Evening Walks

A walk Ann and I completed today. Sadly just the two of us but we are lucky with the letter and the number of walks accessible from MH. No picture quiz this time but some possible clues to an earlier one. On a sartorial note, Dave is now wearing shorts, you’ve been warned!

From Helen Salisbury

During these lazy days of self isolation I have been catching up on recent emails and thought I would share some links with you from National U3A that may inspire you to keep on learning and staying in touch with fellow members: Checkout the National U3A Keep Well Page   When you land, scroll down the page […]

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We are now fully into the season for the payment of the Annual Subscriptions. Many thanks to all those members who have already paid. In view of the current situation,  which has necessitated the cancellation of the Monthly Meetings for a minimum of four months, it is now only possible to pay by cheque or cash by […]

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Useful ideas and links for the current situation

Ideas and links that might be useful during the current situation An email  from Helen Salisbury. containing useful links provided by national U3A. WhatsApp Several SLU3A groups have set up WhatsApp groups so they can keep in touch, maybe you can do that for your group, too? Here is a link to some information on […]

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From the Chair

Learn, Live and Laugh, the U3A strap line, has never been so important. It’s an opportunity to learn new things, maybe by using “ … the wizardry of modern technology … “ (to quote from our Prime Minister today on his Twitter account) and having a go using new software or apps or undertaking some […]

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Most trips cancelled or postponed

Unfortunately due to coronavirus our trips have had to be cancelled. CAROUSEL, HALF A SIXPENCE & SNOWSHILL   Maryan hopes to re-arrange the PORT SUNLIGHT trip for September and the HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT trip for October Sue is hoping to carry on with the THURSFORD trip on Wednesday 25 November This all of course depends […]

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Latest Coronavirus Advice

The most up to date information from the Third Age Trust is available here: https://www.u3a.org.uk/covid-19 U3A Newsletter Express – 27 March 2020 Update on National U3A Day Subscribe on line to the National U3A monthly newsletter.  The latest edition already has some excellent ideas on keeping in touch. Offer to Help   If you are not […]

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Can you offer to help?

Offer to Help. If you are not in self isolation, then maybe you can help out a neighbour who is by printing off this simple card and popping it through their letterbox. I have done this for several neighbours in our village and had 3 grateful phone calls, all from people I hardly know. Two […]

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Group Enabler

With Spring on the horizon, it’s an ideal opportunity for our outdoor groups to make the most of the countryside – mud and floods permitting! With that in mind, two of the new groups being promoted in March are tailor-made for nature lovers. March New Groups are: Wildlife (details on front page), Walking Cricket, IT […]