Retired Members

Retired Members information about meetings, and group activities will be displayed here and updated regularly for you to keep active in UNISON, even after you put the day-to-day work routine behind you.

The retired members group meet every third Wednesday morning at 11am

Meeting Venue:

Dartmouth Central Club, Devonshire Drive, West Bromwich, B71 4AA (by Dartmouth Park front entrance)

Future meetings NOTE NEW TIME 11AM

Wednesday 19th June 2024

We are a friendly, social group and have worked for Sandwell in a variety of locations during our working life. The group decides on activities/ social events throughout the year.

 


Are you coming up to retirement? For a one off fee of £15.00 you can become a retired member of UNISON. This entitles you to the same benefits you currently have as a member.

 


UPCOMING EVENTS

QUIZ NIGHT
Friday 24th May 2024, 8.00pm.
Dartmouth Central Club, Devonshire Drive, West Bromwich, B71 4AA.
Teams up to 4; £2 a Player, including refreshments. All retired members are welcome.
We plan to hold a quiz night every month. Please contact Ken Bradley on 07811 974216 for more
information and to to register a team .

WALKS
Wednesday 12th June 2024, 11.00am.
Kinver Canal Walk. Meet at the Community Centre car park,
Kinver, followed by lunch at the Vine pub. All retired members are welcome.
There will be other walks later in the year; they are easy walks followed by a pub lunch. Please
contact Pete Holtham on 07914 705216 for more information, to let him know if you want to join
the walking group or suggest future walks.

LUNCH
Thursday 3rd October 2024, 12.30pm.
The Britannia, 124 Halesowen Street, Rowley Regis, B65 0ES.
All retired members are welcome. Please contact Barry Clark on 07786 198100 if you would like to
come.
Christmas dinner.
In December at Shaftesbury Casino, West Bromwich. This is always a very popular
event. More details to follow. All retired members are welcome.

COACH TRIP
To Liverpool, Saturday 20th July 2024.
Coach leaves Jack Judge House, Oldbury at 9.00am and
returns from Liverpool at 8.00pm. Unison members £10, non-members £20. Contact the branch
office to reserve place – sandwellunison@btconnect.com
welcome.

DAYS OUT
Lichfield, Thursday 6th June 2024.
07736 923559. All retired members are
We are going by train. Meet on the platform at New Street Station
to catch the 10.36 train. If you have a West Midlands bus pass you can travel free as far as far as
Blake Street, so buy a ticket in advance for Blake Street to Lichfield (£5 return, 33% off if you have a
railcard). Keep proof of purchase, and you will be able to claim the cost from Unison branch, making
this a free day out.
All retired members are welcome. Please contact Barry Clark on 07786 198100 or Ken Bradley on
07811 974216 if you would like to come.
Arley Arboretum, Wednesday 3rd July 2024.
We will travel by car share – more details to follow, but get the date in your diary.
All retired members are welcome. Please contact Barry Clark on 07786 198100 if you would like to
come.
Worcester Christmas Market, Thursday 28th November 2024.
We will travel by train – more details to follow, but get the date in your diary.
All retired members are welcome. Please contact Barry Clark on 07786 198100 or Ken Bradley on
07811 974216 if you would like to come.

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