Steve Thorpe, Sharon Thorpe, Violet Currie, Alison
Sharpe, Barbara Cock and Lorna Budge
Eddie Critchlow, Bob Smailes, Barbara King, Pam Pringle,
Minutes of last meeting:
Read and agreed subject to amendment to show Alison
present at meeting and gas heaters serviced by Fenders,
electrics serviced by Willie Gibson.
Matters arising not covered elsewhere on agenda:
Michael the sign writer has been unwell but the matter
is in hand and Vi will report back.
Update on back room.
brickwork has now been built above the window level.
Scaffolding is to be put up ready for the roof timbers
etc next week.
has paid out money to the National Grid (to go on the
waiting list) for rerouting the electricity cables at
the back of the hall. The cost will be approx £1,600.
info held on the VAT position – Eddie to report back at
the next meeting.
reported there had been a problem in the car park with
delivery of materials due to non hall users using the
deadline for the named bricks is past but Vi said bricks
could still be purchased.
Alison cleaned the photocopier of brick rubble after the
window in the back room was knocked through.
reported that a small window would now be included in
the toilet at an extra cost. Although this was not
included in the original plans Richard Sullivan has told
her there would be no planning implications for this.
Vi reported back that Bruce is not qualified for PAT
testing so Sharon will contact NNVHC to arrange for the
2 kettles, urn and fridge to be tested.
sink has been working okay no repairs have been carried
hall lights fused during the school Christmas party and
again at a private booking on 23rd December (where they
were not charged for the rent). Vi arranged for Bruce to
check the lights and whilst he solved the problem he was
concerned about a lighting terminal box fault in the
roof. He will report back to Vi with his
Application received from Northumberland County Council
for discretionary rate relief – claim to be made as in
earlier years which qualified for 100% exemption.
Demolition notice for the back room received and emailed
to Eddie. Original notice to be passed on to him.
Support for the Warkworth Choir event was disappointing.
£1,119 held on the community account as at 12th
December. Sports Club rent of £128 to be paid in.
Barbara expressed concern that after the payment of the
utility bills there would only be £570 on the account by
the end of February. Alison said she had some rent to
pay in and there could be some due from ACT. £7,300 came
from the saver account on 19th November leaving £45,000
on this account.
is a 17th March 2013 deadline for changing the Npower
User Group Reports:
ACT held a successful New Years Eve Party attended by 60
adults and 20 children. Sports Club starts again on
Friday. The Art Group have misplaced their key. Bowls,
Parish Council and the Church had nothing to report.
Pilates cancelled their 8 week booking as they had only
received 1 enquiry she may try again in March. Alison
asked for the user groups to let her know the dates they
wanted to book the hall for her diary.
Thursday 7th February 2013 at 7.30pm