A GROUP for retired and semi-retired people is looking for new members.
The Macclesfield Rural U3A group has around 500 members who hold regular meetings and take part in a variety of social activities.
They have monthly talks at Members’ Mornings and can participate in more than 40 interest and activity groups.
These include reading, languages, science and technology, crafts and a range of outdoor activities such as walking and bowls.
As part of a drive to recruit new members they are holding an open coffee morning on Monday, September 7, from 10am until midday. It will take place at the Salvation Army Hall on Roe Street to showcase all the activities and to generate ideas for new groups.
Anyone is welcome to attend the event and find out more.
A TALK about mills on the River Dane will take place at a chapel.
Tony Bonson is a popular local speaker who has carried out extensive research on the subject.
He will give a talk about the mills at an event at Hollinsclough Chapel Hall on Wednesday, September 2.
Everyone is welcome to attend and visitors can enjoy homemade cakes.
The talk starts at 7.30pm.
AN AUTHOR who has published her first book will sign copies at an event.
Brenda Braithwaite, whose pen name is Lily Graham, ran an accountancy firm in Macclesfield but always wanted to be an author.
She is celebrating her first book The Phone Rang, which tells the experiences of a young mother who is abused by her husband.
Brenda’s book signing is at Macclesfield Library from 9.30am to 12.30pm on Saturday, September 12.