Stanway in Colchester

Helping Hands

This is a NEW Group. The aim of this Group is to provide practical guidance, training and experience to U3A members with an altruistic outlook, in order to provide assistance to individuals and organisations in our community. Although it is early days the response has been very positive, and will be followed by those stepping into volunteering opportunities being supported by U3A group members.

Members have opted to help pupils with reading; lead health and wellbeing walks; and provide assistance with Colchester Credit Union. Other opportunities include enabling those with disabilities to do their weekly shop; helping the recovery of stroke victims; guiding primary school pupils interested in gardening and assisting with social afternoons for the elderly. This Group will work in partnership with Age Concern Colchester to give members of the group access to the appropriate checks, not available through their primary volunteering route.

If you are interested in this Group please use the Bluebird contact button at the side of the page to send a message to the Group Leader.

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Astronomy Bikers
Birdwatch 1 Birdwatch 2
Books - Non-Fiction Books - Readers Digest
Camera Club Church Visits
Computers - ICT skills Craft/Needlework/Embroidery
Creative Writing 1 Creative Writing 2
Dining Out - Chatter & Platter Dining Out - Com Bon Appetit
Dining Out - Curry Thursdays Dining Out - Grey Gourmets
Dining Out - Krishna Curry Nite Dining Out - Lunchtime Friends
Dining Out - Magnificent 7th Dining Out - Munch Bunch
Dining Out - Old Originals Dining Out - Stanway Stars
Dining Out - Tuesday Tearaways Discussion Forum
Family History Family History Online
Film Club U3A Fossils - Before the Deluge
Gardening 1 Gardening 2
Gems and Jewellery 1 Gems and Jewellery 2
Helping Hands History - Military
Indoor Games - Chess Indoor Games - MahJong
Indoor Games - Rummikub 1 Indoor Games - Rummikub 2
Indoor Games - Scrabble 1 Indoor Games - Scrabble 2
Indoor Games - Scrabble 3 Interpreting History
Mindfulness Money Matters
Music Reading New Members & Coffee Socials
Opera Appreciation Poetry Appreciation
Sing from the Heart Singing for Pleasure
Solo Travellers Spanish Conversation
Spanish Conversation Beginners Plus Spanish Intermediate
Sports - Badminton Sports - Croquet
Sports - Golf Sports - Petanque
Sports - Squash 57 Sports - Table Tennis
Sports - Tai Chi Sports - Ten Pin Bowling
Sports - Walking Rugby Stanway Strummers Ukulele Group
Sugarcraft Thinking Allowed
Ukulele Playing 2 Walk with Lunch
Walking - Nordic Wine Appreciation (SWAG)