The Village Hall management committee (Trustees) just want to keep the
residents of Ilmington informed . . .
The Trustees of
the Village Hall have formally received a proposal for a Community Shop to be
incorporated into the Village Hall and will now seek further advice on what has to be done to
comply with both our governing document and the Charity Commission's guidance
and regulations. This is a complex and far-reaching proposal and the Trustees are obliged to take
At the same time
as consulting with the Charity Commission the Trustees will be requesting from
the Community Shop committee three pieces of information to include: (1) a
comprehensive business plan; (2) three
estimates of the cost of the proposed reconfiguring of the Village Hall; and
(3) an estimate of the length of time
such a reconfiguration will take.
the advice from the Charity Commission
and the necessary information from the Community Shop committee, the Trustees can then do an informed risk assessment and
cost/benefit analysis for the Village Hall as a whole, and be more able to make
decisions on the way forward in the best interest of all the residents of
The Trustees look forward to keeping residents up to date with progress on this important matter.