Charity

Charity

The charity was set up to manage the Barlow estate and in so doing provide facilities to improve the condition of life of the local community. The charity has specific goals; to provide a social centre and recreational facilities for all.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to manage our community’s inheritance to provide attractive facilities across a diverse range of activities that are both welcoming and accessible to all. To focus on the future sustainability of this unique and historic estate for social, cultural, educational, sporting and recreational purposes.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to build upon our unique legacy and create a thriving destination providing educational, recreational, and social wellbeing for the local and wider community based on our historical values and quality of life.

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Since the charity was established it has been supported by a large number of volunteers who contribute many hours to fundraising and promoting the Charity.  This page has been put together to give you an overview of some of our ongoing fundraising projects along with some interesting monetary facts. Please feel free to contact us for more information or, if you would like to donate to our Charity, simply click on the ‘Just Giving’ link below.

#FF0000 Raised £20,250 towards the £50,000 target.

FOTB (Friends of the Barlow)

Total raised by our ‘Friends of The Barlow’ campaign. Becoming a Friend will help to pay to repair and renovate the structural fabric of The Barlow. In the longer term, money raised by the Friends will be used to upgrade, refresh and improve The Barlow facilities.

#FF0000 Raised £748 towards the £8,000 target.

Volunteers Tea Room

Our volunteer led Saturday morning Tea Room providing a selection of beverages, freshly baked cakes and sundries for our visitors.

#FF0000 Raised £6,362 towards the £10,000 target.

Donations

Total donations given to the Barlow through anonymous, gifted or random donations.

The Trustees are an elected body of volunteers who are in place to manage the running of the Charity. The board has many responsibilities from daily governance, charity finances through to managing the strategic direction of the Charity Estate gifted to the village of Edgworth.

The Board is made up of individuals that bring specific skills to the Charity, ranging from local business individuals, Accountants, Community/Volunteer specialists to H&S and legal professionals. Trustees are elected annually at our AGM by the community and are made up of the following positions to include a representative from North Turton Parish Council our custodian Trustees.

Current Trustees are:

Christine Waring, Chair

Stephen Danks, Vice-chair and North Turton Parish Council Representative

Colin Rigby, Treasurer

Mark Sutherland

Daniel Wild

Martin Smith

Secretary to the Board of Trustees – Sally Houghton

Draft Minutes of the AGM held on 1st August 2018

Draft Minutes of AGM 1st August 2018

Board of Trustees – Minutes of Meetings

Board of Trustees – Minutes of meeting 15th August 2018

Board of Trustees – Minutes of meeting 24th August 2018 

Board of Trustees – Minutes of meeting 30th August 2018

Board of Trustees – Minutes of meeting 7th September 2018

Board of Trustees – Minutes of meeting 14th September

Letter to user groups requesting nominations

Board of Trustees – Minutes of meeting on 18th September 2018

Board of Trustees – Minutes of meeting 28th September 2018

Board of Trustees – Minutes of meeting 1st October 2018

Board of Trustees – Minutes of meeting 9th October 2018

Board of Trustees – Minutes of meeting on 15th October 2018

Board of Trustees – Minutes of meeting on 23rd October 2018

Board of Trustees – Minutes of meeting 8th November 2018

Update from the Barlow Chair of Trustees

Update 5th September 2018

Update 25th October 2018