Could you support us?
The Pencader and District Regeneration Group is keen to have more people supporting its activities.
The next meeting will be on Monday 17th June at 7:30 pm.
Please come along.
“ Clecs Distributors are urgently needed for Pencader village – if you enjoy walking and meeting people and would like to help please contact Jane on 01559 384187 or Stuart 01559 384709”
Our meetings take place on the THIRD Monday in the month in the Pavilion, Pencader, at 7:30pm.
If you feel you would like to join the Group, please come along to the next meeting – held at 7.30 at the Pavilion on third Monday of the month.
The Gwili plate has now been mounted in a wooden frame; it just needs a descriptive plaque making for it.
Statkraft has very generously agreed to fund the newsletter for a further two years. The Editor has quite a few ideas for future articles but wants to ask readers what they would like to see. It will now be possible to have more colour pages in future issues.
A volunteer has kindly offered to make a new trough for the Panel Area and will also quote for repairs to the hardwood bench.
Several suggestions made for fund raising in the next few months. See notices elsewhere.
The AGM was held on Monday 21st January. It was unanimously decided that all officers would remain in office for another year; Stuart thanked Group for all their hard work in 2018.
It is hoped that the new website would go live in a few weeks; the original background information has to be re-written as it is very much out of date. The Parish Directory also has to be rewritten as there are so many changes.
Work needs to be done on the wooden furniture at the Interpretation Panel Area; enquiries are to be made on costs etc.
A Grant application for funding the next two years of Clecs had been prepared and would be delivered to Statkraft in time for their meeting. Many complimentary comments had been received on the festive cover for the December Clecs. The website work was continuing, the Welsh translation was almost complete. John reported that a total of 125 countries had visited the site, the latest being Moldova. It was suggested that a special plate be used as the trophy for the new Art Work category if it could be suitably mounted to incorporate winners’ names. Concern was expressed at the inadequate street lighting on the main road between Beehive and Old Post Office.
It was agreed to revert to the idea of booking 6 for the price of 5 advertisements when pre-booked for Clecs. The only quote received for printing was considerably higher than previous years, the other printers had not replied to a request for quotes. Emma showed the Group some of the changes being made to make the site more modern and compatible with modern technology such as mobile phones and tablets. The Garden & Craft Show has been given £40 for an award for a new Class in the show in memory of the late Jane Billington, for a form of “Original Art Work”. A new Produce Cup had been purchased and presented to the winner from this year’s show.
A Grant application for funding the next two years of Clecs needs to be put together and submitted to Statkraft, however Proprint had not replied with estimates for printing yet. It was agreed to revert to having six issues a year as from January 2019 if we can get the funding. John introduced Emma Price to the Group; she had come forward in answer to his request for help with the website, she was full of helpful suggestions and very knowledgeable about the complexities of web design. She will be an enormous help with this.
Report elsewhere on the Garden and Craft Show, but it was good to see so many painting entries from the schoolchildren this year.
Stuart suggested that there should be a special commemoration in Chapel or Church to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the ending of the First World War, all agreed it was an excellent idea. He will liaise with Mrs Lewis of Tabernacle.
If you feel you would like to join the Group, please come along to the next meeting – held at 7:30 at the Pavilion on third Monday of the month.