Beech Hill

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Village Organizations

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Below is a list of the various organizations, groups and societies in Beech Hill.

If you would like your organization added to the list please email webmaster [at] beechhillvillage.co.uk. If any of the details listed below are incorrect please email webmaster [at] beechhillvillage.co.uk as soon as possible so that we can put it right.



Parochial Church Council (PCC) of St Mary the Virgin

The PCC is a formal body that looks after the affairs of the Church, such as the graveyard and upkeep of the Church - both structurally and financially. PCC members do not have to be from the village but do need to be regular attenders and on the electoral roll at the Church (i.e. attend church at least 6 times a year if not resident in the village). The PCC meets quarterly with an annual meeting to appoint/reappoint members.
Members:
Lesley Boardman
Dorothy Cripps
Nicki Tinniswood
Will Anstice  (churchwarden)
Charlie Carter
Hayley Sheridan (Treasurer)
Sam Moore
Carol Lowe (Secretary)
Jack Bucknell
Chris Lesley (non-stipendiary clergy)
contact: Carol Lowe (Secretary)



Beech Hill Parish Council

The Parish Council is elected by the village parishioners every four years to handle the administration of their village. It represents local issues to West Berkshire Council and other authorities, such as the Police and utility companies, on aspects such as planning applications,
traffic, policing and safety as well as village maintenance.
Members:
Martin Plank (Chairman)
Chris Bridges (vice Chaiman)
Geoff Mayes
Alison Edwards
David Price
Clerk: Helen Maylin

For more details of the Parish Council see the 'Our Councillors' Page


Village Action Group Steering Committee

Set up in February 2013 to implement the actions set out in the Village Plan document

The responsibility for the implementation of the Village Plan has been taken over by the Parish Council.

The Village Plan document can be viewed/downloaded at http://www.beechhillvillage.co.uk/village-plan
 


Allotments Trust

Established to 'allot' funds to assist those in need in the village. Now, they are also responsible for the village green, the playground and the area of land to the rear of Park View, currently used for grazing horses.
Members:
Chairman:    Hayley Sheridan
Trustees:     Maggie Bridges, Jack Bucknell, Ken Tomkins
Clerk:     Martin Plank

contact:clerk.allotmentstrust [at] gmail.com



The Village Shop at Beech Hill

A Community Shop set up in 2013 within St Mary's Church to deliver a traditional and enhanced consumer experience to local people, offering fresh, local produce at affordable prices. and also provide valuable community services at the point of need as well as encouraging community cohesion and support.
Committee:
Chairman: Charlie Carter
Treasurer: Trevor Cresswell
Sam Moore (Joint Manager)
Jude Cresswell (Joint Manager)
Will Anstice

Tegwyn Johns

For more information on The Village Shop at Beech Hill click on the 'Community Shop' link on the 'Village' menu or go direct to thevillageshopatbeechhill.co.uk 


 

Memorial Hall Trust

The Beech Hill Memorial Hall Trust is a registered charity with a remit to maintain and oversee the Memorial Hall to ensure that it is available as a venue for a variety of community, social and educational events. There are twelve trustees, most of whom live in the village, plus a smaller
management committee which oversees the day to day running of the hall.
Members:
Chairman: Charlie Carter
Vice Chairman and Bookings Secretary: Graham Bell
Hon Treasurer:  Fleur Howles
Hon Secretary: Sarah Potter
Communications: Robert Newman
Gill Grahame
Sam Moore
John Wait
Amanda Walters
Anton Roberts
Laura Bell

For more information on the Memorial Hall click on the 'Memorial Hall' link on the 'Village' menu or go direct to the Memorial Hall website at www.bhmh.org.uk
 

 

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