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TTB meeting 18th March 2009
Attendees: Hannah, Duncan, Sue, Chris, Josh, Tim.
New member: Chris Morrison â€“ buildings and energy group, TTB former risk analyst for UBS and worked in sustainability area.
Running an ESCO in Albert Square â€“ working with British Gas to retro-fit.
Steve Bradley Lib Dem councilor for Vassall Ward â€“ sustainability spokesperson for Liberal Democrats emailed Tim and said he would be in favour of using the BP to pay rent for social housing. Housing is Lib Peck.
Tim to ask Steve whether its best to meet with officers or meet with Nigel separately.
Duncan met with Rachel Heywood.
Alex Holland â€“ Friends of Brixton Market â€“ Brixton market federation â€“ more than half the traders are Afghani â€“ Rachel Heywood has succeeded. Sue Bell to contact Rachel Heywood who has access the Afghani community. Afghani traders are not in on Stuartâ€™s plans.
Phillippe Castaing Howard Russell Alex Holland or someone else
Tim sent an email to Brixton Society â€“ and will follow up to see if we can access their mailing list.
Tim met with Tom Crane of FOE Lambeth Shop Local campaign. Waiting to hear back from him. He is keen on the BÂ£ but also been working with Wedge. He is compiling a list of businesses in Lambeth.
Project Dirt has 600 members with 60 projects and will put the BÂ£ on the homepage for period with a video of Time explaining the project.
Tim â€“will email everyone on the Transition Town Brixton facebook group and currency group to try and get them to sign up to the BÂ£
Hannah does outline design briefs for the website and the logo. One option would be to use wordpress. Free version and a paid for version of wordpress. Hannah will also ask Mamading about content management systems.
Hannah to investigate wordpress, Sue offered to purchase the software if necessary.
Hannah will get both log and website briefs up on wiki and googledocs by end of 19th March.
Tim will go back to Chris
Marketing and Comms
Tim to talk to Homemade Digital about creating a currency mailing group Ritzy, Age of Stupid â€“ Hannah to finish leaflet for launch by 19th March for printing by.
Alice Warren â€“ Community Officer at the Ritzy â€“ DL will talk to her tomorrow about arrangements.
FRI 20 MAR 14:10 16:20 21:10 SAT 21 MAR 16:20 21:20 SUN 22 MAR 12:30 15:10 20:10 MON 23 MAR 14:10 16:20 21:10 TUE 24 MAR 14:10 16:20 WED 25 MAR 14:10 16:20 21:10 THU 26 MAR 14:10 16:20 21:10
Pete Postlethwaite is attending at 15:10h on Sunday
Sue – Redwood Consulting are interested to meet with BÂ£ members and find the story. They could offer use of their wire. Could meet BÂ£ at office in Victoria at 5.30-6pm. Would be keen to meet with BÂ£ businesses. Sue will organize a date to meet with Redwood Consulting. Provisional 16th April or Monday 20th.
Josh to arrange council meeting with Duncan and Tim.
Greg Truscott from South London Press has contacted Duncan to ask about the â€˜Brixton Brickâ€™. Dave Thompson from OnFM is interested. Rob Dixon â€“ Newsagency â€“ Sideways
Josh to draft Q & A and media brief and then circulate to group â€“ by end of week.
1000 Club Tim will set up a twitter Brixton Pound identity. Chris â€“ be clear about the advantages for consumers â€“ discounts offered by businesses? Street engagement- Susieâ€™s caravan? Josh to engage Clapham Park Timebank
Brixton Society - local history and environment group Local Subject Guide on Brixton Huge resource of Brixton information, features, articles, contemporary photography and "Brixton then and now" comparisons Friends of Windmill Gardens - a site giving more information on the Brixton Windmill. Voice Online - Online version of The Voice newspaper based in Brixton. Herne Hill Message Board - Community message board for residents of Herne Hill Panic! Poetry and Arts, Panic! was founded in 1997 in Brixton, South London, and has been online since 1998.
Friends of Brixton Market website.
Tim – Engaging with community groups â€“ talk to Rhian about the 1000 Club. Time to look at Brixton Facebook groups and sign these up. Age of Stupid
Chris to investigate denominations for next meeting.
Wedge – Chris has a friend who works for a chip and pin company
NEXT MEETING: 26TH MARCH 7PM RITZY CAFE (FILM AT 2110h)