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T is for Toilet Twinning
I first heard of this project at Woodbrooke, where the male and female toilets in the New Wing corridor are both twinned, and was impressed by the idea. Individual toilets are £60 to twin. Or a meeting house could twin a block in a school for £240.
Delighted to see that Bakewell, Bridport, Gildersome, Hammersmith, Harrogate, Hartington Grove, Ross, Stocksfield Meeting Houses and the Priory Rooms, have all raised monies – and a bit of awareness, to twin their loos. Some raised the money themselves, others involved others using the meeting house. There were even articles in the local press for the opening of the twinned toilets.
A simple but effective way to support a good project, help improve the lives of others and perform a bit of outreach at the same time!
Has your meeting done this?
T is for Terms & Conditions
Having them written down does make things easier when a problem arises – issues can be thought out in advance, consultations made and decisions made calmly. Although, it is always possible to change them once they’ve been made!
A formal definition of Terms and Conditions could be:
“rules which one must agree to abide by in order to use a service.” (Wikipedia)
Examples of such things can be found on some websites:
- The Priory Rooms
- Friends House
- Westminster Meeting House
- Reading Meeting House
- Brighton Meeting House
- Colchester Meeting House
- Claverham Meeting House
- Liverpool Meeting House
- Plus many more are available on this search…
Does your meeting house have a set of terms and conditions for room hire agreed?
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