Minutes of the Bairns Trust
Monday 15th August 2005
at the Falkirk Stadium
S Jackson, W Sommerville, F Caldwell, P Jack, S Adam, M Fraser,
M Cattanach, S Williamson, J Williamson, S Wilson, E McIntyre,
J Gardiner, M McIntyre, B Guthrie, J Jamieson, M Allan, M Paterson,
J Hay, G Neary, I Batt, T Paterson, J Dick, R Smith & D Hill.
W. Anderson, K Adam, S Bird , Prof. R Ball, J Toft, W Toft &
Chairman’s Opening Remarks
Steven Jackson welcomed everyone including several new faces to
the meeting. Apologies to those who had to stand throughout!
Tom Elliott & Pauline Hamill, addressed the meeting outlining
their role with FFC in the community. After an informative question
and answer session it was agreed to meet with them to discuss
how the Trust can help and be more involved in this worthwhile
Minutes of Previous Meeting:
Had been published on the website and were adopted by Robert Smith
seconded Brian Guthrie.
Board Members Report
The next board meeting is on Thursday 18th August.
Fergus covered the points from the July board meeting, details
of which can be found on the Trust website at http://www.bairnstrust.co.uk/B20050803.htm
A report from the Saturday meeting before the ICT game can be
found on the Trust website at: http://www.bairnstrust.co.uk/N20050815.htm
and the next meeting is this Saturday before the Hibs game.
Several points were asked to be raised this Saturday, including:
Shoddy workmanship/settlement – what is the JVC doing about
his with Mowlem?
Complaints from fans about the state of the toilets at the South
end of the concourse & general cleanliness issues.
The Celtic ticket allocation and arrangements and restricted view
Stewarding at the Celtic game (and football matches in general).
Time for further discussion being limited it was agreed that several
issues previously unresolved would be circulated to committee
members to try to firm things up before the September meeting.
(These include setting our short and long term priorities, the
Trust website, Junior Bairns, certification of members, communication
The next meeting of BairnsTrust will be at 7.30pm on Monday 19th
September at the Falkirk Community Stadium when we hope to have
more chairs to accommodate all those wishing to attend.