Author Archives: Sharon Rupp

Age UK Lindsey need Volunteer Befrienders

AGE UK Lindsey Befriending Service is specifically aimed at people over sixty who are at an increased risk of loneliness and social isolation. This could be due to reduced mobility, bereavement or lack of access to social activities. We aim … Continue reading

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Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity Speaker

This morning Judy Anderson from The Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) Charity gave a very informative talk on what the Charity does to support the hospital. A lot of detail was imparted so apologies for a lengthy write up. The … Continue reading

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Age UK are offering Free Home Energy Checks

Free Home Energy Checks Does your home feel cold? Are you worried about paying your energy bills? As part of the Warm Homes programme, you could receive a free home energy check from Age UK Lindsey. If you are over … Continue reading

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Police Cybercrime Unit Workshop

Following the October visit from Lincolnshire Police, they have offered to run a half-day workshop for our members. The aim of the workshop would be to help members secure their online accounts, for example, changing passwords, enabling 2FA, setting up … Continue reading

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Age UK Volunteering Project in Lincolnshire

Age UK are looking for volunteers to go to care homes local to them around the county, and act as “Visitor Hosts”. This involves greeting any visitors that come to the care home, ensuring lateral flow tests have been carried … Continue reading

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Lincolnshire Police Cybercrime Unit

Today’s speakers were from Lincolnshire Police’s Cybercrime Unit who gave a brief overview of the potential areas where we can be scammed and how to avoid it. They also provided a helpful guide for members to take away to read … Continue reading

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Behind-the-Scenes of your Committee

The Committee extend a warm invitation to all members to attend a Committee Meeting to see ‘behind the scenes’ of what we do to keep your u3a running. You are welcome to come along and observe, and you might find being … Continue reading

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Today’s Speaker

JOHN NOWELL –  A DAY ABOVE LINCOLNSHIRE John Nowell served for 20 years in the Royal Air Force, and then flew as a personal pilot to His Majesty, the late Sultan Qaboos of Oman. He published his first photographic book … Continue reading

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u3a 2022 Diaries

The 2022 u3a Diaries are now available to order for £3.50. Please see me at this Thursday’s General Meeting to order and pay. Thank you Sharon Rupp

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Jack The Ripper – Scunthorpe U3A Speaker Topic

Scunthope U3A invite us to their last Zoom Speaker this Friday August 27th at 1.45pm, and the subject is Jack The Ripper presented by Paul Robbins. Paul returns to the East End of  his childhood to talk about the World’s … Continue reading

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u3a 2022 Diaries

The 2022 u3a Diaries are now available to order for £3.50. Payment must be in advance please, and the last date to order is September 30th. Please see Sharon Rupp at the September General Meeting.

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Our August Speaker-Nigel MacKnight

Today, at our first meeting with a speaker since March 2020, we welcomed Nigel MacKnight, a successful technical author. Coming from ordinary back ground, Nigel found an aptitude for writing technical books in layman’s speak about anything that moved – … Continue reading

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FRIDAY 23RD JULY ‘THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF AGATHA CHRISTIE’

Once again, Scunthorpe U3A have included us in their Zoom speaker presentation on Friday 23rd July: ” The curious incident of Agatha Christie” Time: Jul 23, 2021 at  1.45pm Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83882493179?pwd=OE1VWmNJOGdJcVY1bnQydzkxYTFBQT09 Meeting ID: 838 8249 3179 Passcode: 077472

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Tuesday July13th – Zoom Speaker ‘Masters of Mirth pt 2’

Louth u3a have kindly opened their July speaker by Zoom to us on Tuesday 13th July -apologies for late notification, we have only just received it. We had Mike Storr some years ago, and this is Part 2: ‘Masters of … Continue reading

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KEEP FIT CLASSES RE-STARTING

KEEP FIT CLASSES   ARE RE-STARTING ON THURSDAY JULY 15TH at 10.15am AT THE FESTIVAL HALL  £1.50 PER SESSION COVID 19 REQUIRMENTS: PLEASE WEAR A MASK TO ENTER/LEAVE BRING YOUR OWN DRINK MAINTAIN 2M DISTANCE FETCH AND RETURN YOUR CHAIR VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO … Continue reading

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