Haywards Heath & District U3A

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FINANCE AND CURRENT AFFAIRS GROUP

  

Leader:  David Waite, Contact:Tel: 01444-453954 Email: dclwaite@btinternet.com

 

Meetings held: Monthly on the fourth Thursday of each month except August; 10.00am to 12.00 noon.

 

Venue: The Upper Room, The Methodist Church, Perrymount  Road, Haywards Heath.

 

The Purpose of this group is to discuss local, national financial and economic issues in particular relating to our town and district. We have Town and District Councillors come to give talks on a wide range of relevant issues that concern all of us.

 

Also representatives from West Sussex County Council give talks on, for example, the condition of our roads. Talks also relate to individual financial subjects from solicitors and tax advisors. We also look at how our town should develop from both a commercial and social perspective as well as taking a broad non academic perspective as to what Economics is all about.

 

The talks are very much participative and a synopsis of each talk is subsequently prepared for distribution to each member.

 

Please contact David Waite on 01444 453954 if you would like to join us.

 

Members should be aware that U3A and its members cannot give authoritative advice and that any idea put forward at any of the meetings should be referred to an appropriate regulated advisor before any action is taken.

 

 

LIST OF SPEAKERS FOR 2017-2018

 

SEPTEMBER 28 - Mike Oliver and Keith Kent from Mike Oliver Associates Financial Consultants will present their annual financial talk.

 

OCTOBER 26  - Chris Bennell ( Bennell ) will present a talk on the subject of the Bank Of England.

 

NOVEMBER 23 - Tim Barkley of Sussex Community Rail Partnership.

 

DECEMBER  - No Talk

 

JANUARY 25 - Tim French MBE a well known resident and businessman in our town will give a talk on his community involvement.

 

FEBRUARY 22 - Marion Ashby of Sussex and Kent Air Ambulance.

 

MARCH 22 - Carol Hughes of Saint Peter and Saint James Hospice

 

APRIL 26 - Lynda Ryan of Age UK.

 

MAY 24 - We are proposing to have a general financial discussion on current topic(s). No speaker but we can all contribute. I will give suggestions for topics nearer the time.

 

JUNE 28 - Charlie Boyce, Police Community Officer Stephanie Ellis of South East Water

 

I Do Hope That You Can Come Along And Support Our Group Which Is Growing In Number. Thank You.