Archive for April, 2011

12th Annual General Meeting, followed by a Buffet and Quiz – Monday 16th May 2011

For those of you who hadn’t noticed the announcement of our 12th AGM in the Diary Dates for 2011 or in our Winter 2010/2011 Newsletter, here are further details and a reminder!

12th Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Anderton and Marbury

Notice is hereby given that this meeting will take place on Monday 16th May 2011 at 7.30 pm in Comberbach Memorial Hall.

John Gilbody has completed his term of office as Secretary and nominations for a replacement will be sought at the meeting.  Nominations for Secretary and for additional Committee membership will also be sought from members of FoAM  and should be sent to the Secretary.

Copies of the Treasurer’s Report for 2010/11 will be available at the Meeting.

John Gilbody, Secretary

You can find the Agenda for the 12th AGM Meeting  and the Minutes of the 11th AGM Meeting in the Minutes and Reports section of this website.  As previously agreed, paper copies of the Minutes will not be distributed.

Buffet and Quiz

The AGM will be followed by a Buffet and Quiz, starting at 8.15 pm.  You may come with your own team for the quiz or join another team when you arrive.

There will be a break at 9.00pm for the Buffet to be served.  There will be no charge for the Buffet, but booking is essential by Monday 9th May please (to know numbers for catering!).  Please bring your own drinks.

Contact: Joanne Redley 01606 44728 or on email or Frances Findlay 01606 44727 or on email

12th Annual General Meeting of FoAM

12th Annual General Meeting
of the
Friends of Anderton and Marbury (FoAM)
7.30pm on Monday 16th May 2011
at the Comberbach Memorial Hall


  1. Apologies for Absence
  2. Minutes of the Last Meeting
  3. Matters Arising
  4. Chair’s Report
  5. Treasurer’s Statement of Accounts
  6. Report from Membership Secretary
  7. Election of Officers and Committee for 2011/12
  8. Any Other Business

The current Committee comprises:


Alan Redley                       Chair
Alan Garner                       Treasurer
John Gilbody                     Secretary

Additional Committee Members

Frances Findlay                  Publicity
Mary Jeeves                        Membership Secretary
Jim Jeeves                          Membership Seretary
Joanne Redley                    Newsletter and Publicity
Ranger                                Cheshire West and Chester, Greenspace Team
Helen Collins                      The Mersey Forest

Bluebell Walk – Saturday 23rd April

The bluebells at Marbury should be at their peak for our walk on Saturday, 23rd April. We will also be looking out for other, less familiar spring flowers and sharing the facts and folklore surrounding them. We will leave the Rangers’ Cabin at 10am and take a gentle stroll for about 2 hours. For further information phone Mary on 01606 77688.