of a meeting of Hethersett Memorial Playing Field Trustees held in Hethersett
Queen’s Head on Tuesday 11th February, 2014
were received from David Chambers (DC), Kathy Floyd (KF) and Rob Reeve
(RR). Present were: Peter Hoult - chair (PH), Peter Steward - secretary
(PS), Dr Anne Edwards (AE) and Mel Perkins MBE (MP).
minutes of the previous meeting were approved.
further problems have been reported although the bad weather and winter
may be a major contributory factor. The position will be monitored when
the weather improves and PS will continue with his work towards an alcohol
ban on the field.
updated Trustees on the Pavilion project. Eight local builders will be
approached with a view to obtaining quotes for the work. Ian Fieldhouse is
working on the grants aspect and PS is producing a submission pack. Plans
and other documentation will eventually be placed in a Dropbox computer
file that will be available to trustees.
had sorted out blocked toilets for a nominal £10 charge. AE will oversee
the distribution of poppy seeds in the wild area. Poppy seeds are being
distributed around the village as part of the commemoration of the 100th
anniversary of the First World War.
once again brought up the subject of dog fouling – a perennial problem.
Unfortunately enforcement action is the only way people would be deterred
from allowing their dogs to foul the area without using the provided bins.
is undertaking weekly checks of the play area and work to be carried out
underneath some of the equipment is in hand.
the absence of the treasurer there was a discussion on electricity/gas
payments. It was agreed to discuss this fully at the next meeting when it
is hoped DC can be present.
Plans and Events
outlined the coming Open Weekend and the fact that Sport in the Park will
not take place in its usual format. PH and PS are working to set-up a come
and try sports day on Saturday, July 5th, in conjunction with
Active Norfolk. This could include archery, quick cricket, bowls, cycle
speedway, petanque, croquet and possibly an athletics competition for
will feature the ladies five-a-side on the field. PS will e-mail members
of the sports association to see if any other club would like to take part
in the come and try sports event.
subject of park benches will be discussed at the next meeting.
outlined his plans for a Hethersett and the Meltons Sports Challenge
featuring 12 different sports and running from April to October with two
sports being featured each month for teams of up to eight people. He will
provide further details shortly.
and Venue of Next Meeting