Lottery Success – Heating

Lottery Success – Heating

As many of you will be aware, when the current committee took over the management of the hall a survey condemned all of the gas heating. This has been an ongoing issue as the project is so large that there was no easy answer and heating such a large, old property is no easy task. We can now announce that due to the hard work and dedication of Frank Goodman we have secured funding from the National Lottery that should

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2020 AGM(annual general meeting)

The following are the minutes from this years AGM, Adam Corrigan(chair) and Frank Goodman(Treasurer) presided over the meeting: 1. Welcome and Introduction.Adam Corrigan gave a brief introduction to the work of the Committee and the development of the Hall for the attendees. Adam also explained that the meeting should have taken place in June but due to COVID restrictions at that time it has not been possible until now. 2. Apologies for absence from Trustees and Committee Members. There were

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The doors are opening

Hello everyone. After a long and bizarre few months and after having absorbed the constantly changing guidelines, the hall is beginning to re-open. Two of our previous regular bookings: Michelle’s Yoga and Mike’s Athlefit will be the first back. As you are all likely aware, there are some changes to how the hall can currently be used, with reduced numbers, increased cleaning and other factors. The committee has ensured that we are doing the actions that are necessary and will

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Hall Closure

Hello all. Based on recent guidance from the government and with multiple classes already taking the steps to cancel, the hall will be closed for the rest of this week and next week. We will monitor the situation and open as soon as guidance suggests it is ok to do so. As a committee our first responsibility is to act in the interest of community health and well-being and follow the guidance from relevant authorities. We hope you are all

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2020 onwards and upwards

After a busy and successful 2019 that saw an uptake in bookings and multiple improvements made to the property including; new floor; Wifi; painting of the railings and a freshening up of the kitchen we are looking to continue this trend into 2020. We are currently in the process of applying for major funding to resolve the issue with the heating, replacing the condemned gas system, we will also be looking at having solar panels fitted to make the building

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Progress for the floor

After two long weekends and help from many members of the management committee and a small number of volunteers from the community, the floor in the upstairs hall has seen a major change. Gone are the tired, dark carpets, small dance floor, random vinyl and metal strips. The original floor boards that older members of the community may remember dancing on, have been revealed. They have been sanded and then a varnish has been applied. In the coming weeks a

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Floor renovation

Hi everyone. On Friday the 8th of March we will begin to renovate the upstairs hall’s floor. This is not only make the hall a little nicer but to allow a wider variety of activities to take place. We will be pulling up all of the old flooring, sanding the old floorboards and varnishing them. The heaviest work load will be on the Friday when we will need to bring down the curtains, clear the hall, pull up the carpet

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