Madeley Tidy Group
Minutes of Committee Meeting on 7th July 2014
Anne Shaw; Chris Machin; Sue Machin; John Berrington;
(Warm welcome to Anne for joining the group)
Roy Dutton; Helen Dutton; Chris Wright; Andy Capewell; Ricki Williams; Phil Shaw.
Minutes of last meeting on 12th May 2014:
Accepted as a true record by John B; seconded by Chris M.
Our trough by the Post Office is ok to be relocated.
Re The Eternit Wall: Eternit are not taking this forward at the moment.
ACTION: CHRIS M: to chase the posters in the Parish Notice Boards.
ACTION: CHRIS M & SUE: liaise with Alan W re siting, hard core, top soil & soil improver for the new troughs.
Due to fall in funds, could we reduce the number of signs and stands to eight?
ACTION: Liaise with ANDY C for costing & then pass on to JOHN B & SUE M to decide whether to proceed.
Communities Day on 6th June: nine from the Tidy Group; 4 from the Conservation Group; one parish councillor, Sue Roberts and two wardens from NUL BC worked to rid the Pool edges of Himalyan Balsam. Simon Long and a NUL BC attended and passed on thanks to us.
Thanks to: Roy & Helen D for painting the long trough; and to John B for cutting back the overhanging trees there.
Balance at 31/6/14 £614.77.
Madeley Parish Council Financial Assistance Grant has to be in by the end of December. Up to £350 available. Application and paid in each six month period.
Re Community Chest Grant: the quotation & prices need to be on letter headed paper now:
ACTION: CHRIS M & SUE M to obtain quote from Bridgemere.
PR & SPONSORSHIP:
The planters have arrived with our logo on all sides and should raise our profile in the village.
Nothing else to report.
All the beds and troughs were weeded before Chris & Sue M went away mid-June and are not looking too bad at the moment but will need some care and attention before the visit of bRoger Tait (from RHS It’s Your Neighbourhood scheme).
Elmside have planted up the Vicarage Lane Bed with geraniums and ageratum. They have also put in some dahlias.
The new planters have arrived, which hopefully, we will be able to get sited and planted up in the next couple of weeks.
Next litter pick Saturday July 26th, 10.00am The Greyhound.
Nothing to report.
Long Troughs to be replaced by brick.
Bug houses for the flower beds.
Organise a litter pick with local children.
Summer at The Centre: August 16th & 17th, 10am to 4pm. Tidy Group to have an unmanned display. ACTION: EVERYONE: Has anyone any photos we can use; any ideas for the display; help needed to set up dfisplay, be at Madeley Centre for 9.30.
Roger Tait from RHS It’s Your Neighbourhood will be visiting us on 21st July at 3.30; meeting at The Offley Arms bed.
ACTION: If anyone from the Tidy Group is free, please join us as we walk him around the beds and troughs we maintain in the village.
Date of Next Meeting: Monday, September 8th, 7.30 in the café area of the Madeley Centre.
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PR & Sponsorship Report
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