Newport U3A - News
25-07-19: Spring/Summer newsletter added (below)
17-07-19: Updates to various convenors, group names and the Gardening & Wildlife Programme
04-06-19: Update to Saturday Amblers Group
TERM DATES 2019
Spring: 9 January - 12 April
Summer: 1 May - 12 July
Autumn: 4 September - 13 December
DATES FOR 2019
Quiz: - Wednesday 19th June
Set up Open Day: - 14 August
Open Day: - 15 August
Carol Service - 13 December
Committee meetings - First Wednesday (with some exceptions)
Monthly meetings - First Thursday (with some exceptions)
Conveners' meetings - 31 January, 31 May, 31 October
Please note: any of the above dates are liable to change, due to bad weather, elections, funerals in Church etc. Please check with your Convener or a Committee Member if you have a query or question regarding any of them.
Many members participate in social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc) and blogs. However, please be mindful that not everyone wants to be "shared". You are welcome to film or photograph any U3A event, but please respect the privacy of others - do not publish without the express permission of those concerned.
SCAMS OLD AND NEW
If you receive an email purporting to be from your bank, the tax man, PayPal, a friend stuck penniless in foreign climes or even a Nigerian prince announcing your inheritance, chances are it is a scam! There are numerous phishing emails on the go at any given time.
Most of these emails are constructed extremely well, and really look as though they are coming from a legitimate source, so you do need to be on your guard. If you receive an email that is out of the blue:
- Never log in to an account from a link in an email
- Never give your security details or any other confidential information
- Check the address of the sender of the email - they are often very close matches - eg paypall.com, amazononline.co.uk
A quick search will reveal lots of useful information about fraudulent emails - Hoax Slayer is particularly useful for debunking false stories and Paypal has useful information about how to spot a fraudulent email, along with other helpful advice about keeping safe online.
If in doubt - delete it!