THE WINCHESTER AND PORTSMOUTH DIOCESAN GUILD OF CHURCH BELL RINGERS

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2022

11th June 2022, 4.15 p.m.
St Lawrence’s Church Hall, Alton

(Additions in red)

  1. Master’s welcome and opening prayer

  2. Striking Competition Results

  3. Apologies for absence

    Heather Frazer, Andrew Glover, Elizabeth Skinner, Tricia Spink

  4. Loss of members through death since the 2021 AGM

    Andrew W Banks Hawkley
    A Terence CollinsEast Meon
    George Dowling (LM)Goodworth Clatford
    Doreen HawtonUpham
    Christopher HurleyBentworth
    James LumsdenHavant
    Martin MorrisBentworth
    Rosemary OakeshottLockerley and East Tytherley
    Rosemary VearsBuriton
    David VickeryHannington
    Fiona WhittlesMilford-on-Sea
    Brian Billimoreformerly of Easton
    Anthony P Buttleformerly of Titchfield and the Basingstoke District
    Margaret Chapmanformerly of Bishopstoke
    Rosemary Havilandformerly of Micheldever
    Michael R Hilsonformerly of Vale and S. Pierre du Bois
    Joan Hollierformerly of Easton
    Joan Hollisformerly of Chale
    Stephen Hyde-Gregoryformerly of Fawley
    John Manneringformerly of Buriton
    Wally F Taylorformerly of Wonston
    Gordon Westformerly of Bramshott
  5. Minutes of the last meeting

  6. Matters arising

  7. Life membership on completion of 50 years’ ringing membership of the Guild

    Charlotte Colliss Swanmore
    Christine HolmesOverton
    David HolmesOverton
    Rodney SkinnerRopley
  8. Officers’ and committee reports for 2021

    1. General Secretary - position vacant

    2. General Treasurer (and accounts)

    3. Peal Recorder

    4. Librarian and Archivist

    5. Public Relations Officer

    6. Education Committee

    7. Striking Competitions Committee

    8. Belfry Stewardship Committee

    9. Communications Committee

    10. Teaching Hubs Committee - no report

  9. Bell Restoration Fund

    1. Trustees’ Report and Accounts for 2021

    2. Grant Proposals

  10. Action plan update

  11. Motion (supporting paper)

    Helen Woolford proposes and Pete Jordan seconds, on behalf of the Executive Committee, that the Ringing, Associate and Compounding Member subscriptions should be increased to £15 (£12.50 for Ringing and Associate Members over the age of 60 and £10 for Ringing Members in full-time education), that £4 of each subscription (other than from Probationary Members) should be allocated to the BRF; and that £1 of each subscription (other than from Probationary Members) should be transferred from the Central Fund to the Training and Development Fund.

  12. Officer Triennial elections

    1. Master

    2. Vice-Master

    3. Hon. General Secretary

    4. Hon. General Treasurer

    5. Minute Secretary

    6. Hon. Peal Recorder

    7. Hon. Librarian and Archivist

    8. Hon. Report Editor

    9. Public Relations Officer

    10. Safeguarding Officer

    11. Central Council Representatives (five)

    12. Independent Examiner

    13. Portsmouth Diocese BRF Trustee

    14. Winchester Diocese BRF Trustee

  13. Future Guild events

    2nd July 2022 RWNYC, Exeter
    24th September 2022Essex Trophy, Bletchingley
    19th November 2022Executive Committee Meeting
  14. Date and place of 2023 AGM

    Saturday 10th June 2023 in the Andover District.

  15. Any other business (as notified in advance)