Committee meeting synopsis
Meeting date: 7 December, 2018
With thanks to Ken and Catherine who noticed the month and provided coffee and
mince pies during the meeting.
All key updates completed although a number of additions remain outstanding.
The Treasurer reported that after ring fenced Neatherd project money and our
operating reverse were taken out we have £77 of uncommitted funds.
The email and telephone contact list stands at 97.
51 stick-on logos are on display around the town.
47 leaflet holders are in place and 1223 walk packs have been issued.
The final design of our roll-up banner was signed off. This is to be purchased
from Roller Banners UK.
The design of a Christmas calendar was approved with Tim to print 66 copies for
distribution to our supporters.
Ken to be interviewed by Norwich radio.
Distribution of our walk packs has been so successful that a reprint will be
required sooner than expected. It was agreed that Catherine would pursue Awards
for All funding. It was thought useful also to sound out DTC for a possible
Debrief on our 'Gressenhall walk'
indicated it had worked well, with no action points.
The next walk would be 1 January 'Hogmanay
. It was agreed to end at Dorothy and Martin's for seasonal food.
Provisional 2019 programme:
- 22 April (Mon) to be arranged, to check no clash with the Windmill.
- 6 May (Mon) A deer themed event for children.
- 27 May (Mon) to be arranged
- 22 or 29 June (Sat) Annual Public Meeting with shortish walk.
Plans for the rest of the year depended on various consultations; these have
either been made, or no replies received, and the following are now
- 27 July (Sun) Town walk: agreed to run a revised version of the 2018 walk.
- 26 August (Mon) Suffolk walk in Clare.
- 29 September (Sun) Garden Party walk
- 23 October (Wed) Walk to coincide with NCC Festival (if held), using MNR
if possible, Konect if not.
Various minor maintenance/clearance had been undertaken.
Dereham Town Council: A report was put to members at the 27 November meeting
of the Heritage and Open Spaces Committee.
Other bodies: Norfolk County Council (NCC) had not indicated when works on the
new Restricted Byways will be undertaken, though all were now on the interactive
map and Definitive Map.
Ken had been copied in to a report of someone falling on the boardwalk on FP14a.
This had been reported to NCC by Norfolk Wildlife Trust.
Love Norfolk, Hate Litter: It was readily agreed to support this project by
Nigel & Jenny Ford.
Jenny, Catherine and Ken to attend Suffolk Alliance meeting at Clare on 31