Minutes, March 2010

Brentford Recycling Action Group
Minutes of Meeting held at
The Directors’ Meeting Room, Brentford Dock
@ 7pm on Tuesday 2 March 2010

Attending: Patti Horsnell, Hugh Picton, Douglas Benford, Rukmini West, Virginia Fassnidge, Diana Leap, Kathleen Richardson, Claudia Bartosik, E. Cain Gerrod

No Topics Action
1 Minutes of last meeting agreed.
2 Apologies for Absence: Michelle Aspinall-Baker
3 Noticeboard: Diana to follow up with schools about their future participation. DL
4 Canal side Recycling: Still no news.
5 Give and Take Day: Definitely agreed in principle thatBrentford Dock will hold such an event but it is on hold for the moment. HP
6 Brentford Sustainable Community Strategy: Thisis explained at: http://www.brentfordtw8.com/default.asp?section=info&page=communitycouncil001.htm.  Kath will update further when consultation completed. KR
7 Morrison’s Recycling Site: Reply sent, no response received.
8 Christmas Tree signs: The notice hanging outside the old Wilson and Kyle building has been there continuously for several years. Can we find someone to remove it? The one opposite the rear entrance to Morrisons has been removed. PH
9 St George’s Day Celebrations: Brentford will be holding an event in Market Place on Friday 23rd April from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm. There will be no charge for the stalls. We will discuss the possibility of brag having a presence at our next meeting.  Ivybridge Estate will also be holding an event, 12:00 – 4:00 on Saturday, 24th April. All are welcome!
10 Forthcoming Project: We should apply fora grant from the Grass Roots initiative.  Patti and Hugh to coordinate.  Applications have to be in to LBH by 26 March.
11 Claudia Bartosik and E. Cain Gerrod came to tell us about their organisation and a project they are planning in Brentford. Information can be found at www.allaboutustv.com. They will let us know when they have premises and if there is anything we can do together.
12 Nick Ferriday, Ealing Friends of the Earth, has arranged to give a talk on biodiversity to a group of ladies at Age Concern, Brentford on Thursday 25th March from 12:00.

NEXT MEETING Tuesday 6 April 2010

to start at 7pm in the Directors’ Meeting Room, Brentford Dock

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