Society Today – June meeting

John Pearse gave us a thoughtful presentation of the topic: ‘The decline in integrity in business life’.  It was very well received.  We then discussed the changes for the worst in many areas and practices in business (food industry quality, cost – competition, cutting corners, cigarette sales abroad, suspected dilution of drugs, doubling of prices, […]

Bridge (Tuesday) – June meetings

We meet at the Evangelical Church in Bath Street, Market Harborough at 10am and normally play progressive rubber bridge for two hours.  Our next ‘Gentle Duplicate’ (pairs) competition will be on 1st August.  The June winners were N/S Marian Mitchell & Zoe Eisler, E/W Ann Wood & Mary Hill.  Our next ‘please yourself’ mornings will […]

Science and Technology – July meeting

Our next meeting will take place on Wednesday, 26th of July at 2pm.  Shaun Coles will be presenting a talk about the Manhattan Project.  Shaun will probably not be demonstrating any of the outcomes of this project.  New members are always welcome.  Michael Milsom.

Transport – August meeting

The Transport group meets at the Little Bowden Bowling Club, Kettering Road, Market Harborough, on the first Wednesday of the month from 10am until noon.  The next meeting will take place on Wednesday, 2nd of August, when Tony Sanders will be presenting a talk about the de Havilland Vampire.  New members are always welcome.  Michael […]


The Badminton group continues to meet at Meadowside Sports Hall on Wednesdays 6-7pm.  Dust off your racquets and come and join this friendly group, you will be more than welcome.  Contact Graham Hart (01858 464527) or Carole Winfield (07966442583).

Book Club

‘Eve Green’ by Susan Fletcher After the death of her mother, seven year old Eve goes to live with her grandparents on their farm in Wales.  There she meets various local characters who impact upon her life and she upon theirs.  The big lie she tells when a child and the repercussions which arise from […]

Italian (Beginners)

Our last meeting was an extremely hot affair due to the weather but we carried on and Linda had us working right till the end of the session.  We have covered ordering food and drinks and next session will be looking at hotel bookings.  If anyone feels they would like to join our group you […]


This summer has seen the hottest weather since 1976, no doubt we can all remember that.  Also certain is that we have been feeling thirsty, especially after salty food; but reaching for a glass of water may not be because the salt made us thirsty rather than the need to wash away the taste of […]