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Ilkeston u3a open meeting

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Tuesday 7 September 2021

Doors open 9.45 a.m.

New members always welcome


We now have our very own facebook group which you can find here


15 March 2020 The following is an announcement from our Chair, Ann Riley:

To all Group Leaders,

I have just received this email from the admin department of the Derbyshire Fire Service regarding the Community Room at Ilkeston Fire Station.

I appreciate there are some Group Leaders who do not use this facility but feel it necessary to keep all Group Leaders informed of the current situation.

If you use the Community Room for your activities please inform all of your Members of the closure as soon as possible.

As per the request, I have acknowledged receipt of this email on behalf of Ilkeston u3a, therefore can all Group Leaders who use this facility,

Please acknowledge me or a Member of the Committee when you have informed your Group Members.

I have been in touch with other venues Thursday/Friday of last week but I will contact again tomorrow to get the latest position and contact you of any future developments.

To the Group Leaders and Members who use their own homes, and although these are my personal feelings  (I will be speaking to the Committee members tomorrow) I feel you should now start to consider whether you need to cancel your meetings for your own and families well being.

National Office have not sent any further relevant information to date regarding the current situation.


Following the AGM on Tuesday 5 February and the subsequent committee meeting your new committee for 2019/2020 is as follows:

Chair Ann Riley
Vice Chair Malcolm Muckle
Treasurer Val Buxton
Business Secretary John Bell and John Stocks
Membership Secretary Marian Stopper
Interest Group Coordinator Andrew Wright and Ann Riley
Speaker Seeker Sharran Aldred
Minutes Secretary June Barnes and Sylvia Farmer
Jean Henderson

Interest Groups’ Fair, Tuesday October 4th  (The Interest Groups’ Fair for 2019 will be on Tuesday October 1st)

Were you at our Interest Groups Fair and Open Meeting?  The place was BUZZING.

Here are a few photos kindly sent in by Philip Francomb

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