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LANCASHIRE GARDENS TRUST CONSERVATION
PARKS AND GARDENS
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Lancashire Gardens Trust is a not-for-profit voluntary organisation formed in 2007 and covers the present County of Lancashire and parts of Greater Manchester and Merseyside. We are one of a national network of Gardens Trusts affiliated to The Gardens Trust which has over 7000 members.
We work to:
Read our latest newsletter here
Various events are planned throughout the year, for further details of all planned events please see the Events Page
***Would you like to help with our work? Could you offer time to take a vital role in helping the LGT?***
The LGT is currently looking for a new Secretary, details of the role and application information below.
Lancashire Gardens Trust (LGT) was formed in 2007 and aims to protect and promote designed landscapes in Lancashire – which includes historic gardens, public parks, memorial parks, and cemeteries which have both national and local historic value.
We are seeking someone with an interest in historic landscapes and/or landscape design who would act as an Executive Member and take the role of Secretary to the Executive. The Trust is now both a Charity and Registered Company and there are currently 7 members on the Executive.
1. Acting as an Executive member of the Committee and contributing to the administration and future planning to enable the Trust to carry out its Charity role.
2. To act as Minutes Secretary for the Executive and to assist in organising the Annual General Meeting.
3. To maintain current records at Companies House and the Charity Commission and file reports as necessary
4. To maintain electronic filing systems of key documents
This position is a part-time voluntary role – as it is for
other Executive Members. Computer
equipment and any necessary training and assistance will be given – with
on-going support from other members, e.g. assistance with Minute taking as
If you feel you would like to be more active within our friendly group, we would be glad to hear from you. Please contact Elaine Taylor (Vice-Chair) on 01204 496696 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
An elected Council of Officers manages the Trust and is developing a range of working groups. At present these include:
Click on these groups to find out more about what they do and how you can help and get involved.
An Education working group is also in the early stages of formation - could you help?
Click here to view and print a membership application form.
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Thursday September 21st - AGM at Fleetwood with a talk and visit on
the latest developments at the Mount and the Euston Gardens
For further details see Events page
Tuesday 17th October- Rivington with the Friends Group
Thursday 9th November- Jacobs Join at Salmesbury and a lecture, probably on the Gardens of Rome.
Research - New opportunities for volunteers.
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