Links - Local

This page contains information which may be of interest to BFU3A members
and like minded people.
This information is offered in good faith in the hope it may be of interest, but we cannot guarantee accuracy.
Neither BFU3A nor the U3A movement in general necessarily endorse the information or activities.
We recommend you check the website of the organisation concerned before attending any event

Ascot Matters

A resource for events and activities for Ascot. Website here.

Berkshire Family History

The Berkshire Family History site contains a very comprehensive list of further links as well as being a site of general interest to most family historians. Click here

Bracknell Forest Society

The Society aims to celebrate Bracknell Forest - its green spaces, its vibrant towns and community, and to encourage residents to take pride in where we live. Details here.

Healthmakers (local NHS Service)

HealthMakers is a completely free NHS service for anyone living with any long term physical health condition from Arthritis to Migraine, Diabetes to Stroke recovery, and everything in between.
Details can be found here.
Details of Healthmakers courses for spring - summer 2019 can be found here.

Help Yourself Bracknell

The Help Youself website - a resource for the the local area - can be found here.

Involve (local volunteering)

Interested in volunteering locally? - Involve is the Bracknell volunteer centre.
Click here to see Involve's Newsletters

Jealots Hill Community Landshare

Jealotts Hill Community Landshare is a six acre horticultural site between Bracknell and Maidenhead which was the subject of an Open Meeting in January 2018. The site is used and enjoyed by the local community, working and supporting each other on horticultural activities. Details here.

National Pensioners Convention

The National Pensioners Convention is the largest campaigning organisation for pensioners rights in England, it stands for dignity in old age and is campaigning at present for the retention of our free TV Licence. We hold regular meetings in Bracknell where we have speakers on the need for better public transport, better state pensions and for pensioners to be aware of the continued contributions we make through employment, taxation, volunteering and caring.  
Here is the link to the national NPC website.

Remap Berkshire

A local group of a charity that designs and makes free bespoke gadgets and equipment for people with a disability or special need where nothing else suitable is available. The scheme is referred to as MakeAbility and uses volunteer engineers. A flyer is available here , and the  website here.