The Bathavon Area Forum brings together the two forums that previously operated as Bathavon North and Cam Valley. The Forum comprises the parished areas of: Bathampton; Batheaston; Bathford; Camerton; Combe Hay; Charlcombe; Claverton; Dunkerton and Tunley; Englishcombe; Freshford; Hinton Charterhouse; Kelston; Monkton Combe; Newton St Loe; North Stoke; Priston; Shoscombe; South Stoke; St Catherine; Swainswick and Wellow.
Recordings of past meetings are available on our YouTube Channel
Wednesday 22nd June 2022 - Agenda
The next meetings of the Bathavon Forum will take place on:
Tuesday 20th September 2022, 6pm. Click here to join the Zoom meeting
The Forum is Chaired by John Adler from Freshford Parish Council. The supporting B&NES Council Officers are: Dave Dixon 01225 396532 email@example.com and Mark Hayward 01225 396975 firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is one of five Connecting Communities Forums within Bath and North East Somerset (the others are Bath Area Forum; Chew Valley Area Forum; Keynsham Area Forum and Somer Valley Forum). The district is a diverse area with differing needs and priorities. The Council and its partners recognise this and value the local information and feedback the Forums provide as this helps to shape local services. All the Forum meetings are open to the public and community group representatives as well Ward and Parish Councillors. The items discussed at meetings include those the Council and its partners need to share or would like feedback on; items the Forum members themselves wish to discuss and opportunities for local organisations to share information and best practice.
The 'Connecting Communities' approach has been built around five key principles: ‘listen, prioritise, join-up, work with you and share ideas. As there is now much less public funding available, local people and neighbourhoods are being asked to help run services too. The Forums help to improve local engagement, encourage people to talk to each other and to share their skills and ideas.