16/09/2013 Regrettably 5 people cancelled at the last minute due to illness. We travelled with Collingtree Coaches.On arrival we all went our separate ways to visit either, The Cutty Sark, Maritime Museum or Royal Observatory or whatever took our fancy. One member took the Docklands Light Railway and visited The Shard!! Regrettably one unfortunate member…More
02/09/2013 A fine and sunny day saw a full coach off to the Black Country Museum.It was quite along and tiring day but very much enjoyed by everyone. There were quite a few nostalgic moments for many members.There are many period houses and shops including agarage which had the authentic smell. The schoolroom lesson was…More
06/08/2013 Coach trip to Windsor 6th August 2013. The 49 seater Coach was fully booked, however unfortunately 3 people cancelled on the day of the trip due to illness. The trip was joined by 16 members from Daventry it was rewarding to think the group were able to meet members outside the Northampton Area. It…More
27/02/2013 George kindly organises a walk once a month and we have travelled various routes including Salcey Forrest (very good cafe there) Roade, Hartwell and Stoke Bruerne. Numbers coming are small but the walks have all been very enjoyable,hopefully more people will realise that they are missing out on a very enjoyable Saturday morning and…More
19/02/2013 Martyn kindly organised this walk followed by lunch A small but very enthusiastic group of us enjoyed this lovely two hour walk taking in Billing Aquadrome, Clifford Mill Lock, Little Houghton and the Northampton Washlands. It was a little muddy in places but considering the weather we have had not as bad as expected…More
You’ve probably seen Martin Lewis on TV talking about money savings, well he has dedicated a section of his website to money saving tips for the Over 50’s. From the site: “If you’re over 50, or about to get there, your money world goes through some big changes. So sort your finances now – the…More
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A special insurance scheme for members of Northants 50+ Network home and contents – 10% off existing insurers renewal price PLUS £20 donation to Northants 50+ Network Northants 50+ Network has teamed up with 50plus Insurance Services who have agreed to provide members with an exclusive offer on their own personal home building and contents…More
When an old lady died in the geriatric ward of a small hospital near Dundee, Scotland, it was felt that she had nothing left of any value. Later, as the nurses were going through her meagre possessions, they found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the staff that copies were made and distributed…More
This Limerick was sent in by Tony Allen:- There was a young man called Gerry Who decided one day to get merry, When out of his head He went straight to bed With a bottle of Harvey’s cream sherry.