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Job Description – Treasurer

Duties of Treasurer Wetherby Business Association   Income To receive all sums payable to the association, mainly subscriptions due November 1 annually and 99% paid by direct debit into a bank account. To account for all sums received for WBA.   Expenditure To make payments for expenses authorised by the committee   There is internet banking for the bank accounts so the need for countersignature of cheques is not a problem and the payments just require the authority of another authorised signature ti each account.  There are 3 people authorised for the 2 bank accounts. Currently a copy of any payment request is sent from treasurer to both signatories or a director for counter approval before a payment is made via the internet.   Create the detail for submission to the Associations accountants Bray...

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THE FUTURE OF THE WETHERBY BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

Dear Members The Wetherby Business Association is the only organisation in Wetherby that looks after the local businesses’ interests. We have a unique relationship with the Town Councillors and Leeds City Council, which has taken over 40 years to establish. Without our Business Association (and our predecessors, the Chamber of Trade), Wetherby would be a very different place than it is today. Here’s a summary of what the WBA has achieved for its members over the years:- Lorry Ban through the town centre. Creation of shopper’s car parks. Wilderness car park The lorry park would have been re-developed for houses Morrison’s car park would have been for use only by shoppers at Morrisons There would be parking charges throughout Wetherby We originally started the Bonfire Shops would have restrictions about their blinds Café’s would...

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 26th JANUARY 2016

The AGM will be held on JANUARY 26th at 6pm at the BRUNSWICK in the upstairs meeting room.  Light refreshments will be provided. PLEASE REGISTER YOUR INTENTION TO ATTEND SO THE CORRECT NUMBERS CAN BE CATERED FOR. Replies please back to vicechair@wetherbybusinessassociation.co.uk

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Christmas Window Competition

Thanks to all the shops who entered the competition.  Its great fun to see all the wonderful windows.  This years winner was OXFAM with PETER JONES coming 2nd

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Carol Concert Wednesday 16th December

The Christmas Carol Concert, organised by the WBA, was a huge success last night. The Wetherby Silver Band accompanied the crowd in renditions of popular carols. The address was by Capt Kelston Stanford from the Salvation Army, who kept us amused with his stories and the message they gave. Free mulled wine, hot chocolate and mince pies were served in the interval. We couldn’t stage this event without help.Special thanks go to the Rotary Club members and their wives, members of Welcome to Wetherby and Friends of Sandringham Park

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CHRISTMAS CAROL CONCERT WEDNESDAY 15TH NOVEMBER

Please come and enjoy a festive evening of carols, accompanied by the Wetherby Silver Band.  There is free mulled wine in the interval.  The carols start at 7.30. Let your Christmas begin here.

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Martin House – 2015 Appeal – Can you help a local charity?

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WBA MEETING TUESDAY 24TH NOVEMBER. 5.30 . THE BRUNSWICK

Please come along to the meeting next week.  The agenda will be e-mailed out to all members this week. Lots to talk about this month!  This meeting is a good opportunity to network with your fellow members and unwind after a hard days work and find out what is happening in wetherby. If you aren’t a member, but you are thinking of becoming one, please come along and introduce yourself – all are welcome!

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Members Offer from Travelbox

“Complimentary lounge pass for any UK departure airport when you book your next holiday with Travelbox” (excluding flight only) make-it-happen-local-posters-wc2

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Please Support your Wetherby Christmas Lights Switch-On Event – November 26th

Can you help?  We urgently need small value Tombola prizes and decent Raffle prizes for the Switch on Event, which takes place on 26th November , starting at 5.30. If you don’t have a gift, can you supply a gift voucher for services?  We want the evening to go really well.  This event is organised and run by the Business Association, so please support it.  Donations can be left with the Town Clerk, Barbara Ball at the Town Hall.  Please do whatever you can!   Lots of stalls and children’s entertainment and plenty happening throughout the evening, together with celebrities.  Please put it in your diary NOW and come along to a really good evening.   Thank you

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