Tree planted in Burnham-On-Sea to mark group's 25th year
of Burnham-On-Sea's biggest and longest-running community groups
marked its 25th anniversary this week with a ceremonial tree planting.
University of The Third Age (U3A) is celebrating its silver anniversary
throughout 2017 and its President, Ken Hindle, planted a tree in
Burnham's Manor Gardens on Thursday (October 19th).
crowd turned out in heavy rainfall to watch Ken grab a spade to
plant the Japanese flowering tree in the gardens, as pictured here,
and unveil a small plaque next to it.
a lunch was organised for U3A members at the Beachcomber Inn in
Brean, which was well attended.
U3A in Burnham-On-Sea has over 560 members, with 42 separate groups
offering a wide range of activities from table tennis and Scrabble
to walking and craft-making.
congratulatory message on behalf of HM The Queen, written by a Lady-In-Waiting
at Sandringham, was received by the group earlier this year, as
we featured here.
Thursday's ceremony was held in Burnham-On-Sea's Manor Gardens (Mike