A Recreation Ground provided by public subscription for the inhabitants of Wiveliscombe, as a memorial to those who gave their lives in the 1914/1918 war, opened June 1920. Owned by Trustees and run by a Voluntary Management Committee. The Oblisk built by William White and dedicated 3rd June 1920.
Wiveliscombe Cricket Club - est 1870
Wiveliscombe Rugby Club - est 1872 (the second oldest club in Somerset)
Wiveliscombe Tennis Club - est 1923
Wiveliscombe Swimming Pool Club - est 1927
On the 11th November 2018 a small service of Remembrance was held, led by Major General Sir Christopher Airy KCVO CBE, the President of the Wiveliscombe British Legion Branch. Standard Bearer Steven Wort was escorted by Dr Jan Setterington and Brenda Horton. To remember those who died in the First World War, which ended 100 years ago, the Oblisk and railings along with the Town Square and Jubilee Gardens had been adorned with hand crocheted and knitted poppies.
Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Wiveliscombe War Memorial Recreation Ground Management Committee
AGM Thursday 24th January 2019
7.00p.m. in the White Hart Skittle Alley
Chair: W J Whitman
01984 624294 email email@example.com
Honorary Secretary: Mike Keal
2. Minutes of the last meeting
3. Matters Arising
4. Chairman’s Report
5. Treasurer’s Report
6. Election of Member of the public
7. Members of the public to speak
To be followed by a private committee meeting of the Management Committee at 7.30 pm.
There are two elected members of the public.
Nominations must be with the Chair before the meeting.
You Can Self Nominate.