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Charity could be struck off for failing to provide accounts
URGENT action has been taken to stop a charity being struck off for failing to provide financial records.
Harwich and District Community Association has not filed accounts to the Charity Commission for the years ending 2009, 2010 and 2011.
The Charity Commission said it had given the charity 15 prompts to do so.
The association, which runs the Park Pavilion and Long Meadows Community Hall has been working in the community since 1967.
Members met on Wednesday, January 30, to “avoid being struck off the Charities Register”.
The association said they had not been able to file accounts because officers and committee members had not been elected and meetings hadn’t taken place for two years.
During the meeting John Thurlow was voted in as chairman, Richard Colley, has taken on the role of treasurer, and Dale Cheesman is now secretary.