Buckhurst Hill

Membership information

IF YOU JOINED OR RENEWED YOUR MEMBERSHIP DURING THE 1ST APRIL – 31ST MAY PERIOD, IE WHILST OUR ACTIVITIES ARE SUSPENDED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS, WE WILL BE OFFERING A DISCOUNT AGAINST THE SUBSCRIPTION RENEWAL FOR 2021. FOR A THREE-MONTH PERIOD, THIS WILL BE £5, INCREASING PROPORTIONALLY IF THE SUSPENSION PERIOD CONTINUES BEYOND THREE MONTH.

WITH EFFECT FROM THE 1ST JUNE 2020, WE ARE PLACING A TEMPORARY STOP ON MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS AND NEW MEMBER APPLICATIONS UNTIL OUR SUSPENSION PERIOD COMES TO AN END.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE NOTIFIED WHEN WE BEGIN ACCEPTING MEMBERSHIP REQUESTS AGAIN PLEASE EMAIL CHRISTINE SLADE, OUR MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY, VIA THE LINK AT THE SIDE OF THE PAGE.

MEMBERSHIP FEES

The membership year of Buckhurst Hill U3A runs from 1st April to the following 31st March

Single Annual Membership is £20.00. This includes a Capitation Fee to our national organisation which is currently £3.50. (Any alteration to this fee will be announced in our monthly newsletter). Our national organisation, The Third Age Trust, provides a wide range of services and benefits, including liability insurance cover.

If you are applying after the start of the membership year, the fees are as follows:
• From 1 July: £15.00
• From 1 October: £10.00
• From 1 January: £5.00

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF MEMBERSHIP

Members will:
• Abide by the Aims and Guiding Principles of the U3A movement.
• Always act in the best interests of the U3A and never do anything to bring the U3A into disrepute.
• Abide by the terms and conditions of the constitution.
• Treat fellow members with respect and courtesy at all times.
• Comply with and support the decisions of the elected committee.
• Advise the Committee of any change in your personal details.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

Your personal details will be held on a secure database and will be used solely for the purposes of administration and the communication of U3A matters. They will never be supplied to an outside agency or party other than for you to receive Third Age Matters by Direct Mail. Full details of our data protection policy are included in the attached "Data Protection and Privacy Policy" which can be found on the Information tab.

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION OR RENEWAL 2020/2021
Please download and complete the attached membership form and bring, together with your cheque for the appropriate fee (as detailed above) payable to Buckhurst Hill U3A, to the next branch meeting or alternatively please send your form and cheque, to:-

Miss C Slade, 18 Scotland Road, Buckhurst Hill, IG9 5NR.

Please ensure you complete and sign all pages of the membership application form.

VISITORS

Visitors and potential new members are allowed to attend one monthly branch meeting free of charge and attend any Interest Group once for which a fee of £2.00 will be payable. The £2.00 fee is payable in addition to any session costs payable for hall hire and / or materials.

For further information please contact the Membership Secretary, Christine Slade by telephone on 020 8505 1005 or via the attached link