Marketing and Events Committee


MINUTES of the meeting 14th March 2022


In attendance :            Cllr Joe Cosby               Cllr Tom Dunlop               Cllr Martin Edwards

Cllr Hazel Faddes         Cllr Dennis Straine-Francis











To receive apologies for absence

Cllr Phoenix Morrissey

Cllr Marilyn Houston

Cllr Jill Rhodes

Cllr Ben Wye


To note declarations of Members’ interests.


Cllr Dennis Straine-Francis declared an interest in agenda item 10 as a member of the RBL.














Public Participation

The ‘Bring Back Crewe Carnival’ team attended the meeting to discuss their plans to relaunch Crewe Carnival in 2023. Members expressed support for the principle and welcomed the team’s enthusiasm.

They were advised on how to progress the formal establishment of their group and thanked for their attendance.


To confirm and sign the Minutes of the Marketing and Events Committee meeting held on Monday 31st January 2022.


RESOLVED: That the minutes are approved as a true record of the meeting.


































To review the year-to-date financial position for the Marketing and Events Committee.

The report was noted.

To consider and inform the Marketing & Events Committee Business Delivery Plan for 2022/23.



i.            That the service delivery plan and associated spend within the approved 2022/23 budget is recommended to be approved by Council

ii.            That all associated spend and procurement is delivered within the council’s governance

iii.            That all ongoing work, actions and outcomes are reported regularly to the associated committees and council where relevant

iv.            That undefined aspects of delivery are progressed though the appropriate governance, committee or council for further development and definition for later approval.


To consider and approve the direction of the Queens Platinum Jubilee celebrations.


 RESOLVED: That the package of events is approved by the committee for recommendation to council to fund to the value £23,850, drawn from an Ear Marked Reserve created from underspends in 2021/22 budget lines, Community Events, (4259), Event Match Funding (4271) and Cultural Hub (4285).



To seek agreement from members regarding the date of the Crewe Christmas Light switch on 2022.


RESOLVED: The Crewe Christmas Light Switch On 2022 will take place on Saturday 26th November 2022.


To seek agreement from members regarding the date of the Next Lumen Festival of Light event.


RESOLVED: The next Lumen Festival of Light event will take place on Friday 17th February and Saturday 18th February 2023.


Member Item’s.

Consideration to support the delivery of Armed Forces Day 2022 – Cllr Dennis Straine- Francis.

RESOLVED: Crewe Town Council to provide officer time to support the Crewe RBL with paperwork for Armed Forces Day activity.










To note the date of the next Marketing and Events Committee meeting – Monday 20th June 2022 at 7pm.

Meeting Closed at 8.15 pm

Chair    Cllr Joe Cosby

Clerk    R Rhodes






Meeting documents

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