Acklington Community Team
Minutes - 30th Apr 2015
Present: Tessa Sayers, Violet Currie,
Alison Sharpe, George Walton, Bill Rowntree,
Apologies: Chris Sayers, Jaq Barrass
Treasurers Report: Violet has checked
with Bob Smailes (Village Hall Treasurer) and he
has confirmed that all rent due from Acklington
Community Team in respect of events held has
Balance held in ACT current account is: £1410.77
Profit from Burns Night supper £132.00
Profit from Ceilidh £123.00
Tessa asked whether there were any projects in
the Village that would benefit from some
financial backing from ACT. Nobody had any
Alison said that 321 mother and toddler group
was now running successfully, and they were
helped by ACT with their rent when they first
Violet asked again about changing signatories on
ACT bank account. It was agreed that this needed
to be organised in the next few months.
Is still running 6-7:30 on a Friday night. It
will stop for the summer in the next few weeks.
Currently between 15- 20 children attend.
Was a very successful evening. There was a good
age range attending and it was great to see the
children joining in. Band enjoyed the evening
and would like to return. Tessa will enquire
about available dates for next year, preferably
in March 2016.
Village Clean up day
Well supported and 21 bags of rubbish were
George cleared the footpath into the Village
which was overgrown with brambles.
Asbestos and oil drums were found down Bunny
lane. The council took this away.
Members of the Parish Council put in a base for
a new bench on the crossroads.
May Day Sale
Alison has had bookings for all 10 Tables.
Plant Stall Alison in contact with Prison. They
hope to provide us with plants and Vegetables.
Donations of plants from others also needed.
Tombola prizes are being collected.
Raffle Prizes needed
Cakes Needed for refreshments
Tea Coffee Milk sugar squash biscuits To be
Set up 7:30 after sports club. Marquee for
plants outside Hall to be set up early next
morning. Bunting outside.
Admittance £1. Include drink and biscuit.
Hall Booked for 4th July 7pm. Fancy Dress. £5. A
ticket to include supper.
Fruity punch, bring own alcoholic drinks.
Cook pulled pork, ribs and accompanying sauces.
Rolls and salad.
Alison to ask whether belly dancer group would
be willing to put on a dance display.
Publicity: Alison will ask John Davison if he
would be able to put together a leaflet for us
advertising May Day sale and Hawaiian evening.
The team would also like to express their thanks
to John for all his help with publicity.
This will also have to be placed in Pelican
before 15 May 2015.
Date next meeting: 18 June 2015