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Walking group enjoys colourful manor trip; Townswomen's Guild.

l Pelsall E ? The April meeting, opened by chairman Jennifer Law, included a warm welcome to two new members, Ann Thompson and Susan Hill.

Members were advised Pelsall Guild would be holding a "Hook a Bag" stall at Pelsall Carnival on July 6. Donations of suitable gifts for the 'bags' would be gratefully received and volunteers to help man the stall during the day also very welcome.

The walking group enjoyed a special walk at Wightwick Manor, Wolverhampton, where the grounds were a colourful display of tulips, daffodils and magnolias.

Bluebell woods in Lichfield, and Wolsley Bridge Bird Sanctuary, were also enjoyed during April.

Walks commence at 10am each Wednesday at Pelsall Community Centre, Station Road.

The treasurer's report was followed by a refreshment break, after which Jennifer Law introduced the speaker for the evening, Cas Bailey.

2019 Cas soon had her audience laughing at her recollections of her early days as a police cadet/officer, and the ageist and sexist attitude that existed in those early years. She was a wonderful raconteur and related many extremely funny incidents.

nj13.uk The competition for an interesting item beginning with 'X' was won by Doris Hutchinson with a Xylocarp, otherwise known as a coconut.

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