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Lympstone Village Hall News

Well satisfied customers …

It's always nice to receive 'thank you's.  Some from November: "A great time was had by all - thank you so much!" "Just wanted to say a massive thank you to all of you who helped make our party so special, you have all been so kind and helpful and we appreciate...

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Landscaping at the hall

In late November we completed the planting of a new copper beech hedge between the main hall car park and the churchyard wall. 140 beech saplings were planted and will develop into a thick and strong hedge. This will be trimmed tod 1.2m and provide both a visual...

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2020 charges for hall hire

Charges for hourly hire at Lympstone Village Hall remain unchanged for 2020.  See latest charge sheet here. Our special all-inclusive package prices for parties have risen a little - see text in lower half of latest charge sheet here. This is because we have found...

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Ownership of Village Hall – update at 1st December 2019

Lympstone Parish Council claimed, in October 2019, that full ownership of the village hall belonged to them and not to the hall charity that has operated the hall since 1933. The hall's management committee has clear legal advice to support our posiiton, which is that...

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Our 2018 accounts

Our accounts are for calendar years and are submitted annually to the Charity Commission which regulates us. The 2018 accounts are here

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Ownership of the village hall

Statement from the Village Hall Management Committee Following discussion at the Parish Council on 7 October about our proposals relating to the village hall , the Council has placed a statement on the village website. This statement had been read out at the meeting...

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Formal consultation on plans for new village hall CIO

The Village Hall - Statutory Consultation This consultation has now closed; a summary of input received will be posted here shortly. The Lympstone Herald for July included (page 9) an article about the plans of the charity trustees of the village hall (who form the...

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Charges held for 2020 bookings

The hall's hourly charges will remain unchanged in 2020. And we will continue our popular fixed package rates for family parties. If you want to book for 2021, we can offer - for the present - a price guarantee that the existing rates will apply unless or until we...

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Changes to how the village hall is governed

UPDATED 12th September 2019 The hall's management committee has agreed to start work to change how the hall is governed. What's proposed is to change from an unincorporated charity to an incorporated charity. This post says what this means and gives links to more...

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Less paper, more efficiency

As part of our changes to administration and booking for the village hall, we are actively working to reduce the amount of paperwork we produce. So our emphasis is on the use of electronic systems and e-mail. This brings cost advantages and also gives better record...

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