Beacon News 14 has been published. Click on the image to read it, or use the link below the image to subscribe.
The number of U3As using Beacon has grown from 300 to 400 over the lifetime of this website.
Microsoft Windows 7 will soon be no longer supported. How can you protect yourself and your precious data?
The Beacon Upgrade team has been busy lately, working with U3A members and with APT to specify what Beacon should do in the future.
Jane Bailey, Advice and Volunteer Manager, met 33 Beacon Supporters in Birmingham. Hear what Jane thought, and what else happened at the meeting.
Beacon News 13 has been published. Click on the image to read it, or use the link below the image to subscribe.
Member lists are at the heart of the Beacon system, and there are several features and tools available to users to make it easy to select some, all or none of the members on a given list – so you don’t need to tick them off one by one On all lists, you can click […]
Beacon site administrator Andy from Canterbury and District U3A explains what led his U3A to implement Beacon and how they have benefited. Canterbury & District have been Beacon users since December 2017. In common with many long-established U3As, in the early days we did admin with spreadsheets. Later, we progressed to a Microsoft Access […]
The Third Age Trust is delighted to announce its partnership with APT Solutions Ltd to deliver the Beacon Upgrade project. Following a recommendation by the Beacon Upgrade Working Group the Trust Board of Directors approved the appointment of APT and the beginning of work in the coming weeks. APT are a specialist provider of software […]
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 […]