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Lympstone Village Hall News

Changes to how the village hall is governed

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 information. The hall is a...

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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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New bookings coordinator

Michael Wilkes has now handed over the bookings part of his role to Caron Winter. We are changing the booking process and documentation, but it will take a week or two to complete all of this. During the handover Don Mildenhall and Caron will work together to maintain...

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More detail on changes to charging to hire the hall

The hall's trustees met on 13th February and approved a new charging structure which will apply to all new bookings made on and after 1st April 2019. Existing bookings will not be affected unless there would be a saving under the new system, when hirers can opt to...

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Changes at the village hall

Over the next 3 months (February to April 2019) we'll be making some changes to how we take and manage bookings at the hall. Michael Wilkes, our long-serving and hard working treasurer and bookings manager will be retiring at the hall's AGM in March. He will be hard...

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Car park works finished

The village hall's  two car parks have had a full overhaul at the start of the school holiday. The main car park has been resurfaced with heavy duty tarmac - funded by the parish council and the hall. Both it and the smaller car park have been completely re-lined,...

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Such beautiful decoration

Just one of our recent weddings. Inspired hard work created all this in one evening. Using our drapes and chair covers.

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Annual accounts

Every year the village hall charity produces its report and accounts. The latest covers calendar year 2017 and is available here. We submit our accounts to the Charity Commission each year - you can visit their website and search by name or our charity number -...

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Daytime hire of the Function Room

From mid-February, we are offering the Function Room for daytime hire. The village preschool moves to its new building on 19 February, so morning and afternoon sessions are available. The function room is well suited for exercise and activity classes. Hire is...

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New Website

We have a new look website. We would welcome any comments and feedback.

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