Committee meeting synopsis
Meeting date: 18 January, 2019
The Treasurer presented an income and expenditure report which concluded that we
have £276.21 available to spend.
Reserve: It was noted that we had anticipated expenses for 2019 of £191,
leaving £85 towards our reserve.
Treasurer: Dorothy had indicated her wish to step down after the Annual Public
Meeting. Catherine said she might be interested.
Contact list: The list currently stood at 93 emails plus 4 by phone.
Logos and Dereham Walks packs: There were 51 logos displayed, 47 leaflet holders
in place and 1311 packs issued, plus those at the library and DTC. It was
suggested that we should aim to get packs into the GP surgeries.
Calendar: 66 copies had been produced, and given to most of our supporters as
planned. It was agreed to take the remainder to the Suffolk Alliance meeting on
Radio Norwich: Ken reported that a phone interview has been recorded for
broadcast in the Christmas to New Year period, though how it was used was not
Future work and Plans
Walk leaflet 2019 print/reprint: Catherine had circulated the proposed bid to
Awards for All. This was approved with the addition of a reference for the
Annual Return: A draft had been circulated, though Ken reported he wanted to
make some minor changes. The draft was agreed in principle, but Ken would
circulate a further version for approval, showing the changes.
Short/health walks: It was agreed we should produce a leaflet or leaflets
showing short walks in the town, for distribution to GPs and/or suitable for
others needing a short walk. Jenny agreed to let Ken have information about her
Debrief: Hogmanay Hike
Both walk and refreshment arrangements had gone well. Dorothy and Martin thought
they would have been able to manager the same numbers had it been wet. Tim
offered the use of some sailcloth should it be required (eg on the garden party
More details of teh event programme were discussed, the dates and brief
descriptions are on the sidebar of the Current
Footpath work: Various minor maintenance/clearance had been undertaken.
Dereham Town Council: Next meeting of the Heritage and Open Spaces Committee
is 26 February.