During the short Business Meeting Patsy Anderson, the president, introduced the new Committee. Amongst other forthcoming activities she reminded members of the New Year Lunch at Ombersley Golf Club on January 19, at which the Denman College Bursary will be drawn.

Instead of a speaker about thirty mem - bers of Stourport Choral Society, all in seasonal dress, entertained members with Carols and other music from their Christmas Repertoire.

An excellent buffet supper prepared by the committee and other WI members was much enjoyed.

After this everyone joined together for community carols and a lively performance of “White Christmas” concluded a very happy evening.

The next meeting will on January 12 at 7.30pm at Areley Kings Village Hall when Yvonne Cocks will speak about being the first female paramedic in Hereford and Worcester.