October 14, 2008

WI Icons Announced

A NATIONWIDE search has found the ultimate Women's Institute members, it was announced today.

The winners - dubbed W-Icons - will host a series of practical learning video guides to be shown on the internet from today.

Emma Cunningham, 35, from Bramley, Hampshire and Valerie Wood- Gaiger, 67, from Llandovery in Wales, each pick up pounds 10,000 to donate to a local community project of their choice.

The six short programmes offer tips on a wide range of subjects, including economical housekeeping, energy saving in the home, common- sense green gardening, creative needlework and making the most of the internet.

There is also a sexual health advice guide for the over-50s.

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