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It is with much sadness to have to tell you that our chair, Sheila Davenport, died on 22 December 2019. Her funeral service will take place at St Paul’s Church, St Paul’s Square, Bedford on Monday 20th January at 3pm. The family has asked that people wear bright colours.

Sheila had been a member of Bedford U3A for many years. She was also a member of several groups and had contributed a lot to the running of Bedford U3A.

The family has said that donations to Cancer Research UK in memory of Sheila can be made using this link Type in Davenport and you should be taken to the page for Sheila to make your donation.

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On the Welcome page you will find details of the global U3A movement and Bedford U3A as well as links to information about membership and notices given out at Open Meetings. You will also find the Notice Board.

On the Membership page you find out how to join us.

On the Groups page information about our numerous interest and activity groups can be found as well as the latest announcements and news.

On the Events page details of our Open Meetings and other events can be found.

Our Travel Club has its own page where information about outings, theatre trips and holidays can be seen.

The picture is of the River Ouse in Bedford. It was taken on the Suspension Bridge looking towards the Swan Hotel.

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