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AGM
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AGM

Blogpost by Muireann Grealy May’s meeting was our AGM where we reviewed all the great activities and achievements of the past year! First Sarah talked us through the WI’s current campaigns and how we got involved with them this year.  Ali, Johanna, Laura and Susan lead some thorough discussion of the two proposed resolutions to … Continue reading

Talking about Death and Life
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Talking about Death and Life

Blog Post by Kiki Lo, Markets Officer 13th-19th May was Dying Matters Awareness Week. The Belles took this impetus and invited Holly June Smith to talk about the difficult subjects associated with end of life and death. Holly is a coach and celebrant who conducts interesting discussions on Instagram Live on a variety of subjects. … Continue reading

Herbs for Skin Health
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Herbs for Skin Health

Blog post by Laura Febbrari, Culture Club Officer Our March meeting was all about using herbal medicine to promote our skin health. We were joined by Rasheeqa Ahmad, a medical herbalist from Baldwins. She trained at the Scottish School of Herbal Medicine in Glasgow and the Archway Herbal Clinic at Middlesex University. Our skin The … Continue reading

Singing in Harmony
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Singing in Harmony

Blog post by Laura Febbrari, Culture Club Officer This festive month, the Belles were joined by the talented singer and vocal leader Phoebe Osborne, to learn some midwinter harmony songs.       It’s important to do a vocal warm up before singing to prevent injury to the vocal chords, so we began with scales and humming. … Continue reading

Self-Defence
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Self-Defence

Blog Post by Amelia Parsons, Belles of Fire Officer This month, Belles arrived in a variety of sports gear ready for an energetic evening. We invited self-defence and combat instructors Tony and Mark to teach us some moves to help us feel confident in defending ourselves from attackers. Tony introduced himself and explained some background … Continue reading