Present: Rob Hattersley, Ian Broom, Christine Earl, Ami Cooper, David West, Bill Laws, Lorna Swift, Huw Rees, Linda Ward, Mo Burns, Marsha O’Mahony
Cc Pete, Lynden, Jason, Mary, Elaine, Julie
Christine has reworked the leaflet. The request for 12pt Arial means a short edit required: Bill to do.
River Carnival Sat April 30
Volunteers for the day: Huw, Lorna, David, Bill, Linda, Christine, Ami, Marsha. Let Bill know your preferred times between 10 – 4. Linda and Christine will do boards. Posters inviting people to contribute their memories will circulate. Want a quick session on interviewing? Let Bill know and we’ll meet for an hour on Monday 25th.
David will bring scanner to the day; Bill to source release forms and laptop.
On the day Rob will upload interviews to the web site.
Bill to join British Association of Local History Groups, £65 for insurance cover
Row Ditch Heritage Lottery Application (HLF)
Ian reports that HLF bid to explore the origins of the Ditch across Bartonsham Meadows was turned down, but that the Row Ditch group is invited to reapply before the end of April.
Two dates: April 27, Wed, 7.30 Barrel’s, Heather Hurley on River traffic; May 11, venue to be confirmed; Chris Atkinson on Dinedor. Posters will be circulated and emailed.