2021 Membership renewals now due



Membership payments for the next year are due to be paid by 31st March 2021. You may be wondering why we are asking you to pay even though the groups have been unable to meet in 2020 and ongoing into this year? Even though we have been locked down, Maghull and Lydiate U3A has still been required to make payments to the Third Age Trust to cover the cost, for example the TAM magazine. The memberships fees have been capped at £6 for the last 3 years and 100% of that amount has been paid to the Trust, meaning that last year Maghull and Lydiate U3A had zero income. Of the 958 members we had in 2019, one third of those did not renew their membership due to the sudden lockdown. Despite this we were still able to cover the costs required by the Third Age Trust. Continue reading