Beacon People is a series of posts about u3a volunteers working on the Beacon project. Today we feature Marian Luck. Marian is one of the unsung heroes. She works behind the scenes keeping the Beacon project organised. The Beacon team know her and rely on her, but she may be less well known to Beacon […]
Beacon People is a series of posts about u3a volunteers working on the Beacon project. Today we feature Frank Bailey, the Beacon national support lead. Frank’s role is demanding. Not only does he oversee the current Beacon system but he’s also the senior member of the Beacon 2 team. This is what Frank told Beacon […]
It’s National Volunteer Week. This article, copied from the main U3A website, describes the sterling work performed by the Beacon team.
This website asked U3As how Beacon was helping them during the lockdown. Read what Downe and Dunmow U3As told us.
Beacon supporters from all over the country met in Birmingham to learn about Beacon Upgrade, to help plan the rollout and to see it in action.
West Lothian U3A became the 400th to benefit from Beacon. Meet their membership secretary, Helen Duffin, to hear how it went.
Jane Bailey, Advice and Volunteer Manager, met 33 Beacon Supporters in Birmingham. Hear what Jane thought, and what else happened at the meeting.
A key aim of the Beacon Upgrade project is to ensure the needs of all U3As are addressed. To achieve this aim, the project will draw on the skills, knowledge and experience of people from across the movement. U3As and U3A members will be involved throughout the project in a range of ways. The first […]
We thought that an idea of a “typical” example of a Beacon Supporter’s activity might both be of interest and assistance to anyone considering joining our small friendly team. So, here is a general example of John’s schedule. As members of the Beacon team we have a specific personalised email address. This ensures that […]
The Beacon system is supported by a team of volunteers from U3As around the country. You might know that the system is going through a major update in the next 12 months and as a result we are looking to expand the team. We need all sorts of skills as we will not only be […]