Agenda and minutes

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Introductions and Apologies


    The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.  Apologies had been received from Councillors Ali, Wazir, Gartside and Duckworth.


Minutes of previous meeting and matters arising pdf icon PDF 54 KB


    The minutes of the Rochdale Township Communities and Engagement Priority Group held on Wednesday 18 October 2017 were approved as a correct record.

    The group was informed that application C (Ref CE/14/17 Welfare Advice Project – Deeplish Community Centre Association) had been withdrawn.

    The group was also informed that £8,655 remained in the budget.


Declarations of Interest


    Nothing to report.


Grant applications pdf icon PDF 4 MB


    CE/11/17 Pakeeza Women’s Group – Health and wellbeing through physical fitness – applied for £400
    Members of the group agreed to support this application to the value of £400.

    CE/13/17 The Centre of Wellbeing, Training & Culture – Pahadi Story Box – applied for £1,490
    Members of the group deferred the application as they require additional information about the project as follows:

    1)     Identify the storytellers/poets and the recruitment process.

    2)     Provide more information about the target audience/proposed recipients of the DVDs to be produced.


    It is proposed to re-submit the application with the responses to the above questions to the next meeting of the Rochdale Township Communities & Engagement Priority Group on 21 February 2018.

    CE/14/17 – Deeplish Community Centre Association – Welfare Advice Project – applied for £2,000
    This application was withdrawn.

    CE/15/17 – Pakeeza Women’s Group – Publicity and workshop on Asian women’s issues – applied for £1,100
    The group agreed to support this application to the value of £1,100.


Date and time of next meeting


    21 February 2018 at 6.15pm – Number One Riverside.