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Khidmat Sisters – Sisterhood for Cambridgeshire’s Muslim Community

The Khidmat sisters are a local musilm women’s collective that came together to provide support for isolated and vulnerable women in their Cambridgeshire. Whether that be acting as an open ear, helping to care for someone unable to communicate due to cultural barriers or to organise social events (crochet club included!), the Khidmat sisters introduced themselves…… Continue reading Khidmat Sisters – Sisterhood for Cambridgeshire’s Muslim Community

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Rowan Trust – Helping People to Express Themselves & Gain Experience for the Better!

One of our long time members, Abigail, works at one of the most fantastic charities in Cambridgeshire, Rowan Trust.Rowan is a ‘Cambridge based charity and arts centre that brings artists and learning-disabled people together in the production of fine artwork and crafts; while providing opportunities for self-expression and creative exploration.’Abi recently hosted a station at…… Continue reading Rowan Trust – Helping People to Express Themselves & Gain Experience for the Better!

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Crusades in Menstration and Giving an F in Fashion! Tonight, tonight!

Hear ye, hear ye! To celebrate International Women’s day, the Belles will meet to learn and discuss matters close to our hearts and learn all about new things to bring into our campaigning fold, too!First things first, our crusades in menstruation! Your period comes when you are not expecting it; you need to clean yourself…… Continue reading Crusades in Menstration and Giving an F in Fashion! Tonight, tonight!

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Daisy Change WI – Establishing a Pioneering Place for Inspiring Women in Recovery

Following on from an inspirational talk by Ruth Bond, OBE, who as former NFWI Chairman had been instrumental in the setting up of the prison based WI (as a result of the WI’s Care Not Custody Campaign, our President, Joanne, took the idea of replicating the model for the pioneering prison WI to the Chairman…… Continue reading Daisy Change WI – Establishing a Pioneering Place for Inspiring Women in Recovery

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Celebrating LGBT History Month with a Do & Dabble!

The Blue Belles met this month to help celebrate the raised rainbow flag at Cambridge’s Guildhall, marking LGBT History Month, with a do and dabble evening of skills swapping of huge proportions!From Flickr – the rainbow pride flag flies high about the Guildhall in Cambridge every FebruaryGreg from the Encompass Network came along to tell…… Continue reading Celebrating LGBT History Month with a Do & Dabble!