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The Zoom Support Team have been planning a ‘Quiz and Games Evening’ Zoom event for Wednesday, 25th November starting at 7 p.m. There will be a mixture of light hearted and fun quiz rounds, bingo rounds and a few rounds of ‘Scattergories’. All accompanied with your favourite nibbles and choice of drinks. Please let Jackie Bunt or myself know if you wish to attend. Full details will be sent with your joining invite.

Quite mixed emotions as I write this last eNews as Chair. I have so enjoyed the past three and a half years getting to know a lot of members and helping to further develop our wonderful U3A. On Wednesday Hugh Wareing will be elected Chair and I am confident he will continue to build and provide opportunities for members to learn and socialise together. I have known Hugh for several years (we share an interest in family history) and have been impressed with his extensive knowledge, his calm and friendly manner and his keen desire to work and learn with others. I wish Hugh and the new Committee all the best in the coming months as we gradually start to resume ‘normal’ activities again.

The last few months have been exceptional, but I have been both inspired and amazed at how our

We all have support structures around us, be it family, friends, or good neighbours but sometimes these can be fragile and life can feel overwhelming. It is not always easy to ask for help or support and it can be easier to talk to someone outside of your family/friend circle. I have attached a flyer from LEAPS (listening ear and positive support) through Age Uk Mid Mersey for anyone who feels they may need some support. SEE OPPOSITE

NEW .... NEW The National U3A have put out an exciting winter program of talks and courses for members to join in with. I have attached the program but the links do not appear to work. So go to the upgraded website (click on U3A on our website) then click events. There is something for everyone from Mayan and Japan culture, living history, poetry, bridge and even crown green bowls. Well worth a look.
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Trip Refunds - all refunds for trips booked before lockdown have now been sent out – any problems or if you think you should have received a refund – please contact me in the first instant. It has been quite complicated with all the different trips and not helped by the bank taking their time in sending us a new cheque book.

Tuesday Talks - North West Region of U3As

An opportunity to take part in a regular series of Zoom talks, starting at 10.30 am on the second Tuesday of each month. The next three are

10th November Grandma flew Spitfires

8th December Winter Warmer with Fool's Gold Acoustic Musicians

Further details see https://u3asites.org.uk/north-west/events

Back to the pansy planting – looking forward to Spring already.

Please take care and stay safe.

Andrea, Chair

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