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134th Meeting 19th April 2016

Littleborough Canalside Development Group


Minutes of the 134th Meeting held the 19th April 2016  at The United Reform Church Victoria Street Littleborough at 7.30pm




John F Kay (in the chair) Barry Horner, Ian Jackson, Bob Weatherley, Bob Furnell,  David Wild


  1. The Minutes of the meeting on 15th March 2016 were approved


  1. It was confirmed that the Group would become a committee of Littleborough Civic Trust once that body had adopted a new constitution to become a CIO and a resolution to that effect was passed and signed


  1. An application for grant funds to renovate the Canal Boat from Crook Hill Community Trust had not been successful


  1. There has been no further progress by Rochdale MBC with the suggested development which will include a small marina.  The closing date for expressions of interest was 30th May 2016.


  1. Bob Furnell continues to raise funds for the canalside café at Ealees.


  1. The group will be represented at the C & RT Pennine Waterways Forum to be held on 27th April 2016. 


  1. Bob Weatherley had obtained a suitable canvass to protect the Boat


  1. John Kay will be on holiday on 17th May 2016 and Bob Weatherley volunteered to chair the meeting


  1. The dates of the next meetings are

Tuesday 17th May 2016

Tuesday 21st June 2016

Tuesday 19th July 2016


Contact Information

Littleborough Canalside Development Group

Bent House Cottage
Halifax Road
OL15 0JB

Tel: 01706 376775

Meeting times

Meetings are normally held on the third Tuesday each month starting at 7.30pm

The group is now meeting at 

Hare Hill House, Hare Hill Park Littleborough OL15 9HF