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The Uphill Village Society exists to preserve, promote and enhance the character and interests of the village of Uphill for the benefit of the village and residents. It is a registered charity (number 1158179).
It is a voluntary association funded wholly by subscriptions, donations and grant aid where available.
The Society is non political and is governed by a written constitution a copy of which is available on request.
Membership is open to all residents, groups and businesses within the village of Uphill. Non residents and organisations can join on an associate basis but have no voting rights.
Membership is subject to a minimum membership donation of £6.00 per annum all of which goes towards the work of the society. For members who live outside of the village an additional donation of £4.00 to cover the cost of posting the magazine to them is invited.
If you are renewing your membership please also complete and submit the on-line membership form to ensure that we have all your up-to-date contact details and to enable you to make your membership donation subject to gift aid.
All local Councillors for the Uphill Ward, both District and Town are invited to attend our meetings but have no voting rights.
Trustees and General Committee
The Trustees of the Charity and the General Committee are appointed by election of the Members at the Annual Village Meeting held every spring. Others maybe co-opted to serve on the General Committee at the request of that Committee..
All Members of the Society are welcome and encouraged to contact the Trustees and General Committee with any concerns or enquires they may have regarding any matter affecting the village.
The General Committee of the Society meets every month. These meetings are open for any Member to attend. Details of meeting dates are contained in the village magazine. The Trustees of the charity meet regularly through the year as required.
To assist in pursuing the objects of the Society sub committees and working parties are formed from within the General Committee and Membership to deal with such matters as planning, conservation and environmental issues. These committees meet as and when required.
Public meetings are held when necessary to consider issues of importance to the village. Displays and presentations are also staged by the Society to mark special occasions and events.
The Society publishes a magazine three times a year delivered free to all Members and Associate Members. Copies are available to buy separately. Regular reports from the Society are to be found in the local press.
Village Society Documents