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National Volunteer Week

Thank You from National Office As you may be aware our U3A depends on the goodwill of nearly 100 members. The volunteer roles are extensive and include the committee, group coordinators, greeters and refreshments at the monthly meeting. U3A National … Continue reading

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Request from National Office

Creative writing competition Dear all, I would be grateful if you could circulate this request as soon as possible. I am rather late asking about this, as I have just moved house! There is currently a national creative writing competition. Further … Continue reading

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Challenge Yourself…

As if these times are not challenging enough we’ve devised a challenge for everyone… In the coming month we’re looking to get a simple A4 newsletter out to as many of you as possible and to publish it here on … Continue reading

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National U3A May Newsletter

U3A National Office are producing a monthly newsletter. You are encouraged to sign up to receive it by clicking here sign up.  An introduction from the Chief Executive, Sam Mauger is below: Dear Member, U3As across the movement are working hard … Continue reading

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Addition to Chairman’s Newsletter 21 May 2020

My apologies to you all, and to the staff at The Albion Tea Rooms in Market Rasen but it seems they are NOT open for takeaway food during our current lockdown. I was misinformed so again, my apologies. I have … Continue reading

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Activities to Try…

The National U3A have devised a range of activities on their website. You don’t have to register or login to see them. There are quizzes, creative writing competitions, photography challenges, maths challenges and much, more. At least take a look, … Continue reading

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Chairman’s Newsletter May 2020

Hello WWU3A Members How are you all keeping? Safe and well I hope and enjoying our lovely Spring weather. I have turned part of our garden into a “Cyprus by the pool” sunbathing area for myself and our dog Belle! … Continue reading

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Answers to May Quiz

Answers to the quiz posted on Friday 15th May can be found by clicking here… There was only one response to the quiz – Terry and Julia Francis who answered 35 questions correctly within 60 minutes. Well done Terry and … Continue reading

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Quiz Time

A QUIZ FOR FUN  We are trying something new. Starting on 15th May at 10.30am a new quiz will be put on the website. If you want to enter you will need to email your answers to quiz@westwoldsu3a.org by 11.30am … Continue reading

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Online Scam Tutorials

Friends Against Scams sessions organised by National U3A Tuesday 12th May Experts from NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster Bank will update you on the latest coronavirus scams and how to protect yourself from fraud. The sessions will be … Continue reading

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Zoom Tutorials

If you are interested in learning how to use Zoom for video meetings the National Office website has made these available. Click on the image below… Zoom Tutorials

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Useful Links

Here are some links to local organisations that are doing deliveries. (West Wolds U3A take no responsibility for the quality of services provided) Brigg Garden Centre are delivering plants and compost etc locally. Aqua Vita are delivering food; maybe a … 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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Keep Fit by Zoom

Sue Normandale is offering some keep fit classes via Zoom. Zoom is a video conferencing facility that allows you to see and talk to people. She will be holding the classes on Mondays from 11 am. For more details and … Continue reading

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Chairman’s Newsletter April 2020

How are you all? Safe and well I hope, and, whilst not exactly enjoying our “elderly isolation” at least getting all those jobs done around the house and garden which we have been putting off for so long because we … Continue reading

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