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In order to alleviate loneliness, improve health and wellbeing, as well as promoting sustainable development, the NFWI calls on the government and local authorities to increase subsidies and work in partnership with bus companies and community transport operators to enable an adequate provision of services.
Now Patricia and Anne Harrison, chair of the WI's iconic Denman educational college are using the winning recipe to bake, at their homes, enough portions to feed the 5,000 WI members who will attend the NFWI annual meeting at the Royal Albert Hall in June.
The National Federation of Women's Institutes (NFWI) is launching a postcard campaign today urging ministers to take account of the needs of women in climate change policies and recognise the threats they face in the developing world.
The document, jointly produced by the National Federation of Women's Institutes (NFWI) and Women's Environmental Network (WEN), says women are a powerful resource to be mobilised to act against climate change.
NFWI leaders, who will publish the report at the Royal Show tomorrow, say they will be urging the government to recruit more ''men and women of the right calibre'' into the police force.
The Treasurer gave a report from the NFWI AGM held at Cardiff.
NFWI chair Janice Langley added: "The WI was originally set up to provide educational opportunities for women, but to also bring women together and provide a space for them to learn and make friends - to build community.
A beautiful anniversary cake, baked by Joan Shaw, had pride of place together with congratulation certificates from NFWI and the Cleveland Federation.
The National Federation of Women's Institutes (NFWI) has joined the NFU's campaign again and will work with it to look at allegations of bullyboy tactics by supermarkets and what happens to the millions of pounds generated by the industry which do not reach the farmer.
A recent meeting of Upper Denby Women's Institute discussed the resolution: 'The Government should do more to assist research into the disease and decline of bee colonies in this country.' There was a yes vote to present at the National Federation Women's Institute's (NFWI) annual meeting in London in June.
Women had now received the vote (at least those over 30) and the National Federation of Women's Institutes (NFWI) was anxious to encourage women to become active citizens.
More than 72,000 people have signed a National Federation of Women's Institutes (NFWI) petition, calling on the Government to ensure a fairer deal for the country's dairy farmers.
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