Life in a Cumbrian Village


Cumwhitton Parish Community Partnership. Minutes. Wednesday, 4th Sept 2019

Minutes of the Meeting of the CPCP held on Wednesday, 4th September, 2019 at
The Village Hall, Cumwhitton at 7:30 pm

Present: C. Egerton, L. Sarasini, R. Potter, J. Robley, K. Rowling, D. Wade, C. Wade.
Apologies: T. Watt, S. Palmer
Minutes: Minutes of the meeting held on 4th July were approved and signed off by the Chairman as a true record.
Treasurer’s report: The treasurer outlined the financial position of the CPCP. There are sufficient funds to cover known expenses for the forthcoming year. The Family Fun day raised in excess of £800 which will go towards the maintenance of the Play Park. Funds raised to support the Candlestick News through advertising were addressed and potential new advertisers are being contacted. The Easy Fundraising scheme continues to make a contribution. However, it was felt that more could be done to increase this easy source of funding.
Secretary’s report: A letter of thanks was sent to the Cumwhitton Parish Council in appreciation of their financial support towards the printing costs of the Candlestick News. Information related to possible support from Wannop Developments was forwarded to all CPCP directors.
Group reports:
St Mary’s Church: The Church Warden reported that all work associated with the Restoration of the War Memorial clock and related works have now been completed. The reports are being prepared to submit to all those Charities that made valuable contributions to the project. Coffee mornings continue to be a success. The Macmillan Coffee morning is due to take place on September 26th. Repairs to the plaster work in the church have received all the necessary approval. The Annual Parish Walk will take place on Saturday, October 12th.
Parish Council: The meeting was updated with information from BT suggesting that the telephone box in Cumwhitton may be removed. Discussions are ongoing regarding the acquisition and redistribution of bins in the village.
Candlestick News: the meeting was updated with all issues related to the magazine.
Cumwhitton Play Park: Progress regarding the acquisition of funding for improving the Play Park facilities was addressed. The possibility of a project evening to seek the opinions of and update the community was discussed. The Graham Trust is to be contacted to seek their continued support for the maintenance of the Play Park.
Proposed date for next meeting: Wednesday, 6th November, 2019 at 7.30pm in the Village Hall.

Signature: Date:

Minutes agreed and signed off by Chairman.