ARELEY KINGS WIVES: The Annual General Meeting was held in February and members approved the present committee continuing. Chairman, Audrey Daw, welcomed Gill Fradgley onto the committee and thanked Pat Dwyer and Kim Mills as they stepped down. She then reflected on the past year.

Angela Barwise, secretary, then presented the programme of events for the next twelve months which include a fashion show, theatre trip, talks and summer outings.

Joyce Harris, treasurer issued copies of the accounts to members for discussion.

The meeting was followed by refreshments, a raffle, a sale of hand-made cards by Vickie Barfoot and a Bring & Buy in aid of Acorns.

The next meeting takes place on Thursday, March 10 at 8pm with Tom Speake presenting his 'Next one fashion show'.

New members are always welcome, contact Audrey on 01299 826041 or Angela 01299 871012 for further information.