Minutes of the meeting held on the 12/08/13

Meeting 12/08/13

1, Introduction of committee

2, Apologies, Toni Goulden, Julia Heath Swales, Jan Deacey and Gill Prior

3, Minutes of last meeting 07/07/13

4, Co-opt of 2 Committee members Gordon McKay and Alan Rickets were voted on,

5, Visitors
Joe from Right Our Street, DART Workshops, Joe proposed the idea of painting Hirsts as a boarding artwork
Diane Whiting, DMBC East, covering such issues as Anti Social Behaviour, supporting events, giving general support, helping Thorne Conservation Group.
Toni and Tracy Davidson, sisters of Sgt Lee Davidson, came and spoke about the charity Scotties Little Soldiers, this charity gives support to the families of fallen soldiers.
10th July is National Scotties Day
Room 21 Big Swing Band for a 40s event,

6, Updates
Bridge Street Car Park, email sent to Salma Rashid regarding funding.
Craft Market, last Saturday of every month, commencing 24/08/13.
We now have letter headed paper, letter sent to James Marshall asking if the painting of Hirsts can be allowed
Email sent to the Clerk of the Council regarding Jones Cable, this area is just of Wilks Ave, going on to the Moors, this would entice tourism of the moors.
Emails sent to the owners of the Pit Tip, regarding the use, we asked if we could use this area for entertainment, i:e, paintballing, BMX track, unfortunately, this area will be industrial units

7, Events

Jumble sale, OAP Centre, 10-12, Saturday Sept 21st
Halloween, OAP Centre
10-12 Pumpkin Carving
4.30 onwards, go to the Belmont for Fancy Dress and Carving Compition
7.30 Ghost Walk around Thorne for Older Children and Adults
Halloween Ball, Nov 2nd, Fancy Dress, Pie and Peas, £5 per ticket

10/11, 40s Weekend
GhostBoard, Paranormal Actvities @ the Sea Cadets

8, Daniel Gravel will be going to Gordon McKays to involve the children of Marshland Primary
Joanne Crowther will also involve her students of King Edward School.

9, The constitution was passed around the members present

10, Rob has evolved the website ad hoc,
The negative and positives of Thorne
Gordon mentioned advertising for funds.
AOB

Next meeting, Sunday 22nd September @ the Harlequin

This concluded the meeting