eleanor for these too. Ukraine refugees … Continue reading Supporting Ukraine Refugees

Our April Meeting

We had a good turn-out including 6 guests at our April meeting. It was a busy meeting with a flower competition, a raffle, a shoebox collection of toiletries for Ukraine refugees and lots of sign-ip sheets for forthcoming activities! This month our speaker was Deborah Wheeler from Whitchurch Silk Mill.  She gave us a light hearted introduction to Silk Painting. Whitchurch Silk Mill is the … Continue reading Our April Meeting

The Resolution Selection Results 2022

The resolution that Brockenhurst WI voted for has also got the most votes overall and will go forward to the Annual Meeting in June. The wording of the resolution is as follows: Women and Girls with ASD & ADHD – under-identified, under-diagnosed, misdiagnosed, under-supported Women and girls presenting with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are going undiagnosed. The NFWI calls … Continue reading The Resolution Selection Results 2022

January Meeting 2022

A last minute decision took our January meeting on Zoom and our committee and speaker came up trumps to make this happen. Our president Elaine welcomed everyone. She told us about the upcoming walk on Monday 24th January and the lunch club on 28th January (Click red links for more details). We voted on the Resolution for the year and our nomination will be put … Continue reading January Meeting 2022

Greener Brockenhurst

Brockenhurst WI are proud to support Greener Brockenhurst to support Greener Brockenhurst. There is a Recycling Shed which is located in the car park of Brockenhurst Village Hall. As you drive into the car park, you will see it straight in front of you, located on the back fence. Twelve different types of waste are collected that are currently not recycled by New Forest District … Continue reading Greener Brockenhurst

Greener Brockenhurst (Part 2)

As well as taking part in the Greener Brockenhurst Inspiration Day (see previous post) we have also been spreading the word about our ideas for greener living and sustainability around the village in other ways. Members have been busily designing posters that are being displayed in the old telephone box on the corner of Butts Lawn and Meerut Road. A display of green and sustainable … Continue reading Greener Brockenhurst (Part 2)

Honeypot 25,000 Step Challenge!

Honeypot is a great charity that have come and talked to us in the past. Honeypot House are now getting ready to reopen their doors and welcome young carers back in early August to allow these amazing young people chance to take a well deserved break from looking after someone they love. The SEAL breaks (Social and Emotional Active Learning breaks) are scheduled to restart … Continue reading Honeypot 25,000 Step Challenge!

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Greener Brockenhurst Inspiration Day

Today Brockenhurst WI had a stall at Greener Brockenhurst Inspiration Day. This featured a series of events and activities to help us slow down and appreciate the wonders of nature around us and to inspire and motivate us to lead a more sustainable life. Brockenhurst WI put our heads together to see what sustainable ideas we could come up with and what we already do … Continue reading Greener Brockenhurst Inspiration Day