We had our virtual AGM on 25th November.
Please read Draft Minutes of HOAC AGM 2021
Our AGM is scheduled for 25th November 2021 and will follow the same format as last year.
The HOAC committee and the trustees will meet remotely.
If members/friends of the centre would like to submit questions to be answered at the meeting please send them in advance to the office.
After the meeting has taken place we will post draft minutes here for you to view.
You will then be able to vote on the matters arising from the meeting,
I had hoped that by now we would have been able to give you a positive update for next season.
Unfortunately we are still waiting to hear where we are going to be relocated to, the council are confident we will be operating in 2022 but other than that we do not have much of an update
We are poised to move and reset up our operations as soon as we can and hope you will continue to be patient and as soon as we have a positive update we will share it with all of you.
HOAC Update 5th February 2021
HOAC to remain closed for 2021 season – reopening in 2022
2020 was a difficult season for HOAC, dealing with the ever advancing HS2 project, protestors taking over our land and the global Covid-19 pandemic. We had remained hopeful that we would be able to undertake our move to a new site ready for an exciting 2021 season.
Unfortunately delays to our move caused by the ongoing pandemic,
Happy New Year.
I had hoped that by now I would have been able to give you a positive update announcing our new site and our plans for the coming season.
Unfortunately we are not in that position yet and we still do not have confirmed plans for the season.
I am sure this is very frustrating to hear, and i assure you that the staff at HOAC all feel the same,
We held our HOAC AGM on Thursday 12th November.
For the first time ever this was an online meeting and to ensure we follow the correct protocol as suggested by the charities commission we would like to give our members the opportunity to vote on the key decisions that were highlighted at the meeting.
Please read the draft minutes here
Please vote here
Voting will close on Sunday 22nd November
HOAC to close due to HS2
From 1st October HOAC will be forced to close as the Centre finally succumbs to the advancing HS2 project. HOAC will continue to exist we have the funding in place to relocate and we will return. There will however be a period of time that we will be unable to operate.
For the past few seasons HOAC have managed, with plenty of support from many influential people,