Remember - it's your community centre, so have your say!
We hope to see you soon!
Roy Bennett, Company Secretary and Acting Chair
What is the New Possibility Committee?
The New Possibility Committee (management of the Pavilion) is a charitable company
limited by guarantee, Company Number 5986323, with a Board of Trustees who are also
the management committee. The committee is elected every September at our Annual
General Meeting, to which all are invited. (see below for more information about
being a member).
The NPC is mandated to provide services with a sound ecological ethos to the local
community in Hackbridge (and elsewhere in England and Wales). In keeping with the
inspirational ethos of the BedZED development, it aims to:
Encourage responsible attitudes towards our community and planet
Awaken and develop ecological awareness
Facilitate sustainability through reuse-recycling-reclaiming and enterprise
Why have a Board of Trustees?
•To meet needs of members, users, or clients or the community that it serves
•To ensure accountability: members, users, community it serves and its funders
•To draw on people’s experience or expertise in making decisions
•Donors, funders want to know financial and other decisions are made properly
•Trusts, industrial & provident societies, companies, charities are required to have
a governing body.
Main responsibilities of the Board of Trustees
•Maintain a long-term overview of the organisation and all its work;
•Make strategic and major decisions about the organisation’s objectives, policies
•Ensure needs / interests of relevant people / bodies are taken into account when
•Ensure adequate resources, especially people and money, to carry out activities;
•Ensure appropriate action is taken when work is not being done, or is not being
•Take legal responsibility for the organisation and all its actions (or inactions).
If you would like to be a trustee:
If you would like to become a trustee and have a say in the running of the BedZED
Pavilion, then please get in touch. We usually meet once a month, and the wider the
diversity of skills, the more effective we can be!
The New Possibility Committee is a company limited by guarantee applying for charitable