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Activities Update for March 2013

Hello everyone, we still have places on our holidays as below. Book early to avoid disappointment.


Saturday, 20th to Wednesday, 24th April

A 5 day break to Scotland staying at the Duke of Gordon Hotel Kingussie. The cost of �220.00 per person (�40.00 single supplement) includes bed, breakfast, five course evening meal, day trips and entertainment.

Monday, 10th to Sunday, 16th June

A 7 day break to Ireland at the Jackson Hotel Ballybofey at a cost of �399.00 per person (�60.00 single supplement). This is half board and includes all day trips, entrance fees and includes a trip into the Titanic Exhibition.

Monday, 5th to Monday, 12th August

An 8 day break to Warner's Lakeside Village, Hayling Island (Nr Portsmouth) at a cost of �599.00 per person (no single supplement). This is an all-inclusive holiday with entertainment throughout the day and evenings.

Sunday, 13th to Sunday, 20th October

This is a 7 night break to Monica Isabel, Albufeira, Portugal at a cost of �547.00 per person and is all-inclusive (no single rooms). Luggage allowance of 22kg. Please note that a deposit of �50.00 per holiday per person will be requested. Single rooms will be allocated at a later date; the deposit will be refundable if you are unable to get the room or holiday of your choice.

If interested in any of these holidays please contact Carole, Angie or Pete to reserve your place.


Outdoor Pursuits

Galloway's provide adventure activities designed to cater for a wide range of physical and visual abilities. From low level walks through to kayaking, rock climbing and much more.


Thursday, 7th March - Gazegill Farm

We hope to help with the lambing and also tasks around the farm.

Wednesday, 13th March - Cycling at Moor Park

Here is the opportunity to ride on all sorts of bikes, it will be great fun and a chance to ride various types of Modified bicycles in the park.

Tuesday, 26th March - Wildlife Trust Visit to Leighton Moss

We are hoping to help with the sensory garden and do some artwork with a local school.

Monday, 8th to Friday, 12th April - Water Park

A week at this Adventure Centre canoeing, sailing, walking and more, you will meet new friends, have fun and enjoy the great outdoors! If you cannot make April, we will be returning again in July.

Monday, 29th July to Friday, 2nd August - Water Park

We regret you cannot go on both, so please state when you book which is suitable to you. The cost is �60.00 per person.

Monday, 15th April - Driving Day at Three Sisters Race Track

You can drive a car, ride pillion on a motorbike or sit beside a driver and speed round the track in a classic car. This is a great day out at a cost of �10.00 per person.

If you want to find out more or take part, contact Pete or Lyn on (01772) 744148.


Some More Dates

Please don't forget we have activities in many areas around the county, don't sit behind four walls, get out and join in. Drop into Morecambe, Chorley, Southport and Penwortham or telephone (01772) 744148 to see what's on.


Thursday, 28th February - Open Day at Accrington Fire Station

If you live in the Accrington Area, we are having an Open Day which will give you the opportunity to talk to suppliers about the latest technology and have a demonstration, also a little gardening treat. We look forward to meeting you between 10.00am - 3.00pm. For further details please contact Sarah on 01254 235211.

Friday, 8th March

Don't forget our Grand Charity Evening at Lostock Hall, dancing to the Irish Dance Troope. Apologies that last month the wrong group name was given.

Friday, 15th March - Harris Museum Print Afternoon

This is a free event and there will be an audio description of the history of print. If you are interested please contact Carole or Alison on 01772 744148 to book your place.

Friday, 22nd March - Fun Day at Fleetwood Library

This is an afternoon of fun, microwave cooking, story time and Easter craft. If you live in the Blackpool, Cleveleys or Fleetwood areas call in at 2.00pm - 4.00pm, meet friends and have a cuppa and a chat. Please contact Lyn on 07719 219 719 or Fleetwood Library on (01253) 775807.

Good bye until next month.