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Membership Renewals

If you have yet to renew your membership through to 31st December 2023, your £15 membership fee can be paid by cheque (payable to ‘Salford u3a’) or by cash. It can be paid directly to the membership secretary or via any of your interest group convenors. Thank you for your continuing support which is much appreciated.

Roles at Salford u3a

Please see The Committee page for details of vacant committee/support roles and how to apply.

Social Media

We’d love our members to follow us on our social media platforms and like/share our posts.

Just click the button to visit our Twitter account.

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Trips and special events

An exciting overseas trip has been announced for 2023 and is now available for booking. Please see the brand new Trips page for more information.

Reserve the date in your diaries – our 2023 annual lunch will take place at Monton Sports Club on Friday 3rd March. Please complete the booking form if you would like to attend.

2023 AGM

Our 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place at our social morning at Elm Bank, Monton on Friday 17th February immediately before our speaker takes to the floor. Please click below for all relevant documentation.

Age-friendly communities

Some of you will recall that Dr Eve Blezard came to see us at one of our monthly socials last year to talk about her research into age-friendly communities for the over-55s. Please see here for details and for how you can contribute.

This website

We have a brand new Trips page, accessible from the top-level menu, detailing both future (watch this space) and previous trips – please check it out. There’s also been a little re-organisation with a couple of pages, Galleries and IT Matters, moving under ‘More…’.

IT Matters

In November, we had a very informative talk at the monthly social meeting by Dave Carlos offering extremely useful advice on how to stay safe online. For more information, please see a selection of links on the IT Matters page.

Also see the IT Matters page for details of the latest Tech and Tea courses starting in January.

Useful Phone Numbers

Age Friendly Salford have produced a handy summary of the phone numbers of various organisations that may be useful to our members. Please see the Useful Numbers and Links page.

Interest Groups

For an overview of our interest groups, please see the Groups page.

The vast majority of our groups have capacity for new members, so if you are interested in joining or just want to find out more, please contact the relevant convenor.

New group: German Language

Would you be interested in a German language group? Linda Page would be willing to get a group going, if there is sufficient interest. The first step would be to bring members together to discuss the practicalities so please let Linda know if you are interested, or have a word at the January Social and we’ll take it from there.

To contact Linda, please email salfordu3a@gmail.com marking the subject line of your email ‘FAO: Linda Page

Some of our groups are moving to another venue from January. Both Book Club 3 and French Intermediate will be at Walkden Gateway, whilst Family History and Gardening will meet at Eccles Gateway.

The Local Walks group have now published their programme for the first half of 2023.