On the 15th December, Carol and Thalia are ceasing to co- run the so popular Gardening Club. After years of stirling effort, the time has come to hand over to new leadership. It could be two people and this seems to work well, and it spreads the load. They are both willing to ease the … Continue reading Gardening Group Leaders required…
We were in the part of Warleigh woods bordered by the footpath under Dry Arch to the old ferry crossing and by the A363. We have 5 acres there with the shepherd’s hut. About 5 years ago we became aware that in that area were the remains of the dwelling of Sally Gibson (1724-1824) … Continue reading Local History visit to Warleigh Woods
Our visit to the Saltford Brassmill was a great success. We are so lucky to have a mill built in the early 1700’s so intact and virtually on our door step. Tony and his volunteers are working hard to keep this national treasure open for us. The mill does have open days I am sure … Continue reading Science & Engineering Visit to Saltford Mill
The U3A Short Walk Group met on Tuesday 12th April, and enjoyed a lovely circular walk from Iford Manor via Freshford Mill. Whilst the weather was dry and sunny, we came across floods in Iford Lane. After the walk, refreshments had previously been arranged at Iford Manor, and we were served by William Cartwright-Hignett … Continue reading U3A Short Walk Group
Science and engineering group visit to the water treatment works at Sutton Bingham reservoir. Do we take our drinking water for granted? Our March visit increased our understanding of the processes involved in filtering water from reservoirs or bore holes which supply our homes. It was a fascinating insight. Click on the link to … Continue reading Science and Engineering Group-Sutton Bingham.
The link below shares with you views of other members of the U3A all around the country Views Making friends and seeking roots. https://youtu.be/usqPHeR3nAc