Issued: September 15, 2016
Ongar Town Council seeks Expressions of Interest for Ongar Community Sports Trust trustees
Ongar Town Council continues to take steps toward the creation of a new sporting charity for the community.
On July 7, the council approved the establishment of a charity to take over the management of the Jubilee Park facilities and created a steering committee to manage the transition.
On August 11, the committee met and agreed to establish the charity which will be known as The Ongar Community Sports Trust.
The objectives of the charity will be:
* To create opportunities for the residents of Ongar and the surrounding district to participate in sporting activities
* To provide training and guidance for novice players and facilities for affiliated teams to pursue their sports in a safe and friendly environment
* To provide recreational facilities available to all, that can support the charity in cash or kind, while offering a suitable environment for members of all ages to gather.
The trustees will comprise of three council members not from the steering committee, six from the sporting sections and three members of the wider public.
Expressions of interest would be welcome for the committee to consider at the next meeting
scheduled for September 22.
For further details or to register an interest, please contact Town Clerk Aimi Middlehurst via email firstname.lastname@example.org or 01277 365348.