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Annual General Meeting 2019

The 6th Annual General Meeting of FoSC will be held at 1830 hrs on Tuesday 23rd April at the Royal Victoria Hotel, Victoria Station Road, Sheffield, S4 7YE

We invite you and your guests to our 6th Annual General Meeting and we are hoping for a really good turnout. We will be holding a short ideas workshop to gather ideas for the future possible uses of the castle site – this is YOUR OPPORTUNITY to give us your thoughts and ideas, as we start to build a vision for the site. Please do come and contribute. There will also be a short presentation on the history of the site including the results of the 2018 excavations.

The AGM is also an opportunity to renew your Annual Membership if still outstanding, so if you are attending please visit the membership table where we can check your current status. Renewals were due in January.

We will present the Reports of the Officers and vote for Committee Members. All Committee Members stand down annually but are eligible for re-election. All Members of FoSC are also eligible to stand for committee. If you wish to stand for election, please send in your nomination by 15th April to the Acting Secretary (Anna Badcock) with a short statement (100 words or less) outlining why you are standing and what you can bring to the committee. Only fully paid-up Members may vote at the meeting.

The current Committee Members are: Martin Gorman (Chair); Holly Smith (Secretary); Glynis Jones (Treasurer); John Baker (Membership Secretary); Ron Clayton; Nick Robinson; John Moreland; Clive Waddington; Anna Badcock (Acting Secretary); Hermann Beck; David Clarke; Leigh Bramall.

We look forward to seeing you on 23rd April.

Tea & coffee available before the meeting starts
1. Open Meeting and Welcome
2. Attendees and Apologies for Absence
3. Minutes of last AGM & Matters Arising
4. Officers’ Reports and any questions from the floor
5. Election of Committee
6. Any Other Business
7. ‘A history of the castle in 15 minutes!’ Professor John Moreland, University of Sheffield
8. Ideas Workshop – an opportunity to contribute YOUR ideas for the future of the site
9. Close of Meeting by 2100 hrs latest

The bar will also be open before/after the meeting. There will be free parking at the hotel for this evening.


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