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Are you a bawler or a boomer – or are you just super cool?

Which empty vessel makes the most noise?

‘Superheroes’ can come in many different shapes and guises!

Spiderman (above right) has lots of speed dynamism and tenacity, whereas Supervan (centre) is very sedate and thoughtful with much carrying capacity and dyamic duo Zen (left) has lots of taste with a calming yin and yang balance! Which type of mug best depicts your personality and when with other people, which role do you prefer to take on? Would it be supercool to take Spiderman to Glastonbury?

Coffee break tip from

Here’s a trick I learned from teaching: purchase some coffee mugs locally and the next time you have a coffee break, make them available for staff to choose!






Cyber Monday: The Daleks are coming!

Hornsea shop to get greater model specialization!

Hornsea and the East Riding have numerous model making clubs!

In an Interview: “Hornsea gets a lot of holiday tourists and many visitors including mature men with some spare time on their hands are looking to buy models including the ever-popular Star Wars Memorabilia!”

Do you have a model railway in your loft or garage?

BB’s Time Machine in Cottingham are definitely worth a visit!

P.S. Well wishes to Chris!




Cottingham Rangers AFC  – spanning the generations

Cottingham Rangers Football Club

Cottingham Day: active younger and older members join forces in the Civic Hall to promote Cottingham Rangers AFC in the Civic Hall on the 4th. July

The club is an FA Charter Standard Community Club supporting 28 teams with ages from 8 through 18

Founded in 1972 following a conversation by two dads Ron Brown and Brian Metcalf discovering their sons schools didn’t have a football team!

Aims to cater for boys from the Cottingham and Skidby areas attending Cottingham High School.

Coaches are trained to FA Level 1

Age and fitness are not a barrier! Walking football is also practiced by older members.

Veterans also play walking football and many are still active since becoming founding members in the ’70s


Friends of Cottingham Rangers

How you can help or become involved

Geoff 849538

Dean 840924



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All aboard for tours and sight-seeing trips!

Amazing opportunity!

The U3A (The University of the Third Age) meet regularly and go on trips and have multiple interest groups including local history, book clubs, needlework, visiting places of interest, hiking, foreign languages and travel. Heather is discussing travel arrangements briefly in this video clip.


Editor’s Note: –

Further speakers to follow.

We are constrained by Internet file upload speeds and by limited video output formats of our camera equipment.

Hosting Cottingham Springboard again for 2016

Previously known as the Purple Cow and further to being shut for over a year for a facelift, this successful café bar has re-opened under new management.

The Olive Garden

Offering European-style outdoor tables for summertime café life, the Olive Garden offers a broad range of snacks and drinks to suit the more discerning palette. This successful café-bar concept has influenced the traditional English pub culture where the emphasis is on snacks and food, accompanied by a wider range of non-alcoholic drinks.