Committee News – March 2018

Play Area: The committee has now raised sufficient funds to replace the slide and the springer toy. We have placed the order with the suppliers, who expect to complete the installation in the early spring. External Cladding: We continue to seek the funds to enable the remainder of the external cladding, including the gable ends, […]

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Committee News – January 2018

It was with great sadness that the committee learnt of the death of John Jerman, our chairman. John stepped in to the role when the committee was in great need. His time as chair has seen the committee revitalise its fundraising activities, which have resulted in the completion of much-needed repairs and improvements, including the […]

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Committee News – November 2017

Ride on Mower: Thanks to an extremely generous donation from the members and patrons of Charlton Cricket Club, the recreation centre committee has purchased a replacement ride on mower. Quiz Night: Over 50 people spent an enjoyable evening at the Quiz on 21 October which raised £413.58 towards projects at the hall. The committee wishes […]

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Committee News – September 2017

Ride on Mower: The committee has been advised that the ride-on mower (used for cutting the edge of the field and the children’s play area) has reached the end of its working life. A range of options for replacing the machine have been identified and were discussed. The committee has decided to explore purchasing a […]

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Committee News – July 2017

Summer Fair: The Summer Fair proved a great success. A cloudy and breezy day was not enough to deter the many people who came to the event whether to enter the baking competition, ‘wang’ a welly or watch the cricket, while dog owners proudly showed off their pets. Our thanks go to Jane Tsabet and […]

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Committee News – May 2017

Fund-Raising: The management committee – with help from several volunteers – is actively exploring a range of fund raising options to enable us to make repairs and improvements to the recreation centre’s facilities. The first event is the Summer Fair on 10 June. See Post for more details. The committee continues to discuss holding a […]

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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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