Read more…"/> General Committee – Bullet Points from 22nd February 2020 – Kent County Association of Change Ringers

The salient points from the General Committee meeting held on 22nd February 2020 can now be found on the Resources page, and below for reference:

  • Full details of the AGM day and lunch booking process are on the website at
  • Five Central Council Representatives and nominations for General Committee posts are required for election at the AGM on 13th April 2020. Contact the General Secretary for details or nomination form –
  • An Association Librarian is urgently needed to replace Hazel Basford who will be standing down at the AGM. A passionate interest in ringing history is needed.  Digitising the archive was recommended.
  • The following documents were adopted and uploaded to
    • 120 Club Guidelines.
    • Expenses Policy (small amendments).
    • Association 6-bell competition Rules – to include provision for Call Change bands.
  • Two more ART training courses, Tower Leadership and Rope Splicing sessions will be organised during 2020. Details from Training Officer David Grimwood
  • More feedback is required through District Representatives on the idea of alternating District Meeting dates to free more Saturdays for training or other ringing events.
  • Volunteers are needed to assist with a Mini Ring at Kent County Show. Full details at
  • Kent Young Ringers will take part in the SEECON Striking Competition at Writtle on 4th
  • Volunteer testers are needed to trial new online subscription renewals process for 2021. Contact Doug Davis on
  • Website Document Library to be upgraded and renamed “Resources”.
  • Mobile Ring Trailer sold to David Cawley to progress the project as a private venture.
  • An Independent Examiner has inspected KCACR Accounts.
  • BRF Grant application from Tonbridge was considered. Further dialogue and fund-raising were needed to enable progress.
  • BRF Grant application from West Farleigh was considered. £500 was agreed with a recommendation that the Maidstone District held a fund-raising event towards this project.
  • Volunteers needed to promote the benefits amongst members and to develop the paperwork required for Charitable Status application.  New email address for feedback