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Village Halls Charter


 

THE VILLAGE HALLS CONSORTIUM CHARTER

 

The Village Halls Consortium strives to make your volunteering experience easier.  We aim to work together with all our member halls to tackle issues and problems as one. We commit to providing our member village halls with:

 

  1. Advice and Guidance on any issue relating to the running of your community building including:
  • Legislation and statutory requirements
  • Governance and day to day running
  • Where to access funding
  • Where to access training
  • Insurance costs
  • Health and Safety matters

We endeavour to provide this advice and guidance as quickly as possible and will refer queries to relevant organisations for professional advice if necessary.

 

  1. One to one help and support: members of the TVHC staff will work with you if you require assistance with any particular issues.

 

  1. Useful and relevant information; this will be shared with member halls as soon as it is received by TVHC

 

  1. Resources including pre-printed booking forms, equipment hire: display boards, flipcharts please ask for further information.

 

  1. Help halls become more energy efficient

 

  1. Publicity and advertising:
  • Inclusion of information about your hall in Teesdale Village Halls Guide
  • Website page about your hall and events taking place on www.thevillagehalls.co.uk
  • Inclusion of your events in the monthly What’s On listings in the Teesdale Mercury
  1. Marketing assistance - one to one help and support if required: branding/logos, production of newsletters, press releases

 

  1. A designated grants fund for TVHC’s member halls for capital and revenue projects.

 

  1. Partnership working with relevant organisations for the benefits of the member halls

 

  1. Representation of TVHC at/on relevant meetings and groups

 

  1. Open general meetings per year for all member halls to attend

 

 

Signed: ………………………………………………….. (Representative of The Village Halls Consortium)

 

 

Date:………………………………………………………

 

 

Membership (HALLS) Commitment to the Consortium

 

As a member of TVHC our committee commit to the following:

 

  1. To provide information about our hall for the Village Halls Guide and TVHC website

 

  1. To keep TVHC updated with changes to our committee members

 

  1. To inform TVHC of events taking place at our hall on a monthly basis when requested and inform TVHC of any changes or cancellation of events to ensure accurate information is held.

 

  1. To share information sent by TVHC amongst our committee and user groups

 

  1. To inform TVHC of any reliable tradesmen or contacts that other member halls may find useful

 

  1. Representation from our committee at TVHC general meetings

 

Signed: ………………………………………….

 

Representing:…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. (Village Hall/Community Centre)

Date:………………………………………………