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Your Membership Number

You may have noticed recently that your Membership Number has been included in some of our communications and wondered why. When renewal time comes around in September, our Treasurer Terry would like as many of our members as possible to … Continue reading

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May Speaker – Institute of Advanced Motorists

Our May Speakers are the Institute of Advanced Motorists Lincolnshire presenting DRIVING POST LOCKDOWN Getting back behind the wheel with heavier traffic will require a bit more caution not least because the majority of drivers will be out of practice. … Continue reading

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Computer Assistance Online

In partnership with the Barclays Digital Eagles team, the National Trust will be delivering programmes to boost u3a members’ confidence online. The first sessions for u3a members were completed last week and were well attended with over 200 participants across the … Continue reading

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April Quiz Answers

Answers to Quiz in April Newsletter Here are the answers to the quiz submitted by Paul Ettridge in the April Newsletter, I have repeated the questions in case you have forgotten them. Thanks to Paul for creating the quiz. QUIZ … Continue reading

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April 22nd 10.45am Morcambe & Wise

Alford u3a have kindly invited us to watch their Speaker on Thursday but you need to register TODAY with   Janet Groome on 07397175346 or janet2280@googlemail.com   Curtain up 10.45am  Talk starts at 11am Speaker Steve Short Britain’s Most Loved Double Act … Continue reading

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CALLING ALL CRAFTERS!

We are arranging to have a stall at the Gardeners Market in July and need bunting to decorate it. Do you have the skills to make some? It can be traditional fabric, pom-poms, knitted or crocheted, anything you like and … Continue reading

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SCUNTHORPE’S SPEAKER- THE TOWER OF LONDON

Scunthorpe continue to invite us to their Speaker sessions. Their next event is on Friday 23rd April at 1.30pm and features Keith Hanson who we had in 2019. Keith gives various talks on the subject of the Tower of London. … Continue reading

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April Newsletter

The April newsletter is here… You can access the newsletter from this post or from the email the majority of our members will receive on 14th April 2021. If you haven’t told us your email address or if it has … Continue reading

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BARCLAYS DIGITAL EAGLES

Barclays Digital Eagles The u3a has teamed up with Barclays Digital Eagles to provide a week of online training for members, beginning on 19 April. See  below for the title and dates of each session and click the link for … Continue reading

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April Online Speaker

Our April Online Speaker is on Thursday 8th at 10.30am and entitled ‘Mad, Bad & Dangerous’: This talk is about military ideas, inventions and operations that in one way or another, failed to make the grade. Incompetence, haste and wishful … Continue reading

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‘AGEING BETTER WITHOUT CHILDREN’ INITIATIVE

Talk, Eat, Drink (TED) in East Lindsey is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund under its Ageing Better programme. The TED Programme tries to identify the good provisions that are delivered through existing groups and facilities and helps to … Continue reading

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Latest Talk from Scunthorpe u3a

Scunthorpe u3a have added us to their online Speaker invitation list, the next one being on Friday 26th March at 1.45pm .  The link is below the photo. This time Brian Fernley from the South West Aviation Heritage Trust will … Continue reading

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March Newsletter

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

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For New Visitors

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The life of a Lighterman review

I have to admit that I had no idea what a lighterman was before this talk although on reflection, there were times in my youth when I witnessed them in operation on the Thames without any thought for their occupation. … Continue reading

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