meeting held on 10th March 2010 at 7.30pm at the William
Gill Smith, Isabella
Davies, David Hughes, Sally Hems, Joan Harvey.
Denise Peel. John
Smith said that positive comments were still coming in with regard to
the Senior Citizens’ Christmas Party.
No report presented,
finances are still at a low point. Money raised from forthcoming
events will all help toward the work of the D.C.A.
This was a very well
attended and successful afternoon. Money raised will support the
D.C.A. It is hoped that more craft workshops can now be organised in
Skelton’s Archives do not meet the Heritage Lottery criteria.
Ian Simpson has said
that the William Salt Library has agreed to take the Archives as they
This is now confirmed.
15th May at 10.30 – 12.00 noon. Outside the Church
Clear Out Day
Date is still to be
confirmed. Preferred date would be the week after the plant sale,
22/23rd May. Joan Harvey will contact Mike Turner to
Stafford and Rural
Homes will be holding a ‘Respect Day’ on Thursday 22nd
April beginning with a litter pick starting from the Church at 10.30
am. There will be an afternoon display at the school from 3.30pm –
5.30pm. This will include several different organisations joining
Stafford and Rural Homes
Cheese and Wine
The date for this
evening has still to be confirmed. It was agreed that this should be
a ticketed event.
The preparations for
Doxey Day on 17th July 2010 are on track. David Hughes
said he was pleased with the progress so far.
The Sutton Centre
With regard to the
charges now in place for the use of the centre, David Hughes reminded
the meeting that Stafford Borough Council had partially financed the
community centre for public use. He will look into this.
There are ongoing
complaints about dog fouling. David Hughes suggested that bins could
be placed at either end of the track behind the Church. The
responsibility for emptying them would have to be considered. It was
suggested that notices and free pooper scoopers should be placed in
local shops, encouraging dog owners to clean up after their dogs and
to use the pooper scoopers provided
Gill Smith reminded the
meeting that a date should be set for the A.G.M., leaving enough time
for public notices and to invite Councillors and speakers. The 2nd
Wednesday in June was suggested.
A summary of courses on
offer this year was sent from Stafford and Rural Homes.
The meeting closed at
The next meeting will
be held on 12th May 2010
Minutes of Previous Meetings