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National Assembly - Informal Session - Shared screen with speaker view
Farhana Miah, Executive offier
26:23
Corfe Castle PC have set up a working group re: organising a celebration event for The King’s Coronation. A meeting is being advertised in the monthly Parish News (and on its website and FB page) in the hope that other village groups (such as Festivities, Aquarius, Crazy 4 Corfe) will wish to work together on organising an event. The main thinking is to have 1 event possibly a BBQ or picnic with a local band playing general easy listening music on Monday 8th May. The National Trust have already offered use of the Castle. In addition, if anything is nationally mentioned about a beacon lighting, then CCPC will join in with that as well.
Farhana Miah, Executive offier
26:55
At Stoke Ferry we hold an annual summer fayre and we are going to move that to the Coronation weekend , Sunday May 7th.We will have a BBQ, Band and various other activities for kids. As we already run an annual fayre it won't take much to book the usual stalls although we may add some specific activities such as "make your own crown" type of thing nearer to the time.If there is a beacon lighting we will take part as we have a permanent beacon in place.
Wendy Plant Colwich PC, Staffordshire
29:47
Colwich PC, Staffordshire are holding our 2nd village fete with stalls, food etc and and children's entertainment with live music through into the evening. We spent £500 last year on a permanent beacon so I am disappointed to find we can't use it this year but it will last for years so we can use it again. The Platinum Fete was so well received we had been planning to repeat it alternate years but hey ho, it has become annual
Justin Griggs, NALC
30:01
Hi everyone, thanks for joining us this evening :-)
Angie Dawlish Town Council
30:50
We are having 3 days of celebrations. Saturday large screen for showing the coronation, film in the evening, Sunday community lunch, marquee, entertainment, quiz, Sunday Entertainment and street market ended by singalong community. Does anyone know a time yet on the Saturday?
Justin Griggs, NALC
32:14
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Charlotte Eisenhart - NALC
33:24
LGA guidance on council publicity in the pre election period can be found here https://www.local.gov.uk/our-support/guidance-and-resources/pre-election-period It will be updated in the run up to the elections this May and we will circulate the update once it is available
Charlotte Eisenhart - NALC
35:40
Please do share your plans for the coronation on the chat. Great to already see some examples being posted
Anuszka Ransley, Woodley Town Council
37:52
When can we expect the Royal Palace to announce guidance?
Katie Weir
38:36
We are planning to get the community together - Saturday day and into the evening. Picnic/food trucks, live music and activities for the children. Early stages of planning.
Paul Harvey BMKALC
39:24
West Bletchley will be holding a big street party open to all and Woughton community Council is planning a Party on the Green for picnics, music and TV coverage
Kim Ford Bishopsteignton PC
42:42
As with the Queens funeral licensing regulations to screen the event were waivered, enabling the community hubs to show it and the community to get together. Is this the case for The Coronation? If so, do we know the timings of the ceremony and TV coverage?
Tony Dawes
43:42
The main thing we need to know is What Time Is It?
Fenella Woods - East Ilsley PC
44:01
Aldworth PC are showing the coronation on Saturday on the big screen in the Village Hall, with the bunting out and tables set for a bring your own picnic / lunch / snack depending on the timings. We also hope to serve Pimms. On the Monday we are doing a whole village photo on the recreation ground!
Andrea Vincent MBE WGTC
44:33
Can we light our beacon?
Mike Scott NCALC
44:50
Do we expect official artwork, logos etc for the production of posters etc
Fenella Woods - East Ilsley PC
44:58
No beacons - at his Majesty's request!
Andrea Vincent MBE WGTC
45:21
seems odd?
Fenella Woods - East Ilsley PC
45:38
too close to when they were lit for the Jubilee
Fenella Woods - East Ilsley PC
46:03
Save the beacons for D-Say 80 in 2024!
Becky Coles, Cirencester Town Council
46:07
We've applied for a TEN, just in case
Fenella Woods - East Ilsley PC
46:08
D-Day sorry
Beverley Bell - Cranleigh Parish Council
46:23
Cranleigh Parish Council are working with community organisations to hold a celebration based around our High Street on Sunday 07 May 2023 11.00am to 5.00pm. There will be a craft fair, hog roast, ice creams, children’s roundabouts, youth music band, local band and choir. The Scouts and Guides are making red, white and blue craft decorations for the High Street.
Loraine Rappe Hampshire
47:32
Apologies for late arrival
Anne Hall (Bishop Middleham, Durham)
49:23
Anne Hall - Wondered if it would be helpful to run one of these sessions after the guidance has been announced
Michelle Lewis-Clarke Kingsteignton
50:49
Once the Palace have released information /guidance it would be really helpful to host another meeting to update this group. Is this possible?
Paul Tattersfield
51:40
Michelle +1
Kim Ford Bishopsteignton PC
52:15
Agree with Michelle too.
Andrea Vincent MBE WGTC
52:34
Agree also
Rebecca Walker, Devon ALC
52:47
Agree with Michelle, that would be helpful
Kim Ford Bishopsteignton PC
53:02
Thanks Finella, answers my question too. Which website can we watch for this update?
Kim Ford Bishopsteignton PC
53:15
Fenella, sorry
Fenella Woods - East Ilsley PC
53:32
The TV Licencing Website. They will update their community page once they have decided what to offer.
Andrea Vincent MBE WGTC
53:43
Also when do we put the phot of the king in the chamber
carl hearn
53:51
agree - a follow up meeting when the guidance is out would be most helpful, thank you
Andrea Vincent MBE WGTC
54:24
photo !
Burgess Hill Town Council
54:29
Temporary event notices administered by our District Council.....they did waive the fees for temporary road closures too to enable street parties so if NALC could investigate this that would be helpful
Burgess Hill Town Council
55:10
Our community response preferred the event on the Sunday....
Justin Griggs, NALC
56:30
The Royal Family website is here https://www.royal.uk/
Justin Griggs, NALC
58:24
And the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is expected to be the government lead department, their website is here https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-digital-culture-media-sport
Anthony Hirons
58:26
Wendy Plant - can't answer for other counties, but Leicestershire CC have already said they will waive any fees for road closures.
Wendy Plant Colwich PC, Staffordshire
58:54
Thank you Anthony
Charlotte Eisenhart - NALC
59:00
Have all councils here either discussed the coronation in a meeting or had it scheduled for a future meeting? With the guidance coming out so late it may be difficult for councils to turn around all the activity in time?
Deborah Adeniji
59:27
Will the events be live-streamed?
Burgess Hill Town Council
59:37
Charlotte we planned a budget but awaiting guidance....
Burgess Hill Town Council
59:48
no formal meeting until the guidance issued
Burgess Hill Town Council
01:01:05
special coins? free books/gifts for children?
Adele Waddington
01:01:44
Charlotte - we held our budget meeting last night, and approved spend for this event. Councillors are reluctant to put firm plans in place until guidance Is issued, especially with memorabilia.
Anne Hall (Bishop Middleham, Durham)
01:01:57
Will specific funding be available to apply for?
Andrea Vincent MBE WGTC
01:02:05
we have to give our budget for precept by end of Jan so have had to guess funds required
Frances's iPad (2)
01:02:07
Can you find out if we will be allowed to reproduce the kings cipher?
Fenella Woods - East Ilsley PC
01:02:19
I added this to the January agendas. One meeting was on 11th and the other is scheduled for 23rd. If they don't give me anything concrete at these meetings I doubt I'll be able to pull everything together in time!
Wendy Plant Colwich PC, Staffordshire
01:03:02
Charlotte - can you ask Bruno if we should plan to sing the National anthem at a certain time in the absence of a beacon being lit
Andrea Vincent MBE WGTC
01:03:15
Will the Cof E give guidance on civic commemorating services?
Jane Markham Draughton PC
01:03:28
Will the Church of England be issuing guidance too, so that local councils can coordinate activities with their local church?
Loraine Rappe Hampshire
01:03:31
Winchester CC has discussed and hoping to support in a grand style! Notices/requests already gone out about closing of streets for parties . My own Parish has already put a deposit down for a large screen to place in the village square anticipating there will be high demands from many different quarters.
Wendy Plant Colwich PC, Staffordshire
01:03:35
Andrea - just about to ask that.
Katie Weir
01:03:47
We would like to know whether we can place union jacks on lamp posts like we were allowed to for the Jubilee. We are in Hampshire and their street lighting contractor don't usually allow it but did for about 10 days over the jubilee. any national pressure that can be applied might be useful.
Kim Ford Bishopsteignton PC
01:03:49
For Info: in light of climate change/emergency actions my council will not authorise the production of mugs/coins/badges/flags etc, to minimise waste going to landfill. Better to have a more sustainable option such as wildflower seed packets/bombs for the children.
Burgess Hill Town Council
01:03:55
Colin that is exactly why we have moved our event to another day.
Becky Coles, Cirencester Town Council
01:04:15
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Rebecca Walker, Devon ALC
01:04:39
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Shirley Brookman
01:04:57
Love the wildflower seeds idea, So much better than more 'stuff'!
Andrea Vincent MBE WGTC
01:05:21
How far in advance can we put up bunting?
Becky Coles, Cirencester Town Council
01:06:32
Our bunting is scheduled to be put up on the 18th April in time for St George's Day and will remain in place until September. We're using eco friendly bunting too.
Burgess Hill Town Council
01:06:50
Becky what bunting flag is going up??
Rhona North
01:07:13
Could King Charles be asked what he’d like to be planted ?
Paul Tattersfield
01:07:27
Perhaps the guidance could include allowing time needed to get the necessary licencing consents, road closures, food safety, emergency services notifications etc.
Brian Brooks Hibaldstow PC
01:07:48
Apology , have to attend ano meeting, lok forward to receiving the answers to the various questions
Ian Cowling Devon ALC
01:07:48
Just to amuse you all. I was only 3 years old at the last Coronation, however my father photographed to procession in the Mall using a periscope to lift his camera, which caused consternation on the faces of military men who wondered what was being pointed at them. he was accompanied by a friend of the family who was an African missionary on furlough. he took a large volume of sermons with him, saying that there was bound to be a long wait and that gave him something to read. In fact when the procession arrived he used the volume to stand on to get a better view.
Kim Ford Bishopsteignton PC
01:07:52
Thank you Bruno
Becky Coles, Cirencester Town Council
01:08:33
It's made from recycled plastic bottles, it'ss quiet and relatively durable. I think the company recycles it for us. We're having alternating red, white and blue flags,
Jane Markham Draughton PC
01:08:45
We are planning improvements to our local wood anyway, so it would be great to know what trees/plants King Charles might favour. We could put plaques in the wood to commemorate the Coronation!
Deborah Adeniji
01:09:18
Please, if any of the staff could notify me on how to reach out to the Commonwealth office, you’re more than welcome to do so.
Tony Dawes
01:11:28
Thanks everyone, I need to go to my next meeting
Becky Coles, Cirencester Town Council
01:12:28
We had complaints because we didn't put bunting up for the Jubilee!
Andrea Vincent MBE WGTC
01:12:41
we used reusable union jack bunting for the jubilee and will use that
Claire FitzGerald NALC
01:12:41
Deborah I suggest in the first instance go to this site - https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/foreign-commonwealth-office
Fenella Woods - East Ilsley PC
01:12:42
We will be reusing our Union Jack bunting! I
Anthony Hirons
01:13:03
Thanks everyone, must leave for another meeting. Would hope we can have another meeting as it seems to me we still need an awful lot of information - and the sooner the better.
Burgess Hill Town Council
01:13:06
Union Jack up for St George's too?
Sally Fullwood
01:13:15
As a new clerk I’d like to know what we can’t do during the pre-election period please.
Andrea Vincent MBE WGTC
01:13:18
Why not?
Pete Astell (Beverley Town Council)
01:13:21
Here in Beverley we put up the union flag bunting.
Sarah Duran, Alcester Town Council
01:13:28
We have bunting up every summer- red, white and blue
Fenella Woods - East Ilsley PC
01:14:01
Can you intersperse Union Jack bunting with St George Cross bunting? Dammed if you do and dammed if you don't!
Nancy Denny WOTWATA PC
01:14:15
Clever....
TraceyH
01:14:25
There was specific designs for the bunting for the Platinum Jubilee, wondered if this would be the same for the Coronation please?
Justin Griggs, NALC
01:16:46
Definitely good to get the ball rolling and get people thinking! Thanks so much to everyone for coming to share what you’re planning and the really helpful questions/issues raised
TraceyH
01:17:16
Thank you
Anne Hall (Bishop Middleham, Durham)
01:17:19
Thank you - very helpful
Jane Markham Draughton PC
01:17:21
Thank you. Look forward to next one
Nancy Denny WOTWATA PC
01:17:21
Thanks
Rebecca Walker, Devon ALC
01:17:21
Thank you, that's been really helpful!
Adele Waddington
01:17:22
Thank you - I'll look forward to the next meeting
Burgess Hill Town Council
01:17:23
will you automatically send us an invite as attended today?
Andrea Vincent MBE WGTC
01:17:24
Thank you
Paul Tattersfield
01:17:26
Thank you, bye all