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Final week to sign up for WFWI - ACM!

WFWI Annual Meeting is taking place on Wednesday 4th October 2023

10.30am – 3.30pm

Steam Museum of the Great Western Railway,

Great Western Hall, Firefly Avenue, Swindon SN2 2EY

Speakers include Baroness Floella Benjamin, OM, DBE DL and Chief Constable Catherine Roper. Final day to purchase tickets is Wednesday 6th September 2023

Contact Federation Secretary at [email protected].uk with questions.

Baroness Floella Benjamin, OM, DBE DL.

Floella came to Britain from Trinidad in 1960, aged 10, as a Windrush child. An actress, singer, presenter, author, businesswoman, and politician. She became a household name through her appearances in the iconic children’s programmes Playschool and PlayAway. After 43 years she still appears on children’s television, her greatest love. She has links with children’s charities, was cultural ambassador for the 2012 Olympics and is a supporter of women’s rights. To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the arrival of Empire Windrush she created a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Chelsea Windrush Garden which won a gold medal and she is now also a Vice President of the RHS.

Chief Constable Catherine Roper

Catherine was appointed Chief Constable for Wiltshire

Police in February 2023.

She graduated from Cardiff University with an LLB in Law

and Politics, joined the Metropolitan Police Service in

2000, initially working in frontline policing in South London

before qualifying as a Detective. Her career has

spanned many areas of policing including specialist

crime, armed unit, custody, intelligence, protection,

professional standards and crime prevention.

Ticket price is £18.00

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 6th September 2023


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