Did you know that your U3A membership gets you discounts at various local businesses? Well, thanks to the efforts of Andrew Clark, on production of a valid U3A membership card, it does, and the participating businesses are:
Simply The Best Dry Cleaners 26 Hill Avenue, Amersham HP6 5BW, 01494 433115 and
90 High Street, Chesham HP5 1EG, 01494 773914. 10% discount on all purchases except for special offers, repairs or hire of equipment.
Chiltern Dry Cleaners 2 Grimsdells Corner, Sycamore Road, Amersham HP6 5EL, 01494 432408
20% discount on all purchases.
Hazlemere Lighting Electric House, 4 Market Parade, Hazlemere Crossroads, HP15 7LQ, 01494 718427, www.hazlemerelighting.co.uk. 10% discount.
John Nash and Co 31 Hill Avenue, Amersham, HP6 5BX, 01494 725005 (contact is Ian Telford). They offer to reduce their commission to 0.75% on the sale of your property and include the energy performance certificate.
All Dressed Up 4 The Green, High Street, Chalfont St Giles HP8 4QF, 01494 874364, Error! Hyperlink reference not valid.10% discount on fancy dress purchases and costume hire.
Flatpack Furniture Assembly
Mr Flatpack (Kris Templett) 9 Inkerman Terrace, Chesham HP5 1QA, 07884 393759. You buy the furniture and Kris will assemble it for you. He offers a 10% discount off his usual rates for U3A members.
Food and Drink
The Café in the Woods Wendover Woods HP22 5NF
10% discount on production of your membership card.
The Black Horse Inn The Vale, Chesham, HP5 3NS, 01494 784656, www.theblackhorsechesham.co.uk. The Black Horse has just re-opened after extensive refurbishment. They welcome all U3A members and are especially keen to cater for walking groups. They offer 10% off your food and drink bill.
Bienvenue 94 Sycamore Road, Amersham, HP6 5EN, 01494 258440, www.bienvenueltd.com.
They offer 10% off your evening meal, including drinks.
South Heath Garden Centre Meadow Lane, South Heath, Great Missenden HP16 9SH, 01494 863269, www.southheathgardencentre.co.uk. 10% off most plants and many items in the shop. The discount is not available on special offers, items with a yellow price label or any purchases made with Garden Vouchers.
Hedsor Golf Club Broad Lane, Wooburn Common, Bucks HP10 0JW, 01628 851285, www.hedsorgolfcourse.co.uk. It is a very friendly, 9-hole course ideal for beginners, high handicappers, children and families. There is a driving range, good teaching professional and bar but limited catering facilities. They offer a 10% discount on green fees and bar purchases. They are also offering us special membership deals. For ladies they offer full 7 day membership for £400 a year. For men they offer 13 months 5 day membership for £480.
Gym & Swim
Chesham Moor – Gym & Swim Moor Road, Chesham, Bucks HP5 1SE, 01494 776975. They offer all U3A members the use of their gym for £3 per session on Tuesday & Thursday mornings between 9am and 12pm. Please phone Danny or Alex to arrange your first appointment for an induction session with the equipment. Free tea & coffee as well.
Millstream Hair Salon Ambers of Amersham, 47 London Road West, Amersham HP7
9DA, 01494 434871, http://ambersofamersham.com/hair-beauty. 10% discount on hairdressing.
Bailey & Sons 9 Lower Kings Road, Berkhamsted HP4 2AE, 01442 863091, www.baileyandsons.co.uk. 10% off all purchases except sale items, repairs and insurance valuations. Jewellers who supply watches, clocks, jewellery, photo frames and gifts.
Key Cutting, Shoe Repairs, Trophies
Snobs 10a Hill Avenue, Amersham HP6 5BW, 01494 431848. 10% discount on all purchases – shoe repairs, bag repairs, riding boots, trophies etc.
Blaser Mills Park House, 31 London Road, High Wycombe HP11 1BZ, 01494 450171
Blaser Mills offer a 10% discount on Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney. Contact Sarah on the above number or sjt@blasermills.
Amersham Business Services 33 Chiltern Avenue, Amersham HP6 5AE, 01494 725268, www.absos.co.uk. 10% discount on all items except for photocopying, printer cartridges and sale items.
Chilton Watson 85-87 Sycamore Road, Amersham HP6 5EJ, 01494 721795, www.chiltonwatson.co.uk. 10% off frames and lenses. Part of the Harrolds Group with branches in Beaconsfield, Gerrards Cross and Princes Risborough.
Breaking Away 28 Holywell Hill, St Albans, Herts AL1 1BZ, 01727 833586, www.breaking-away.co.uk. 12% off all purchases except sale items. Outdoor gear and camping equipment. Specialists in boot and rucksack fitting. Allow 1 hour each for boot/sack fitting and an extra hour if you want a biomechanical assessment. There is no charge for this service. Call to make an appointment.
Cotswold Outdoor – Stores nationwide – see www.cotswoldoutdoor.com/stores. 10% discount on all purchases except for sale or reduced items.
Ten-Point The Gaithouse, 36 Bois Lane, Chesham Bois, Amersham HP6 6BP, 01494 433124, www.ten-point.co.uk. 10% off all purchases except sale items. This shop specialises in walking, swimming, running and cycling goods. With reference to walking, their speciality is biomechanics and customising the fit of walking footwear. Given the opportunity, they will show you how to move in a more efficient way to ease the load off knees and hips.