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Visit to Newby Hall & Gardens

On Wednesday 10th July a group of garden enthusiasts and lovers of stately homes combined their loves with a full day at Newby Hall & Gardens, near Ripon, North Yorkshire.  The day was thoroughly enjoyed and there was too much … Continue reading

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The Lincolnshire dialect by Loretta Rivett

We enjoyed a very entertaining hour listening to Loretta Rivett, the acclaimed doyen of the Lincolnshire accent and dialect. As she explained, the Lincolnshire dialect is full of weird and wonderful words and phrases which she uses with great aplomb, … 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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A Night at the (Light) Opera

‘House Full’ boards are out at Louth Riverhead Theatre, for the sell out performances of Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado, or The Town of Titipu.  Our group of just ten members (surely from a membership of 365 there must be … Continue reading

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Lincoln University Request

University of Lincoln is looking for assistance with a couple of initiatives as follows: COPD/ Lung Disease patients sought for University study sessions The University of Lincoln are always looking at ways that service users can be involved in sharing … Continue reading

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Cruising Down the River on a Wednesday Afternoon …

Forty members enjoyed a three hour cruise on the River Trent, from Colwick, Nottingham, up river to Wilford then back down river to Holme Pierrepoint, and finally back to base.  Lunch and wine helped to enliven the proceedings, whilst an … 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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Car Enthusiasts Group

The Car Enthusiasts Group are planning a run out to the Bubble Car Museum at Langrick. on Saturday, August 17th. If you wish to take part please contact Chrissie Larkin (chrissie.larkin@hotmail.co.uk) as soon as possible for further details. All details will … Continue reading

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Staying Safe by Stuart Gibbon

With his background as a senior police detective, who better to advise us of ways to avoid being scammed than Stuart. After his introduction, Stuart showed us a video about ‘distraction burglary’. This is where criminals, often referred to as … Continue reading

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We Need You

West Wolds U3A works on the principles “by the members for the members“. For an outline of the U3A principles click here… We have introduced a new page to the website where we are advertising vacancies on the committee and … Continue reading

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Hog Roast Event

West Wolds U3A 20th Anniversary Hog Roast & Disco Saturday 10th August 2019 7:30 – Midnight The County Bar, Market Rasen Racecourse Legsby Road. Market Rasen, LN8 3EA WW U3A members: £12.00 + Guests £16.00 Hog Roast Rolls with Stuffing … Continue reading

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See Around Britain

This week is National Volunteer week. As you know West Wolds U3A depends on many volunteers to make it successful. Here’s another opportunity to volunteer and be involved in something worthwhile. See Around Britain We are a registered charity which … Continue reading

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Visits Update for remainder of 2019

Here is an update of the remaining Programme of visits for this year, following requests for more detail from those who have not been able to read the relevant flyers; contact Sharon for the up-to date position on her Unique … 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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Funeral Arrangements

It is with great sadness that I announce the death of Cynthia Bunch last Monday. She was a long standing member of West Wolds U3A. She was always positive and had a wonderful smile. The funeral is on Thursday 6th … Continue reading

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