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The University of the Third Age

Welwyn Hatfield


This page is for information that is sent to this U3A branch that may be of interest to the members. Please check out this page periodically.

Please note anyone who worked for De Havillands & has memories/photos etc or has any memories of Hatfield to share and is able to come will be very welcome to be at Hatfield Library on 26th July, where the Librarians and the "Our Hatfield" group will be pleased to see you.
Click here for a poster giving more information.

Give and Take

This is a system to pair up members having unwanted goods with members who have something that they need. Please call Eileen on 01707 273218 with "Offers" and "Needs".



(For Charity)

(For Members)

Would like to borrow

General U3A notices

Free Books Hatfield, a local not-for-profit charity, is looking for volunteers to help run their bookshop in the Hatfield Galleria. They give out free books to members of the public with the aim of saving unwanted books from landfill, and promoting education and literacy. They try not to throw any books away and have an enormous range of books including academic text books, local history, maps, cookery, travel, novels and children's literature.
If you'd like to help please contact Lynne Paul (lynne.paul1@ntlworld.com) or fbh2016@outlook.com .

Do you know someone who is blind or visually impaired? That would like to hear what's going on in the local area?

WHATnews! is a local charity run by volunteers. We record excerpts from the Welwyn & Hatfield Times onto CD, and deliver them to your door for free.

Please call either Robert on 07710 177 271, or Hilary on 07960 865 660

Further information at http://www.whatnews.org.uk

If you're a man, 65 or older, you can get a scan to see if you have an "Abdominal Aortic Aneurism" (an enlargement of the main blood vessel in the abdomen which, if left untreated, can be fatal). The scan is free and painless, and takes about 20 minutes.
Ring the Hertfordshire AAA Screening office on 01727 897719 to get an appointment. You can also visit "aaa.screening.nhs.uk" for more information.

Small Ads (WelHat U3A members only!)

Canon Pixma IP7250 Single Function printer available - please contact Hazel Bell on hkb@aidanbell.com.

Video Transfer to DVD Service from £10

Save your video memories, we copy VHS and other videos to digital DVD
The basic price is £10 to transfer any tape to DVD, but if you want it collected and returned to your house there’s a small extra charge. You don’t pay a thing until the work is done.
Having your family videos on a mobile phone or computer could be the perfect present to your children or grandchildren, and don’t forget wedding videos and holidays all on tape but fading away.
VHS - Mini VHS-C - Video8 - Video Hi8 - Digital8 - V8 or DV, Mini DV tape
We are also happy to try and repair your damaged tapes.
For more information please call Valerie on:
01707 331584
Website: www.vhsvideotodvd.co.uk
Email: vhstodvdherts@gmail.com

Web-site created by Roger Swaine.