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Covid -19 Scam

2020-10-01T12:28:12+01:00October 1st, 2020|All members|

I had a message from a friend who is a member of Houghton-le-Spring U3A saying that some members had received a SCAM message claiming to be from NHS App asking for bank details to pay for a Covid - 19 test .   Jean W  

Strollers Update

2020-09-22T13:08:56+01:00September 22nd, 2020|Strollers|

We are suspending Strollers for the time being, due to the increase in the Covid 19 virus in the general population. We are sorry about this but the health and welfare of our Strollers are our priority. Hopefully the suspension won’t last too long! We will contact you when we are [...]

A Winter Friend

2020-09-29T19:33:30+01:00August 26th, 2020|All members|

This article is so befitting for all of us... take time to ponder... the last statement cannot be refuted:-    I FIRST STARTED READING THIS EMAIL AND WAS READING FAST UNTIL I REACHED THE THIRD SENTENCE.  I STOPPED THEN AND STARTED OVER, READING SLOWER, AND THINKING ABOUT EVERY WORD...  IT [...]

Cyber Crime Update

2020-08-05T15:36:30+01:00August 5th, 2020|All members|

Cyber Advice and June Summary What cybercrime has been reported in our area? ?? In June we had a total of 242 reports made to Action Fraud for our area. Of these reports, hacking of social media and email remained the most commonly reported by volume, along with numerous reports of [...]


2020-08-01T13:16:52+01:00August 1st, 2020|Strollers|

The first Strollers today since the covid-19 lockdown started. We are just taking a small group each time to make sure social distancing is observed. We hope to run one again next Friday, Bob is contacting members to see if there is any interest. The stroll normally takes about 1hour. Finishing [...]

Trivial Quiz

2020-08-01T13:05:18+01:00August 1st, 2020|Trivial Pursuit|

Hi! Our ‘first batch’ get-together went really well on Wednesday; it was lovely to see everyone! Lorna won the quiz-she was in fine form! With regard to our next ‘batch’, I have just realised I am double- booked for next Wednesday, having Catherine’s family to stay while they have a new [...]