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Report from AGM 2018


Dear friends,

> Exeter CND annual general meeting 
  • Our AGM last week was well-attended. The minutes will be coming out in due course. Please click here to read the report from me as Chair & Organising Secretary that I presented to the meeting.
     
  • All officer posts are up for election annually. The names of those elected for this year are as follows:
  1. Chair (Tom Milburn)
  2. Vice-Chair (vacant)
  3. Treasurer (Jan Ross)
  4. Organising Secretary (Tom Milburn)
  5. Minutes Secretary (Maurice Spurway)
  6. Membership Secretary (Mandy Barnes)
  7. Press Officer (vacant)
  8. Campaigns Officer (Maurice Spurway)
  • We will be working on updating / re-writing our constitution over the coming months as the current version dates from 1983. For information, you can click here to see the 1983 version. If you have any comments and suggestions please let me know.

> Development Day 
  • We will be holding a Development Day on Saturday 28 April. This will be structured in two parts: first of all we will be working through CND's campaign aims so that we all can gain a better understanding of the arguments; the second part of the day will be an in-depth discussion about the Peace Shop. Further details will be emailed in due course including the venue once we have booked it, but please put the date in your diaries now. We will have a "bring & share" lunch too.

> Campaign Against Arms Trade demo 
  • Transport is going from Falmouth & Exeter to a CAAT demo tomorrow in Cardiff against the Arms Fair. If you would like to go, please get in touch with Dave on ze056@protonmail.com or call 07487 814595. Contribution towards fuel costs would be £15 and they would be leaving Exeter around 7am to get to Cardiff for 8.30am, and returning the same day after 4pm. Click here for details of the event.

> Informal Political Discussion Group 
  • You are welcome to join a new local group for informal political discussion. They will be meeting at 2pm on Sunday 1 April in the Artigiano café on Exeter High Street. For more details, please contact Dave as above.

> Don't forget:
  1. We now have the facility for people to make a donation to Exeter CND by simply clicking the "donate" button on our website, which will let you make a payment securely via PayPal. The button can be found at the bottom of the menu on our website www.exetercnd.org
     
  2. If you haven't already, please renew your membership of Exeter CND - or increase your standing order if you can afford to. You can click here to open a membership form which you can print off and complete, and return to the Peace Shop address (at the foot of this email and also on the form itself) together with a cheque made payable to "Exeter CND".
     
  3. We are always looking for more volunteers to help us keep the Peace Shop open. If you are able to spare some time, please do get in touch with Gillian Harbord who organises the Shop Rota: telephone 01392 256878.

Thank you all for your continued support of the campaign.

With all best wishes,
in peace, and for peace,

Tom Milburn
Chair, Exeter CND
Other ways in which you can support Exeter CND:
Don't forget that we now have an online shop! You can choose from a selection of t-shirts, fitted tops & hoodies (in various sizes from kids to XXL and several different colours too), tea-towels and shopping bags, all printed with our Exeter CND symbol on the front.

Made from 100% organic cotton or a super-soft material made from bamboo, all produced in an ethically accredited, wind-powered factory in the UK. Each item is printed to order just for you. Follow the link to the online shop from www.exetercnd.org/shop.html or click the image above and help support us raising funds for campaigning!



Our hand-knitted Jeremy Corbyn dolls are very popular - get your own for just £10.00 from the Peace Shop.
In addition to our range of CND badges, t-shirts, toys, books, bird-boxes and other goods, we now have our own Exeter CND mugs and these handy bags made from sustainable jute. The bags are 30cm square and 20cm deep so plenty of room for your shopping. They can also take A4 folders and ring-binders so great for students too!. Mugs and bags are just £6.00 each.

Available from the Peace Shop at 31 New Bridge Street, Exeter EX4 3AH. Find us at the bottom of Fore Street, just up from the river and across the road from the Hidden Treasure Tea Room.
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