Madeley Tidy Group
Minutes of Committee Meeting on 27th April 2015
Present Chris Machin; Sue Machin; Anne Shaw; John Berrington; Alan Woodhouse
Apologies: Helen Dutton, Roy Dutton, Ricki Williams, Andy Capewell.
Minutes of last meeting on 16th March 2015 accepted as a true record; proposed by Chris Machin ; Seconded by Alan Woodhouse
Possibility of a new bin to be placed at the long trough.
Billy to speak to Poolside chip shop about the sign on the side of the road.
Treasurers Report: Balance as of 31st March £1160.59
Letter received fron the Co op ban k stating there will be no interest paid on the account.
Photographs and receipts for the Community chest (£400)required .These need returning to Newcastle Borough council.
ACTION. Sue to see Elmside for a receipt.
PR & SPONSORSHIP REPORT:
New leaflet produced by Andy Capewell looks great. Many thanks
Chris will liaise with Andy re cost for printing of the leaflets.
The 2015 Communities day is on the 5th June.1 hour starting at 10.00am. Clearing the Hymalasian Balsam is on the agenda , depending on how many people are interested.
ACTION .Sue to email Tidy group members and other interested parties.
A section of public footpath at Madeley Heath has been re seeded with grass seed.
New Primulas and Azaleas have been planted in the Crewe arms bed and around the wheel monument.
New plants have also been planted in the Greyhound bed.
New plants will also be bought for the Vicarage lane bed.
Maria and Anne have done a stock take of all the flower beds and Anne has donated some of her own plants. Thank you.
Anne and Maria have also dead headed the daffodils at the Vicarage lane flower bed.
Weed killer is to be sprayed around the base of the new planters.
If you see any litter build up, please report it to Street scene on 01782-742500 or Streetscene@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk
Register for the RHS its your neighbourhood scheme by the end of May .
Bug Houses for the beds to be left on the agenda and possibly sited in the autumn.
ANY OTHER BUSINESS:
DATE OF NEXT MEETING: 8TH June 2015; 7.30 in the café area at The Madeley Centre.
Present; Apologies; Minutes of Previous Meeting; Matters Arising; Treasurers Report; PR & Sponsorship Report; ; Gardening Report; Litter Picks; Recycling; Future Plans; AOB; Date of Next Meeting.