Crouch Valley

Latest News

The purpose of this page is notify all members of information that will be of interest


21st November Secretary

The National Newsletter is now available

19th November Secretary

There are several updates with news on the latest Police advice on Fraud. U3A Podcast
and October National Newsletter

Also updated Home page picture for November

25th October Various

Strollers have updated information re meeting point.
Updated information regarding next Walkers adventure.

Please follow Treasurer information regarding Amazon Smile

8th October Walkers

Updated details of the next walk on the 12th October are available.

3rd October

New Home page photo for October.

23rd September

Latest National Newsletter now available please follow Secretary page link

22nd September Walkers

Update to walk on 30th September & pictures from Southend Pier walk.

15th September

Please read the following information from National on our Groups page in connection with the latest from the Government on Covid.

11th September Walkers

Please read updated information regarding the walking group following last Government Covid restrictions.

Also information regarding the walk on the 14th on the walkers event page.

1st September

New Home page photo for September.

31st August Walkers

Update to the Walkers calendar and picture of recent Hyde Hall walk.

29th August

The latest August National Newsletter is now available on Secretary page

22nd August~


A new tab has been added to the site with links to all Newsletters


Updated Strollers group leader contact information

General Information

The summer 2020 Newsletter is now available on the web. Please follow General Information link

11th August Walkers

Updates to forthcoming walks.

4th August

New Home page photo for August.

29th July Secretary

Latest National Newsletter and Urgent Phishing notice which members must read is now available on line. Please follow Secretary page.

25th July

The latest National Newsletter is now available on the Secretary page

21st July

There is an update to the Table Tennis page.
Information regarding the next Walkers organised walk after lockdown is available.

Also please read the Direct Mail Update document under Data Protection section on our
General Information page.

13th July

Member update

At present it is difficult to know when we will be able to meet again. Please note under the current situation the Hog Roast and the Christmas Dance have been cancelled.

Please read the update posted on our Welcome page regarding membership.

The committee have decided to go ahead with a summer edition of the newsletter. This is an open message to members if you have any articles and/or pictures please forward them to Jan Campen (

The Home page photo has been updated

19th June Secretary

Latest National Newsletter available in Secretary page

1st June

Please read the latest scam information from the police in Public Information re Coronavirus page. It relates to the NHS Track & Trace.

20th May

Please read the latest Fraud update in Public Information re Coronavirus page.
A new Home page photo of the latest family in the creek.

10th May Local History

Please visit Local History and follow links to suggested locations for a virtual tour.

8th May Local History

Please visit Local History to follow Imperial War Museum link for information about VE Day 1945.

7th May

The Group Leaders of Local History and Family History have updated their pages to keep members updated. Please take time out to read.

5th May

New Home page photo for May.

New Gardening Group photos of members gardens in lockdown.

Please send them in.

15th April Gardening

To keep members connected the Gardening Group are sending in pictures of their gardens during the lockdown. Please visit Members Garden Pictures page.

8th April Welcome

The following statement has been issued by the committee and is also stated in our Welcome page under the heading of membership.

There is an update from the Local History group.

6th April

A new sub page has been added to the website whilst we are in lockdown. It is headed public Information re Coronavirus. It is intended to inform members of what may be of interest to you or may be of interest to people you may know.

There is information published by the police titled April Fraud Update

Also information regarding help the Prince of Wales is doing to provide meals for the vunerable.
30th March

South Woodham Ferrers Rotary Club have set up SWF Rotary Foodbank Appeal on their Just Giving page. Please follow the link and see if you can help.

25th March

Please read the information from the Bird Watching group & Family History group in the Events page to keep members up to date during the current Coronavirus lockdown.

Please read the latest update for the Walkers group if they wish to keep active during this time.

21st March

Please read this information regarding RHS Hyde Hall Garden

Members & any guests plus all non members are free. Just being 'clicked' in. Donation boxes out non members counter. They have gone back to winter hours. No restaurant at H/Hall. Cafe only open for take away & o/s seating only. Play area closed.

21st March

Latest National Newsletter available on Secretary page

19th March

Please note Wine Appreciation Group 2 & Local History have suspended meetings
until further notice.

17th March


Following the recent advise from the Government it has been decided that all committee and monthly meetings are cancelled up May 31st. We will assess future meetings after this date based on Government advise at that time.

Those members who may have been interested in visiting other clubs within Maldon & District Cluster Group please visit their websites for updated information. We have been advised of meetings also being cancelled.

Please liaise with your Group Leader regarding the status of your group meetings.

The following groups have suspended their meetings.

Gardening Group
Ten Pin Bowling
Table Tennis

We do have members who do not have e-mail addresses therefore can we ask any member who you know that does not have such access to make contact.

As son as other information becomes available it will posted on our website and notified to members.

13th March


Please be advised the March meeting has been cancelled. Please read the
March Meeting - Notice of Cancellation notice that explains in full the rationale
behind the decision.

The notice is also on our Events page

10th March Various

New Home page photo for March
2020 membership form now on line. Follow General Information link
New Monthly Meeting Events added to the programme
Note Quiz Night on 31st March is cancelled
Updated Payments to Charities. Follow Treasurer link

9th March General Information

Please follow the above link regarding advice from National on Coronavirus.

17th February Secretary

The latest National Newsletter is now available on line.

4th February

Updated information for the quiz is now available on the Events page
Information regarding the 2020 AGM can be viewed on the Secretary page

3rd February

New Home page photo for February.
Detailed Group monies and summary monies on Treasurer page

31st January Treasurer

Updated donations to charities

31st January Cluster Group

As announced at the January monthly meeting we are now part of the
Maldon & District Cluster Group

Please read the principles document that explains how you go about visiting another clubs group and also there is a full list of the various group activities within each club.

There is a Cyber Crime event on our Events page

31st January Walkers

Updated information for future walks.

27th January Gardening

Gardening Events for 2020 now available.

24th January Various

Latest National Newsletter can be viewed on Secretary page
Thank you letter From Lupus can be viewed on Treasurer page.
New provisional Social Events for you calendar

13th January

Home page photo update

13th January Events

New Social Events added to the calendar

10th January Various

Treasurer updates for group monies
New dates for Walkers & Wine Appreciation Group2

2nd January

A new Home page welcome photo for the New Year
List of Local History events for 2020.