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Annual General Meeting

The sixth Annual General Meeting of the Group will be held in the Craster Memorial. Hall on Monday 21st November, 2011 at 7.00 p.m..

The Agenda will be as follows:

1.  To receive any apologies for absence.

2. To confirm the Minutes of the annual General Meeting held on 15th November, 2010  as a correct record

3. To consider any matters arising from the Minutes

4. To elect the Officers and Committee members.  The following have been nominated and have agreed to serve on the Committee for the next year

            Hon Treasurer
            Committee Member Heather Lee
            Committee Member Joyce Shaw
            Hon Secretary Mike Findeisen

Robert Twyford and Peter Howard have indicated that they do not wish to stand again as Chairman and Treasurer respectively and nominations are sought for these post and for any of the above Officers and Committee Members, which should be given in writing to the Hon Secretary not later that two weeks before the Meeting.

5. To receive the Annual Accounts, to appoint the Auditor and to agree the subscription for the coming year.

6 To note the programme for January to June 2012 and to consider any suggestions for outside visits. A possible suggestion has been a visit to Ford Castle and Etal.

7. To consider any other matters of business. Items for discussion under this heading must be given in writing to the Hon Secretary not later than 7 days before the meeting

The formal meeting will be followed by a short talk by Barbara Cato entitled “Sammy, a Dog’s life in the Trenches”

Programme for January - June 2012

16th January       “The Ground Chain Radar in World War 2” by Dave Chappel
                        Tea Duty Michael and Marjorie Taylor

20th February  “Harry Hotspur, Warkworth’s Famous Son” by Robert Brooks
                        Tea Duty Sybil Dawson and Nancy Grey

9th March             “The Aln Valley Railway, History and Plans for Re-opening” by Roger Jermy
                        Tea Duty Alexa Nisbet and Kathleen Waters

16th April           “The Grey Family at Howick” by Peter Regan
                        Tea Duty  Joyce and Jim Shaw

21st May            “Pont - Life and Work of Punch Cartoonist Graham Laidler” by Alex Melville-Mason
                        Tea Duty Heather Lee and Mike Findeisen

18th June           “North East Airfields, 1910 - 2002” by Alan Fendley
                        Tea Duty Michael and Rosemary Gibbs

If you can’t do your tea duty please arrange a swap

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