The A.G.M of The Sporting Irish Water Spaniel Club will be held on

4th March 2018, 11am


Curridge WI Hall, Nr Newbury

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Directions to venue. Curridge W.I. Hall is a green building in a wooded enclosure on the Winterbourne Road between Hermitage and the A34. From Newbury (Robin Hood roundabout) take the B4009 towards Hermitage. After the petrol station and The Lamb Pub take the second left turn into Curridge Road.  Approximately ½ mile down the road turn left towards Winterbourne (opposite Cat Adoption Centre and before The Bunk Pub). The hall is on the right ½ mile down this road just before Curridge Primary School.

There is ample parking just beyond the hall or there is a block paved lay-by immediately outside.  Please do not obstruct the 5 bar gated entrance to the hall or the adjacent lane for which access is required at all times for residents.

Election of Officers and Executive Committee.

Nominations are invited for the following posts.

Chairman:  The Chairman retires this year under the 3-year rotation of the officers and therefore nominations are invited for this post.  Any nomination must be proposed and seconded by fully paid up members.  Any nominee must have been a member for a period of ONE year prior to the intended term of office.  The current chair has confirmed that he is willing to stand again.

Executive Committee. The executive committee members retire annually and can offer themselves for re-election. Any other nominees must be proposed and seconded by fully paid up members and must have been a member for a period of ONE year prior to the intended term of office.

Proposals and nominations for the election of Officers and Committee must be received by the Honorary secretary in writing (to the above address), duly proposed and seconded, five weeks prior to the AGM. Election nominees shall signify in writing their willingness to accept office. The deadline for nominations is:  Sunday 28th January 2018.

Existing Committee members shall be eligible for re-election and must notify the Hononary secretary in writing five weeks prior to the AGM. They are not required to be proposed or seconded.  Confirmation for re-election must by confirmed by Sunday 28th January 2018

Ballot papers will be sent out by Sunday out by Sunday 4th February 2018 and must be returned to the honorary secretary by no later than Sunday 24th February 2018.


Annual Trophies. To be presented at the AGM, please ensure that they are all returned promptly.

Annual Subscriptions Reminder. Due January 1st 2018, membership will be deemed to have lapsed if not received by 31st January 2018. Ballot papers will not be sent to late renewals.