Kent Ramblers AGM 2019



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10.00am Tea & Coffee

10.30am Annual General Meeting

12.30pm Lunch

1.30pm Walk: 4.5 miles

3.30pm Walkers return/tea

Getting there:


Space in the car park is limited.  Car sharing is advised.  Please park considerately in local residential roads when church hall car park is full.


Paddock Wood railway station is approximately half a mile north of St Andrew's church on the B2160 Maidstone Road.

Draft Minutes of 2018 AGM

You can read the draft minutes of the 2018 AGM here.  Printed copies will NOT be available at the AGM.  If you want a printed copy but are unable to print your own, please send a stamped addressed envelope to Area Secretary Robert Peel at 15 Woodland Way, Petts Wood, Orpington, Kent, BR5 1NB.


Area AGM: Saturday 2 February 2019

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Photographs by Tony Faulkner, Medway Group


Venue: St Andrew's Church Hall, Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, TN12 6DZ

1. Welcome and Introduction – Alison Hargreaves, Area Chairman

2. Welcome from the Hosting Group – Lawrence McLean, Chairman, Tunbridge Wells Group

3. To approve Minutes of the 34th AGM held on 3 February 2018 (see panel on left)

4. To receive the Annual Report

5. To receive and approve the Annual Accounts and Treasurerís Report for the year ended 30 September 2018

6. To consider any motions of which due notice has been given

7. To elect the Honorary Officers and other Members of the Area Council:

Honorary Officers


Vice Chairmen (2)
Representatives of individual members (max 5)
Representatives of Affiliated Clubs (max 5)

Voting: Please remember to bring your membership card with you. Nominations for elections may be sent to the Secretary until 26 January 2019.

Note: The Area Council consists of the Honorary Officers and Members above, representatives from each local Group (appointed by the local Group Committee) and co-opted members including post holders appointed by Area Council.

8. To appoint two delegates to the Ramblersí General Council on 13 & 14 April 2019 in Manchester

9. To appoint an Independent Examiner

10. Addresses on topical issues (provisional at present):

  • Kent Wildlife Trust's "Down to Earth" project

  • "Lost Ways" update

  • "Named Walks" project

  • Coastal access

  • Public Rights of Way Update

  • Competition winner, web site, book sales

11. Open Forum/Questions