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Minutes of business meeting held at 11.00 on 21/04/17

1. Trips Update

The next trip would be to Skinningrove Mine on 7th  June followed by lunch at the Grinkle

Park Hotel.

It was agreed that the proposed trip to Crazy for You should be cancelled. The cost would

have been approximately £80 even if more people had expressed an interest.

A further trip to Souter Lighthouse, lunch at Bellini’s and an afternoon visit to the Glass

Centre in Sunderland is planned for 27th September.

2. Evita Report

As noted in the Chairman’s AGM Report, the trip to Evita had been very successful. 21

Members and 21 Guests attended. There were 5 Apologies.

3. Members’ Lunch Report

The Members’ lunch at Whinstone View on 5th

 April was attended by 10 Members. The food had been good and it had been an enjoyable occasion. The Chairman invited suggestions for a venue for the next lunches. The suggested dates for these are Wednesday 4  October 2017 and Wednesday 4th April 2018.

4. AOB

The Lucky Draw prizes were books on canals. These were won by Garry Turner and Alwyn


5. Next Meeting

The next Meeting will be on Tuesday 16th

 May. The speaker will be Margaret Camp on ‘Life

among the cotton mills in word and song’.



Approved by ……………………..………Chairman   Date…………………….