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 »

Nature Amblers Group spring into action – but gently!

In April, 9 of us ambled to Great Wood in Selworthy.  We were delighted to see carpets of bluebells on all sides and swathes of early purple orchids peeping out amongst the bluebells.  There was plenty of other nature to see and hear.  In total we saw 37 wild flowers, trees and insects and heard another 5 birds.… Read More »

Are you interested in Poetry?

We are looking for someone to be willing to lead some Poetic discussions! Or at least convene a few like-minded souls. How about you? Poetry 1 Group has decided to disband. Convenor Sandra writes “Since losing our convenor Jenny a year ago, there are only 4 of us.  The small number meant we could meet during most of… Read More »

Step’n’Snap news

We are going to start Step’n’Snap again.  We need to sort out a day of the month for meeting.  For those not familiar with the group – it’s run by Rob Young, and is a photography group, which both encourages you to get out and about and provides photographic tutorials for new photographers.  Each month there is a… Read More »

Do you enjoy Scrabble? Our group seeks new members

  The Scrabblers have been back in action at the Methodist Lounge in Minehead since last September, and now that things are looking more positive we have space to recruit some new members. We are a very friendly group and welcome players of all abilities – there is always plenty of laughter and encouragement so why not come… 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 »