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    Draft Constitution Available for review

    As mentioned in our current newsletter, we are making substantive changes to our constitution, mainly in order to ease the process of gaining formal charitable status. The revisions are based on a Charity Commission model and are more specific about the rights and responsibilities of the committee and procedures for managing the organisation. The revised aims reflect our recreational, environmental and educational activities, which are becoming more wide ranging. Membership clauses remain the same for individuals and it’s still one vote per family at general meetings, although local organisations that support our aims can now become voting members. Henceforth, the committee will have the ability to co-opt people for their…