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tonybloke

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Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Allotment Association
« on: July 15, 2008, 20:03:49 »
Any A 4 A members got a plot in G.Y. or Gorleston?
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Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Allotment Association
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Patrick King

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« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2008, 21:00:17 »
I dont think theres many of us tony  :(  me, you and ivorjen thats about it i think.
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Re: Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Allotment Association
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2008, 21:36:25 »
I'd better get some posters up on the gates, then!! ;)
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Re: Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Allotment Association
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2008, 19:20:19 »
Just posted on the "where is your Allotment site".  My dad and I are on the site off Western Road (we're usually with the Collie). 

Does anyone know when committee meetings are held?  I naively thought we'd be notified of any meetings but to date (other than the AGM meeting last year) we have heard nothing.

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Re: Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Allotment Association
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2008, 17:23:05 »
I have a plot on Freemantle Rd I back on to the racecourse good on race days
you dont get much work done though ;D

PS there is a web address on all our gates for allotments4all.
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« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2008, 08:12:58 »
I keep putting the A4A web address on the gates, someone keeps removing them!! Please spread the word! thanks, Tony ;)
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Re: Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Allotment Association
« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2008, 12:38:16 »
  ;D  Hi Tonybloke,
I'm on crab Lane as you now I'll spread the A 4 A word  the sign was still on the gate yesterday.

I reckon that the only reason the signs are being taken down is that someone doesn't like the idea that people may start talking to each other.  I FIND THAT A BIT SAD. The allotment site you are on should be a community that usually means talking to each other.

Communication brings out the best in a group and I believe we all deserve the best.

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Re: Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Allotment Association
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2008, 15:01:29 »
   We have a couple of allotmentiers from my neck of the woods  on this site which is LE13 but they don't seem to like to make contact with folk that don't have web feet :)

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Re: Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Allotment Association
« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2008, 14:32:39 »
AGM to be held on 29th August 7.30.p.m. Kings Centre, Queen Annes Road (nr simpsons/vets) rgds, Tony ;)
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Re: Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Allotment Association
« Reply #9 on: July 30, 2008, 18:40:09 »
they are on the gate at our allotment. for now.
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Re: Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Allotment Association
« Reply #10 on: August 06, 2008, 15:36:47 »
Anyone know who we contact to get copies of the agenda for this meeting and the notes of last years meeting? I'm asking as I am sure that our site secretary will not pass this information on.

I'll also post a notice up on our site with the date, time and place of the AGM.

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« Reply #11 on: August 06, 2008, 18:18:30 »
the agenda should be displayed on your site?I'll post an image of our message.
rgds, tony
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« Reply #12 on: August 06, 2008, 18:30:52 »
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Re: Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Allotment Association
« Reply #13 on: August 29, 2008, 23:59:44 »
The AGM was a a bit of a shock I think for a few! 
Very good turnout but I have seen better organised meetings in my son's school run by students
(he is Seven & at John Grants Special School)

I cannot agree with the way the treasurer was slipped back into his treasury position without the option for an alternative, when the ballot paper said the vote was for secretary/treasurer I would assume that the people who voted, voted the current treasurer out as he lost the ballot!

Well done Tonybloke for getting on the committee!

Perhaps things will change

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Re: Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Allotment Association
« Reply #14 on: August 30, 2008, 00:21:07 »
My father and I left after about an hour - I was the one who spoke to the top table before I left.  I made the point that it would be impossible to agree the minutes of this AGM as we couldn't hear what was going on and there would therefore be arguments over what was actually raised and agreed.  I also suggested that future meetings were more structured and controlled with people having access to roving microphones so that we could all hear the comments being raised.

What was the point of asking people to vote for a treasurer/secretary if they just ignored the majority view??






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Re: Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Allotment Association
« Reply #15 on: August 30, 2008, 00:29:30 »
the vote was for secretary/treasurer but the winner had already said she only wanted the secretary part not the treasure so the ballot should have been for secretary only & the treasure should have been advertised to the rest of the voters & another ballot.

But all said we have some new members on the committee now so all is looking brighter for the future
I will see what the future holds

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« Reply #16 on: August 30, 2008, 08:38:55 »
the meeting reflected their management skills admirably! In the future meetings will be well structured, informative, democratic and a bit more enjoyable.
Thanks to everybody for turning up, and especially those who voted me on to the committee!
rgds, Tony
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« Reply #17 on: August 30, 2008, 09:00:30 »
Yes it was a laugh, seeing how they done the meeting. Shame he still the treasurer! was true what the man said about the cheque book tho, needing Two signatures.
tony can you remember who got voted for crablane?

Again congratulations Tony.
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« Reply #18 on: August 30, 2008, 12:38:47 »
Ronnie Huggins and Ray Johnson got elected for crab lane site. Thanks for your support, mate!
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« Reply #19 on: August 30, 2008, 17:36:18 »
so ronnie is secertary and ray on commity?
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