We are a registered charity. Northern Ireland charity number: NIC103317.
Latest news Last updated 5 June 2015
Last update 30 October 2017
Red Cross Volunteering More information here.
NEW Needle Natters is a new group, it’s starting on Thursday 2 November and will
be held weekly 12.30-
Gundi Cahill & Hilary Reid have started a German group. It is on Tuesdays from 17 October from 11.00 to 12.30 at Nelson St.
East Antrim U3A now has its own operational headquarters at 12 Nelson Street, Carrickfergus. This consists of a substantial hall and another smaller hall for meetings, office, kitchen and toilet facilities. There is wheelchair access if required. Group meetings are now being held there unless otherwise stated on the monthly activity programme.
Our new telephone number is 028 9336 1110, so if you are interested in joining or
have any query you can give us a ring. Generally there will be someone present in
the office to answer your call. Alternately you will be welcome as a visitor at our
next general meeting (see above), and you can join then if you wish. Our new address
for all correspondence is 12 Nelson St, Carrick BT38 8AR
There will be a series of workshops before Christmas: (please contact Karen email@example.com or 07730 768 104 to put your name forward)
MAKING CARDS FOR CHRISTMAS with Dorothy Dean. There are two dates Friday 20 October and Friday 10 November; please come back to Karen to express your interest. The sessions will last two hours and will start at 2.00 at Nelson Street.
CHRISTMAS CARD WORKSHOP -
Please bring the following with you if possible.
CRAFT MAT to work on or something similar
GLUE PEN -
CHRISTMAS WREATH MAKING: Monday 11/12/17 will be an opportunity to make Christmas
wreaths with Dorothy Dean. To be held in Nelson Street hall at 11.30 am. Dorothy
will provide a list of what you will need for this creative morning. Nomination now
SUGGESTED NEW GROUPS
Folk & Country Music: if you can play an instrument and this kind of thing makes you go “Yahoo” then please contact Teresa Connor via email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.
Luncheon Club: if you are interested it is planned to eat out at different venues twice a month and maybe an evening dinner. Please register your interest to email@example.com and your name will be passed to the person who suggested it.
Military History: anyone interested in helping to start or to join a group, please register with Teresa
Quiz Nights anyone interested, please register with Teresa
Information about scams. Click here.
The next general meeting will be held on Monday 20th November 2017
in Joymount Presbyterian Church Hall, Carrickfergus, at 2.00 pm.
The speaker will be member Jenny Cumming who will talk about Victorian Christmas Cards.
BRING & BUY SALE AND MINI AUCTION on Monday 20 November 2017 at our monthly meeting.
Refreshment Duty will be undertaken by the Italian group.
CHRISTMAS FUNCTION will be held in Loughshore Hotel in the Loughview Suite on Monday 18 December. We will be served a lovely buffet lunch and of course, will provide our own entertainment as always! Due to eating lunch this will start at 12.30 for 1.00pm. A small contribution will be required, as per last year of £3 per person. However as we are offering catering we will require an RSVP by 20 November please to Karen firstname.lastname@example.org
Photographs from the official opening of 12 Nelson St. on Friday 29 September 2017
63 Rawbrae Road
A week has passed and already I feel stronger and the excitement of last Friday’s “opening” will never leave me. Thank you all for making this dream a reality – those who worked so hard and gave so much of their time and energy; those who sent their messages, cards and gifts and all who shared in this adventure.
12 Nelson Street belongs to us all. Enjoy and take ownership of it.
With my love and good wishes
NSPCC Young Witness Service -
Could you be there to support children and young people who have to give evidence in criminal trials? Our young witness service is currently looking for volunteers to help children and families going through the court process across Northern Ireland.
If you think you could be there for a child through this challenging time, you can find out more by clicking here or calling Billy Eagleson on 028 9448 7568.
Volunteer Coordinator – Young Witness Service NI
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
028 9448 7568 078 2594 8244
Arthritis Care delivers self management courses throughout the province for people over 18 years of age who have long term pain or a long term condition. These courses are FREE to participants thanks to funding from various sources ie Health and Social Care Board.
Please see attached our “Living with chronic pain?” flier (click here) and our course timetable (click here). Quite a few of these courses have either started or are full. However, we still have places on the courses highlighted in red on the attached sheet. Please note although the courses are full we will take names for future courses.
NEW On a long waiting list but can't afford to go private? BBC Spotlight request. Click here.
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