THE October meeting was the AGM with WIA Brenda Houlison attending.

Liz Shaw opened the meeting, representing Judith Arthur who had been delayed. She also acted as Secretary as Dorothy Wheeler was on holiday.

Members were reminded that the Harvesters’ meeting is on October 19 at Stamfordham.

Angela Potts presented the financial report and the Secretary’s report was read in her absence. In her President’s report, Judith Arthur thanked the officials, the committee and the members for their support over the last year. She thanked members for taking part in so many county events, including County Day to be held at Wooler on October 29.

Judith Arthur was re-elected President, with Liz Shaw elected Vice-President. All the committee members stood for re-election.

Angela Potts gave the vote of thanks to Brenda Houlison.

Members were reminded about the next meeting on November 2 at 7pm when the speaker will be Mrs R Stanley.