the last 12 months (attached).
thanked for her commitment to keeping our accounts and maintaining a rigorous procedure for expenditure. In turn Margaret thanked Peter Harley for auditing the accounts. JG will send a letter of thanks on behalf of Love Lydgate,
The meeting was reminded that Clare Pritchard from the White Hart reception takes responsibility for overseeing the Defib and filling out reports for the Ambulance service. JG to send a thank you card for this continued support.
Margaret keeps up to date with her Food Hygiene Certificate and informs the team on the correct protocol when food is being served.
Celia asked about the regularity of PAT tests in the Parish Hall as this doesn’t seem to have been done since 2017. She wanted to make sure that the sewing machines would be done at the same time. JG explained that there were concerns about H&S issues at the Hall and a list of responsibilities was being put together for the Building Committee. In the meantime, Pat would enquire through the PCC.
Chair’s Report. The hard work of the whole team was again mentioned and the generosity and support from OMBC. Lesley S is waiting to hear from them
regarding the In Bloom Project. If they are involving us, we need to take their
plans into consideration when planning for our own planting.
• Lydgate Stitchers. Celia who facilitates this group gave a report. (Attached) There were general comments from the meeting on the high quality of the work produced by the Stitcher Group and appreciation for the vibrancy and creativity they bring to the village. Their current piece of work is much bigger than the 2012 wall hanging and there was some discussion about where this could be displayed. Ideally it needs to be in the Parish Hall. Celia and Jennifer to discuss
with Rev Pat and the church wardens.
9. Election of Trustees. Those who stood last year were thanked for all their hard work. All
had agreed to stand again, and Pat asked to be considered too. All 8 were proposed and seconded and voted in by a majority. Molly, Andrew, Rachel, Jennifer, Margaret, Lesley H Lesley S, Pat.
The Officer Roles were then suggested and voted in unanimously. Chair Jennifer, Vice Chair Lesley S, Treasurer Margaret, Secretary vacant.
10. A.O.B. Under this heading we moved on from the AGM to discuss the management of admin and communication and forthcoming events. A list of events was circulated (attached).
Steering Group meeting.
assist. JG to ask Phil Dunster to meet with the small group.
suggested getting one out for our 10th Anniversary year. Lesley, Gordon and JG
to meet to look at what needs to be done.
before the event. Need to start preparing now.