Around the Guilds

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Newcastle west federation twg: the annual Chairman's at Home was held in the West End United Reformed Church. Chairman Hilda Russell welcomed members and guests from neighbouring federations. This year Anne Wilson was unable to attend to present Silver Cups and prizes for competitions so chairman Mrs H Russell did the honour. There were four individual competitions, a child's knitted cardigan, first prize went to B Manley, North Fenham Guild, second to N Whitmore, Lemington, third to O Ingledew, North Fenham. Competition for jam or chutney, first prize to N Russell, Lemington Guild, second to V Bruce, Lemington, third to O Turner, Lemington. Competition for poetry and prose, first prize to G Trotter, Chapel House Guild; second M Henderson, Lemington, third M Stobbart, Lemington. The competition for fruit arrangement, first prize M McKay, Lemington Guild, second J Baxter, Two Ball Lonnen and Stanton, third B Manley, North Fenham. The judging was by J Harper, followed by lovely afternoon tea. …