News

A note about joining a new group

A reminder to all members when attending a group for the first time it is essential that you contact the Group Leader beforehand. From a health and safety perspective, it is not permitted to just turn up unannounced.

An invitation from Carole Clementson

One of the u3a groups I joined after returning to live in the United Kingdom was the New Experiences group co-ordinated by Kevin Millard.  Some experiences were definitely a challenge but on a beautiful summer evening in August 2019, on a visit to a local vineyard in East Farndon, I was introduced to a rather … Read more

Ladybird books – do you remember these?

Then call into the Harborough at Work, family friendly exhibition in the town library looking at the Ladybird Books series ‘People at Work’. The exhibition considers how occupations and attitudes have changed since the publication of the first title sixty years ago. Work today has been captured through a series of photographs and interviews with … Read more

News from National u3a

OUR U3A FRIENDS NEWSLETTER Look out for our new range of offers and discounts in the April u3a Friends newsletter… In response to requests for a members’ discount scheme, we are launching u3a Friends Extra in the April newsletter. This new offer helps to significantly increase the range of services available to u3a members and … Read more

In case you missed it –

Salcombe Wrecks – History from the sea. Jim Tyson delivered an interesting talk about his former diving club, in particular their discovery of gold coins. It was the story behind the headline – DIVERS FIND SUNKEN TREASURE – as it was widely reported.Jim was able to use his unrestricted access to charts, archive film and … Read more

GAME, SET and MATCH!

Members of the HWu3a showed their appreciation of the sterling efforts of groupcoordinator, Rita Moth. Rita has been doing this role for 23 years, going back almost to thefoundation of the SLU3A, for those of you who can remember that! Neil Hadkiss presented Rita with flowers anda gift on behalf of the other members whoare … Read more

Stop Press – diary date – Jamming evening!

Jordan Jammers and their offshoot, Phoenix (both HWu3a jamming groups), will be playing on Saturday evening, 1st June. It’s a fundraising gig for Bowel Cancer Research. The venue will be the Methodist Church, Market Harborough. Everyone welcome. More details nearer the time. Helen Salisbury

MEDIA NEWS from the Third Age Trust

A new campaign with Boom Radio Our new advertising campaign with Boom Radio begins on Monday 1 April.We feel this is a good fit for our first Trust radio campaign as thestation reaches 627,000 adult listeners every week – most of whom areover the age of 55. Our three-month radio advertising campaign will consist of … Read more

Can You Help?

It is important that we keep raising awareness of HWu3a with the wonderful opportunities it offers and encourage others to join too.  So, can you help with publicising HWu3a near where you live?  There are several ways you can do so: Other suggestions are welcome too! Contact me on publicity@hwu3a.org.uk or phone/text/WhatsApp 07837 410 575 … Read more

More on Fit for the Future

Fit for the Future consultation process Q&A. A Question and Answer document has been issued by national u3a which you can download here. Please take your time to consider these questions and answers relating to proposed changes in the way that the Third Age Trust will be run in the future..We would would welcome your … Read more