Pegwell & District Association 2014 AGM

The 2014 AGM was held at Christchurch and was well received.It has been a very busy year for the Association and I would like to reflect on some of our achievements, we remain active on many fronts from the protection of over development to our limited green space to our ongoing Conservation projects.One of our biggest projects this year was developing a new web site for the Association to raise awareness and add value for our members.
We continue to Monitor planning applications providing considered detailed responses.With the help of Francis Solly we have completed the hedgerow survey along Coast Guard Cottages, Pegwell Road and Chalk Hill.
The Chilton Tea Party organised by Sandra Gerlack was a great success and raised over £426.00 and we hope to turn this into an annual event. This Month Pegwell Village has a new hardwood bench situated by the Pegwell Hotel and dedicated to the Association and finally to increase membership and awareness we have designed & printed Association Flyers which will be posted to the area in the coming Months.
A very big thank you to all our Committee Members I greatly value all your support,but a special thank you to Sandra Gerlack for organising the AGM behind the scenes.
I would remind members that as an environmental & conservation society our aim is to protect Pegwell Bay from unnecessary and undesirable development. This remains our aim in a climate where green space is
constantly under threat. Pegwell Bay with its status as a Site of Special Scientific Interest, Special areas of Conservation, RAMSAR and Special Protection Areas is a very important and a special area we all must protect.
I would like also to thank those unsung heroes who go above and beyond, all the individuals who have all worked tirelessly for the cause and for their continued support at various events, offering facilities for coffee mornings, delivering news letters and much more. They are too numerous to mention individually, but each knows how greatly I value their help.