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Sep 25, 2015 - 6 minute read - Makerspace

Notes from the first Committee Meeting - 19th Sptember 2015

Hi All, The following is a summary of the meeting last week where we discussed the future of the Club and the upcoming Open Day. Please let me know if you are aware of any omissions or errors, I (Mike Hull) didn’t start off planning minutes for publication. Blackpool Makerspace & LUG Meeting Saturday 19th September 2015 Attendance: Mike Hewitt Tony Hughes LesnPounder Arthur Garlick Jeff Roscoe Mike Hull Richard Hull (Junior Member) It should be noted that these notes are a summary of the discussions which took place, not a complete narration.

Sep 22, 2015 - 3 minute read - Makerspace

Changes: Committee, constitution and finance

Attending: Mike Hull, Mike Hewitt, Ricky, Les, Tony, Geoff and Arthur. Blackpool Makerspace is changing Going forward, Blackpool Makerspace will be managed by a a group of people chosen from the membership, at least two people will be required to sign cheques. The official/formal name of the group will be Blackpool Makerspace. As owner of the building where the space is based, Mike Hull becomes Leader of the Blackpool Makerspace by default.

Sep 12, 2015 - 1 minute read - LUG Makerspace meetings

Meeting 12th September 2015

Attending: Mike Hull, Mike Hewitt, Ricky and Arthur. Basement update. With the deadline for opening in October getting ever closer, we started work at 10 today and finished at 6. Washing machine and kitchen sink taken out of the area which will become the private entrance Floor insulation carried in from storage, ready for going down on the floor Insulation down and floor boarding going down on top. Insulation going down in the private entrance.

Sep 5, 2015 - 1 minute read - LUG Makerspace meetings

Meeting Saturday 5th September 2015

Attending: Mike Hull, Ricky, Geoff and Ted. Basement update More of the floor is down. In the background, the opening in the wall will become a separate/private entrance for members to get in to the basement space.

Aug 29, 2015 - 1 minute read - LUG Makerspace meetings

Meeting 29th August 2015

Attending: Mike Hull, Mike Hewitt, Ricky, Tony, Ted and Ollie. Our application to the Crafts Council to participate in make-shift-do has been accepted and we are hoping to have our basement space ready for the event in October. Basement space update Ted putting plasterboard on over the wall insulation. Ollie starts ‘tanking’ the walls at the other end of the basement. When Ted and Tony finished putting the plasterboard on the wall, all the furniture was moved up to the end of the room where they had been working.

Aug 22, 2015 - 2 minute read - LUG Makerspace meetings

Blackpool LUG&Makerspace meeting 22nd August 2015

Attending: Mike Hull, Mike Hewitt, Ricky, Tony, Les, Martin, Arthur and James. Basement space update The shower/washroom/toilet cubical partition wall is in place and has sound insulation behind the plasterboard skin. All the copper water pipes are in place and tested for leaks. Cabling for mains sockets, lighting and networking are being put into place. From next week, there is going to be a major push forward in an attempt to make the space usable for the “make:shift:do” event in October, More information can be found here: www.make-shift-do.org.uk<http://www.make-shift-do.org.uk> and applications can be made via the Crafts Council website or accessed directly here https://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/account/application-make-shift-do - you must create a Crafts Council log-in to apply.