Archive for September, 2014

Annual Staff and Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

Wai Yin recently celebrated the commitment and hard work of all staff and volunteers ( including the Trustees) at the annual appreciation dinner on Tuesday 9th September 2014. Some eighty participants were in attendance including friends and family. It was held at TOPS Buffet Restauarant on Portland Street, and was a great success!

Lord Mayor’s Charity Account

We are delighted to receive a sum of £1,000 in aid of Wai Yin Society from the Lord Mayor of Manchester’s Charity Account. This was granted by Councillor Naeem ul Hassan, who held the office of Lord Mayor for 2013-2014. Thank you very much. We intend to use this much needed money for our Welcome Centre.

Urban Fish Farm Update 养鱼场

At the end of August, a group of Wai Yin members travelled down to Gloucester to search for eels. There is an old nursery rhyme which goes; “Doctor Foster went to Gloucester in a shower of rain. He stood in a puddle right up to his middle and never went there again!” Well there was plenty of rain but we had such a wonderful time, that I am sure that we will be going again. We went in search of baby eels! The Severn River is the home of baby eels (called elvers), It is one of Nature’s miracles that […]