50 Shades of Red

50 Shades of Red

On International Women’s Day two women, who are/have been homeless, won patchwork quilts that had been made by the Ullesthorpe Patchers Group. During the first lockdown members of the group each made a red patch for a 50 Shades of Red quilt which was sewn...
Send a Cow

Send a Cow

Ullesthorpe WI held their first actual meeting of 2022 on 10th February. The ladies had previously enjoyed a celebratory lunch in The Wycliffe Rooms for the January meeting. At that lunch we raised over £70 for the Hope Against Cancer Charity. In February we welcomed...
Platinum Jubilee

Platinum Jubilee

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is now only a few months away. Plans for village celebrations are now taking shape and will take place on Thursday 2nd June, Friday 3rd June, Saturday 7th June and Sunday 8th June. A beacon will be lit, events will take place at The...
Baldwins AGM

Baldwins AGM

Baldwins Charity is a village charity formed in 1874. It is required to use its resources, where possible, to alleviate poverty and promote well-being in the local community. It also manages the allotments on Claybrooke Road, Ullesthorpe. The Annual General Meeting of...
95th Anniversary

95th Anniversary

On Thursday 9th December members of Ullesthorpe WI celebrated their 95th Anniversary. The first ladies met on December 8th 1926 and the President and founder was Beatrice Seale from the village. It was a very thriving group with lots of activities, trips and...