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Car Enthusiast Group

The Car Enthusiast Group will meet on Tuesday 24th July at 10am in the car park of The Blacksmith’s Arms Rothwell  LN7 6AZ. We will then drive over to The Old Tile Works in Barton-upon-Humber. Anyone with an interest in cars … Continue reading

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Bee Keeping Course

As a result of our enthusiastic group visit to Thornes Beehives they are offering half day beekeeping courses for £20 which will include refreshments. The course is for up to 6 people and if there is enough interest they will … Continue reading

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General Data Protection Regulation

You cannot fail to have noticed all the noise about the new General Data Protection Regulation and no doubt you have been bombarded by emails from organisations, some you didn’t even know existed, concerning your data. We haven’t changed how … Continue reading

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Alpaca Visit

Homefield Alpaca Visit – 1st May 2018 Chrissy Kirk welcomed us on a sunny morning and started our visit by telling us about how she started keeping Alpacas in 2007. Originally, she showed them and weaved their fleece to make … Continue reading

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Kew Gardens Lecture

This item has been forwarded to us by Lady Bruce-Gardyne (Horncastle U3A member and patron of the Sir Joseph Banks Society – Kew Garden founder). Please  click here… if you require further information.

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Exciting New Event

TUESDAY 4th SEPTEMBER Everyday First Aid is a new way to deliver first aid training, developed by the British Red Cross which focuses on the most important key skills to make an impact when first aid is required. The course … Continue reading

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Valuation Event

A number of our members met today bringing a variety of bags, boxes and parcels with the sole intention of having family heirlooms valued by two professional auctioneers. The valuers were kept busy from just before 10 am until the … Continue reading

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University Research – Help Required

Do you pay for your own care? Are you over 65? Do you have carers that help you at home? Do you pay for your care yourself? We are researchers and want to find out how easy or difficult it … Continue reading

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Laptop Sealed Bids

The sealed bids for the three laptops were opened in front of two committee members after the General Meeting on Thursday 8th February. There were five bids in total. The committee had already decided the sale price would be the … Continue reading

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Mental Health Nursing Programme

We are engaged with University of Lincoln and from time to time they ask us to help with their courses and students. Currently they are looking for assistance with their Mental Health Nursing Programme – see below: As part of … Continue reading

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Antiques Roadshow Valuations

Antiques Roadshow We all enjoyed the presentation by David Palmer at an earlier Monthly Meeting, and he is willing to come back to see us, accompanied by a colleague. They will give you a valuation on your prized possessions, and … Continue reading

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Third Age Matters Survey

Third Age Matters Survey In the last issue of Third Age Matters (November 2017) readers were invited to offer their views on the magazine via a survey. We are still accepting submissions until January 31. Please encourage your members to … Continue reading

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University of Lincoln – Help Required

The University of Lincoln are looking to the community for assistance with setting up several courses for students as outlined below: People who have experience of living with or recovering from skin or tissue damage who can share their experiences … Continue reading

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Safer Driving Experience

Below is a note from Denis Minnitt outlining his recent experience of the Safer Driver Programme. On 10th August, I attended the U3A meeting and thought the “Safer Driving” programme very interesting – and encouraging for mature drivers to update … Continue reading

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Lincoln University Participation Request

University of Lincoln are looking for people who have experience of living with or recovering from skin or tissue damage who can share their experiences with our students. We are looking for a range of experiences; from skin ulcers, pressure … Continue reading

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