E Bulletin 26 June 2011
Welcome to our fortnightly email digest of news, events and website updates from CLCGB NHQ.
Website transferred successfully and emails back online
The CLCGB Website successfully migrated over this weekend and back online along with emails.
North East Camp 2011
North East Camp this year is to be held in the Lakes District over the week 20th August to 27th August.Â All members of the CLCGB are welcome to attend.Â Cost is Â£135 which includes accommodation, some activities and all meals.Â For further details contact Derick Jackson either through the NE Camp Facebook page or email at email@example.com
Bumper Edition of â€œThe Brigadeâ€
Headquarters are now looking for articles/reports to put into the bumper 120th Celebration â€œThe Brigadeâ€ Magazine.Â If you have anything that you can share if you could email Claire/Zoe or Alan in HQ it would be mostly appreciated.
COâ€™s and Treasurers
It is coming up to that time of year again to submit your account returns to NHQ.Â Please can we try to ensure that these are returned by the due date, as delays cost the Brigade for extra additional auditing.Â If you have any queries please contact Claire in NHQ.
Stores Stock Take
Stores are closed this week for a stock take, Stores will re-open on Monday 4th July 2011.Â If you require stock it will be sent as soon as Stores re-opens.
Recent updates on the website
120th Anniversary and Facebook updates
We have setup a new Facebook group for Ex Members and Friends of the Brigade.Â If you know anyone who has been in the CLCGB please add them as a friend to the group found at CLCGB Ex Members and Friends.
Online Donations â€“ Your Brigade Needs You.
With funds running low we have signed up with Paypal to be able to receive donations online.Â Â To help the Brigade, you can now donate online, enabling the Brigade to continue its role within your communities. Whatever the amount you may wish to donate, weÂ will beÂ extremely grateful for any gifts.Â Unless donors prefer otherwise, donors'Â names will appear in a special donations appreciation page on our website. Â If you pay income tax CLCGB can claim back the tax paid at the basic rate â€“ that means CLCGB gets and extra 20p for every Â£1.00 you give in donations.Â Click here to donate online.
Manchester Regiment â€œRoundup June 2011â€ online
The latest edition of the Manchester Regimentâ€™s â€œRoundupâ€ is now online, linked from the homepage of CLCGB website.
Our online calendar is up and running, to add your own events to share with the wider brigade click the following link: www.clcgb.org.uk/brigade-diary.html
Coming soon to the website
We are looking at the opportunities to build a secure membership database to complement our current website and training website.Â This will give us a huge tool to enable companies to update their membersâ€™ records online, and eventually we are hoping that annual returns could even be filed online one day.Â This is in the very early stages and more information will be posted on the progress of this development, as we will need volunteers to assist developing and testing the systems.Â The Girl Guides, JLGB and Scouts have similar systems which work extremely well and data can be available instantly on a laptop/mobile phone.
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