First meeting

MRS FRANCES Gazzard, president, welcomed members and visitors to the first meeting of the new session of Mattocks and Wellbank WRI held in Wellbank Hall last Wednesday.

Guest speaker Mrs Georgiana Osborne, Lord Lieutenant of Angus, gave a very interesting talk on her work. A vote of thanks was proposed by Mrs Gazzard.

Competitions resulted: rhubarb and lime jam - 1, Norma Nicolson; 2, Margaret McRae; 3, Gertie Keillor: royal memento - 1, Norma Nicolson; 2, Elizabeth MacRury; 3, Gertie Keillor: seasonal flower from the garden - 1, Muriel Beattie; 2, Linda Smeaton; 3, Margaret McRae.