Crouch Valley

Groups

GROUPS

Listed below are our interest groups and the name of the contact for the group. Most meet monthly and the usual meeting time is shown on the timetable linked to this page, Bowling, Table Tennis and the Strollers group meet weekly. Interest groups are self financing, but we aim to keep the costs as low as possible.

We welcome suggestions for new groups so if you have a special interest not represented here we will be delighted to offer help in setting up a group to pursue your interest. Please contact our Group Coordinator for further information via the contact page.

Group Finances

The summary of current group balances are shown in the Treasurer page but for a detailed view of income and expenditure please follow the links to Detailed Group Income and Detailed Group Expense.

Group Leaders General Information

Please note all groups who meet at the village hall are aware of the Fire Alarm Procedure. Follow General Information link to view document.

If groups have to amend or cancel meeting dates please could you give the Village Hall at least 2 months notice.

Where bookings are required by a Group Leader it is recommended where possible to make booking as Crouch Valley U3A. If for any reason there is an issue, injury etc then any claim made could be covered under the U3A general insurance policy.

Can each Group Leader ensure there is an emergency contact number for each member within your group in case of any emergency.

Group Leaders Workshop

Group Leaders are requested where possible to follow guidelines below;

1.Group leaders when addressing the members should also use the microphone as this has two benefits

2.The hall is equipped with an “Audio induction loop” This helps those who wear hearing aids hear more clearly when the hearing aids are switch to the “T” position

Group leaders will collect Contact names and telephone numbers from members of their group to be used in cases of emergency.

To help there are 2 forms that can be downloaded. They are;

Attendance Record Form
Accident Record Form

Group Leader Mail Guideline

When Group Leaders are communicating to their group members by e-mail it is recommended that you send the mail to yourself and the members using the bcc functionality.

Group List
Art Appreciation
 John Acklaw
 John AcklawBird Watching & Wildlife Group
 Colin Martin
 Colin Martin
Book Group
 Joan Martin
 Joan MartinComputer Help Group
 Richard Bradshaw
 Richard Bradshaw
Creative Writing/Poetry Group
 Bob LeBeau
 Bob LeBeauCricket Lovers
 Ray Burns
 Ray Burns
Family History
 Colin Martin
 Colin MartinGames Group
 Julie Ferris
 Julie Ferris
Gardening
 David Shea
 David SheaGoing Out Group
 Ray Burns
 Ray Burns
Jazz Appreciation
 Ray Burns
 Ray BurnsKnit & Natter
 Brenda Neale
 Brenda Neale
Local History
 Aileen Langley
 Aileen LangleyLoose Women (& Men)
 Jan Campen
 Jan Campen
Play Reading
 Linda Thomas
 Linda ThomasStrollers
 Pat Fayers
 Pat Fayers
Table Tennis
 Eira Jonson
 Eira JonsonTen Pin Bowling
 Joyce Sach
 Joyce Sach
Walkers
 Lesley Dearing
 Lesley DearingWater Colour Painting
 Yvonne Frost
 Yvonne Frost
Weekenders
 Pat Offord
 Pat OffordWine Appreciation #1
 Andy Hull
 Andy Hull
Wine Appreciation #2
 Sue Jacobs
 Sue Jacobs