Links to external sites of potential interest to members

The 'Links' page is designed as a resource that will allow members to instantly connect to a wide range of external websites that may give help and support, learning resources or ideas for visits or a night out.  Hopefully it will save a lot of search time.

If you have any suggestions for material that can be placed in this area please do not hesitate to contact the Webmaster.

U3A sites of interest

The Third Age Trust
(U3A National Office)
East Midlands U3As Virtual U3A
An on-line only U3A
U3A Plus
Support for members
with additional needs
U3A Research Database The U3A Worldwide
Third Age Trust Events
and Study Days
Learning for the Fourth Age
Leicestershire and Rutland
U3A Network
Soar Valley U3A Loughborough U3A

Be Safe including Communications On and Offline

Get Safe Online Action Fraud Little Book of Big Scams 4th Edition
Neighbourhood Watch Leicestershire Mail Preference Service Telephone Preference Service
Crime Stoppers - Personal Safety Leicestershire Police - Personal Safety ScamSmart Investor
Telephone Scams

Scams and Older People

Neighbourhood Watch



Odeon Cinema


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Health Services

NHS Choices
Loughborough Hospital Leicester Hospitals
Healthwatch Leicestershire NHS Pharmacy Service Search NHS Urgent and Emergency Care

Local Authorities and Parish Councils

Charnwood Borough Council

Leicestershire County Council Charnwood Parish Councils

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On-line Knowledge Resources for Free

TED Talks

MOOCS Massive Open Online Courses Project Gutenberg (free e-books)

Support and Advice

Age UK

Altzeimer's Society Citizens Advice
Citizens Advice Charnwood
CRUSE Bereavement Care

Living Without Abuse
Macmillan Cancer Support Madam Curie
Care and Support through terminal illness
Men in Sheds
Leicestershire and Rutland
Proactive Community Endeavours
The Carers Centre
Leicestershire and Rutland
The Race Equality Centre
in Leicester and Leicestershire
The Royal British Legion Voluntary Action LeicesterShire
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Theatres, Music and Live Entertainment

Loughborough Town Hall

Charnwood Arts
Jazz at Loughborough College
(Lizzie Copper)


Curve, Leicester
De Montfort Hall
Leicester Haymarket Theatre


Little Theatre, Leicester

The Y Theatre, Leicester The Sue Townsend Theatre


Upstairs at the Western


Concessionary Bus Travel

Traveline - East Midlands
Public transport planner
for East Midlands


Senior Rail Card Traveline
National public transport planner
National Rail Enquiries
National Route Planner + Traffic News - AA Route Planner and Traffic News - RAC


Travel Health Pro
  Country Health Information including recommended vaccinations
Fit for Travel (NHS)
Keeping healthy and safe while abroad
Seat Guru
Find the best seats on your next flight and which to avoid

Obtain Visa information from
Both Foreign Embassies in the UK and UK embassies overseas
Travel Abroad
UK government advice on
everything related to travelling abroad
including what to do if yours is lost or stolen

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Dementia Friends
Reminiscence Village at Holmfield Day Centre 
Support people with Dementia by 
taking them down memory lane
Tel: Emma Wheatley on 0116 235 0944
Learning for the 4th Age
Volunteering Opportunities
Find a volunteering opportunity near you
School Readers
Can you find an hour or two
a week to hear school children read?
Royal Voluntary Service

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