L&HCRT is a member of the Staffordshire Waterways Group


The Inland Waterways Association

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Registered Office:

Island House, Moor Road

Chesham, Buckinghamshire


Registered in England - No. 2456172

Registered Charity No. 702429

VAT registration No. 823 8213 41

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Notice is hereby given that the 28th Annual General Meeting of the Lichfield and Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust Ltd. will be held at the Park View Centre, Chester Road North, Brownhills, Walsall WS8 7JB


1.   Apologies.

2.   Minutes of the 27th. Annual General Meeting held on 9th June 2017.

3.   Matters Arising.

4.   Directors’ Reports.

5.   Treasurer’s Report and Presentation of Accounts for the year ended

     31st. December 2017.

6.   Chairman’s Report.

7.   Election of Directors:

(a) Directors retiring by rotation and, are eligible to stand for re-election:
Harold John Bryan; Pandora Jane Hancock; Christine Howles.

(b) Directors co-opted during the year and nominated by Council for election:  
Jeffrey Neil March.

(c) Any other nominations received.

8.   Appointment of Accounts Examiner: Dains LLP - Chartered Accountants.

9.   Any Other Business.

10. Close of formal business.

11. Guest Speaker. Ivor Caplan, National Chairman, Inland Waterways      Association, and a member of the Trust.

After the AGM, tea and biscuits will be served with an opportunity to view displays and sales material.

Annual General Meeting

Friday 8th.  June 2018  at 7.15 pm.

Ivor Caplan was appointed national chairman of IWA in October. He previously worked as an architect on waterways projects and lived on his boat for a number of years. Ivor has been involved with BCN Society, Droitwich Canals Trust and has served as chair of the Residential Boat Owners’ Association for some time. He is also an LHCRT member.

Note 1: A member entitled to attend and vote is entitled to appoint a proxy. A Form of Proxy can be obtained from the Company Secretary (Godfrey Eland), to whom they should be returned at least 48 hours before the time appointed for the meeting.

Note 2: A summary of the 2017 Annual Accounts, subject to approval, is included in CBW magazine. Any member wanting a copy of the full accounts in advance of the meeting should contact the Treasurer, Bob Williams.

Note 3: Non-members are welcome to attend but cannot vote at the AGM.