Members Page 

Renewal of Membership

Regardless of the time of year that you joined, your membership will expire on December 31st and will need to be renewed.

Subscription Fees

One Person £19

Two people (living at same address) £28.50

Renewal can take place from November 1st and can be by post or online.

By Post

Renewal forms are included with the November Newsletter with instructions for how and where to pay. If you need another form you can download it here.


First you will have to identify yourself as a member via the Beacon 'Members Portal'. Once through the portal you will be given the option to renew your membership. You will be told what your membership class is (Individual or Joint). If that is now incorrect, you will have to renew by post. You will also be given the amount due.

Payment will be processed through PayPal. You will be given the choice of using your own PayPal Account (if you have one) or paying with a debit or credit card.

Once you have paid you will get an email confirmation. Your Membership Card(s) will be attached. You can print them if you wish.

One last thing. The confirmation email will ask you if you wish to receive a posted newsletter and/or Third Age Matters. If you do, please email the address given.


 RENEW (Members Portal)

Online Newsletters

The bi-monthly newsletter can be viewed or downloaded online If you wish you can subscribe to the site and you will receive email notification when new content is added.



Groups List for Members

You may access the list of Groups, with details of the activities and how to contact the co-ordinator. Access is via the Beacon Members Portal. You will need your membership number, postcode and email address to identify yourself.

GROUPS LIST (Members Portal)


Checking Your Personal Data

You can also check that we have your correct details, also through the Members Portal

CHECK MY DATA (Members Portal)


Data Protection, U3A publications and your photos

If you are taking photos of U3A activities, remember all members appearing in a photo must have given consent.

Please read the following guidelines.



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