Committee News – March 2017

Fund-Raising Events The management committee is planning to hold two fund raising events over the summer. The first will be a Village Fair to be held on 10 June. It is many years since a fete was held in Charlton and we hope that local people will support our plans to revive this activity. The […]

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Committee News – January 2017

Repairs and Maintenance: In November a periodic inspection of the electrical installation of the Hall identified that some significant work was required to bring the equipment up to current standards. The estimated cost of the work was of the order of £1,000, and as it is essential the committee decided that it had to be […]

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Committee News – November 2016

Play Area The first tranche of repairs to the equipment in the play area have been completed. This comprises refurbishment of the swings and replacement of the seats on the roundabout. Additionally, the committee has removed the rotten steps on the mound pending having sufficient funds for the next batch of repairs. The committee wants […]

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Quiz Night – 15 October 2016

Over 50 people attended the Quiz Night held at Charlton Village Hall on Saturday 15 October. 11 teams tackled the fiendishly difficult questions set by Val Coombes. The competition was close with Minety Clowns+2 ending the evening as winners. This will sadly be Val’s last outing as quiz master as she (and husband George) will […]

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Recreational Centre Committee – August 2016

Projects The committee has reviewed the estimates for the current round of repair and maintenance projects and concluded that the cost of completing all of them exceeds the funds currently available. The work has therefore had to be prioritised and approval given to proceed with the highest priority items. These are the repairs to the […]

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Recreational Centre Committee – June 2016

Play Area – Wicksteeds have performed their inspection of the play area and equipment and provided an initial report that the committee reviewed at their meeting in June. The report found all items were still safe to use, but all have a number of issues which require some action. The piece of equipment which requires […]

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Recreational Centre – April 2016

The committee have decided on a range of activities to raise funds for the Hall and Field during the coming months: an afternoon of Charlton reminiscences (June): a Beer and Sausage Fest (August – a joint event with Charlton Cricket Club) and a Quiz Night (October). As details are finalised they will be published on […]

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Recreation Centre Committee – March 2016

You will see that the title has changed. This is to highlight that we are not only responsible for the running of the Village Hall, but also the Playing Field, a fact which perhaps has not been given the focus this wonderful space deserves. The extraordinary general meeting on 11 February was attended by a number of […]

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Village Hall Committee Update – January 2016

The main item of business of the meeting was to agree the details for the Extra-ordinary meeting. Thursday 11 February was chosen and the wording and distribution of the flyer to advertise the evening agreed. The decorators completed the re-decoration of the toilets and lobbies during the Christmas break. The meeting agreed that the next […]

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