MINUTES OF MEETING OF BOUGHTON VILLAGE CARAVAN
Date of Meeting:
Meeting opened at
Present: Peter (PA) and Lynne (LA) Agate
Angela (AJF) and Andrew (ACF) Faherty
Kevin (KF) & Debbie (DF) Fisher
Frank (FR) & Sandy (SR) Reid
Mark (MP) and Sue (SP) Pogmore
Susan George (SG)
Apologies: Emad George (EG)
Giles Luckett (GL)
Pauline (PB) & Bryan (BB) Bradley
Before the meeting commenced PJA hung a framed Plan of All Saints’ Church on a wall in the Chancel, on an existing fixing, below the plaque commemorating the rebuilding of the church. Permission had been obtained from David Pomery and the churchwarden informed. The facsimile plan, which had been retrieved from the Lambeth Palace Library, shows details of the restoration of the church which had been damaged by fire, and included the names of Richard Harwin and Smith-Churchill both prominent citizens of Boughton in days past.
1. Minutes of Meeting of
2. Matters Arising
3. Treasurers Report
Opening balance as at
4. Sound Equipment
Speakezee purchased and demonstrated at end of meeting. Speakezee unit to be offered to other village groups at nominal £5 per use.
5. Insurance – H&S Policy
ACF/KF to action.
6. Pride in
KF had procured quotes for a brass plaque. £97-£120. All agreed to pay for the cost of plaque. FR to request approval of plaque and wording from Parish Council and then KF will organise.
It was agreed to submit an entry again in 2008 and to invite representatives of village life and organisations to contribute to the preparation of the submission. KF to compile and co-ordinate 2008 submission. Thereafter a group shall meet formally should we reach the final to prepare for the judges visit.
7. Post Events Review
All agreed this was an excellent event, and thanks go to Giles & Carol Luckett, together with those that assisted.
A good evening had by all. The double booking and lack of food did not detract from the evening.
8. Events Update
Tickets have started to sell. Raffle prizes required. Advertising in G4N next month. Co-ord meeting proposed 17th Nov, at All Saints’, together with church clean, all invited. Agreed in principle to make donation to Giles & Carol’s chosen charity Plan International (possibly via raffle receipts). Temporary licence to be arranged by GL (needs to be reminded for action next week). PJA to investigate permanent licence.
Only date that avoids other events locally. Entry required in G4N, with rider for those who prefer not to be disturbed.
After Crib Service which is at Committee members asked to assist with lighting candles. Collection on the night to be donated to E.A.C.H. Refreshments will be available as last year. Co-ord meeting proposed for Saturday 15th mid-morning, venue Hope House. Could use Speakezee for carols as background music.
Walking the public footpaths around Boughton and drinks on The Green after the walk which starts at .
Wereham Village Hall booked. for start. Screen and projector to be pursued. Speakezee to be used! Bizarre raffle prizes to be thought of, all to consider. EG to determine a charity of his choice for a percentage of the profit.
Mail shot to be created by AJF/DF. Refreshments to include barbecue breakfasts on the morning.
9. Other Events Pending
Fishy Tales (PJA) – PJA has spoken to Maurice Whiting, who is happy to come to Boughton. Date proposed as
Sing-a-long (FR) – Deferred for the time being.
Neil Spinks (SP) – Wildlife enthusiast. SP to pursue.
Ceilidh (DF) –Deferred for time being.
Easter Egg Hunt (SG) – Around Easter
Cinema (KF) – No action.
Village History (MS) – No further action. KF to follow up in time. Some additional historical items have been entered on the G4N website.
Games Evening (AJF) – To be discussed further at a later date.
Walk (MP/SP) – North Norfolk Coasts area. MP to review potential
routes and hostelries. Dates
proposed 3rd or
Fen Clearance (MP) – Voluntary group that may be willing to assist with fen clearing. MP to pursue more information for next meeting. Refreshments could be provided.
All events to be put on Anti-Clash by PJA.
Other Ideas Raised
? August bank Holiday Jazz Picnic event –MP reports has links with a band that would play for 3 hours at £60 per head. ?next year
Scarecrows in week of Open Gardens (PA) – East Anglian tradition and would allow child involvement. Try for next year. PA will try to find expert to advise.
Stargazing - telescope evening (SG) – deferred to? March 2008
Moth Breakfast – set Moth traps then do morning tour and then have breakfast. SG to explore for next year.
Calendars. AJF has quote from Dolphin Designs - £6 per calendar with no minimum run size. Landscape desk calendar would be £3. FR raised idea of calendar with drawings put together by children.
Richard Brooks Wildlife Photographer does slide shows (AJF). David Mason in Barton Bendish also worth approaching (MP&SP)
?Angela Lankfer afternoon BBQ demo – FR to ask Paul Coulten. DF will discuss with Angela.
Easter Egg Hunt next year or Treasure Hunt
Link Romania Shoebox Appeal– SG asking for help as now working full time.
Elgood’s Garden & Brewery Trip for 2008 (MP)
Racing Video Evening – suggested by Ollie.
10. Publicity Update (DF)
Good piece by DF in Speak-Up Magazine. Other matters covered in appropriate items.
11. Group 4 News Update (DF)
Covered above in events.
12. AGM Draft Minutes and amended Constitution.
Draft minutes issued, no comments from those present. Draft to be inserted in G4Nweb. Amended Constitution read through by those present, agreed by all and signed by Chairperson & Secretary. To be inserted in G4Nweb.
13. Any Other Business
Minutes distribution: Agreed to post the draft minutes on notice board when checked.
Hall of Stalls - Wereham 20th November - SG has tickets, in aid of Wildlife Woodland.
14. Date of next meeting
Meeting closed at .
POST MEETING NOTE:
Easter Sunday is on March 23rd and not March 30th. Therefore Egg Hunt will be on Easter Sunday 23rd March and Fishy Tales will need to be rearranged.
PJA to amend Anti-Clash Diary for these two events.