July 2012

posted 17 Aug 2012, 03:24 by Rochdale & Bury Bridleways Association

Committee Meeting – 19th July 2012


Present:           Barbara Brown

                        Chris Mee

                        Roger Mee

                        Gill Morrell

                        Joan Snowdon

                        Gwen Mann

                        Janet O'Connor

Apologies:       Val Johnston

Irene Pope
Gill Ridings


1.    Minutes of Previous Meeting

The minutes of the previous meeting were passed GM to post onto website.    GM

2.    Matters Arising

There were no matters arising.


3.    Secretary’s Report

Currently 60 members.

4.    Treasurer’s Report

Currently £30 down on last year.  Still awaiting new gate for Nabbs Wife so that we can claim grant from Township Funds.

5.    Website report

134 Hits, average visit 2.6 pages spending 2.5 minutes on the site.  International visitors 2 from Paris, 1 Cork, 2 Holland, 1 Norway, 1 Bay of Plenty, 1 Moscow, 1 Russia.

6.    Social Calendar

Last meeting was an open forum.  It was agreed to start the meetings at 8.00 pm.

30th July – Freestyle dressage demonstration had to be cancelled. Need to book Pack Horse..
August – Quiz night.
September – Worm Counts (Mary Lennon)
October – Open Forum
November – Shopping at Naylors
December – Xmas meal at Pack Horse.  It was agreed to go for the £22 menu which the Pack Horse will give us for £20,

7.     Rochdale ROW

Gwen reported that there had been no correspondence since the previous ROW meeting and none of the issues raised had been dealt with.

Legally no money was not an excuse .

Broadhalgh path needs clearing,
Meadowcroft needs cutting back.

8.     Bury ROW

Dunham Tony Lund from LCC has quotes for his spec in the region of £10,000.  Bridleways are contributing £1500, £4,500 from grant and LCC have agreed to fund the balance.  Still awaiting start date

9.     2012 Projects

Treasure Hunt 5th August
Le Trec – 27th August

10.  Any Other Business

Bridleway in front of Church Inn has had concrete blocks dumped in the puddles.  Rochdale Council are aware.

11.  Next Meeting  - Thursday 16th August at 8.00 pm at Chris & Roger’s.