Alison Sharpe; Violet Currie; George Walton; Bob
Smailes; Christine Boulby; June Barras; Sharon
Thorpe and Lorna Budge.
Pam Pringle and Eddie Critchlow
Minutes of last meeting: Read and agreed.
Alison looking into information on dishwasher
Commercial curtain rail needed for stage
curtains, research websites and enquire other
Current Account £7405.27
Savings Account £5020.08
£680 to be paid from current account in respect
of Hall floor refurbishment.
£730 has been banked in respect of money
received since last meeting.
Sharon has completed a revised balance sheet.
Bob thanked her for her help with this.
Gas contract is due for renewal. The present
provider CNG still offers one of the most
competitive rates. It was agreed to continue
Bob said the permanent alcohol license would
cost £100 initially and £70.00 pa in subsequent
years. If anyone books the Hall and intends to
sell alcohol a charge of £21 will be incurred.
There will be no permanent bar area set up in
the Hall and any excess of alcohol must be
removed from the Hall on conclusion of event.
Violet contacted a tarmac company in respect of
resurfacing Hall car park. She was given an
estimate of approximately £10,000 plus £520
for marking bays. Eddie to be updated and asked
to look at quote together with the ones he has
It was agreed that the Village Hall was a safe
turning point for cars in the Village, and
drivers should not be banned from using it as
Bowls is finished until September. George asked
whether it would be permissible to make some
small markings on the Village Hall floor in
order to set up bowls carpets in correct place.
This was agreed.
Alison has been asked by a historical
re-enactment society whether some of their party
can use the Village Hall overnight. This would
be for 5 nights sometime in August. Violet will
check to see whether Hall insurance will cover
this. Alison will then speak to the group
regarding hire charges.
HMP Northumberland meeting with local parish
councillors on 4th May between 6-8pm.
Art group exhibition on Sunday 8th
May between 10-5pm
Village Hall quiz night and Italian food 21 May.
User Group reports:
June reported no issues in respect of the WI or
Sports club hope to be able to go outside and
play football now the lighter nights are here.
Sharon asked whether it would be possible to
arrange to have the grass cut to enable this.
Art group have moved the picture frames
mentioned at the last meeting.
ACT 4TH June summer fair, combined
with the Church to celebrate Queens 90th
Speed controls on fan still to be looked at.
Bob has shaved door draught proofing needed
Bob sourcing automatic closer for main toilet
Coal truck still to be moved to Broomhill.
Violet is waiting for a call back in respect of
the leveling of the bank at the side of the
Meter cupboard ongoing.
Floor has been refurbished in main hall .
Cooker instructions have been laminated and put
up in the kitchen.
Next Meeting: 19th May 2016 @ 7pm