Many members of our community will have given or received expensive Christmas gifts such as bikes or electronic items. The police are advising that all these should be registered on this site.
It's a free service which is used by the police and second hand dealers countrywide to recover and identify stolen property. It greatly increases the chances of getting your property back in the event of it being lost or stolen.
The Hotspots' referral scheme.
The police are highlighting the following scheme to you on behalf of the council.
The scheme targets vulnerable people with cold or damp homes over the winter months. If you are aware of anyone who would benefit please consider using the link at the bottom of this message.
The scheme provides a number of services including:
Insulation, referrals for heating grants, benefit and fire safety checks for the
elderly, 'keep warm' packs (hat, scarf, gloves, blanket etc), basic draught-
There are also outreach activities to provide information and support including coffee mornings and lunch clubs.
Funding is limited, it will be allocated on a 'first come, first served' basis and there are basic eligibility criteria.
Full information can be found
Many thanks APS 1543 Sellars
Although not a U3A group the following may be of interest to members. Jenny also speaks on a number of subjects and conducts craft classes. Contact her for details of these.
The Almscliffe group started in 1979 as an antique talks class-
I moved to the village into my late parents home and began the the talks in Oct 2012.
We have had talks on painting, fake antiques and pantomime.
The winter programme starts on
March 21st -
The talks are now more varied in content to attract a wider audience
We meet on the 3rd Thursday at 2 pm at Almscliffe Village Hall in Huby-
More information can be obtained from Jenny email– .
the cost is £10 for the 3 talks-
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