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Cumwhitton Parish Community Partnership. Minutes. Wednesday, 6th Nov 2019

Minutes of the Meeting of the CPCP held on Wednesday, 6th November, 2019 at
The Village Hall, Cumwhitton at 7:30 pm

Present: C. Egerton, R. Potter, L. Sarasini, J. Robley, L. Dixon, D. Wade, T Watt, C. Wade.
Apologies: S. Palmer, K. Rowling
Minutes: Minutes of the meeting held on 4th September were approved and signed off by the Chairman as a true record.
Treasurer’s report: The treasurer gave a full account of the current financial position of the CPCP. There remains a balance to cover all expenses for the forthcoming year and an additional sum of money to cover events supported by the CPCP. A new advertiser has been recruited and has requested a full page advertisement.
Secretary’s report: The meeting was informed that the Small Societies Lottery Registration has been completed and paid for. The Annual Statement will be filed with Companies House during the month of December.
Group reports:
St Mary’s Church: The Church Warden reported that all paperwork and monies relating to the War Memorial Project have been finalised. Plastering of the porch and some of the window surrounds is to be completed shortly. An application has been made to the Diocese that relates to the Burial of Ashes in the Church Graveyard. Coffee mornings continue to be successful and well attended. The Parish Community Walk took place in October. The computerised management system for the Graveyard is ongoing.
Village Hall Committee: Litter bins have been installed at the Play Park. There are three Carlisle Council Representatives now attending local Parish Council Meetings.
Candlestick News: the ongoing contributions of both Debbie Nixon and Roger Marshall were acknowledged and much appreciated. The meeting was informed that there will be a Bursary available from the WI to further develop a skill. Details will be advertised in the Candlestick News in the near future.
Cumwhitton Play Park: the meeting was updated with progress relating to the continued development of facilities at the Play Park. An initial meeting with a representative of the Graham Trust has taken place. Discussions will continue at the next meeting. Tracy has very kindly donated a Memorial Bench for Cumwhitton Play Park in memory of her late husband. This contribution is much appreciated.
AOB: Carol Singing will take place in Cumwhitton on Saturday, 21st December, meeting at the Christmas tree at 6:30 pm. Carol Singing around the tree in Hornsby will take place on Friday, 20th December at 6pm.
It was agreed unanimously that the CPCP would fund the purchase of the Christmas trees for both Villages.
The CPCP will maintain its financial support for the Parish Children’s Christmas Party which will take place on 7th December from 3pm to 5pm.
A date for the Annual Litter Pick has been agreed – Saturday 14th March.
Proposed date for next meeting: Wednesday, 8th January 2020 at 7.30pm in the Village Hall.