Author Archives: Terry Francis

Schoolreaders Charity

We have had the email below from Laura Abbas from a charity called Schoolreaders asking if any of our members would be interested in volunteering to help at local schools. Dear West Wolds U3A I would like to introduce you … Continue reading

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June Newsletter Quiz answers

Here is the quiz that was in the June Newsletter with the answers below, I hope you enjoyed extending your brainpower during this lockdown. Our thanks go to Paul Ettridge for submitting this quiz. Questions In 1959 Cliff Richard had … Continue reading

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Rowing the Atlantic solo by Richard Harries – Update

With regards to Richard Harries, the Old Man On the Ocean, who gave us such an exciting talk back in January about his endeavour to be the oldest man to cross the Atlantic solo he has posted an update here … Continue reading

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Meal Offers From SaltedOrange and AgeUK

We have come across this offer from AgeUk and the SaltedOrange company offering 21 meals for £20 ( plus a delivery charge). i.e a whole weeks meals of 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 7 dinners, for all people over 65 … Continue reading

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Table Tennis Group Suspended for the Duration

Due to a lack of numbers turning up for the last meeting and also the Coronavirus problem, Brian Siddown has suspended the Table Tennis group for the time being and will try again later in the year. He will be … Continue reading

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Fork Lift Truck Driving Experience

  On Saturday April 4th there is a unique visit to Denby Transport at Doddington where their training officer will teach West Wolds U3A members to drive their Fork Lift fleet and take part in a skills competition for fun. … Continue reading

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3 Miler Walking Group in Lincoln

On a cold but sunny January 28th morning 18 shivering members of the 3 Mile Walking group congregated at the Pyewipe Inn outside Lincoln and set off on the mile and a half walk along the river into Lincoln, only … Continue reading

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New Table Tennis Group up and running

The table tennis group is up and running.  Brian Siddown has arranged a meeting on Monday 27th for those interested.  The venue is the Methodist Church in Welton.  There is already an established table tennis club there. The venue is … Continue reading

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We Will Rock You – The Event

The U3A trip on 16th January to “ We Will Rock You” at Hull New Theatre The trip was organised by Brian Ward. The coach  collected us at Market Rasen then Middle Rasen at 10.0 am. We arrived at Hull … Continue reading

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THEATRE VISITS FOR 2020.

Visits to local theatres are arranged by Cath Whelan (01673 843820) and are by own car/car share.  Already booked for next year are (all evening shows): Louth Riverhead Theatre: Rolling Stones Tribute             –      … Continue reading

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West Wolds Warblers reboot in New Year

WEST WOLDS WARBLERS WWU3A SINGING GROUP NEW CONVENER, NEW VENUE   Come & join us for a singalong to 50s/60s/70s/etc popular songs as we exercise our lungs & brains   Normally 1st Wednesday of the month 2pm – 4pm IN … Continue reading

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Photos from the AGM

Here are some photos  I took at the AGM of Steve congratulating Brian on many years sterling work  and the excellent entertainment from the Recorder Group.

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U3A Digital Photography Group 2020 Calendar

Lookout for the Digital Photography Group 2020 Calendar, showing themes taken throughout the year by members of the Group. This is a very colourful calendar and will brighten up your life every time you turn over a new month. Cost … Continue reading

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New Date for Ceramic Christmas Village Scene Decoration

All Occasions Ceramics are running a one-day event where you can paint your Village Scene in your chosen colours and have a life-long decoration. The item is approx 12 inches across. Sunday 1st December at 10am £35 to include a … Continue reading

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North Wales Explorer Trip – Tuesday 1st September 2020 – 4 day trip

We have been contacted by Jackie Barnett, Business Secretary of Louth U3A offering places  for members of the West Wolds U3A to join a 4 day North Wales Explorer coach trip they are planning in September 2020, see itinerary below. There … Continue reading

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