Author Archives: Terry Francis

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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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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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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Education During Lockdown

Hello, all, from Chrissie Larkin Sharon Rupp has asked me to share some information about educational links. We are all aware of the importance of trying to keep our brains active at this difficult time. I have collated a few … Continue reading

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West Wolds Warblers Christmas Online party

On December 16th we arranged a Christmas Sing Song sessions for a couple of hours, where everyone who came along put on their Christmas Hats and Jumpers, and joined us with  Wine and Mince pies singing a selection of Christmas … Continue reading

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Christmas Quiz Answers

Here are the answers to the Christmas quiz in our December Newsletter 1).  Ebeneezer. 2).  1920’s. 3).  Tinsel. 4).  A white Christmas. 5).  Six. 6).  Canada. 7).  The people of Norway. 8).  Thomas Edison. 9).  They put candles in the … Continue reading

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Did you enjoy our online speaker today?

‘It’s not what you say’ was chosen by a member survey recently and delivered by a company called Mirthy who have 100 different subjects to choose from Today we learned why politicians button up their jackets before a speech; why … Continue reading

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OUR ONLINE SPEAKER FOR DECEMBER!

Thursday 10th December 10.30am Available online on computer, tablet or smart phone. ITS NOT WHAT YOU SAY Ever wondered why you feel attracted to some people and avoid others? Most of us form an opinion about someone in just 90 seconds … Continue reading

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Schoolreaders Charity

We have had the email below from Laura Abbas from a charity called Schoolreaders asking if any of our members would be interested in volunteering to help at local schools. Dear West Wolds U3A I would like to introduce you … Continue reading

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June Newsletter Quiz answers

Here is the quiz that was in the June Newsletter with the answers below, I hope you enjoyed extending your brainpower during this lockdown. Our thanks go to Paul Ettridge for submitting this quiz. Questions In 1959 Cliff Richard had … 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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Meal Offers From SaltedOrange and AgeUK

We have come across this offer from AgeUk and the SaltedOrange company offering 21 meals for £20 ( plus a delivery charge). i.e a whole weeks meals of 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 7 dinners, for all people over 65 … Continue reading

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Table Tennis Group Suspended for the Duration

Due to a lack of numbers turning up for the last meeting and also the Coronavirus problem, Brian Siddown has suspended the Table Tennis group for the time being and will try again later in the year. He will be … Continue reading

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Fork Lift Truck Driving Experience

  On Saturday April 4th there is a unique visit to Denby Transport at Doddington where their training officer will teach West Wolds U3A members to drive their Fork Lift fleet and take part in a skills competition for fun. … Continue reading

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3 Miler Walking Group in Lincoln

On a cold but sunny January 28th morning 18 shivering members of the 3 Mile Walking group congregated at the Pyewipe Inn outside Lincoln and set off on the mile and a half walk along the river into Lincoln, only … Continue reading

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