Eddie Critchlow, Bob Smailes, Alison Sharpe,
Christine Boulby, Steven Bush, Lorna Budge
George Walton, Pam Pringle, Barbara King, Linda
Gordon, Sharon Thorpe
Minutes of Last Meeting and matters arising:
Minutes read and agreed.
Eddie has received e- mail from energy
consortium confirming new agreement commenced on
17th May 2015. Eddie will check when
the first bill is received from them that we
have been put on the correct tariff with Haven.
No update from Violet on when fire exit lock
will be fitted in Guyzance room.
Alison has heard from PlumTec and they are
hoping to fit new guttering around the 20th
– 21st of June. Alison is waiting for
confirmation of this.
Alison will obtain quotes for gent’s toilet
Violet to update on board for the backroom.
Cupboard in the main Hall where a draught is
coming through needs to be looked at. Eddie
suggested lining it with foil backed plaster
board attached to new batons. Bob will look into
cost of this.
No home base manual yet in respect of sheds.
Christine suggested attaching shed to one of the
walls of Hall; however this was not feasible as
a suitable wall not available. Christine also
suggested looking at plastic sheds as they are
cheaper, easier to erect and would be low
Mail box has been ordered.
Coping stones have been fixed.
Community Account - £5438.00
£735.00 paid in since last month
Eddie will check whether we are in receipt of
£240 in respect of Election Day, and £100 in
respect of CAN conference.
Alison reported that the Pilates class had been
so successful that the tutor is considering
running another class.
Border fest is booked in for day in September.
Sports club has finished for the summer.
Bowls club finished for the summer.
ACT May Day sale was very successful. ACT is
holding a Haiwian evening on 4th
No report from Church. However they are holding
a Scarecrow festival on 15th August.
Toddler group is running along well between 4-
12 attendees a week.
Art group still meet every Thursday morning.
Possibility of another Art display in October.
Nothing to report from Parish Council.
WI no report.
Violet to let Eddie have information she has
obtained in respect of circulatory fans for the
Hall. Fans were priced at £450.00 each. It was
agreed that a sub Committee would be formed to
get this moving before the winter. It was agreed
by those present at meeting to go ahead and
purchase these, expenditure approved.
Recent work party to put in French drain went
well and thanks extended to all those who
ACT will be asked at its next meeting whether
they would consider removing photocopier
altogether as it is used very little now.
Front door skirting has been fixed.
Hose pipe reel and bracket c/f
Suggestions for next work party:
Emergency exit on right hand side of the Hall
does not open to full extent , this is because
of uneven ground outside door , it was agreed to
put slabs down to rectify this.
Bank on right hand side of Hall, Bob suggested
putting down membrane and covering with wood
chip. This would be very low maintenance. Bob
will enquire about woodchips.
Sharon passed on message that the next NNVHC
Meeting is on 24th June @ Ellingham
Village Hall @7pm.
Coal truck at side of Hall to be moved by the
Violet has two fruit trees that could be planted
to east of Village Hall garden.
Bob raised the issue of opening up under the
stage and then replacing missing paneling.
Alison to get quote from local carpenters for
Alison to ask Linda about ordering accident
Bedding plants to be purchased for outside
Village Hall if needed.
Cleaning lady next due on 12th June.
Her hourly rate is increasing from that date.
Date of next Meeting:
23 July 2015 @ 7pm.