is no barrer for Burnham U3A founder, featured by BBC this week
Burnham-On-Sea pensioner who founded the town's University of
the Third Age over twenty years ago was featured on regional TV
Joan Webb is a mere 89, is a founder member of Burnham's U3A at
the town's Community Centre, and has been a member of the U3A
table-tennis group ever since.
wanted to tell the BBC Points West viewers about all the other
U3A members who, like her, keep fit and active this way.
says the group was delighted to be visited by BBC Radio Somerset
and BBC Points West to feature Joan's table tennis group.
Nicholls, Chairman of Burnham-On-Sea U3A, said: "There are
a wide range of activities available here, ranging from water-colour
painting to singing, but with a membership of 600 and a choice
of 50 groups there is something for everybody."
U3A tagline is 'Learn, laugh, and live' with the emphasis on 'laugh'."
is not really a 'university' because no qualifications are needed
to join; it is open to anybody who is retired or semi-retired."
Burnham U3A's Joan Webb being interviewed by BBC Points West this