National Council March 2019
Join us in Troon for a fantastic National Council.
Philippa Whitford MP who will be updating us on the latest on Brexit and health. This National Council is potentially the first post Brexit day (if the UK leaves on 29 March). Whether we have left or not, this will be a topical and important issue!
Cllr Elena Whitham who will be speaking to us about community asset transfers.
Workshop on the constitution - WFI are involved in an exciting new project with other organisations (indy and 3rd sector) and academics, to work on how a people's constitution for an independent Scotland could be achieved. Take part in a workshop to help take this forward led by Lesley Orr.
Workshop on Women's Justice - Justice for Women has been at the heart of WFI since its earliest days and Jools Bell will lead us in a workshop on current issues.
New Group - We are delighted to welcome are new Renfrew WFI group along. Participate in their formal affiliation and hear about what they are doing and their plans for the future from Caroline McDonald, one of their founder members.
Open Mic - Our ever popular open mic session will be part of Troon!
More information will be added as we have it!
What You Need To Know
Check back here as we add details of what is happening on the day as they are confirmed.
Who Can Attend?
The meeting is open to all self identified women. You do not need to be a member of Women for Independence to attend. If you need to bring a carer to support you then their ticket is always free. If your carer is a man then he is also welcome. If you care for another adult or children then you are very welcome to bring them along. We do not provide a creche for children so they will need to remain with you during the event.
On arrival, please register before entering the hall. You do not have to physically print off your confirmation as we have a list of those who have booked.
Lunch/refreshments are not included in your ticket. So it is up to you to bring your own packed lunch/refreshments or to buy something at one of the local shops nearby.
- There is wheelchair access to the Walker Hall via a ramp.
- The rooms we use are on the ground floor.
- There are accessible toilets. There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
- There is no car park but on street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
We will add any more information as we have it.
There will be people taking photographs/filming on the day. If you do not want to be part of this this that is fine but it is your responsibility to make sure you are not in shot. We always try our best to respect your wishes but we cannot guarantee you will not appear.
There is no car park however there is on street parking and a public car part adjacent to the Hall.
Troon railway station is five minutes’ walk from the Hall and there is a regular bus services hich stop nearby.
There may be stalls from various organisations on the day. We ask them to send women to staff the stalls but on occasion this does not happen.
Troon KA10 6EF
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