Minutes of the meeting held 11/02/09 7.30pm.
Present: G. Smith, A.
Sumner Smith, E. Last, I Davies, S. Hems, J. Smith,D. Peel, P. Firman.
Apologies: R. Belcher, J. Peel,
J. Perks, P. Perks, T. Pennington, 1. Simpson,D. Hughes, N. Barnett, , M. Turner.
Minutes: The Minutes were
accepted as a true record.
Christmas Party: Went very well, a good time had by all. Huge thank
you to all who helped. It was very well attended.
Skateboard ramp: Doxey Forum, which meets the first Tuesday of the
month, is going to organise a consultation of the residents and children near to the play area to
find out what is wanted. This may or not include a skate board ramp so it has been put on hold for
Minutes of Trustees: Anita went through the minutes of the
trustees meeting expanding on some points.
The Social, to encourage more people to attend meetings was
January at the Universal Social Club, as advertised in the
Doxey Times but it was noted that some people thought it was 14th January. It was agreed that we
would meet on both nights in order not to miss anyone. Only one new person attended.
Public liability insurance needs to be purchased to cover
all events throughout the year. Anita is to look into this.
Financial Report: No report
was available at this meeting.
January Social: The confusion in dates meant that
there were two socials but only one new person attended.
Doxey has talent: No one attended the auditions and
consequently the show will not go on. It may be possible to organise workshops though out the
Live and Local:
21st March, 2009. Ticket prices £6, £4 concessions, £18
family ticket, £12 concessions available now. This event needs a temporary events notice £21 for
each event and it lasts for 4 days. Music and dancing classed as regulated entertainment.
J. Smith has applied for this.
Denise is going to register on behalf of the DCA on the Channel 4 web site.
DCA web site:
A weekly blog on gardening is being started.
ECO Day It has been suggested that the DCA join with Playgroup and
'green' activities. Local firms to be contacted ; Wild Life Trust,
2 bikes, Clear Out day.
Well Being Event: Denise contacted
Body Shop but as yet has not had a reply. Suggested date in October.
Arts Projects: Anita to do a taster session of felt making at the
beginning of July
(5th and 12th ). £20 needed for materials.
Local Member It was proposed by D. Peel and seconded by J. Smith that
Initiative: use £100 to buy staging in order to claim £500 from
Winnington that has been allocated for staging. All in
Doxey Welcome Decisions have been made on presentation. Prices being
Parish Council: A DVD on the
history of Doxey is being made. Anyone interested needs to contact Nigel.
Doxey Times: Usual dates, eco day, AGM date, public meeting
Correspondence: Charity commission
annual returns to be completed after May AGM.
The meeting closed at 9.15pm.
The next meeting to be held
2009, 7.30 pm at the Sutton Centre.