West Tilbury Women's Institute meeting January report

1:36pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

THE West Tilbury President Margaret Clamp and members toasted in the New Year with a glass of wine.

Thurrock Writers Circle December report

1:33pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

THE Thurrock Writer’s Circle enjoyed a party night for the last meeting this year.

Fobbing & Corringham

1:32pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

Last year was an enjoyable year.

Festive fun and New Year excitement for North Stifford WI

1:30pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

North Stifford W.I. enjoyed a lovely Christmas lunch at Orsett Hall in December; it was a fun and lively lunch and think it fair to say that all our members enjoyed not only the meal but also the great atmosphere of being together with friends.

Visit to Chatham dockyard for North Stifford WI

9:49am Wednesday 4th December 2013

North Stifford had a visit to Chatham Dockyard, where, apart from looking around, we also had a tour of where Call the Midwife was filmed.

Dagenham Girl Pipers talk at history society meeting

9:47am Wednesday 4th December 2013

Linda Rhodes, of Valence House Museum, Dagenham, entertained the audience at the October meeting with a vivid description of the formation and successful career of the Dagenham Girl Pipers.

Full house at Thurrock Parkinson's Support Group meeting

9:45am Wednesday 4th December 2013

We had a full attendance at our November meeting, along with a couple of new members. After tea and coffee, with a few exercises thrown in and a raffle, we had a table-top quiz.

Thurrock U3A receive rotary club grant

9:44am Wednesday 4th December 2013

Thurrock branch of the University of the Third Age held its October meeting at the Civic Hall, Grays.

Railway society on show at Corringham Christmas festival

9:43am Wednesday 4th December 2013

The Corringham Light Railway Society will have a stall at the Corringham town centre Christmas Fair on Thursday, December 5.

Humorous speaker for Fobbing & Corringham WI

9:41am Wednesday 4th December 2013

What a humorous speaker we had with Pauline Obee.

Orsett WI pays tribute to two members at November meeting

9:39am Wednesday 4th December 2013

Our November meeting started on a sad note when we had a minute’s silence in remembrance of two of our members, June and Rene, who are recently deceased. They will be missed, but not forgotten.

CHADWELL ST MARY WI

3:19pm Thursday 10th October 2013

CARYL Taylor, our president, welcomed 22 members to our September meeting on Wednesday 25th.

THURROCK U3A

3:19pm Thursday 10th October 2013

ON Wednesday, September 29, the Thurrock branch of the U3A held its monthly meeting at the Civic Hall, Grays.

WEST TILBURY WI

3:18pm Thursday 10th October 2013

PRESIDENT Margaret Camp welcomed the owner Debbie Wiseman and her team of hairdressers Jayne Sach and Beverly Sanderson from the Classic Hair Company Salon in Tilbury.

GRAYS (AFTERNOON) TOWNSWOMEN’S GUILD

3:17pm Thursday 10th October 2013

FIFTY-SIX members and two visitors were welcomed by chairman Audrey Haines to the September meeting.

THURROCK WRITERS' CIRCLE

3:17pm Thursday 10th October 2013

OUR AGM and 18th anniversary meeting saw chairman Joy Ridgewell and the committee returned.

THURROCK WRITERS CIRCLE

12:07pm Wednesday 2nd October 2013

CHAIRMAN Joy Ridgewell welcomed Chadwell Forum chairman Peter Saunders and his wife Carol who presented the group with a cheque for a grant of £400.

ORSETT WI

12:06pm Wednesday 2nd October 2013

WE had more than 40 ladies attending our September meeting.

THURROCK U3A

12:01pm Wednesday 2nd October 2013

ON Wednesday, August 28, the Thurrock branch of U3A celebrated its 13th anniversary with a party at the Civic Hall in Grays.

THURROCK ANTIQUES AND COLLECTOR'S CLUB

12:01pm Wednesday 2nd October 2013

THE September meeting was an illustrated lecture by Mark Lewis on Christopher Dresser, who lived from 1834 to 1904.

THURROCK PARKINSON'S SUPPORT GROUP

12:00pm Wednesday 2nd October 2013

OH, what a meeting! After saying a sad farewell to two of our members, George Lang and Jack Cowling, we celebrated our fifth anniversary with about 60 members in attendance.

STANFORD AND CORRINGHAM TOWNSWOMEN'S GUILD

11:59am Wednesday 2nd October 2013

JENNY White, our chairman, welcomed members and five visitors to the September meeting.

WEST TILBURY WI

1:15pm Wednesday 11th September 2013

PRESIDENT Margaret Clamp told members Gillian Morris and Nicky Nunn had resigned for family commitments.

BULPHAN WI

1:15pm Wednesday 11th September 2013

FORTY ladies armed with fold-up chairs made their way to the home of president Janet McCheyne for the August meeting.

STANFORD AND CORRINGHAM TOWNSWOMEN'S GUILD

1:14pm Wednesday 11th September 2013

JENNY White, chairman, welcomed members to the annual Beetle Drive. Before play, Pat Spencer read her report of the Federation meeting in Prittlewell.

THURROCK U3A

1:13pm Wednesday 11th September 2013

THE Thurrock branch of the U3A celebrated the 13th anniversary of its founding.

GRAYS (AFTERNOON) TOWNSWOMEN’S GUILD

1:15pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

FIFTY-THREE members and two visitors were welcomed to the July meeting which opened with the singing of England. Letters of thanks were received following last month's summer celebration meeting.

NORTH STIFFORD WI

1:15pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

NORTH Stifford has had a busy time over the last couple of months.

THURROCK WRITERS' CIRCLE

1:14pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

JULY has been a progressive month for the TWC.

THURROCK U3A

1:14pm Thursday 22nd August 2013

ON Wednesday, July 31, the Thurrock branch of U3A held its monthly meeting at the Civic Hall, in Grays.

GRAYS (AFTERNOON) TOWNSWOMEN’S GUILD

1:13pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

THE June meeting of Grays (Afternoon) Townswomen’s Guild was their summer celebration day and chairman Audrey Haines welcomed guests Cllr Wendy Curtis, together with Rev Darren Barlow, Rector, Grays Thurrock Team Ministry and Rural Dean, representatives from the South Essex Federation of Townswomen’s Guilds, Thurrock Parkinson’s Support Group and the Salvation Army.

AVELEY WI

1:10pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

THERE were 45 ladies at the June meeting, including two visitors.

WEST TILBURY WI

1:10pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

THE West Tilbury 72nd birthday party went with a swing.

CHADWELL ST MARY WI

1:08pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

WE welcomed 21 members and two new members to our June meeting.

THURROCK U3A

1:08pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

TWO-HUNDRED and fifty members met at the Civic Hall in Grays for our June meeting.

SPRINGHOUSE FLORAL ART CLUB

5:10pm Wednesday 19th June 2013

THE demonstrator at our June meeting was Shirley Perkins.

THURROCK LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY

5:09pm Wednesday 19th June 2013

PROFESSOR Geoffrey Martin, of Cambridge University and patron of the society, addressed an audience of 78 members and friends on the re-excavation of the tomb of King Horemheb, who became Pharaoh of Egypt in 1306 BC following the death of the young Pharaoh Tutankhamun.

STANFORD-LE-HOPE AND CORRINGHAM TOWNSWOMEN'S GUILD

5:05pm Wednesday 19th June 2013

JENNY White, chairman, welcomed members and visitors to the June meeting.

SPRINGHOUSE FLORAL ART CLUB

1:39pm Wednesday 29th May 2013

THE demonstrator at our May meeting was Eve Regelous.

FOBBING & CORRINGHAM WI

1:37pm Wednesday 29th May 2013

AT our April social meeting we held a coffee morning.

THURROCK WRITERS' CIRCLE

1:35pm Wednesday 29th May 2013

MEMBERS who attended the Thurrock Writer’s Festival, held at Grays Library on Saturday, May 18, had a great day.

THURROCK PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP

1:33pm Wednesday 29th May 2013

A BRING and buy sale, to boost funds, was organised this month and went very well.

CHADWELL ST MARY WI

1:30pm Wednesday 29th May 2013

CARYL Taylor, our president, welcomed 16 members and one guest to our meeting.

WEST TILBURY WI

12:08pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013

FLOWERS were presented to retiring president Gill Morris and secretary Nicky Nunn, who have handed their posts over this month to new president Margaret Clamp and new secretary Denise Nice.

STANFORD-LE-HOPE AND CORRINGHAM TOWNSWOMEN'S GUILD

12:07pm Wednesday 22nd May 2013

A BACKGROUND to lace making was the subject for the Guild’s May meeting.

THURROCK LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY

5:38pm Wednesday 15th May 2013

THE AGM in April was very well attended by 71 members and one visitor.

ORSETT WI

5:36pm Wednesday 15th May 2013

WE held our AGM at our May meeting. Our new committee was chosen and a new president.

THURROCK ANTIQUES AND COLLECTORS CLUB

1:13pm Wednesday 8th May 2013

THE celebrity speaker at the April meeting was Paul Atterbury. His talk on “William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement” was illustrated throughout, the first being a photograph of leading Pre-Raphaelites.

GRAYS (AFTERNOON) TOWNSWOMEN'S GUILD

1:12pm Wednesday 8th May 2013

CHAIRMAN Audrey Haines welcomed 51 members to the April meeting, which included three new members, apologies for absence also being received from several members.

THURROCK WRITERS' CIRCLE

1:10pm Wednesday 8th May 2013

THURROCK Writers have been busy getting ready for the Thurrock Writers Festival, to be held on May 18 at Grays Library.






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