Women's fellowship still going strong

The Westwood and Netherton Women's Fellowship retains its popularity 55 years after it was first set up.

Sunday, 4th June 2017, 10:00 am
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:07 pm
Committee members Jennifer Mitchell, Val Pepper, Margaret Bradshaw, Sandra Greenwood, June Walker and Margaret Mitchell at the Westwood and Netherton Women's Fellowship's 55th anniversary meeting EMN-170905-234200009

The group has celebrated its anniversary at St Jude’s Church where 50 of the 73 members turned up to mark the occasion.

Secretary Margaret Bradshaw said: “We’ve been going since 1962 - we formed when the Netherton estate was established that year.

“It was originally formed so we could get together and socialise.

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“We are still going strong and I hope we do for a long time in the future.

Cutting the cake to mark the anniversary were committee members Jennifer Mitchell, Val Pepper, Margaret herself, Sandra Greenwood, June Walker and Margaret Mitchell.