German Conversation – July

Marmite was invented after a 19th century German scientist discovered that brewers’ yeast could be concentrated and eaten [no I don’t know how or why he did!]. It is rich in vitamin B and was issued to British soldiers during the First World War to stave off beriberi.  A special jar produced for the Queen’s […]

June outing report

Our all day visit to Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust’s Attenborough Reserve on the longest day of the year was rewarded with a fine sunny day. Birds of note seen were an Australian (Black) Swan, several Black-tailed Godwits in full summer plumage, a couple of Garganey going into eclipse plumage, a couple of Red-crested Pochard likewise and […]

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Lunch Club (Wednesday) – July

Lunch Club dates for July is Wednesday 25th. We look forward to seeing you as usual and thank you for your continuing support. If you would like to join either or both of the Langton Lunch Clubs, please telephone Luella. You are most welcome to “help us put the world on the right track!” Luella […]

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Lunch Club (Thursday) – July

Lunch Club date for July is Thursday 19th. We look forward to seeing you as usual and thank you for your continuing support. If you would like to join either or both of the Langton Lunch Clubs, please telephone Luella. You are most welcome to “help us put the world on the right track!” Luella […]

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Walking (Wednesday Half Day) – July

You’ve heard of Yorkshire’s ‘Three Peaks’, maybe even done them? Well for July’s walk on the 11th we won’t be climbing them but we’ll get good views of Tilton’s ‘Three Peaks’, namely Whatborough, Colborough and Robin-a-Tiptoe. Despite what you may think the walk is not all that hilly (honest!), mostly pasture with eight stiles. Park […]

Mountain Ash NGS Open Garden Days

NEWTOWN LINFORD OPEN GARDEN 8TH & 15TH JULY – ‘MOUNTAIN ASH’, 140 ULVERSCROFT LANE’, LE6 0AJ Since 2013 this newly developed two acre garden has opened under the National Garden Scheme to raise money for the nursing charities the NGS support. Mike & Liz Newcombe’s ‘Mountain Ash’ garden, situated halfway along Ulverscroft Lane between Newtown […]

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Tuesday half day walk

The next walk is on Tuesday 3rd July from The Wharf lnn at Welford   NN6 6JQ. Please meet at 10.00am to order food. The walk is along the canal, on tracks and over grass fields. Diana Baxter 0116 279 2947   email: kibhardi@hotmail.com            

Strollers – July

Thank you Pat & David for our stroll from Maidwell.  The Northamptonshire views in that area are always a pleasure to behold; the weather was just right & there were no stiles as promised . On Friday 10th August we meet at The Shoulder of Mutton, in Great Bowden, telephone number 01858465142, postcode LE16 7EU. Meet […]

Book Club 1 – July

The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year Sue Townsend The novel is a humorous take on the social issues of a dis-functional family which involves numerous quirky characters. The narrative is lively but the majority of us did not take very enthusiastically to the book. However, two of our members did enjoy the […]