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Author Topic: 21st March and 4th April 2019 - Go-op Taunton to Swindon service public meetings  (Read 3402 times)
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« Reply #15 on: April 12, 2019, 11:25:49 am »

Ditto June 6th...a weekday meeting at 11am?....retirees only?!!
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« Reply #16 on: April 12, 2019, 12:34:22 pm »

Ditto June 6th...a weekday meeting at 11am?....retirees only?!!

Massive nightmare setting up meeting times.  So - I am setting up a meeting and I want to attract ...

* Community members who commute to their 9 to 5 jobs, and find weekends precious
* Community members who are retired and don't like to be out after dark
* Young community members who will, after all, be using the services we set up long after us
* Independent and often knowledgable campaigners
* TV and other media, including local press

* Local and central government officials who are attending as part of their 9 to 5 job
* The local MPs (and AMs, MSPs and MEPs?)
* Local and regional councillors
* Mayors, Lord Mayors and - oh lord, how many mayors are there?

* Trains and bus operators directors and senior and specialist managers
* Local area managers and interested operational staff
* Government or transport industry (which are they?) types such as Network Rail, Highways England and Transport Focus

Some of the keener 'types' are very good - a number of excellent people who should come as a part of their regular 9 to 5 job will make time on the occasional weekend ... and community members employed from 9 to 5 doing something totally different may take a day off occasionally.

Add to this the "transport" element ... if a meeting (as this example) is in Frome but is about services that call there on their way from Taunton or Yeovil to Oxford, how do you co-ordinate with their travel?
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« Reply #17 on: April 13, 2019, 12:17:01 am »

Unfortunately the Wiltshire Times has given the venue for the 6th June meeting as Bridge House, Trowbridge.

It should be Bridge House, Westbury.
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« Reply #18 on: April 13, 2019, 04:56:29 am »

Unfortunately the Wiltshire Times has given the venue for the 6th June meeting as Bridge House, Trowbridge.

It should be Bridge House, Westbury.

Bridge House, Westbury is just to the north of the station. The Go-op website, plans and events page reports

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Thursday 6th June at Bridge House, Westbury BA13 4HR
1100 Stakeholder briefing (Q&A on our plans for all interested parties)
1400 AGM (for all members - new / prospective members welcome)
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« Reply #19 on: June 05, 2019, 04:33:10 pm »

CHANGE OF VENUE.    CHANGE OF TIME.

Formerly:

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Thursday 6th June at Bridge House, Westbury BA13 4HR
1100 Stakeholder briefing (Q&A on our plans for all interested parties)
1400 AGM (for all members - new / prospective members welcome)

Now, from http://www.go-op.coop/info/ :

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The Laverton, Bratton Road, Westbury BA13 3EN

AGENDA

1.30   Light refreshments

2pm   Welcome from the Chair


Speaker: Brian Barnsley, Senior Operations Manager at ACoRP (Association of Community Rail Partnerships). ACoRP is dedicated to supporting community-based groups and partnerships that connect their community with their railway and deliver social benefit. Brian will be speaking about building community engagement along our Route #1.

Q&A

3pm AGM
4pm   Ends


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« Reply #20 on: June 05, 2019, 06:33:17 pm »

All a bit confusing.   

This page has the old details - http://www.go-op.coop/plans/
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« Reply #21 on: June 05, 2019, 06:46:02 pm »

All a bit confusing.   

This page has the old details - http://www.go-op.coop/plans/

Old details also at http://www.go-op.coop/contact/ !!

I have phoned the number on there web site to clarify, but this late in the evening it's an answerphone.  I left a message - if I get a call back I'll post here.

As an educated guess, The Laverton at 13:30 for 14:00 - simply because it has a recent date on it and quite a full agenda.
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« Reply #22 on: June 05, 2019, 10:20:55 pm »

The afternoon meeting refers to the AGM.

As far as I know, there is still a separate stakeholder briefing, at The Laverton, starting at 11:00 (this being information from an email on 30th May).
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« Reply #23 on: June 06, 2019, 05:01:43 am »

The afternoon meeting refers to the AGM.

As far as I know, there is still a separate stakeholder briefing, at The Laverton, starting at 11:00 (this being information from an email on 30th May).

Oh goodie - that's a third varient. Starting at the original time, but at the new venue!  If I get an authoritative answer, I'll post.  Reports from the meeting welcome ...
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