Minutes of meetings
Minutes of formal public meetings and the AGM are recorded here and are also published in the Friars Forum, delivered to all residents.
The main discussions included parking, FCRA policy on funding and residents’ wish to create an environment plan for our area. Jan Peters gave a short talk on the Centenary of the Women’s Engineering Society.
New committee members have been appointed, but we still have a need for further support to manage advertising and a social programme. Notes contain a summary of the presentation and discussion with local police officers.
Christchurch Town Council Clerk attended the meeting to introduce himself and talk about the roles and responsibilities of the Council
The 2019 AGM accounts were presented and accepted. An update on the forthcoming introduction of the new unitary authority was explained.
The meeting focused on the local government reorganization, The future of FCRA under the new regime and our open spaces. Gary Foyle, Team leader for community and recreation was the speaker and talked about recent problems with the jet skiers.
The approved minutes from the September 2018 public meeting
Richard Jones gave a comprehensive summary on the Community Governance Review. He explained that it was mechanism for the Borough Council to review and put in place or make changes to Governance arrangements at a community level within the area.
At All Saints Church Hall, Mudeford APOLOGIES: Cllr Claire Bath; Trevor Watts; Paul Hilliard; Lesley Dedman. Mike Stannard and Sandra Price. PRESENT: Marianne Abley, Charles Clark, Jan Peters, Patricia Whiffen, Lyn Lever and guests PC Stan Mackrell and Caroline...
At All Saints Church Hall, Mudeford PRESENT: Cllrs Paul Hilliard, Claire Bath, Trevor Watts, Lesley Dedman. Committee: Marianne Abley, Charles Clark, Patricia Whiffen and Lyn Lever. APOLOGIES: Sandra Price, Mike Stannard, Jan Peters. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: The...
An update on the sandbank beach house, 2 Riversmeet, and beach replenishment.read more
Summer congestion and winter parking charges continue to cause road blockages and on-going challengesread more
Councillor Paul Hilliard provides an update on Steamer Point Fires, the play park refurbishment programme, local planning at the MCA site and the BCP Council climate emergency resolution.read more
Plans have been submitted to develop the old coastguard site at Steamer Point. A new Action Group has been formed to collate views and present objections to the Council.read more
Local mums learn to play touch rugby for Papyrus chairty Suicide is the biggest killer of young people, male and female in the UK. And is on the rise. Papyrus the charity dedicated to preventing suicide among young people wants our society to be able to speak openly...read more
Noisy craft on the water Trouble on the water front in the form of behaviour and intrusive noise from Jet skis is a problem again. Greater policing in waters further along the coast, and the waves at Avon Beach, have brought more jet skiers to our waters. Over the...read more
Research suggests that inherited wealth rarely endures. By the second generation, 70% of family fortunes have been depleted and by the third generation the figure is 90% .What can you do about it?read more
The ‘Men’s Shed’ is a fast-growing movement to establish community spaces for men to connect, converse and create, with activities centred on practical skills-based activities, typically undertaken in garden sheds.read more
A short message and review of 2019 from our Councillors Lesley Dedman and Paul Hilliardread more
The main discussions included parking, FCRA policy on funding and residents’ wish to create an environment plan for our area. Jan Peters gave a short talk on the Centenary of the Women’s Engineering Society.read more
Prehistory in Friars Cliff Contributor: Ken West Prehistory is the period of time before written records and ended when Britain was invaded by the Romans. We can safely assume that much of the prehistoric remains once present in Friars Cliff have been swept away by...read more
Who lived here before us? Thoughts and musings from author Ken West.read more
Contributor Justin King describes ways to stay active as you age with Tai Chi.read more
An update from Councillor Hilliard covering public consultations, beach cleans and the climate emergencyread more