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  • April Book Club Review

    COMPANY COMMANDER by Major Russell Lewis Six months in Helmand under constant attack This book is, in fact, the diary written by the author during his tour of duty in Afghanistan. Many in our group found it boring as well as disturbing. We narrowly and decidedly avoided political discussion and any talk of the rights […]

  • March Gardening News

    Thanks to all of you who came to the last meeting. The next meeting is on 6th April at Wedgwood at 10am. I will be showing you how to take soft tip cuttings from half hardy perennials and how I sow seeds. If you want to have a go at this, then bring a plant […]

  • Walking Netball update

    Arrangements have been made for a taster session next Friday at 12.10 at Banks Leisure Centre.  Alan, the manager, will meet us. We can then go and have a coffee/tea whilst we are there and decide if we want to carry on. We will then be able to book in for usage of the Gymnasium […]

  • Book Club latest read

    The Brooklyn Follies Paul Auster As with every one of the books we have read, there are diverse opinions about this one. As one group member said, “How strange that we have all read the same words and yet we all have a differing opinion ” This is a story in which the lynch pin […]

  • Burns Lunch 2018

    Becconsall U3A and friends met up on Sunday 28th January for the 2018 Burns Lunch celebration. Following tradition, the haggis was piped in and addressed by Piper Stuart before the traditional fare of haggis, neeps and tatties followed by apple pie and cream was served. Following the meal, Heather Mix gave a great display of […]

  • Walking Netball update

    We are hoping to start our new group in mid-March for Walking Netball which will be held in All Saints Church Hall on Friday mornings. 10am – 11 am.  Both men and women members are welcome to come along too. Put your name down at the coffee morning or telephone or email Pat on 01772 […]

  • Walking Group

    Our walking group is very active. We meet for a walk usually once a week and either locally locally, nearby or even as far as the Lake District. If you are interested in joining us, come along to Coffee Morning to find out more. Here are a few pictures to show you what we have […]

  • Walking Netball

    It has been suggested that Becconsall U3A start a Walking Netball group in a few weeks time if anyone may be interested. This has been a ‘hit’ with the WI up and down the country and we thought that our members may enjoy it too. There is no running and jumping….just walking! See Pat Hankin at […]

  • Join our Committee

    We need your help! Our constitution stipulates that Committee members can only remain in office for a period of three years and this year, we have four members of the Committee who will be standing down so we are looking for members to join our committee to help play a role in developing and improving […]