Annual General Meeting 2012

Chairman Paddy Doyle opened the meeting and gave his report which updated what had already appeared in the WA April newsletter. Richard Wales spoke about the latest situation with respect to the Rossiter Rd scheme and brought wall-charts to illustrate the latest design. Paddy’s report covered the Association’s policy re localism, our support for the…

Autumn Meeting 2011

Chairman Paddy Doyle opened the meeting and gave his report which covered progress to date with the Two Tunnels project, concentrating on the planned access to the pathway in Lyncombe Vale, and reiterating the WA view that we were broadly supportive of this access, subject to certain provisos about signage and construction. He also mentioned…

AGM & Hustings 2011

Chairman Richard Wales opened the meeting, his final AGM, and reported that the current Council Cabinet, led by Francine Haeberling, was committed to proceeding with the Rossiter Rd scheme. The public consultation had resulted in figures showing 60% for the project and 40% against. Richard felt that we needed further details on how these figures…

Autumn Meeting 2010

Approximately 60 members attended the Autumn meeting, held at Widcombe C of E Junior School on 18th October 2010, where the highlight was a presentation on the Rossiter Rd scheme by the Mayor of London’s Commissioner for Transport, Widcombe resident Peter Hendy. Chairman Richard Wales opened the meeting. Three new committee members were proposed, seconded…

Annual General Meeting 2010

The 2010 AGM took place at Widcombe C of E Junior School on 29th April. In his welcome speech Chairman Richard Wales thanked Paddy Doyle  for his work on the Association  Newsletter and expressed a great debt of gratitude to Sarah Lewis for her extraordinary efforts in organizing events – one of the great attractions…

Autumn Meeting 2009

The Widcombe Association’s Autumn Meeting was held on Wednesday, 21st October 2009 at St Matthews Church.  Minutes of the meeting are available here. During the meeting Mayveen Blackwell paid tribute to past chairman and secretary of the Widcombe Association and indefatigable campaigner for Widcombe, the late Don Lovell. The text of her tribute is here.…

Annual General Meeting 2009

At the AGM, the new constitution was formally adopted by the Association.  Rupert Rhymes and Rosemary Emsley were unanimously re-elected as vice-chairman and secretary respectively and newly co-opted committee member Sue Dawson was unanimously confirmed. Sue will be taking over the Streetscape portfolio from Brenda Beeton, who was presented with a bouquet in recognition of…

The Two Tunnels 2009

This meeting was convened by the WA in conjunction with the Greenway Lane Area Residents’ Forum (GLARF), and was chaired by WA ChairmanRichard Wales; the GLARF Chairman, Martin Broadbent, being unavoidably unavailable. The meeting was well-attended not only by residents, but by Adrian Roper, Regional Director of Sustrans, who gave the formal presentation and fielded…