SCR newsletter

Pendle College | Lancaster University

October, 2017

 Fundraising Danceathon

My name’s Michelle and I’m one of the HR Advisors for here at the University. On Saturday 21st October 2017 between 10am -10pm, I will be hosting a 12 hour Danceathon at Lancaster House Hotel, to raise money for the Motor Neurone Association. You are all more than welcome, so please bring your children and friends/family along and support me by having a boogie and some fun. If you would like to donate, I do have a just giving page which can be found here


 Join our 2017/18 lunchtime Quiz Team!

We are looking for some additional members for our SCR quiz team to compete in the lunch- time quiz challenge against other College teams. The first quiz round should take place in week 5. Anyone interested in becoming a quiz team member should email Jill for further details.


Pendle SCR Book Group

Ten members of the newly formed Pendle Book Group met last week to discuss the Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry and a very interesting and relaxed discussion it was too. The next book will be An Equal Stillness by Francesca Kay (Winner of the Orange Award for New Writers 2009) and the next group meeting will be at 12.30 to 1.15pm on Thursday, 16th November in the Errington Room, Pendle Rooms. Refreshments will be provided. If you would like to join us or have any questions, please email Liz at You can also join our Facebook group Pendle College SCR Book Group.

 All sorts of ways to volunteer for your College!

Principal Tracy Walters, recently had lunch with several new Senior Members to talk about ways in which they could volunteer for activities in College. Lots of ideas came out of that meeting and we are happy to say that we are acting upon those suggestions and there will be some new activities happening in the very near future. We will keep you posted. Do keep the ideas coming and contact us via


Invitation to join “Team Pendle” for a Halloween run

SCR member, Patricia White, would like to ask if anyone is interested in forming a Team Pendle for the Lancaster Castle Halloween Jail Break 10km or would prefer the family Halloween fancy dress fun-run.  If you’d like to know more about Team Pendle then do email Patricia at

Dates for your diary

Danceathon in aid of charity from 10am to 10pm on Saturday, 21st October at the Lancaster House Hotel

“Team Pendle” Halloween 10K run on 29th October – email Patricia at

Be part of the Pendle College Quiz Team.   Contact Jill in the College Office at if you’d like to be a team member.  First match will be in week 5.




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