Author Archives: Terry Francis

A VISIT TO THE INTERNATIONAL BOMBER COMMAND CENTRE

Despite Tuesday 1st October being depressingly wet, windy and a mite chilly, a small but hardy group of us, led by Sharon Rupp, mustered at the Bomber Command Centre on Canwick Hill, above the city. We were given a tour … Continue reading

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Elsecar Heritage Site and Wentworth Woodhouse

On a lovely but fresh 18th September morning, 31 eager history buffs arrived at Tescos car park at 8.15 am and were greeted by Brian Ward to catch the coach to Elsecar Heritage Site in South Yorkshire. After an easy … Continue reading

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Sheila Robinson’s Wing Walk

Last year Sheila Robinson did a Parachute Jump for her 80th Birthday in aid of a charity, this year she decided to go one better and do a Wing Walk in aid of the St Barnabas Hospice Care Support on … Continue reading

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Woodhall Spa Golf Lessons

You may recall seeing an ad on our website inviting West Wolds members to join Horncastle u3a members at Woodhall Spa Golf Club for lessons? Our Cath Whelan took up the offer and won the little match they had and … Continue reading

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Bridgewater Glass Trophy Tournament at Tealby Bowls Club Open Day

West Wolds U3A members Cathy Whelan and Keith Standen were runners up in the Bridgewater Glass Trophy Tournament at Tealby Bowls Club Open Day on 1st September-congratulations!

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Rifle Shooting Session 2

On 3rd September Sharon arranged a second session at the Rifle Shooting Club in Market Rasen. Tim and Keith of the club gave our members a morning to remember and they especially enjoyed the machine gun!

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Bubblecar Museum

On Saturday, August 17th members of the Car Enthusiast’s Club left Willingham Woods and travelled to visit The Bubblecar Museum at Langrick. The journey took us through Horncastle and lasted 45 minutes. On arrival we had refreshments before going through … Continue reading

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4.5 Mile jungle walk around North Carlton and Scampton

On Wednesday 14th August an intrepid band of 7 walkers led by our fearless leader Sharon Rupp braved the jungles around North Carlton and Scampton, at times we had to hack our way through giant maize even though it was … Continue reading

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Tealby Bowls Taster Session

Jim Reid and 6 or 7 of the Tealby Bowls Club welcomed us on a lovely sunny July morning for our Taster session. Despite the road closures at Tealby, we all managed to arrive safely, and after a welcome cuppa … Continue reading

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Baumber Walled Garden visit

On June 5th a group of members visited Baumber Walled Gardens. How did I not know about this magical idyll before? This is truly a wonderful garden with a surprise round every corner.    It has been created from completely … Continue reading

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20th Anniversary Afternoon Tea

On Friday May 24th, over 60 members came to the Festival Hall to be entertained with an Afternoon Tea laid on by the 20th Anniversary sub committee led by Linda Brighton. As guests arrived they were treated to a glass … Continue reading

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The Market Rasen and District Small Bore Rifle Club – Tuesday May 14th

The Rifle Shooting morning at Market Rasen Rifle Club at Lammas Leas Road was a great success and enjoyed by all. Initially there was a brief talk on the history of Shooting clubs which were popular after the Boer War … Continue reading

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20th Anniversary Cake Event – Photos

The Cake event on 14th went off very well, here are some photos I took around the Festival Hall, see if you can pick yourself out.

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International Bomber Command Centre Visit – July 18th

On 18th July, about 47 members paid a visit to the new International Bomber Command Centre, on a hilltop overlooking the city of Lincoln, and with views of the Cathedral which had been a landmark during WWll for bombers returning … Continue reading

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June Newsletter Crossword Answers

If you want to see the answers to the Crossword Puzzle in the June Newsletter, click here…..

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