Page 1 - HGS Suburb News 136 - Autumn 2018
P. 1                                                                                         Issue 136 · Autumn 2018

                        Julian Bliss performs                               Our correspondent,                   How to win a classic
                        Bernstein at HICMF,                               Caroline Broome seems  Beano album, amongst
                                details p6                                        happy. Why? p11                  other things, p3

      No upsets at the Trust’s fiftieth

      Hampstead Garden Suburb Trust   those present of the result of   having already presented a
      members gathered in Henrietta   last year’s election when Michael   written manifesto.
      Barnett School Hall for half an   White was re-elected with 291   Brian Ingram first said he   The extended summer might leave some forgetting the beauty of winter – Kenwood House and grounds last December, see feature, p5.
      hour of chat and a drink before   votes against the 116 votes cast for   wanted more focus on our Garden
      the Trust Chairman, Richard   Brian Ingram. He then apologised   Suburb and not just the buildings,   Bin collection day change
      Wiseman,  opened  the  50th   for the fact that ballot forms   and then thanked the Trust and
      Annual General Meeting on the   were inadvertently not sent to   the RA for their support of the   Suburb Ward councillor Gabriel   is also a chance for some   collection prior to a seven week
      evening of September 5. He   23 members; procedures had   Northway Gardens Organisation.  Rozenberg has been in touch to   neighbourly co-operation when   break will be on December 12,
      started by welcoming Garden   been altered with the aim of   He went on to assert he would   say that our bin day is changing   those who live next door are   resuming on February 6. There
      Suburb Ward Councillor, John   avoiding the possibility of this   make the Trust work better and
      Marshall, and thanking the   happening again.         be more open and transparent,   to  WEDNESDAY across the   out during the day.  will also be a special Christmas
                                                                                      whole Suburb with effect from
                                                                                                                                            tree collection in early January
                                                                                                                    We have also been told that
      Trust staff, Trustees and all the   The Chairman asked the   and repeated his concern for our   NOVEMBER 7. Food waste bins   the last fortnightly green bin  – date to be announced.
      volunteers for their hard work.   meeting  to  authorise  the  green spaces and gardens over   will also no longer be emptied
         The Chairman then thanked   appointment of haysmacintyre   architecture. Andrew Botterill
                                                                                      from this date, but please keep
      the retiring elected Trustee, Claire   as auditors after being chosen   asked about his claim to business   your brown caddies as there are
      Calman, for all the work she had   through a tendering process and   and management expertise, and   alternative plans afoot. There
      done, and time she had given   this was done without dissent.  discovered he had run businesses   are more details to be found at
      over the six years she spent as a   Nick Packard then took over   from 1973 to the 1990’s.
      member of the Trust Council, and   to introduce the two candidates   Raymond Taylor, a dog-
                                                                                         This change also applies to
      presented her with a splendid   for the vacancy on the council,  walking Suburb resident for 35   your GREEN bin, starting on
      bouquet of flowers.        Brian Ingram and Raymond   years, was aware of the good   NOVEMBER 14, and with three
         He went on  to ask the   Taylor, and remind those present   fortune and privilege of Suburb
      meeting to receive and consider   that completed ballot papers   residents; wanted to give back to   bins on the pavement it
                                                                                      becomes  even  more  helpful  to
      the Report of the Council and   should be sent to the auditors   the community by becoming a   move them as soon as possible
      the Accounts for the year   and not the Trust or the RA –  Trustee; felt his corporate   once they have been emptied; it
      ending on April 5 2018. There   see below for the official results.  governance experience would
      were no questions from the   As usual they both had a chance   be of use; was not a shrinking
      floor and the Trust Manager,   to speak and then answer a few   violet; and understood the        Centenary Armistice Concert
      Nick Packard, then reminded   questions from those present,    (continued page 3)
                                                                                                                 set  to  original  music,  with
                                                                                                                 arrangements of familiar World
           WE DELIVER ON OUR PROMISES                                                 On Sunday, November 18 at   War 1 melodies – songs popular
                                                                                                                 with both the soldiers and their
                                                                                      7.30pm in The Free Church   families back home.
                        For almost 40 years now we have been serving the needs        Suburb residents will have the   The programme will also
                        of the Suburb and we have enjoyed every moment of it.         opportunity to enjoy an evening   include music by Ravel, Finzi,
                                                                                      of choral music with a difference   Fauré and Schubert. The soloists
                  This includes the sales or lettings of Cottages to Castles, in the locality   as the Royal Free Music Society   are Charlotte-Anne Shipley and
                  and there is no property which is too small or too large for us to handle.  and  The  Zemel  Choir  come   Edmund Hastings.
                                                                                      together with a concert to mark   Tickets priced at £15 (£10
          From our three bespoke departments; New Homes, Lettings and Sales, we have the largest selection of proper-  the centenary of the end of   for full-time students/unwaged)
          ties under one roof and we believe that we can make a real difference to the terms we achieve for your cherished    World War 1.  are available online at www.
          home or investment, when the time is right... and not before, of course!       Accompanied by members – or at
                                                                                      of  the  Wallace  Ensemble,  the   the door for the same price.’   Musical Director Benjamin Wolf
          From our Global connections, we can procure buyers/tenants, not only from the locality but also from virtually   choirs will perform ‘The Spirit
          every major financial Capital of the world.
                                                                                      of England’ – Sir Edward Elgar’s
                                                                                      tender  and  haunting  requiem              New Year’s Eve
          We are the longest serving agents in the area and therefore, if you want to know what’s going on in the market
          place or just ascertain the value of your home, please ‘phone us or pop in for a coffee, where our private clients’   to the millions of war dead. Set
          car park should be very convenient.                                         to  the  poems  of  Laurence    Fireworks Party
                                                                                      Binyon, it was composed and
          No obligation, no fuss, just good old-fashioned service where we ‘Deliver’ on our promises!  first performed while Europe
                                                                                      was still being ravaged by the
                                                                                      First World War.             FREE DRINKS
                                                                                         The concert will also see the
                                                                                      world premiere of ‘Armistice’,   Residents are warmly invited to the Residents Association
                                                                                      specially composed for this    party in St. Jude’s from 10:45pm, followed by a fireworks
                                                                                      concert by the musical director    extravaganza on Central Square at midnight.
                                                        YEARS TRADING
                                                                                      of both choirs, Benjamin Wolf.
                                                                                      Wolf’s contemplative work          There will be a collection to help with the cost of fireworks
                                                                                      combines haunting war poems         Organised by the Events Committee of the Residents Association.
                                                                                      and sacred funerary texts, both          With thanks to St. Jude’s for hosting the event.
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