Lancaster & Morecambe


You can download and read the documents below.

Please note that some of these documents are for U3A members only and require a password. The password can be found towards the bottom of any of the emails used to distribute the News Bulletins and Newsletters.

Details of Group Organisers can be accessed via the Members Portal which requires you to logon using information from your membership card (see Accessing the Members Portal).Contact the Database team if you are a member and do not have a password.

The latest Newsletter is Newsletter - Jul 2021

U3A How to renew membership online (for existing members who wish to renew online)
U3A Membership Renewal 2021-22 (for existing members not using online renewal)
U3A Membership Application form (for new members)
Membership Policy
Personal Declaration (GDPR)


2021 AGM Draft Minutes
2021 AGM - Report by Chair
2021 AGM - Report by Treasurer

Committee Business
Committee minutes, presentation notes, and other committee items can be obtained from the Secretary

Policies and Guidelines
Accessibility Policy
Authorisation of purchases guidelines
Charging and accounting for Home Groups
Complaints policy
Data Protection policy
Digital Media Use and Content policy
Disciplinary procedure
Dogs and children attending groups
Electrical learning equipment policy (risk assessment and inspection)
Emergency Decisions
Equal Opportunity guidelines
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy (Sample)
Fees, expenses and reserves policy
Fund Raising and Donation Guidelines
ICE Cards guidelines
Involvement in non-U3A activities
Legitimate Interest Assessment guide
Loan of equipment to other organisations
Member code of conduct
Music and Arts events guidelines
Newsletter and Newslink guidelines
Organising event outside normal group meeting
Outside speaker policy
Principles of the U3A movement
Privacy guidelines
Reserves policy
Retention of records
Safeguarding policy
Special educational activities policy
Venue Risk Assessment guidelines
Visitor attendance at meetings

Health and Safety Documents
Outdoor Generic Risk Assessment
Sample Protocol (Guidance for Participants in an Activity)
Covid Protocol Indoor Groups
Covid Protocol Outdoor Groups

Key non-committee roles

Guidelines for Group Leaders
Accident Report Form
Expenses Claim Form
Charging and accounting for Home Groups

Guidance for Walkers
Nordic Walking Group
Public Walking Group Guidance
Shorter, Intermediate and Harder Walking Group Guidelines