St Anne’s Church, Tottington

Mothers’ Union

Mothers’ Union | When Nature Called

Members met in Church for a short service led by Bridget. After various announcements our speaker for the evening, Mr. Anthony Poulton-Smith was introduced. His talk was entitled "When Nature Called". I, amongst most other members expected a talk about local nature,...

Mothers’ Union AGM 2017

For the March meeting of the M.U., members first gathered in church for he enrolment of new members to our Branch. The Vicar conducted the service, in which six new members joined. Each one was supported by an existing member. The new members are:- Sally Armstrong,...

Mothers’ Union – June stroll around Tottington’s countryside

On a beautiful, sunny June evening, twenty Mothers' Union members and friends started out from church to walk along Royds Street to Kirklees Street and to the site of the former railway station. The group then walked down the former lines - now a designated footpath -...

Mothers’ Union – The Donkey Sanctuary

The April meeting was a very popular one, with a guest speaker from 'The Donkey Sanctuary'. In the absence of Marion, Branch Leader, the meeting was begun by Margaret Whittaker, Speakers' Secretary. She spoke about the revised programme for the next few months. Val...

Mothers’ Union AGM

There was a good number of members at the M.U. Annual General Meeting, in spite of several people being absent through illness. Before the meeting proper began, Bridget conducted a short service. Then Marion asked everyone to stand in silence to remember Joan...

Mothers’ Union – Bomb Disposal

It was another miserable wet evening , just as our previous meeting, but nevertheless a good number of ladies came and the room filled up to hear Mr. Gordon Walker talk about 'Bomb Disposal'. This was his third visit, but the topic this time was quite a contrast to...

The Woodland Trust – Mother’s Union

The first meeting of our Mothers' Union in the New Year was on January 19th . Luckily the weekend snow had disappeared and it was a fine evening, which enabled a good number of members to come and hear Mr. Brian Ashworth give a illustrated talk about the Woodland...

Mother’s Union – A Dickensian Tale

Despite appalling weather, with stormy winds and rain, a large gathering of members turned up for the November meeting, which was a return visit of speakers Gordon and Veronica Walker. Their chosen topic was 'Humour in Dickens', with Mr. & Mrs. Walker splendidly...

Mothers’ Union Crystal Power!

Our September meeting was preceded by a service in church, conducted by Chris Jupp. Wine, orange juice and biscuits were served courtesy of Hilary, who recently celebrated her Silver Wedding Anniversary. Marion thanked members for their donations for 'Fresher's Week'...

Day Trippers

The day out began when two separate groups of ladies converged on Laurel Street. "Where are you going?" each group asked the other. "Haworth and Saltaire", was one reply, "Bettws y Coed and Llandudno", was the other, so the parties waited on opposite sides of the...

Mothers’ Union News – July 2015

The July meeting commenced with an Admission Service in Church, when the Vicar admitted four new members to the Mothers' Union. They are Kath Castick, Avril Healy, Ruth Hodson, and Barbara Riley. They are most welcome to our Branch and will enjoy our many activities...

MU’s Magical Mystery Tour

'Some enchanted evening' goes the song - and so it was on the lovely, sunny and balmy evening of June 16th , when a large group of MU members boarded a coach, in Laurel Street for an evening drive and supper. The coach driver introduced himself as Norman and informed...

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