Christmas in the Play Garden

Christmas in the Garden
Christmas in the Garden

Minutes of AGM below:

Chapelhay  Community Playgarden 10 November 2010

Present: Margaret, Mark, Jane, Clare, Roy, Audrey

Apologies: Joy, Lee, Kate, Richard, Zofia,

Minutes from last meeting agreed

Play space:

Mark has covered up graffiti on the play shelter, and will contact the council regarding painting in the future.

Compost Bin:

This has been rebuilt and tied up securely after it collapsed following it’s emptying by the council. It’s has been fixed to a post but might need a look at again.


1              Constitution amendments agreed and will be presented at the AGM

2              Officers and Committee 

Clare has agreed to carry on as our Chairperson, with Mark as Vice Chair, Joy – Treasurer. Jane will put her name to the secretary role but minute-taking will be rotated (Joy, Kate, Jane and Zofia have all offered to take a turn). 

3              Meeting in the park for the AGM will be the Christmas party too:-


Mince Pies – Audrey

Cakes – Roy

Sausage Rolls – Margaret

Wine – Kate


Tables – Roy and Joy

                Children’s activities – Xmas trees and decorations – Roy and Jane M     

Publicity – Clare, poster, Roy to print.

If we have bad weather we will ask the Pub if we can use their room.

Planning for 2011

Shelter replacement and problems with the roundabout were discussed.


Agreed to repeat the Easter, summer and Christmas events, plus “Lets Grow” and to concentrate on potatoes more, exchanging with some of the herbs. Decided to grow peas up the chain-link fence.

March 6th – Plant potatoes

April 24th – Easter

July 3rd – Summer Big Picnic

October 2nd – Lets Harvest

November – making xmas decorations for brewers quay tree display (Jane)


Mark to talk to Synergy regarding a project like an area of matting, where the grass is a mess and needs looking at.

Clare to talk to Richard re: insurance and other funding.

1st December – Pact meeting

Calling all locals!

Come and join us for our AGM & Christmas Gathering

Sunday 5th December, 11.30-1pm


Chapelhay Community Playgarden on Franchise Street/Prospect Place

Making and decorating mini christmas trees etc.

Home-made mulled wine, fruit punch, mince pies etc. etc.


The AGM will take place at the Playgarden if fine and at the Chapelhay Tavern if not. It will start around 12pm and will hopefully be short and sweet!