Cockermouth and Workington :
Notice of Motion: That the £5 prize money for 7th– 10th at the HTA major events be discontinued but continue with the rosettes.Carried
more to follow.
13 members present.
Notice of Motion : That the micro-chip number is added to the registration form. Carried.
Recommendation : All relevant fees be paid by the 1st of January
Price of trailing mixture questioned- The cost to the promoter is £15 this was thought to be to expensive as the actual cost of the present mixture is £8.70p.
Also the case of Paraffin versus Kerosene was raised ,some were of the opinion that paraffin was to blame for the bad trails in the area .
Kate and Maurice Tunstall were recommended for honorary membership.
!2 members present
Discussion on the future of the areas re amalgamation.
Future of the shepherds meets.
Recommended that Tant and Victor Inman be made honorary members .
Carlisle and Penrith.
15 members present.
Chair thanked Margaret for her past work as secretary.
Charities benefited from the trails included – WI- Caldbeck sheep dog trials.- trailhound welfare- northern fells transport..
Should earmarking continue was discussed as was
Fixture clashes and a reduction in the number of type of trails at each midweek meeting ie a minimum of three trails .
9 members present.
Finance £ 1200.00.
£567.00 was made this season and this money was divided locally.
Notice of Motion : That a hound would only be allowed to win one senior maiden trail in one season ie 25-50 mins.
This was defeated and similarly for the juniors – was also defeated.
15 members were present.
Area funds stand at £753.00
65 members 18 kennels and 12 trail meetings..
Notice of motion which in contrast to Keswick was passed- that – Hounds and puppies may only be allowed to win One maiden trail and one open maiden in a season.
Discussion followed on several topics plus on whether it was practical to join forces with the Ulverston area\ , this was inconclusive as was the reduction in the number of areas .
The mixture was aired and considering the area had a number of ‘ one off trails which were run extremely well , it was considered that paraffin and aniseed and oil when necessary was adequate.
ASPATRIA AND WIGTON.
Due to the inclement weather only a small fraction of the membership were present .The rest to follow ————–