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5th October 2011 – An amazing National Poetry Day on the South Bank and all round the country. Here’s the main NPD site, the Poetry Society page is here, and for me the highlight of the day was the Foyle Young Poets of the Year awards.
26th September 2011 – The new Board had a long meeting last Wednesday – there’s an announcement on the Poetry Society website here.
20th September 2011 – a positive headline on the Guardian’s letters page: Peace breaks out at the Poetry Society
17th September 2011 – An audio recording of the AGM is available here.
15th September 2011 – AGM: In total there were 341 voters: 211 appointed a proxy to vote on their behalf, and 130 voted in person.
Following the AGM, the new Trustees are Shanta Acharya, Martin Alexander, Polly Clark, Robert Hutchison, Sir Stephen Irwin, Edward Mackay, Kona Macphee, Heather Neill, Paul Ranford, Michael Schmidt, Laurie Smith and Dr Stephen Wilson. Further information is posted on the Poetry Society website here.
13th September 2011 – The National Poetry Competition is now open for entries.
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Updates – for all news which is older than Latest …
31st August 2011 – Nominees’ statements in Wordle form…
Kate Clanchy on the AGM and proxies
26th August 2011 – AGM Proxies – all you need to know
2nd August 2011 – Signatures on the Petition for the reinstatement of Judith Palmer as Director
28th July 2011 – From Anne-Marie Fyfe, former Chair of Board of Trustees
22nd July 2011 – 11pm – First summary of the EGM
22nd July 2011 – 10:00am – Statement from Paul Ranford, former Finance Manager for the Board
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