U3A is coming to Burton!

U3A stands for University of the 3rd Age. The Third Age refers to the period of time after the First Age of childhood dependency and the Second Age of full time employment and parental responsibility.

Anyone can join, there are no age limits. No qualifications are necessary, and none are given. It is open to anyone who is no longer in full time employment.

U3A is a self-funded and self-managed organisation providing a full range of activities for men and women at minimal cost. They draw upon the knowledge, experience and skills of their members to organise interest groups in accordance with the wishes of their membership. Between them the U3As offer over 300 subjects in diverse fields such as:
art, music, history, walking, poetry, gardening, theatre & outings, philosophy, crafts, bowls, archaeology, holidays, computing, creative writing and bridge.

If you cannot attend but would like to register your interest please email u3aburton@gmail.com or phone 0795 1477 943.

Your Village Hall AGM – 13th April 2011

All those clubs and organisations who have made use of the village hall facilities in the last 12 months have been invited to send a representative to the Village Hall AGM.

Additionally, members of the public interested in knowing more about the operation of the hall, or who are willing to be involved in the future management, are invited to come along to find out more.

Your chance to win up to £50 each month

Each year the 200 Club generates much needed funds to help meet the running costs of the Village Hall, while also providing local people with an opportunity to win three prizes of £25 and one of £50, in the monthly draw.

Membership of the 200 Club for twelve monthly draws from April 2011 to March 2012 costs £12. Contact any Village Hall committee member for further details.

Painter/Handyman required to paint village playground

For more details on the work to be undertaken and tender requirements please contact Sarah Meads on 01283 840891, or email parish.council@abbotsbromley.com.

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