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The 2013 AGM at Hexham Community Centre

The Consortium’s Annual General Meeting for 2013 was held on 6th November at the Hexham Community Centre . Some 23 people were present to receive the Minutes, Annual Report and Financial Statement.

The AGM

The AGM at Hexham Community Centre

Elections for the Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer were held, and the previous incumbents were unanimously elected to serve for another year.

Keith Robson, Michael Elphick, Margaret Weatherley, Georgia Shorrocks, Pat Johnston, David Easby, Roly Taylor and Pam Pryor  were nominated and elected unanimously to serve as Committee members.

Following the formal business of the AGM, three interesting presentations were made; summaries of these presentations are available, and can be accessed via the links below:

‘Fire Risk Assessment’ by John Wright of the Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (summary here).

John Wright (Northumberland Fire Service)

John Wright (Northumberland Fire Service)

‘Village Halls as Emergency Centres’ by Nigel Fisher of the Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service (summary here).

Nigel Fisher (Northumberland Fire & Rescue Service)

Nigel Fisher (Northumberland Fire & Rescue Service)

‘Improvements at Gilsland Village Hall’  by Georgia Shorrocks.

Georgia Shorrocks

Georgia Shorrocks

This presentation is available here as a large PDF (6.9 Mb) or PowerPoint presentation (5.5 Mb), and Georgia would be happy to share Gilsland’s experience with other halls.

Copies of the Minutes, Annual Report and Financial Statement are available as PDF documents below: