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« on: November 19, 2020, 10:29:00 am »

First date definite - others probable
13th January 2021
17th March 2021
19th May 2021 (AGM)
14th July 2021
15th September 2021
17th November 2021

13th January will be on Zoom (I will post details below later).  We will get back to "in real life" meetings when we safely and legally can. However, on line presence at meetings has been so very useful that we'll be looking to be live online too.

Later meetings will have their own threads (to avoid the calendar entries being lost down-thread!)

Other Diary Dates:
30th November 2020 - Current Melksham Bypass consultation closes
4th December 2020 - TravelWatch SouthWest AGM
9th December 2020 - Community Rail Network Annual Awards
13th December 2020 - New Timetable (and first MRUG support Sunday at Melksham Station)
3rd April 2021 - Official Opening by TransWilts of the Melksham Hub
16th May 2021 - First day of any changes for summer to timetable
17th May 2021 - TransWilts members update
1st December 2021 - Sants's Elves - present wrapping
5th December 2021 - SANTA IS BACK! 
12th December 2021 - First day of 2022 timetable

To be added to the diary as and when planned:
* Melksham Party in the Park
* Melksham Carnival
* Melksham River and Food Festival
* Melksham Maker's Markets
* Imber bus running day
* Trip by train to Weston-super-mare
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« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2021, 12:15:42 pm »

MRUG is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Bi-monthly meeting
Time: Jan 13, 2021 07:30 PM London

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« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2021, 08:12:41 am »

Melksham Rail User Group - Agenda for 13th January 2021 - on Zoom
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84334615869?pwd=SXd4ckk1UjA0UTQrNU96RnR1STAyQT09
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1. Welcome & Apologies
Minutes & Matters Arising

2. Melksham Hub and TransWilts update

3. Service and station update
How it's been going
Upcoming services

4. Financial and organsational

5. Diary 2021 including
Volunteering at the station
Marketing and promotion

6. Bus report

7. Web Site and social media

8. Melksham Bypass and other town development

9. Any other Business

10. Date of next meeting

Contact for this meeting: info@mrug.org.uk / 01225 708225
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« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2021, 03:10:31 pm »

Meeting follow up:

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Dear Melksham Rail User Group member / colleague

Please find attached copies of the pre-meeting notes, and the minutes (thank you, Roger) from this meeting.

Sophie Martin, Community Rail Officer at TransWilts, is looking to update her mailing list of volunteers to help at the Melksham Hub, which they plan to "soft open" in March with a formal event on 3rd April. Please contact Sophie directly via sophie@transwilts.org, on 07379 175055, or the TransWilts Facebook page.

In current extraordinary times, MRUG is saying "stay at home if you can" - a totally alien message for us, which we hope and expect to be very much a short term one.  Trains and buses continue to run for key workers and essential journeys and as usual can be tracked at http://melksh.am/trains. A current timetable is at http://melksh.am/tt though this is subject to alteration for the depths of lockdown.

There is plenty else we can do at present - see the meeting notes for a list of 20 ideas and there is plenty else we really MUST do to help us support and inform our members, the community, and the wider industry through this difficult time. We must also prepare for the future - the restart phase as people start moving around again, the new normal that we'll settle into (whatever that might be) and the longer term where zero carbon, climate change, clean air, reduced waste, etc.   Much of this is being done through formal and informal discussions and consultations, covered in the notes and minutes, and you'll find other updates via headline links at http://www.mrug.org.uk and our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/MelkshamRUG . Please interact there and get in touch with the Chair or vice at any time.

Our next meeting is scheduled for 17th March 2021 and will, for certain, be held on Zoom. For the members who cannot interact with that, we will provide other access (e.g. a zoom group in a garden somewhere) if safety and the rules allow it, like we did last year.  Zoom codes will be sent out in due course.

Finally, big "Thank You" to Roger for standing in and taking meeting notes for John, who's wife is in hospital; the meeting sent them both our thoughts and very, very best wishes for the time ahead.

Graham

Documents referred to are at
http://www.mrug.org.uk/agenda_20210113.pdf for the notes / slide set and
http://www.mrug.org.uk/lib/minutes210113.pdf for the minutes.
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