Any news from groups about activities or research they have undertaken would be welcome.

June Ward has retired after many years as the group contact for French Conversation 2. John Wharfe has taken over.

Maureen Dewhurst will take over from Dereck Smith as the bridge group contact when the group restarts.

Caroline Fitzgerald has retired as contact for Creative writing1; Reed Bowden has taken over

Dereck, Caroline, and June have been contacts for many years and we thank them for their work running their groups.

Biographies 1 will be in the hands of Gordon Webster for the time being.

Any queries send to

Jo Wells (