Mansfield & District

News and Notices

Mansfield U3A's Coffee Morning this year is on Friday, 24 May, from 10 am to 12 noon at St Philip Neri's Church Hall on Chesterfield Road.
Parking is available in Tesco's car park - free for two hours and the side gate will be open to save your legs - the gate is next to the petrol station. A few disabled spaces are available in the church car park.
Tea or coffee and biscuits are included in the ticket price of just £2.00 and fresh cream scones will also be on sale. Any tickets bought before the day will qualify for for free entry in a prize draw.
As usual, there will a great raffle, Tombola for the serious gamblers (contributions to either will be very welcome), a cake stall, thanks to the Pudding Club! Plus Sheila's savoury pies, a plant stall thanks to the Garden Group (cuttings, seedlings or full grown trees very welcome).
Chairman Jacqui is planning a return of the dress rail so all donations of clean clothes, shoes, etc will be gratefully received - any not sold will be given to charity.
We look forward to seeing everyone!

Safeguarding Policy
As required by the Charities Commission, a Safeguarding Policy has been developed for Mansfield U3A. The policy statement is available on a link from the Membership page.
The Safeguarding Officer is Committee Member Lynne Payne.

Change to the Constitution
An EGM was held on Tuesday 15 May 2018 at which was passed unanimously the motion changing the previous Objects Clauses to the Objects Clause suggested by the Third Age Trust.
The amended Constitution can be viewed via a Link on the Membership Page.

Changes to Groups Finances
Some Interest Groups will have to change the way of recording their finances. These changes are set out in Group Finances 2018, a Link on the Groups Page.

Data Protection and Privacy
As a result of the new Data Protection laws, Mansfield U3A is required to ask for members' consent to retain their personal data and to ensure that this data is kept securely. A new Data Protection Policy and a new Privacy Policy have been issued and are available from the Membership Page on this website.

In addition, the Annual Renewal Form has been updated and is available from the Finance Page.

This page, together with its sub-pages under the Links sign above right, will give you the latest U3A news from Mansfield U3A and its members. If you have anything to report, please inform the Secretary and / or Newsletter Editor, so that all our members are kept well informed.

Each month, some useful or interesting information arrives from the Third Age Trust, the Notts Network or the North Notts Neighbourhood Group and this page will enable the Committee to pass it on to you.

Each of these groups has its own page, accessed through the links on the right. If there is any news, you'll find it there, as well as links to the web-sites of local U3As.