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Ely DA AGM and Striking Competition

This is postponed from Saturday 30th May 2020, and will be held later in the year, possibly on Saturday 3rd October

Inter-district striking competition and AGM hosted by the Wisbech District at Downham Market.

Outline details for the day are:

Eight Bell Striking Competition at Downham Market from 14.00 General ringing during the afternoon at towers to be arranged

Service ringing, service and tea at Downham Market

Meeting at Downham Market Church Hall 17.30 to 18.30

Full details to follow nearer the time.

Ely DA AGM and Striking Competition, Saturday 18th May 2019

Inter-district striking competition and AGM hosted by the Huntingdon District at Hemingford Grey and St Ives.

Details for the day are:

Eight Bell Striking Competition at Hemingford Grey from 14.30 General ringing at Hemingford Abbots 14.30 to 15.30 and Fenstanton 14.30 - 16.00

General and Service ringing at St Ives 15.30 to 16.30, . Service at St Ives 16.30 to 17.00 Tea at St Ives Church Hall 17.00 to 17.30. St Ives Church Hall is on Ramsey Road, nearly opposite Church Place which is the footpath alongside the churchyard.

Meeting at St Ives Church Hall 17.30 to 18.30 General ringing at Houghton 18.45 to 20.00

New Rules and Procedures of the Bell Restoration Fund are to be presented to the AGM.
The proposed Rules are here, and the proposed Procedures are here.

AGENDA for the AGM

Results of Striking Competition

1. In Memoriam: members who have died since the last AGM

2. Apologies for absence

3. Minutes of the 2018 AGM

4. Matters arising

5. Presentation and adoption of Accounts - General and Reserve

6. Bell Restoration Fund – Presentation and adoption of Accounts, and Trustees’ Report

7. Appointment of an Independent Examiner – Bruce Mew

8. 2018 Reports: (these reports can be found here)

a. General Secretary
b. Peal Secretary
c. Ringing Master
d. Bell Adviser
e. Public Relations Officer (position vacant, no 2018 report)
f. Quarter Peal Secretary
g. Safeguarding Officer (position vacant, no 2018 report, statement from the General Committee)
h. Webmaster
i. Recruitment and Training Subcommittee

9. Election of Officers: Current Officers: (* incumbent standing down/vacantpost)
a. Chairman                 Martin Kitson
b. General Secretary     JoAnne Rutter
c. Treasurer                     Nicholas Small
d. Ringing Master             Alban Forster
e. Peal Secretary             Sue Marsden
f. Recruitment & Training Officer     Martin Kitson (acting)*
g. Bell Advisor                 Tom Ridgman
h. Public Relations Officer             vacant post*
i. Safeguarding Officer     vacant post*
j. Quarter Peal Secretary Ian Hamilton
k. Webmaster                 Janet Garnett

10. Ratification of BRF Trustees and Central Council Representatives
11  Proposed New Rules and Procedures for the Ely DA Bell Restoration Fund. 
The proposed Rules are here, and the proposed Procedures are here.

12.  Forthcoming Events.

13. Any Other Business (previously notified to General Secretary) and Vote of Thanks.

Draft minutes of the 2018 AGM are available here

The new Rules and Regulations for the Association were formally presented and approved at the 2018 AGM. The new Rules are here, and the Regulations are here. They came into force in 2018; see the Home page for details.