Annual General Meeting – Thursday 10 October 2019

The fourth ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the North East Learning Providers Network Ltd will be held on THURSDAY 10 OCTOBER 2019 in the BEAMISH SUITE in the Holiday Inn, Washington, NE37 1LB, commencing at 10.30 am The meeting is scheduled to end at 12.30 pm and will be followed by a lunch to give members the opportunity to Network. As this is an OPEN meeting all are welcome both Members and non-members - feel free to circulate this information to any interested parties.

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