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



Cinemas



Cineworld

Loughborough
Odeon Cinema

Loughborough


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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
PACE
Proactive Community Endeavours
Samaritans
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
Loughborough Town Hall


Charnwood Arts
Jazz at Loughborough College
(Lizzie Copper)

Leicester

Curve, Leicester
De Montfort Hall
Leicester Haymarket Theatre

Leicester


Little Theatre, Leicester

The Y Theatre, Leicester The Sue Townsend Theatre

Leicester


Upstairs at the Western



Travel

Local
Concessionary Bus Travel
Leicestershire



Traveline - East Midlands
Public transport planner
for East Midlands



National

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

International

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

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

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Volunteering



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
Do-It
Find a volunteering opportunity near you
School Readers
Can you find an hour or two
a week to hear school children read?

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