May 2018 Updates
* The new General Data Protection Regulation
I'm sure that you will all be aware by
now that the new General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on May 25th.
Rest assured that Flintshire U3A has taken appropriate steps to ensure that any information
that we hold on our members is held appropriately and securely and is only used for
essential membership purposes.
In order for us to comply with the regulation, all
FU3A members new and old are required to complete a new membership form. Some of
you may have done this already, if you haven’t your Group Coordinator will be receiving
copies to give to you or you can download one now click here.
Please note, you only need to fill it in once.
As the AGM scheduled for March this year was not quorate, the A.G.M. will now be
held as an Emergency General Meeting at the end of the June 7th Open Meeting at
Connah’s Quay Civic Hall - click here.
At the EGM there will be an election for
the role of Secretary to Flintshire U3A and committee members.
Members will also be required to vote on the Adoption of the new Object Clause into
We need as many of our members as possible to attend the June meeting.
If you are not not be able to attend the reconvened AGM (because of holidays or
other commitments) please consider appointing a proxy.
To to nominate another member
to vote on your behalf click here to download the Proxy Vote Form
* Planning IN Retirement - FU3A free (ticketed) event May 31st, for details of the
event and where to obtain tickets - click here
* New - Proposed Archaeology visit to York, OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS, August 12th to
14th inclusive, for details click here
* ‘Science morning for Primary Schools’ on 1st October 2018 at Theatr Clwyd. During
the months of May and June, please help our funding application to ‘Tesco Bags of
Help’ for details of the project - click here
*Coastline and Border Celebration - planning meeting May 17th for the Deeside Special
Social Event click here for details
* U3A Wales, Short Story Writing competition
2018 for details click here for more information.
*The Third Age Trust are holding
a national event right on our doorstep at Theatr Clwyd!
The event is called ‘Backstage
Secrets’. It will be hands on and different, an exclusive day of Workshops for U3A
members led & created by Theatr Clwyd
To download a flyer click here and to book a place click here
*Trustees Tips for May 2018 - click here
*Newsletter from U3A National Office:
To be up to date with the news from National Office, if you haven’t already done
so, you need to register online with U3A click here and then sign up for the newsletter
*FU3A free (ticketed) event - Planning in Retirement - click here
* An invitation from Newcastle Emlyn U3A/University of Lampeter - click here
*2018 Open Meetings and AGM speakers for details - click here
Flintshire U3A Committee needs to know which Interest Groups you attend please -
Chris Winner, Chair FU3A