Brookside
Big Local

 

Minutes for Closed Meeting held Monday
14th December 2015 at 20:00 until 22:00 – at Brookside Central in the Training
Room.

 

Present for
Closed Meeting: Tina Rogers, John Edwards, Fiona Moore, Helen Fairweather, Steve Thayne, Sam Smith, Gillian Bailey and
John Maguire.

 

Apologies:
Nicola Anderson

 

General
Introduction

 

The group talked
about the excellent turnout for the Open Meeting.

 

Apologies

 

Apologies noted
above.

 

Minutes

 

The minutes from
16th November were approved.

 

Brookside
Events Group

 

Please see
Summary Below.

 

Annual
Review

 

There are still
2 or 3 things to work on with regards to the groups
financial activities. This is required by the end of May 2016. Discussions to
take place regarding this years funding, an activity
plan is required for promotion and marketing, for example – The Telford Hornets  ladies rugby
shirts.

 

LTO –
Update

 

Parish Council’s  (Gillian
and Sam) support is invaluable.

 

A copy of their
update is attached with the minutes.

 

Brookside
Big Local – Website

 

A Better
Tomorrow link has been added. Commissioning activities for student training was
discussed.

 

Partnership
Meetings

 

The 6 meetings
proposed for 2016 will be arranged soon.

 

UnLtd

 

Chris Allen has
agreed to the 3 full days to assist with the development of future Social
Enterprises, Cre-Active can benefit from this.

Community
Chest Procedure

 

The procedure
noted in the minutes from 21st September 2015 has been amended from 0ne week to
two weeks in order for the requests to filter down to the partnership.

 

Other
Business

 

Brookside Big
Local to purchase a laptop as we nearly lost all our electronic documentation.

 

 

 

TO DO LIST

 

  •  Telford Bikes to create a presentation
    for additional funding – Barry/John

 

 

DATES/EVENTS FOR DIARY

 

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EVENT SUMMARIES

 

Event

Notes

Brookside
Events Group – Hallow’een Disco 30/10/15 at
Brookside Central

130 people
attended, DJ, Games and Activities were thoroughly enjoyed by all.

Brookside
Big Local – Firework Display with Cre-Active
Arts/Music and Creative Writing Session 14/11/15 at Brookside Central then
The Windmill Primary School

800 plus
people attended the fireworks, there was a large, steady stream of people
joining in with the Cre-Active activities of Art
display of glitter representing the fireworks, a community poem created and
decorated by the community and an excellent music session showing off the
talents of our budding musical youth.

Brookside
Events Group – Live Nativity – 01/12/15

Excellent
turn out, the animals especially the sheep were the stars of the Nativity.
Rev. Janet Holmes was an excellent storyteller and the children enjoyed
taking part. Take 5 Cafe provided an excellent food service for the atendees. The mince pies went quickly and were enjoyed by
all.

Brookside
Events Group – Christmas Fair – 10/12/15

Excellent
turnout for the Santa’s Grotto, Mr Trubshaw was an
excellent santa and the snow machine provided many
giggles from the children. The tables were full of  goods and fair and the atmosphere
was jovial and fun.