Notice to all members

 

The latests statement from the Kennel Club

13th May 2020 - 2:02 PM


The safety and security of competitors, spectators, volunteers and staff at Kennel Club events continues to be of paramount importance. In light of the continued restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kennel Club has taken the decision with regret to extend its strong recommendation that clubs and societies cancel forthcoming events until the end of September and that serious consideration should be given to events due to be held after this date.

It is vitally important that those responsible for organising events, large or small, conduct a risk assessment which will include ensuring that the event is Covid secure, i.e being compliant with Government advice and guidance on COVID-19.  We will be working on further advice to clubs and societies on the issues which need to be addressed in a risk assessment once the Government publishes further guidance or instruction.

This latest recommendation is based on all advice issued by the Government so far which continues to restrict non-essential travel and maintain social distancing.  The Kennel Club also recommends that alternative arrangements continue to be put in place regarding other activities such as meetings, seminars and training classes.

It is appreciated that clarity is important in order to be able to plan, budget and mitigate costs and therefore we will provide more definitive advice as soon as the position is clearer from the Government.

The latest advice on the situation regarding COVID-19 is regularly updated and changes daily and we strongly suggest that clubs and societies keep aware of updates as issued by the Department of Health at www.gov.uk/coronavirus.

Further announcements will also be posted on the Kennel Club website at bit.ly/2Lqb0VK as well as on the Kennel Club’s various social media channels such as Facebook and Twitter.

The Kennel Club's current cancellation policy and FAQs, in relation to breed shows, can be accessed at bit.ly/2x5DuzQ and, in relation to all other disciplines, can be accessed at bit.ly/2AjuyZm.

Please contact the KC office on email sass@thekennelclub.org.uk to confirm the cancellation or postponement of any licensed events.  If your event is cancelled, please also advise whether you require a refund for your licence fee or require the fee to be carried forward for a future event.

Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time.

 

The CFTS has trials booked at this stage, hopefully we will be in a position to run them but obviously we will be following KC and Government recommendations.

 

The AGM is also postponed due to the Coronavirus Pandemic

 

Helen Ford

Secretary

 

Please note Treasurer details below

The preferred method of payment is by standing order.   Please ensure the reference is your membership number or your surname and part of your Christian name.   If using a business name that is different from your surname please advise the current treasurer. If you still pay by cheque, please send it to our Treasurer/Membership Secretary below, not any other member to pass on!!!

Sharon Tamblyn
Lynwood
Helland
Bodmin
PL30 4PY
Tel 01208-77060
Email treasurer@cftsoc.com

If you have any of change of address, telephone number or email, please inform the Treasurer/Membership Sec, we cannot second guess any changes!