Present: Eddie Critchlow, Bob Smailes, Violet Currie,
Alison Sharpe, George Walton, Sharon Thorpe, June
Barras is resigning from the Village Hall Committee as
she is moving out of the village. June will let the
Committee know who will replace her as the Church
representative on the Committee. We wish June well in
her new home and hope to see her at some future Village
Matters arising from previous meeting:
Eddie reported that he was still looking
for a suitable dishwasher. Eddie will continue looking
and a decision will be made depending on size and cost.
No suitable candidates as yet. Eddie suggest that the
dishwasher could go where the fridge is now and the
fridge go on the counter top.
Eddie will measure up for new curtain
pole on stage. It will need to be fitted higher up the
wall than current one so that it can be screwed into the
beam. Have found a company that makes tracks that hold
up to 40kg of curtains.
8 LED single strip lights purchased for
Alison is still looking into funding for
black out blinds and projector. Previous funding
opportunity was not suitable. Looking at Community
Two wedding receptions booked. 21/6/17 &
Evening reception booked 14/10/17.
One evening reception which Alison is
unavailable for. Bob offered to ensure Hall was locked
up afterwards. This is midweek so needs to finish 11pm
WEA finished until September.
Toddler group no longer using the Hall.
Equipment now removed.
Jumping Hot Club 12 August 2017.
Scarecrows competition 5th
16TH September Borderfest.
Litter pick 22 April 2017.
28 May 2017 May day Sale
Elections 4TH May 2017.
Wellbeing class – Tuesdays 6-7pm.
Band have booked for practice sessions
for 2 months.
General Election booking – 8th
Savings Account - £5,086.02
Gas & Electricity contracts – both
contracts are 4 year contracts that expire in 2019.
Closed season. Will be trying to level
the boards ready for next season.
May Day sale 27th May 2017.
Around 14 attending. Stopping soon.
Sharon asked to be informed if any area of the hall is
out of use so that she can plan activities around the
out of use area.
Emergency lights above toilet door in
hand. Fixed. When tested emergency cord has rotted and
breaks when pulled. Eddie to source some new cord.
Alison reported that the drain at the
front of the Hall has tarmac covering it. Eddie dug out
around the down comer but there is no drain, so he
created a gravel soak away.
Water has been running down the outside
wall of toilets. This has now stopped but it has stained
finished apart from one wall to be
Alistair Currie will fix the rotten floor
joists in the back room.
Vi will try to source some floor
Fencing: Vi will speak to Simon Little
and see if he can put up the fence panels before the
Looking to buy a baby changer to go in
the main hall disabled toilet.
School have request a key to the hall so
that they can evacuate the children to the hall in case
of a fire at the school.
June Barras suggested that the school
evacuate the children to the Church as the Church is
always open during school hours.
Village Hall Fund Raiser:
Band that have been practising at the
Hall have agreed to a dress rehearsal as a fund raiser
for the Village Hall
Alison is organising curry to be served
on the night.
Saturday 1st July 2017, 7pm
for 7:30pm. Tickets £5