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Moore Barlow LLP

Solicitors Contact Details Gordon Reid Head of Charities The Oriel, Sydenham Road, Guildford GU1 3SR T: 01483 464 224 E: gordon.reid@moorebarlow.com W:www.moorebarlow.com Region/s covered: Surrey, Sussex, Hampshire, Berkshire, London, About…

Millard Consultants

…jennifer@millardconsultants.com www.Millardconsultants.com Areas covered: Country wide About Millard Consultants Millard Consultants is an Almshouse, Land and Property-Owning charity specialist. As chartered surveyors with over 20 years estate management experience, we…

Knox Cropper LLP

Chartered Accountants Contact details: James Holland-Leader Partner Office Suite 1, Haslemere House, Lower Street, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 2PE T: 01428 652788 E: James.hollandleader@knoxcropper.com www.knoxcropper.com Regions covered: UK wide About Knox…

Hunters Law LLP

Solicitors Contact details Paul Ridout Partner 9 New Square, London WC2A 3QN T: 020 7412 5188 E: paul.ridout@hunterslaw.com www.hunterslaw.com Areas covered: England and Wales About Hunters Law Hunters is a…

HCR Hewitson

Solicitors Contact details Virginia Henley Head of Charities, Education and Social Enterprise Elgin House, Billing Road, Northampton, NN1 5AU T: 01604 463 103 E: virginiahenley@hewitsons.com W: www.hewitsons.com Regions Covered: In…

Fire Risk Assessors & Workplace Safety Ltd

Fire Risk Assessors & Workplace Safety Contact Details Rob Grayson (Fire Safety Officer) BSc (Hons), MIFireE, DipNEBOSH M: 07951773367 T: 01482 654150 E: fra.grayson@gmail.com Region/s covered: UK-wide About Fire Risk…

Fifield Glyn Building Surveyor and Property Management

…Royal Mews, Gadbrook Park, Cheshire CW9 7UD T: 0207 629 6457 E: Charles.fifield@fifieldglyn.com W: www.fifieldglyn.com Regions covered: Greater London, South East, North West, North Wales, West Midlands About Fifield Glyn…

Employment Law in Action Ltd

HR Consultancy Contact details Ros Hammond Director 4 Pocketts Yard, High Street, Cookham, Berkshire SL6 9SL T: 01494 817193 E: ros@eliaction.com www.eliaction.com Regions covered: UK-wide About Employment Law in Action…

Barrett Corp and Harrington Limited

Valuations for Buildings Insurance Contact Kip Parker Building Insurance Surveyor Swan House, The Park, Market Bosworth, Warwickshire CV13 0LJ Tel: 01455 293 510 Mob: 0771 333 0280 E: kip.parker@bch.uk.com www.bch.uk.com


News


Wivenhoe Housing Trust: paving the way to celebrations

the renovations project, please click here . Contacts Robert Needham  01206 824446 noisybeggar@btinternet.com     Peter Hill  01206  823073 peter@toadhall2.co.uk   Chair of Trustees Further information   www.wivenhoehistory.org.uk  Searches:   1) Almshouses  2) Major Project at…

Who owns your charity land?

…in accordance with the relevant trust deed, constitution or Charity Commission order but most of the time the legal ownership is with the trustees.   There are some exceptions to…

Website: Important changes coming into effect

…at this stage, the changes will eventually allow us to offer online event booking, accept membership and event payments online, and any changes members make to their web profile will…

Trustee Meetings & AGMs: Charity Commission updates guidance

…to submit your annual return on time, please contact the Charity Commission at filingextension@charitycommission.gov.uk to request an extension. To read the full guidance, please visit: www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-forthe-charity-sector. Posted 14 April 21…

Tiverton Almshouses Celebrate

…weather was warm and sunny which was an added bonus for all.” Pic by Mark Passmore photography/ www.markpassmore.com. The 75th birthday celebrations at Greenway Gardens part of the Tiverton Almshouses…

The Times reports on the almshouse boom

Thrilled to see almshouses in the national press this week. ( 14th Oct 19). The article was also posted online, making almshouses worldwide news. It feels good to be able…

The Christmas Fund

…Deed states that the gifts should be used to help ‘poor residents’ and since the funds are limited, we ask that member charities that can afford to buy a gift…

The Charity of Richard Raynshaw - St Albans, Hertfordshire

…connection with St Albans and have limited financial means. Contact Details For further details please contact: Clerk to the Trustees The Charity of Richard Raynshaw 01727 869254  Or email: clerk.lathberye.raynshaw@outlook.com

The Almshouse Association is 75 years old!

…30,000 almshouses across the UK and many are in the process of refurbishment and/or redevelopment. We also have an aim to create over 5,000 more almshouses in the next ten…

Thatcham Parochial Almshouse Charity - Thatcham, Berkshire

…or Midgham. Contact Details For further details please contact Mrs J Davis, Clerk to the Trustees, Council Offices, Brownsfield Rd, Thatcham, RG18 3HF. Tel: 01635 863351 or email thatchamcharities@btinternet.com. www.thatchamcharities.org.uk

TAA Board Key Decisions: a record

…Board approved the proposal to instruct a firm of solicitors to conduct the review, redraft, design, and maintenance of both the online version and hard copy version of the Standards…

Solar Farm Opportunities

…of developments. Interested members can provide the above information to Jack Baldan via jackbaldan@almshouses.org or alternatively can get in touch with Simon Jobson via simon.jobson@centrica.com.     Posted 24 April 22…

Secrets of Essex almshouses

…Essex Life magazine and online on 29th June 2022, Denise explores the almshouses dotted around Essex, finds out more about the long history of almshouses and who lives in them…

Rural Housing Week

…developers (Section 106), some developers are using a fall in property values as a way of opting out of supplying their affordable housing levy! This is a real concern as…

Rules on holding AGMs and other meetings

…Commission of these changes.   Wherever possible, it is still hoped that members will be able to submit their annual returns online. However, if Trustees have an imminent deadline and…

Royal Vice Patron presents Patron's Awards

…left £100 to buy land for their longer term benefit. Visit https://hamunitedcharities.org.uk/400th-anniversary/ to find out more. Following this, HRH visited two residents’ homes and walked through the award winning gardens…

Risk Assessment online training

35 mins | CPD accredited |IOSH approved This online Risk Assessment training is designed to help organisations comply with Health and Safety regulations, as well as learn to and carry out structured risk…

Resident Warden - Norton, Sheffield

…further information are available from the Secretary to the Trustees. Sarah Sanders, Secretary, John Eaton’s Almshouses, PO Box 848, Rotherham, S60 9QB E: john.eatons.almshouses@gmail.com Closing date for applications 31st August…