The DCC (Duxford Community Centre CIO) is a charity established in 2014 with the aim of organising community events & activities which encourage local residents (individuals and groups/organisations) to come together for community cohesion, whilst at the same time fundraising for a community centre in the village of Duxford. The main focus has now shifted toward running Duxford Community Centre, but the aim of organising community events and activities for Duxford residents continues. The whole community is welcome to join in the events and benefit by developing friendships and community spirit within the village.
Our charity number is 1157964 and we are recognised by HMRC for Gift Aid
The DCC consists of individual members and affiliated non-profit organisations, and is run by a Board of Trustees, elected at an Annual General Meeting. From 2020, Duxford Parish Council (DPC) will be entitled to nominate two trustees.
Anyone aged 18 or over, living in the parish of Duxford, can become a full member of the DCC. There’s no charge for this, you just have to sign a form agreeing to comply with the DCC constitution.
There are other type of memberships too: associate members (those over 18 living outside the parish), junior members (those under 18, living in or outside the parish), statutory authority members and, last but not least, affiliate members (voluntary or non-profit-distributing associations and organisations in the parish).
That all sounds a bit complicated, but it means that whoever you are, if you want to get involved with the DCC there’s probably a good chance you fit into one of these membership groups.
DCC general meetings are called by the Trustees and will be held in Duxford Community Centre as required. Anyone can come to these meetings, but if you want to participate you do need to become a member of DCC. If you would like to join download the application form and email it completed to duxfordcommunitycentreCB22@gmail.com
DCC Grants for local Groups
Are you a member of a local group, or do you want to set up a group, which would like to use the Community Centre for your activities but cannot afford the Hire Charges? The DCC may be able to help you.
The trustees are made up of volunteer residents from Duxford all who have an interest in seeing the development of Duxford Community Centre and a bright future for the area. This group of people have stepped up to the challenge of the running of the community centre on behalf of Duxford residents.
Since before the community centre opened its doors in 2020 the team of dedicated trustees have been working steadily to ensure its smooth running as a charitable incorporated organisation (CIO).
The DCC Trustees have overall legal responsibility for the charity. They decide upon the business plan for the Duxford Community Centre and it is their vision that informs all management decisions as they work to provide ongoing support and services for the local community.
Any individual member of the DCC may be nominated to stand for election as trustee. Trustees hold their office for three years, but one-third of all trustees must stand down at each AGM.
As of August 2020 the DCC trustees are:
|Dr Patricia Margaret Chudleigh||Kings Educational Foundation|
|Peter William Dee||None on record|
|Susan Joan Clarke||None on record|
|Timothy Nielle Clarke (Chair)||None on record|
|Alan Ronald Bywaters||None on record|
|Barbara Barker||None on record|
|Dr Harold Adrian Stuart Tarrant||The Prometheus Trust|
|Lesley Hale||The Duxford Women’s Institute|
|Judith Tarrant||None on record|
|Malcolm Patrick Hyde||None on record|
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