Category Archives: Committee posts

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 »

Profile of new Committee member Dave Simpson Scott

Dave writes… I was born in Surrey, where I lived until my mid-twenties.  During my schooldays there my father decided that our family would build a house.  And we did, although it took us four years, and I failed my A-levels first time round: too busy bricklaying!  However, I made up for that the next year by passing… Read More »

Well done and ‘Thank You so much’

After 7 years of outstanding service, Jan and Alison have retired from the committee.  They were presented with gift vouchers as a small token of thanks from the membership.  Fortunately the relaxation of Coronavirus rules meant that the delivery could be in person… [Photo] Committee stalwarts Jan Lowy (Secretary) and Alison Andrew (Newsletter Editor) being presented with their… Read More »

Subscriptions renewal

Please remember to renew your subscription for our next membership year by the end of May. The 2021/22 subscription is £10 for an individual with email newsletter (or £18 if you want a printed newsletter). For two people at the same address the rate is £20 with email newsletter (or £28 to include one printed newsletter). There are no… Read More »

From the Chair – Feb 2021

It’s now 12 months since many of us were at the Baptist Church drinking coffee, chatting to each other and listening to a talk about beavers on the National Trust’s Holnicote Estate.  Since then we have learned so much!  New words and phrases have entered our lexicon: Covid; Zoom; social distancing; the ‘new normal’…  Familiar expressions – such… Read More »

From the Chair Jan 2021

Last year ended on a successful note with the creation of our new website, featuring the lively Advent calendar, and a special coffee morning with live music.  As I wrote in December, with the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccination programme, it may be possible to return to holding meetings indoors later this year.  Until then, however, our u3a… Read More »