German – February

Some of us may have been feeling rather low on energy recently. How’s this for an answer! Some mammals who don’t hibernate have a strange ability to shrink their brains as winter approaches to save energy and survive tougher conditions. Their brains return to normal in Summer. However, according to [yet another] expert at the […]

Society Today – February

The quality of our public services Generally a gloomy survey: much dissatisfaction over the performance in most of them. The NHS: not enough staff or hospital provision despite their efforts. Growing needs and demands. Rising costs of drugs, equipment etc. Police: growing demands in fraud prevention, street crime reduction and local surveillance work. Child care: a mixture of approval […]

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Discovering Poetry (Friday) – February

Having examined Insects (well creepy crawlies of all kinds, never mind the correct biological term) in February, we have chosen a rather unoriginal but very apt theme for March, with ‘Spring’. We meet on the first Friday of the month upstairs in the Congregational Church at 10am. New members would be made very welcome.

Treasurer’s Encouragement

The one certain way of bringing an engaging smile to the ageing face of the treasurer is to pay your subs early! Now will be terrific!!!!! We define ‘early’ as preferably by the end of March / beginning of April but certainly well in advance of 01st May!  For the year 2018/2019 subs remain at […]

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Bridge Improvers (Tuesday pm) – February

The improvers group continues to flourish and new members are welcome, just ring the number below if you are interested in joining us. We are a friendly group and we play rubber bridge from 2-4pm in the Ashley Room. Sue Jones

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Walking (Half Day – Tuesday) – February Meeting

The next walk on Tuesday 6th February  is from Maidwell. Please meet at the Stag’s Head pub, Harborough Road, Maidwell. NN6 9JA at 10.00am to order food . This easy walk will start at 10.15pm and is just over 6 miles long. There are no stiles , no steep hills and no ploughed fields. The walk is along a quiet undulating country […]