Lewes

Local Community Page

This page is provided so members can add information which may not be directly related to the work of Lewes u3a but could be of value to members. To post an item contact the secretary

HEALTH

Obtaining Proof of Double Vaccination.
If you do not have a mobile phone with apps and if formal proof of double vaccination is required, this can be obtained by dialling 119 on any phone and then first selecting the option for confirmation that you are going abroad, and then selecting 'live person'. You will need your NHS number to order the confirmation which will arrive by post.

A Covid Forum has been set up by Tom Crossett and as part of this a weekly "gatepost" is published giving the latest Covid19 statistics for Lewes. To access the latest information select the latest Trends and Prevalence data on the right

The Science Matters team have picked up this cautionary news item about possible side effects of the Covid19 vaccination Covid vaccine side effects news item

Information on arrangements for GP Health care in Lewes is given here Lewes health care information

The lastest Government Covid advice may be found here UK Government Covid19 Advice

LEWES LITERARY SOCIETY
The Society runs an annual programme of talks and readings by distinguished speakers from many areas of literary endeavour – novelists, poets, playwrights, biographers, historians, literary critics and travel writers, as well as illustrators and cartoonists. Session are open to all and as well as conversations with authors with short readings from their work, we have lively Q&A sessions to which you can contribute. These are presently held on Zoom but tickets need to be bought to gain access to the Zoom code to join the meeting. These are typically £4.95.

The next meeting is on 28th September 2021 with Frances Spalding who is an art historian, critic and biographer. She has written fifteen books, including biographies of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant. She will be talking on ‘Looking at England: John Betjeman, John Piper and the Shell Guides’. The talk, which will be followed by a Q&A, starts at 7pm, and information on obtaining tickets will be available nearer the time.

COMMUNITY NOTICES

Assistance on research project on what affects people's judgments about objects

My name is Victoria Santos and I am third year undergraduate student at the University of Sussex currently collecting data for my third year dissertation. My project is based on what affects people's judgments about objects and I require 60-83 year old individuals to take part. The study is low risk and should take around 30-40 minutes to complete and they will require a computer to do this. Participants who complete the study will also have a chance to win a £25 voucher. Please contact me at Victoria Scott

Fitzjohn's Foodbank in Lewes are seeking a Treasurer. Details avilable st Treasurer for local charity

The Lewes House Garden Project is seeking donations of plants for either planting in the garden or for house plants for cheering homes of isolated folk. If any u3a members would like to make a donation, please contact Paula Robson via her email: prr201465@gmail.com and she will be happy to collect plants