Category Archives: Committee posts

Amazon Fire tablet computers available free to u3a members!

  Member David Mayo was one of the first of our u3a members to take advantage of a scheme to offer FREE online access to those without the technology to enable them to take part in online activities. Primarily designed to encourage participation in physical activities under the remote guidance of a professional, the Amazon Fire project has… 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 »