Registration for joining the AGM via Zoom is now open.
The AGM of the National Traction Engine Trust will be held at 2.30pm on Saturday 18th November at the Golden Lion Hotel, 114 High St, Northallerton DL7 8PP.
En-Suite accomodation is available from Friday 17th November.
Please contact Golden Lion Hotel, Northallerton directly to book your room on 01609 777411.
The bar will be open of Friday and meals are available in the Restaurant; you may need to book beforehand.
Alternatively there are pubs & restaurants in the town.
If you wish to join, the Saturday evening meal will be £30 per head. Dress code is informal.
We would like to remind everyone to please book soon for the dinner to enable us to organise things in good time and not at the last minute.
This year the three course dinner is excellent value at £30 per head but we have a limit so book early to avoid disappointment.
If you have any queries please feel free to give Jane or Andrew Semple a call on 01588 630664.
AGM visits sat 18th November and Sunday 19th November 2023.
On Saturday 18th we are invited to visit John and Sue Smith at Dalton Cottage Farm, lslebeck, Thirsk, YO7 3BW.
The location is to be found off the A19 south of Thirsk.
Look for NTET signs for the last part of the journey.
There is a wide variety of vintage equipment there plus at least four engines not widely seen outside the county. T
hey have kindly agreed to provide some refreshments and welcome visitors from 10am onwards.
On Sunday morning we are invited to visit the Preston Collection at Anne Preston’s home, Enterpen Farm, Hutton Rudby, TS15 0EJ.
Visitors will be welcome from 10am.
There is an impressive display of engines, vehicles, organs and many items of interest.
Again our hosts will be providing some Yorkshire hospitality as well as the entertainment.
Starter, Main course and dessert followed by tea or coffee.
Vegetable soup (v)
Prawns bound in a creamy Marie Rose sauce
Stuffed flat cap mushroom filled with peppers,
bacon and spring onions glazed with mozzarella
Chicken breast filled with basilino cheese wrapped in
bacon served with a white wine, tarragon and leek sauce
Slow braised beef with creamy pomme puree
and bourguignon sauce
Brie, cranberry, mushroom & Hazelnut wellington
Served with a brandy and shallot sauce (v)
French apple tart served with creme anglaise
Brandy snap basket filled with rich,
smooth Chocolate mousse
Strawberry pavlova finished with strawberry
coulis and fresh mint leaves
Tea or coffee
Please return menu options and payment of £30 a head to reach us no later than Monday 30th October.
Either by: Cheque made payable to NTET Post to:- Mrs. Jane Semple, Linden Lea, Lydham, Bishops Castle, Shropshire, SY9 5HB Phone 01588 630664.
Please send menu choices using form below, or a copy thereof. OR BACS payment to NTET Account N° 97898473 Sort Code 56-00-60, please put your surname and “AGM” as reference on the payment and sending an e-mail to email@example.com with choices from the menu.
Formal notice of the meeting, along with the Agenda, Reports & Accounts, together with the names of those standing for election and a voting form, has been distributed with the Autumn issue of Steaming.
There will be no ‘live’ online voting although attendees in the meeting itself are able to vote on the day.
Members are encouraged to exercise their votes by submitting their ballot forms either electronically or by post in advance of the meeting. The results will be announced during the AGM. A voting form is published in the AGM Booklet. If submitting by email, please use the form and scan it as an attachment. Please return it by Wednesday 16th November via the postal address stated in the booklet, or email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rob Clifford-Wing seeks re-election as Chairman
Louise Maunder, Kathy Smith and Mark Waite retire by rotation and offer themselves for re-election.
Andy Rimmell and Charlie Cribbes do not offer themselves for re-election.
Additionally the following nominations to the General Council have been received:
● Charlotte Garbett – Proposer: Peter Cauley, Seconder: Bob Moorman
● John Wye – Proposer: Rob Clifford-Wing, Seconder: David Smith