10:00 to 11:30 at 1539 Roof Lounge
Nunns Road, CH1 2LY
Note taker: Steve Tan
1 DISCUSSION ABOUT CHANGE STARTING VENUES
The principles on which the original list of starting venues was chosen (from all points of the compass, within 8 – 12 miles of Chester centre, with adequate (free) parking)) were endorsed by the members present. Decisions were taken by a show of hands of the members present.
a Ness Gardens to Netts – Decision: stay at Ness Gardens
b Utkinton to Tarporley Fire Station Café – Decision: stay at Utkinton, Rose Farm
c Manley Mere to Meadow Lea Farm/Frodsham/Helsby/Delamere – Decision: change to Delamere Station Café.
d Little Roodee to Station Metro Bar/Meadow Lea Farm/Rubens/Waitrose - Decision: move to Meadow Lea Farm
e Chirk to Alwyn Waters – Decision: Change to Chirk for both summer and winter
f. Add Alison’s Country Kitchen, Tattenhall to the list – Decision: Not to be added as it is too close to the Ice Cream Farm.
NOTE: date of implementation of the above changes to be advised.
2 REVISED SUBS (Macca) – subs from next year will be £5/year. Payable 1st May 2017.
3 BLOG EDITORS (Bryan) – transfer of ride report posting to Clive (brisk) and Steve H (moderate) has been seamless, so thank go to Clive and Steve. Bryan asked for a volunteer to take over the remaining aspects of running/maintaining the blog within the next 6 months or so, as he expects to ‘move south’ permanently in the foreseeable future. Steve Tan volunteered and will liaise with Bryan.
4 A O B: Dave H is collecting monies for the Christmas Lunch at the Stamford Arms on December 8th. Two Courses £20.00, Three Courses £25.00, Deposit £10. Please give your money and menu choices to Dave H by November 17th. Full details are given under the Special Rides tab.
Thanks to Steve T for taking notes during the meeting and preparing this report.