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February Newsletter

The February newsletter is here… You can access the newsletter from this post or from the email the majority of our members will receive on 17th February 2021. If you haven’t told us your email address or if it has … Continue reading

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Mad as a hatter by Sandy Leong

The English language is full of idioms; these are phrases, sayings or a group of words with a metaphorical, not a literal meaning and which have become accepted in common usage. These figures of speech will be used by every … Continue reading

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Invitation from Scunthorpe & District u3a

Our friends at Scunthorpe u3a have invited us to join their February speaker by Zoom: Stephen Wells – The history of Butlins Holiday camps Stephen Wells went from being a Butlin Redcoat to being Entertainment Executive responsible for putting on … Continue reading

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Free Talks – A Snapshot of Lincolnshire’s Churches

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Mad as a Hatter – 11th February at 10.30am

If  you would like to watch this talk, please register using the link below  https://mirthy.co.uk/u3a-westwolds Once registered you will receive a confirmation email with a unique link in it to access the talk. A reminder email will be sent 24 … Continue reading

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THE BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING

U3a National Office have appointed a PR Advisor (Chris Hartney-Mills) for the East Midlands Region to develop channels of communication and increase awareness. West Wolds u3a therefore need a volunteer to be our nominated contact so that he can forward … Continue reading

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Up and Coming Lectures

Free Lectures In 2019, the University of Lincoln declared a climate emergency. As a result of this, we committed to work with our local community to utilise education and research in order to reduce our environmental footprint. As a key … Continue reading

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Memoir Writing Project

Rosanna McGlone has been awarded Arts Council Funding to run a Memoir Writing project: Lincolnshire Lives. It’s about the lives of 12 ordinary people, people just like you. Perhaps you were a trawlerman’s wife, a shop worker, a carer, worked … Continue reading

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Creative Writing Competition

King Lear Prizes is a national creative arts competition for older people during the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest round of the competition is running from January to 19th March . The competition is specifically for amateurs and beginners who are … Continue reading

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Thanks Message from Louth Riverhead Theatre Management

Following on From Cathy Whelan’s message about the cancelled performances at Louth Riverhead Theatre, here is a letter from the management there saying a big thank you for the donations which may help to keep them going in these horrible … Continue reading

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The faces behind the clock

Yesterday I watched a very interesting presentation by Tim Redmond courtesy of Murthy video talks entitled ‘The faces behind the clock’. It was a really unique opportunity to hear the history of and see inside one of the world’s most … Continue reading

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Volunteer Car Service

For your information, there is volunteer run driver service available to assist people needing transport, predominantly for medical appointments, in and around the Lincolnshire and Hull areas. The driver will pick you up from home, drive you to your appointment … Continue reading

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Technology – Are You Being Left Behind?

The benefits of technology for third agers includes beating loneliness, taking control, participation and independence. We are instigating a program of improving members skills (including starting from scratch) with 1:1 sessions in the coming year and will tackle basic smartphone … Continue reading

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Theatre Visits arranged by Cathy Whelan

2020 has been a most difficult and life changing year. I hope you have all survived with your spirits and sanity intact and you are all healthy and well. This has been a devastating time for our theatres. Many shows … Continue reading

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January Newsletter

The January newsletter is here… You can access the newsletter from this post or from the email the majority of our members will receive on 20th January 2021. If you haven’t told us your email address or if it has … Continue reading

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