March 2016

Three new branches of the WI established in Harrogate: stories by Stray FM and the Harrogate Advertiser


Meeting to form new WI branches


February 2016

The WI is attracting more younger members: story in The Daily Mail

Lucy and Bex appearing on BBC Breakfast talking about the changing face of the WI:


January 2016

Getting ready to open new local branches of the WI with an initial “open to all” meeting: stories in the Harrogate Advertiser and Stray FM

Spa Sweethearts are attracting younger members: stories in the Yorkshire Post and the Harrogate Advertiser


The Spa Sweethearts


September 2015

Centenary Fair to celebrate 100 years of the WI: story in the Harrogate Advertiser


June 2015

Knitted floral tributes laid at the Harrogate War Memorial by Spa Sweethearts: story in the Harrogate Advertiser


Knitted floral tributes

October 2014

The launch of our 100 Years, 100 Members campaign: story in the Yorkshire Post

Spa Sweethearts WI hitting the headlines!

Spa Sweethearts WI hitting the headlines!

Plus here’s some more coverage of our campaign.








November 2012

Spa Sweethearts features in the Club Focus section of the Harrogate Advertiser


November 2011

Spa Sweethearts feature written by committee member Vicky Carr: Harrogate Advertiser