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CPGA WEEKLY UPDATE

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CPGA OPERATIONS MANAGER РVACANCY РDEADLINE THIS WEEK 

The CPGA is looking to recruit an Operations Manager. For more information, please visit the CPGA Website

Job Title:                CPGA Operations Manager
Hours per week:    20 hours per week (flexible, increased hours negotiation based on workload)
Salary:                   £17,500-£19,500 per annum (£35,000-£39,000 FTE Pro Rata)
Term:                      Fixed Term
Holiday:                   28 days per annum pro rata (incl bank hols)
Deadline for applications:     Thursday 6th October 2022
Anticipated interview date: w/c 17th October 2022
Based: ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Hybrid ‚Äď Home working / Krowji, Redruth

CLUB MEMBERSHIP 2022 3rd QUARTER

You club membership 3rd quarter was due by the 30th September, last Friday.

Thanks to all those clubs who have submitted by the deadline.

Missing membership:

Affinity Clovelly Mengeham Rythe Portsmouth
Barnstaple Eastney Newhaven Rock
Bristol Epicgigability Paignton St Agnes
Britannia Fowey Poole St Ives
Brixham H4H Port Isaac St Marys IOS
Bude Langstone Portland Swanage
Charlestown London Cornish Portreath

Please note we are aware that some clubs have significant number of members who have Gigrower membership, but we do need to record the actual number of rowers who are part of the gig rowing world.

So please do submit the most up to date club membership registers. If there has been ‚Äėno change‚Äô we still require an email that notes that.

COULD YOU BE A TRUSTEE?

The CPGA are looking to recruit volunteers to join the board of trustees.

For more information and how to apply, click here.

Deadline 14th October, 2022.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2023

This will take place on Sunday 15th January, 2023. More information will follow regarding timings.

Any proposals are required by the 30th October. They must follow the required format. Proposer and seconder (two full CPGA member clubs).

Any potential new clubs are required to complete a CPGA membership application form and submit by the 30th October 2023.

IOS TRAVEL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2023

The IOSSC have released dates and fares for their 2023 timetable.

The CPGA supplied a list of CPGA clubs to the IOSSC and following the recent email to all clubs, on acknowledgment from your first / second contacts, your unique club discount will be shared with them and they can then share with the club as required.

Please note, the code must not to appear on any social media and any abuse of the code will result in the club members loosing potential discounts in future years.

CLUB STRUCTURE

There are various legal structures and the CPGA has previously published information.

There is a great resource on the internet via Club Matters which is Sport England.

Do take a look and if you are unincorporated, do think about the implications.

NATIONAL COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Updates on the NCC can be found here . If you still have questions, please do email them in.

  • Saturday 15th October –¬† U15 / U16 / U17/ U18
  • Sunday 16th October – U25/ Open / Vets / Super Vets

UPDATING CONTACT INFORMATION – GENERAL

As we move towards the AGM season and changes do occur. Please read the following and update via the link.

You can update your contact information at any time via this link ‚ÄstUpdating Club Contact info.

Please just remember to email admin@cpga.co.uk to say there is an amendment, all the information will then be taken from the info submitted via the form.

Reminder ‚Äď the CPGA need to have up to date contact information for your clubs:

  • 1st¬†Contact (contact shared with all CPGA clubs)
  • 2nd¬†Contact (only for CPGA use)
  • Safety Officer
  • Welfare Officer

AVIAN (BIRD) FLU

Unfortunately, this is circulating in areas of the South West and further, with Cornwall, Devon and parts of Somerset declared an Avian Influenza Prevention Zone. The guidance being issued is:

Don’t risk spreading it:

  • Do not touch dead or sick wild birds
  • Keep dogs away from the birds
  • Report any dead wild birds you find
  • Do not feed wild birds

The risk to public health is low but if you find a sick or dead wild bird, don’t touch it and please report it to DEFRA on this number 03459 33 55 77.
For more information search ‚ÄėAvian Influenza‚Äô at gov.uk

GIG BUILDS

Following the last few years when gig builds were quieter, it now seems that there is a new lease of life.

If your club has commissioned a build, please complete the following (even if you think that we know about the build). This then allows the standards team to be up to date with current and forthcoming builds.

Registering a new build Cornish Pilot Gig

WICKES COMMUNITY PROGRAMME

From Wickes ‚ÄėWe‚Äôre passionate about giving back to local communities. That’s why we launched The Wickes Community Programme, a dedicated product fund to support local initiatives in helping them maintain and renovate community areas‚Äô.

Open to all local community groups and charities seeking help for improvement projects, you can enquire via your local store or contact us on social media. For more information click here.

Take a look, you never know as a club your might be able to benefit from this.

GIGROWER MEMBERSHIP

The CPGA has introduced a new individual membership, inviting everyone in the gig rowing community to become GigRower members.

Member clubs of the Cornish Pilot Gig Association CIO voted for the introduction of an individual membership. GigRower membership is open to all, welcoming rowers, supporters, and anyone who loves the sport.

To find out more and become a member visit: I Am A GigRower

NATASHA’S LAW

You might very well be aware of this law, but not necessarily how it will affect a club.

Please read the following Natasha’s Law and think about how this affects your club with any aspect of food that you will sell at any events, not just a regatta.

Just be aware that Environmental Health in general are going to be watching / visiting to make sure that this is being followed.

Useful basic info about the law via a poster.

DATES FOR THE DIARY  

Title                                                    Date / Deadline                  Venue / Action
Operations Manager Applications      6th October                              Via email
Trustee Applications                          14th October                            Via email
AGM Proposal Submission                30th October                            Via email and post
CPGA CIO AGM                                 15th January 2023                   TBC

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