Jun 19: Support to open a new club added
May19: Grading costs due to currency changes posted in Grading Admin
Details of Mon course added
St Helens Club hosting Visiting Sensei - Phil Smith Shihan (UKA) 7th Dan 10th April
Phil Smith Visiting Sensei St Helens 10th April - provisional
Preston course details published
Email addresses to Coordination Groups published
Collective email to members of the Grading Review Group added
AGM minutes added. (Access password needed)
Collective email to members of the Media Group added.
Grading Review Group - change name and terms of reference
Website changed to reflect Secretary's report that Hombu fees are reconverted once a year in May.
AGM is Sunday 25th November at Altrincham Leisure Centre after the course. Agenda. Lancashire Aikikai members can also download the AGM and all the reports associated with the AGM. (Members will need the access password if you don't have this ask your Club Leader) . Past minutes for members - click here
Oct 18: Link to Instagram Account @lancashire_aikikai added to site.
Mon Club obituary for Keith Downs
Sept 18: The Lancashire Aikikai's Privacy Notice has been published.
Policy change - 1st Kyu gradings will now be conducted on Aikikai courses. Clubs grade locally now upto 2nd Kyu
Aug18: Preston course date annouced for 2019 - 10th Feb
Jul 18: Marple course 14th Sept - details of theme, revised times added
Jun18: Data Protection Officer now called Data Protection Coordinator
Updated clarification over Hombu fee and changes to timetable and when forms and moneies submitted
May18: Ribby weekend course dates announced; Details for Japan Day 3rd June added to Calendar page
Updated application form - now on site
New Data Protection page created in preparation for NGB advice
Executive appoint Ian Cherry to treasurer role.
Explanation of what grading certificates mean - added to Item 7
Updated Hombu Fees inline with Exchange Rate Item 6
Mar18: the Principal of the Lancashire Aikikai announced on 14th March...... "We are very sorry to announce that Keith Downs, 5th Dan and Chief Instructor of the Lancashire Aikikai, passed away last night in Hospital following multiple strokes.
Our thoughts are with his wife Laura and his family at this sad time."
Ribby Club Demonstrations Video added
New Secretary of Lancashire Aikikai - Chris Wallace
Anglesey course 10th June 2018
Ribby course menu - menu choices and numbers by 24th February
Marple Aikido are hosting a Lancashire Aikikai evening course on Friday 14th September at their dojo for their 10th anniversary
David Jones has taken on role of Data Protection Officer
Altrincham course & AGM 25th November 2018
AGM Minutes Nov17 - Members need usual password
Bury Club now takes only 18+
Preston Club has cancelled its Wednesday class
Ribby - Saturday course meal 18:30. Numbers needed
Preston course details 11th Feb 18
Stockport Club leaves the Lancashire Aikikai - web pages adjusted
AGM to run after Stockport course (Sunday 26th Nov). Bundle of papers handed out in meeting agenda, minutes 2016 and written reports added to members's area.
Permission to Teach list of instructors shows those currently approved - it previously included those who had expired
Stockport course and AGM 26th November 2017
Ribby Hall dates set 2nd to 4th March 2018
First Aid course 18th November by Ian Cherry - venue Preston. Expressions of interest to Ian ASAP
Course & Grading photo from 5th Aug 17 - published also on Facebook
Member's Aikikai Newsletter published
Hombu fees updated as at July. See 6. Grading Admin
Details about Mimuro Sensei visit to the UK (updated 22ndJul)
Evening course meal - Mimuro 6th Aug (Now superceded)
Trafford Aikido have new weekday class nights
Evening course details Friday 9th June at Marple
Ribby 2017 - Video of course. Clips of instructors coaching
Membership and Insurance Taster Insurance and other recent clarification by the BAB
Mimuro Sensei course details for 6th August added.
Revised Hombu application forms, clear guidance and example of completed forms now added to Grading page.
Fees for Hombu April 17 - See 6. Grading Admin
Ribby Evening meal details added. Book your seat by 17th Feb
Ray Munns is the new Child Protection Officer for the Aikikai
Altrincham course details added for 17th September 2017
Added Executive annoucement re Dan Grade catch up subsidy.
Added Hombu Yen base prices to Grading Admin Section 6 including subsidy details for 5th Kyu
Updated Calendar page with confirmed courses where details known and showing other courses where detail not yet settled.
Preston course confirmed 29th Jan
Minor Revision to Grading page inline with briefing from Hombu Rep
Added AGM agenda and reports. (Restricted members area) Your Club Leader has the access details
Course fees for Visitors and Concessions? - Standard fee revised to £10.
Membership fee revised to £30 and Concession £18. Await pro rota figures and update to Procedures manual and costs link for every club..
Fee for 3month temporay membership for non BAB registered visitors.
AGM - Financial Support announced additional support to CWO. Await review of the supporting document and web page.
Change of name Grading Review Group and scope on Coordination Groups diagram