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Hampshire Ramblers  -  Area Annual General Meeting

 Saturday 10 February 2018

2:00pm to 5:00pm

 Hosts:  North Hampshire Downs group


Kempshott Village Hall, Pack Lane, Basingstoke, Hants RG22 5HN.  

Grid reference SU 605 507 (Explorer 144)

Tel: 01256 324314      Website:

There is plenty of parking space at the hall or adjacent to the sports pitches. More details of the facilities are on the village hall website.

North Hampshire Downs group will provide tea, coffee and squash. There are several businesses close by where sandwiches are available - also two restaurants and a pub.

The small hall can be used for eating etc.  The large hall is suitable for any stalls or displays etc. 

The hall is booked from 10.00am until 5.00pm and is fairly easy to find.  If anyone has problems the mobile number for Maurice Ward is +44 (0) 7976 423172.


A walk of 6+ mile walk will start at 10.15am promptly from the hall.

AGM business

The main formal business of the AGM comprises the acceptance of the Area Annual Report in which Officers and Groups outline their work and achievements during the year, the acceptance of the Annual Accounts – where the money came from and went to – and the Election of Area Officers.  Nominations may be made for any of the Area Officer posts – Chairman, Secretary etc. – either to the Secretary before the meeting, or at the meeting.

The Area Annual Report (which includes the agenda) will be available on the Area website from mid-January.

The Area AGM will also consider any Motions to be submitted to General Council 2017.  Any such motions must be submitted to the Area Secretary ( in writing (by email will do) at least 14 days before the date of the Area AGM (or at least 28 days for motions concerning the Area Constitution). These motions will be placed on the Hampshire Area website 14 days before the AGM.  Printed copies will be available at the meeting.

The formal AGM may be followed by a talk by our guest speaker (not yet arranged), then a Q & A session.