Category Archives: Committee posts

Are you up to date with your subscription?

If you have not renewed, your subscription expires at the end of April! (But there is a ‘Grace’ period!) If you are unsure of your status, Contact Julie, the new Membership Secretary- and please let her know of any change in address, telephone or email contacts. The process is ‘paperless’! Just send a cheque or pay online –… Read More »

Hybrid kit in action

You will be pleased to know that some of the teething problems with the group hybrid kit have been pretty much sorted out.  The Committee meeting in April took advantage of the kit as two members were not able to attend in person.  General reactions were very good with one of the remote participants commenting that they felt… Read More »

Former Chairman Jill Merer – a tribute

JILL MERER, one of our longest-serving members, sadly died on 6 March this year. We send our condolences to her family.   On joining Minehead and District u3a, Jill set up her book group, which has only recently disbanded. She soon joined the committee and in 2005 became our u3a’s fourth chairman, bringing expertise and enthusiasm to the… Read More »

2022/2023 Subscriptions – Committee decision

  The December meeting of the Committee discussed setting the subscription rate for the next year – that is, April 2022 until March 2023. The figure decided upon is £12 for an individual and £24 for a couple (plus £8.00 extra  for a printed copy of the newsletter, where requested).  For renewing members, the new figure will apply… Read More »

Happy New Year! u3a is 40 this year!

This  year is the 40th anniversary of the u3a movement.  The National Office will be celebrating all year long and running national events, the details of which you can see on the  National Office website.  Minehead and District u3a Group celebrated our 20th anniversary in 2019, so we are a bit younger than the National Movement. Why not… Read More »

Amazon Fire tablet – free loan to u3a members!

Do you know that Minehead & District U3A have some Amazon ‘Fire’ tablets for free loan to our members?  As a result of working in partnership with SASP we have acquired several devices, so if you have wondered what a ‘tablet’ computer is  and how it could be of use – wonder no more! You too can join… Read More »