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

Both Gill and Nicky had been a great asset to the WI and we are sorry to see them go.

Members that went on the Bat Walk at Mucking Nature Reserve enjoyed the experience.

Subscriptions for next year will be raised to £34.70 – many thought this was too much.

Our speaker was Sharon Jewel, who gave an interesting talk on the benefits of wearing magnetic jewellery.

This was an interesting and informative talk.

The evening ended with a leaning a new craft.

Raffle prizes were won by Joanne Phillips and Iris Crane.

The competition, the most used magnet, was won by Denise Nice.

West Tilbury meetings are every first Tuesday in the month at West Tilbury Village Hall.

The next is on October 1 from 7pm to 9.30pm and new members are welcome.