So much on offer from the ‘rebooted Isle of Wight u3a’: Join today

older man playing chess

The list is endless of u3a groups on the Isle of Wight, all following the u3a principle of Learn, Laugh, Live. Find out more within

Tuesday, 27th October, 2020 10:09am

By Louis Lawrence

Joining the U3A could open up a world of opportunities (updated)

u3a happy lady

There are over 40 Isle of Wight U3A groups to choose from, offering an opportunity for retired and semi-retired people to share experiences, knowledge, skills and friendship.

Friday, 2nd October, 2015 10:22am

By Louis Lawrence with one comment

A winter warmer from the U3A

IW U3A logo

The University of the Third Age has much to offer the Island's older residents. Why not see if anything takes your fancy or whether you can offer anything.

Friday, 13th September, 2013 4:34pm

By Louis Lawrence with one comment

Letter to the Editor: Does IW Have Largest U3A Community?

Letter to the Editor: Does IW Have Largest U3A Community?

The IW branch of the U3A has a whopping 450 active members, Louis Lawrence asks whether this is the largest in the UK

Tuesday, 3rd July, 2012 11:37am

By Louis Lawrence with 3 readers' comments

Variety Is The Spice Of Older Life (At The IWU3A)

Variety Is The Spice Of Older Life (At The IWU3A)

Over 50s can really benefit from the courses at the University of the Third Age. Annual meeting being held this Friday for those interested.

Tuesday, 15th May, 2012 12:42pm

By Louis Lawrence

Letter To The Editor: Shopping Musuem?

Letter To The Editor: Shopping Musuem?

VB reader, Louis Lawrence shares his views on the demise of the High Street and the role the Isle of Wight council play in its future.

Thursday, 19th January, 2012 12:04pm

By Louis Lawrence with 16 readers' comments

Islanders Take Part In Holocaust Memorial Day

Islanders Take Part In Holocaust Memorial Day

Islander attend memorial day event at end of the month

Wednesday, 19th January, 2011 5:44pm

By Louis Lawrence

Isle of Wight Credit Union

Isle of Wight Credit Union

Thanks to Louis for sending in details of the Isle of Wight Credit Union. It’s a life saver for some and may be of interest to anyone who has problems obtaining services from conventional

Monday, 21st January, 2008 10:54am

By Louis Lawrence