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Saturday 14th October 2017:

AGM 2017

The AGM held on Saturday 14 October was as lively and entertaining as ever. Frances Badman organised an enthusiastically contested quiz, which was thoroughly enjoyed by all, and Derek Thomas, Association Chair and ace curry chef, prepared a delicious curry supper to sustain the quiz teams.


With regard to the ongoing business of the Association, the minutes of the meeting are available below as a .pdf.


The headlines...


  • The annual subscription, which for the current year remains at £15 per person (Due September 2017), will increase to £20 per person from September 2018. It is anticipated that the association will be able to maintain a subscription of this amount for the next few years.


  • New Members: Helen, Peter and Georgina Bloomfield, Andrew and Jane Collier, Sarah-May Matthews and the Ribot-Smith family Alan, Yvette, Nadia and Sophia. Welcome to the Friends of Oignies!


  • Election of Officers for 2017/18

​President: His Worship The Mayor of High Peak

Chair: Derek Thomas

Vice Chair: Ian Hamilton

Secretary: Sue Quas-Cohen

Treasurer: Peter Bloomfield


  • Committee: Anne Johnson, Ian Calvert, Karen Done, Sue Hodgkinson and Chris Clegg (Publicity Officer)


  • Looking forward; the visit to Oignies next year is 25-29 May and will be the 50th Anniversary of the Twinning.

Full minutes of the meeting


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