I am sure all of you have enjoyed lovely summer this year, and thank you very much for attending our AGM and all of you who sent apologies. It was our 9th AGM and everyone had a great time and the Talk given by Andy Gibbs was excellent. Members, and visitors, including Guests, number went up to 43. Great news for you!!!

Our next Forum meeting will be on

Thursday 19th September at B A H C, The Old Town Hall, High Street, Baldock. SG7 6AR from 2.00 – 4.00pm The Topic - Classic Mobility – Aids to assist with Daily Living,

 by Lauren Bromfield.

 I am sure this is going to be very interesting and useful, so please try to attend with your friends.

The Executive committee remind you that annual subscriptions of £8.00 are now due for the forthcoming year. Thanks to all who have already paid up.

The Subscription is very good value, with entry to 11 meetings with refreshments, a subsidy towards the cost of Christmas Lunch, and reduced costs for the courses organised by North Herts Ethnic Minority Forum which includes IT, Spanish courses and Cookery sessions.  In the Summer, NH50+ also subsidised the transport costs of the outing to Wrest Park. Do not forget that you can attend North Herts Bus User Group NHBUG to discuss bus issues. All in all, there is a very good value for the cost of your subscription, so please pay up and continue to enjoy the social contacts and the Talks of subjects that are relevant to all of us.

Next important date of our calendar is NH50+ Christmas Lunch which all of you enjoyed so much last two years. This time it will be on Thursday 12th December at Broadway Carvery (same place) full price is £18.95 but for members with your subsidy it’s £13.95. If you are interested please reserve your place with a deposit of £10.00 and you can pay it on 19th September and you can collect menu sheet.

Basic IT course will be starting on Wednesday 18th September from 10.00 – 12 00 at NHEMF. extremely good value for money £15.00 for 5 classes with an excellent Tutor from Herts County Council (Adult Education Centre) If anyone is interested, still there is time and places. Please call myself on 01462 623515 or call NHEMF on 01462 440224.

Address: North Herts Ethnic Minority Forum, Ground Floor, Unity House, Whinbush Road, Hitchin SG5 1PH. Parking is available and if you come by bus short distance from Nightingale Road.