St Ippolyts Parish Hall
About The Trust
The purpose of the Trust is to provide and maintain a Parish Hall for the use or benefit of the inhabitants of the Parish of St Ippolyts and their environs, without distinction of political, religious or other opinions, including use for meetings, lectures and classes and for other forms of recreation and leisure time occupation with the object of improving the conditions of life for the said inhabitants. To further this end by the procurement of grants and donations, the organisation of fund raising events and by the derivation of income from the users of the Hall.
The charitable trust is constituted by a trust deed and is administered in conformity with the provisions of the deed by the Committee of Management who shall be the charity trustees.
Recruitment and appointment of management committee
The four individual trustees are elected by members of the parish on an annual basis at the Annual General Meeting and a further two trustees can be co-opted. St Ippolyts Parochial Church Council and St Ippolyts Parish Council appoint one representative each.
Review of activities and achievements
The Trust has continued to ensure that the hall has been available for the use of local inhabitants. The local Brownies, Rainbows, Beavers, Cubs, and Toddler Group have all used the hall for their regular meetings. Other organisations using the hall regularly are Come Dance with us, Choir on Fire, Dog Training Club, Ladies Bridge Club, Table Tennis Club and the Women's Institute. The hall has also been used for monthly Community Lunches and The Friends' Lent Lunches. In addition the hall has been used for casual and private functions such as birthday parties, children's parties, wedding receptions and post funeral gatherings.
The trust reserves will be carried forward to fund ongoing maintenance of the Parish Hall.
Investment powers, policy and performance
Funds not required as a balance for working purposes will be invested as per the trust deed.
The Regular Hall Users are invited to come to Management meetings with the Trustees on a regular basis and together they hold an Annual Christmas Fair. There is an AGM in March.