Archive 2015

The 2015 Quiz at Wodson Park 20th November.

Another amazing quiz brought to the Hertford area by SI Hertford & District.  A record 25 teams entered and once again the questions were set by our own cunning quiz setter Val Seddon.  Thanks go to our Quizmistress Jenny Cobb, … Continued


2nd November 2015 – “Support when health changes” Graham Craker

‘Support When Health Changes’. The speaker, Graham Craker (a retired police protection officer) is a volunteer at Macmillan Cancer Care He spoke about the founding in 1911, by Douglas Macmillan, of ‘The Society for Prevention and Cure of Cancer’ after … Continued


Monday 1st June 2015 – Growing in Confidence

  Linda Cudmore, Development & Fund-Raising Manager, Carers in Hertfordshire Mission statement – Vision for the future Carers in Hertfordshire is concerned first and foremost to support the carer, whatever the caring circumstances or the condition of the person receiving … Continued


Frugal Supper 7th September 2015

  On Monday, 7th September, Club members and friends enjoyed a Frugal Supper raising £341 for their Charity of the year, Carers in Hertfordshire. Michele Stokes, the C.E.O. for the Charity, gave a short account of her voluntary work as … Continued


T@3 – 1st July 2015

On the hottest July day for 165 years we held our annual Tea Party in aid of the Isabel Hospice. Club members and friends enjoyed a delicious tea provided by members and the Hertford and District U3A  Ukulele group gave a … Continued


4th May 2015 Speaker Meeting – Vic Hobson from Mudlarks

Vic’s talk was entitled ‘Growing for Change’.   About 10years ago Vic wanted to set up something for 19 year olds and older who have learning difficulties.  That ‘something’ was Mudlarks, an allotment in the community where they can feel ownership … Continued


Our AGM 20th April 2015

SI Hertford and District held its AGM on 20th April 2015.  The picture shows IPP Pam receiving a bouquet from incoming President Sarah.  IPP Pam had asked that she would prefer not to receive a present, but that any donations … Continued


Wine into Water for WaterAid – 21st March 2015

Our wine and cheese party to raise money for WaterAid has become an annual event,  this year raising over £650.  Apart from the social side of wine and cheese there was a wine and water tasting competition, fiercely fought over with this … Continued


16th March 2015 Speaker Meeting – Bhutan

On Monday, 16th March, member Karin Weston took us with her on her travels to Bhutan with an informative and beautifully illustrated talk on this little known country and her people. We were able to gain a little insight into … Continued