The following were present: Claire Barrett, Gerry Bixley, Andy Boulton,
Noel Clark, John Dennis, Ray Evans, Roy Evans, Dan Finnegan, Ted Gamblin,
Norman Hamshere, Ben Hawkins, Dr Barry Hutchinson, Phil Jacob, Chris Kent,
Sarah Lee, Bruce MacPhee, Keith Morton, Laurie Powell, Lee Simmonds, George
Smith, Dr Trish Smith, Pete Staples, Susie Stubbs, Tim Stubbs, Geoff Thomas,
Glynn Thomas, Peter Trevaskis, James Woodcock, Oliver Woodcock and Keith
The following vehicles were present:- OU 9286, 1931 Dennis 30cwtand
the ADL museum collection was open for viewing.
Apologies were received from: Paul Andrews, Glen and Marg Boom, Mike
Cammack, George Cooper, Peter Davies, Brian Finch, Brian Goldsmith, Baz
Green, Roger Heard, Ashley Hoare, Roy Miles, Eric Mouser, Derek Priddle,
David Rowell, Gary Skinner, Malcolm Spalding, Nigel Tilly and Nick Webster.
Andy Boulton gave his chairman's report saying that he is now in a post
in Hong Kong and apologised for the delays this had caused in setting a
date for this AGM. He noted several developments during the past year and
described some of the e-mail received.
The Secretary, Tim Stubbs gave his report indicating that membership
had risen over the course of the year from 185 to 199 and listings of known
preserved Dennis vehicles climbed from 795 to 836. He appealed for anyone
with knowledge of preserved Dennis vehicles which are not listed to advise
the details, with a photograph if possible, so that they can be included
in the register, particularly lawn mowers. He also gave statistics for web
site usage, e-mail activity and statistics in the use of the members message
board, the latter having picked up considerably.
Tim commented on highlights of the year, including discovery of a 1902
Dennis Tricycle, publication of chassis lists and authorisation to process
V765 registration application.
The Treasurer, Laurie Powell, presented the financial statement for the
year ending 31st December 2014 noting a surplus for the year of £377
and a current balance of £2307. Copies of the accounts were circulated.