February 2015 Newsletter

Monthly Update

February 2015

The February HASSRA newsletter is now online and will be hitting in trays around the building in a few days.   Congratulations to everyone who won a share of our Christmas draw prize pot. And don’t forget, our AGM takes place on 5th March at 16:30 in the Woodpecker, everyone is invited.

If you don’t get any other Valentine this year, here is a load of love from HASSRA Leeds, just for you!

Elizabeth Letaief

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News roundup

·         NEW! Find out about our new activities subsidy offer and get out and do something this half term!

·         NEW! Come along to the AGM on 5th March or submit your paperwork by 25th February if you want to join our active volunteers

·         NEW! Join our brand new Taekwondo classes, starting on Tuesday 26th February at 13:00 in the Sports Hall. Free to Gold card members, £3.80 for HASSRA members and £5.00 for non–members. All you need is comfortable clothing and bare feet!

·         NEW! The Craft Club meets at 12:00 every day this month to make things to sell for Comic Relief. Contact Janet.Coy@dwp.gsi.gov.uk for more details

·         NEW! Free Latin taster session with the Dance Club on 27th February

·         Beginner’s keep fit – we’re still looking for people to join a  new beginner’s class Please contact me (Elizabeth.letaief@dwp.gsi.gov.uk)  or Phil at the.newsletter@hotmail.co.uk.

·         Self-defence classes – please email me or Phil if you’re interested (as above)

·         If you’re caring for an elderly person or someone with special needs and are interested in learning about music therapy and how it might help, please contact me (Elizabeth.letaief@dwp.gsi.gov.uk)

·         Well done to Vince Brownridge who won our January Sudoku competition. This month, you need to know your love songs to be in with a chance of winning

·         NEW! Our free draw for Cricket tickets is back!

·         Contact Janet.Coy@dwp.gsi.gov.uk if you’d like to help the craft club turning donated yarn into knitted and crocheted items for charity. Or  take some yarn and use it at your leisure. We need more 6” squares!

·         NEW! The Christian Fellowship starts its Lent Programme this month

·         If you want to start a new club or are interested in a particular activity we don’t currently offer, contact any member of the HASSRA Leeds Board of Management

Want to find out more?

HASSRA Leeds newsletterbooking forms and terms and conditions

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Dates for your diary

This is a list of dates for your diary and may include reference to trips and events that are happening but booking may have closed. If places are available, they will be advertised in the current edition of the newsletter:

·         NEW! Choir Taster session, 13:00 12th February, Woodpecker

·         Wine Club Quiz evening, 20th February

·         Boardgame evening, first floor coffee area 5pm, 24th February

·         NEW! AGM, 5th March 16:30, The woodpecker

·         Wine Tasting, Madeira and Sherry, 5th March

·         See Dance ‘Til Dawn with Vincent and Flavia, Grand Theatre 31st March

·         Amsterdam 16th to 20th April (booking deadline extended to 20th February)

·         Walking Club trip to the Lake District, 15th to 18th May (book by 31st January)

·         Angling Club trip to Menzies Stourport Manor 18th to 19th June

·         London family Fun Trip, 2nd to 6th August

·         Walking Club trip to Niederau, 29th August

·         Istanbul, 21st January 2016

Want to find out more?

HASSRA Leeds newsletter|   booking forms and terms and conditions

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Regular events

·         NEW! Taekwondo, the Forum, Tuesdays at 13:00

·         Abs Blast classes, the Forum, Wednesdays at 12:25

·         Craft club meets on Wednesdays at 12:00. Contact Janet.coy@dwp.gsi.gov.uk

·         Christian Fellowship, Wednesdays at 12:15, contact alex.joiner@dh.gsi.gov.uk

·         Darts practice, Woodpecker, 12:30 Wednesdays. Contact Ian.Gibson@dwp.gsi.gov.uk

·         Choir meets in the Woodpecker Bar on Thursdays at 13:00, contact Elainearnott29@gmail.com

·         HASSRA Harriers meet for a run on Thursdays at 12:15

·         Guitar Lessons, Thursdays 12:00 and 13:00, contact the.newsletter@hotmail.co.uk or talk to Phil at the Forum

·         Ballroom and Latin lessons, Sports Hall, Fridays at 13:00. Contact Neil.Parkinson@nhs.net

·         Wine Club meets at 17:00 in the Woodpecker (various dates and contacts- see programme)

·         Forum Classes

·         The Book People (Woodpecker Bar) every month

Want to find out more?

HASSRA Leeds newsletter|    booking forms and terms and conditions

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Member Benefits and Ticket Offers

Find out more about the following benefits available to HASSRA Leeds members:

·         15% off annual metro tickets and up to 25% off other bus tickets

·         £10 off trainers and 10% discount on other goods at Up and Running, Boar Lane

·         Half price initial Wine Club session

·         Cinema Vouchers: Cineworld £5.16, Vue £4.32, Showcase £4.80 (collect on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from Phil at The Forum)

·         Free entrance to Harewood House (contact The Forum)

·         Historic Houses entrance card (contact The Forum)

·         10% discount on Northern Heights Tree Specialists services if you say you’re a HASSRA Leeds member (email info@northernheightstrees.com)

·         Wedding Photography packages from £350 at www.photothentic.co.uk. Say you’re a member ofHASSRA Leeds for an extra 25% discount (limited availability)

·         10% off plant orders from North Leeds Garden Design for HASSRA Leeds members (www.northleedsgardendesign.co.uk )

·         Up to 80% off treatments at Mod Hair Salons in Leeds contact Hannah.mills@salspa.co.uk or visit www.modsalons.co.uk

·         10% off at Rapidoprint using code HAS814 at checkout at www.rapidoprint.co.uk

·         15% off at Tino’s Italian restaurant, Booth’s Yard, Pudsey by showing your HASSRA membership card

·         10% off at Neal’s Yard in the Victoria Quarter if you say you work here

·         10% off treatments at Phoenix Health and Wellbeing if you say you’re with HASSRA Leeds

·         10% off Forest Holidays (National offer)

Want to find out more?

HASSRA Leeds newsletter|  booking forms and terms and conditions

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