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Papercraft and More

We are a friendly, small group of ladies who would welcome new members.  We have a go at various crafts and look forward to displaying our efforts at the Open Morning. We are starting to make decorations and cards for Christmas.  We meet on the first and third Friday mornings, 10-12, at Foxton Village Hall. […]

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German

If anyone ever needed an excuse to learn German it was a Chinese backpacker who went to report his stolen wallet to the police but, speaking neither German nor English, ended up in the Stuttgart office which handles asylum applications.  He unwittingly signed a form applying for asylum, had his passport and fingerprints taken and […]

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Relaxation for Life

We meet on the 2nd and the 4th Tuesdays of each month from 10am – 12 noon and the dates for October are the 11th and the  25th.  Mindfulness Meditation is very popular at the moment but understanding how it works can be confusing.  Mindfulness is all about being self aware and aware of how […]

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Mike’s Monthly Musings – October

Playing the 88s Looking through my record collect, items by piano players far outnumber discs by other instrumentalists.  Tenor sax and trumpet players are not far behind, but my piano records cover at least two metres.  And it is a fair representation of jazz masters, from stride pianists such as Fats, James P and Willie […]

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U3A Regional Conference & AGM 2016

The 2016 yearly conference and AGM of the Regional Representative Council (RRC) and its prodigy, the Association of East Midlands U3As, was held recently at Eastwood Hall Conference Centre, an ideal venue with first-rate hospitality and refreshment facilities and a good lunch!  Around 100 members from 114 U3As in the region attended, with the SLU3A […]

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The Treasury Team – October ramblings

We cannot improve upon last year’s October résumé so with modifications please read on:  The ‘Year 2017 Diaries Selling Like Hot Cakes’ department is doing very good business.  Make contact with Margaret or David without delay, or even sooner, so as to ensure your 2017 diary.  Beat the last minute rush and shop early to […]