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Documents : Minutes 19/04/2011

Note taking

Minutes of the General Purposes Sub Committee Meeting held at

Hazel Grove Bowling and Tennis Club

Tuesday 19th April 2011

In the Chair: Brian Whalley (BW)

1. Members in attendance:

Brenda Hopkins (BH)
Jeff Shaw (JS)
Chris Waker (CW)
Ian Dixon (ID)
Doreen Schofield (DS)
Ian Burnett (IB)
Yvonne Spurrell (YS)
Jim Bennison (JB)
Eddie Crabtree (EC)
Ron Linton (RL)

2. Apologies:


3. Minutes:

The Minutes of the General Purposes Sub Committee meeting held on Tuesday 15th March 2011 were agreed subject to amending the wording of item 4 to read "LM offered" instead of "LM agreed".

4. Matters Arising:


5. Website:

The website is being amended to include an option to email individual or select 'all' registered clubs directly from the website. This will prove to be extremely helpful and time saving for mail shots etc.

The invoice for the additional programming work is pending.

A link will be incorporated into the website in a prominent position to connect to the register of 'Clubmark Accredited Clubs'.

6. Sport Stockport Initiatives:

Not much activity since the last meeting. Monitoring information for Sport England is being completed. Sport Stockport is the highest achiever within Greater Manchester for supporting clubs and individuals through the grant awards. All targets have been exceeded and an extra £2,000 (total £10,000) will be available for supporting Level 1 and Level 2 coaching courses until March 2012.

It was agreed that Stockport Sports Trust be approached to transfer the outstanding balance of the 'Club Development Fund' (£2,800) towards a 'Talented Athletes Fund'

7.Sports Awards 2011

A pre-meeting had been held to discuss options for the 2011 Annual Awards Dinner.

It was recommended that the venue be Edgeley Park and the date be fixed for a Friday towards the end of September or early October. This would be dependent on whether there was a home fixture arranged for Sale Sharks.

It was agreed to ask Jane to act as the MC for the evening. The options for a suitable speaker would be explored.

8. Stockport Sports Trust - Outcome 6:

There was nothing to report since the last meeting in January.

9. Club Development Fund Applications:

23 awards of £400 each had been made during the financial year.

The new round for bidding will commence following the AGM.

10. Active Stockport Alliance:

BH will attend the next meeting to be held on 27th April.

It was agreed that Sport Stockport needs to be consulted on the Leisure Review.

11. Annual General Meeting:

JS confirmed that the date for the AGM is Thursday 12th May 2011. Venue Hazel Grove Bowling and Tennis Club

Laura Murphy will give a presentation on the proposals for the 2012 Olympic Legacy in Stockport. Ian Dixon to give an update on the Sport Stockport initiatives/proposals for 2011/2012.

BH confirmed her intention to step down as Chair of Sport Stockport.

ID to obtain pc projector, JS to provide projection screen.

12. Any Other Business:

A discussion was held about the frequency of meetings of the Sub Committee. Should we revert to a 2 monthly cycle?

It was agreed that this was a good idea subject to there being no urgent items occurring during the breaks. If this happened details could be emailed round the members.

ID to investigate the current situation regarding the Twin Town Links.

13. Next Meeting:

The next meeting will be Tuesday 21st June 2011 at Hazel Grove Bowling & Tennis Club commencing at 7.30 p.m.

The meeting closed at 8.52 p.m.