Venue: Community Space, Keynsham - Market Walk, Keynsham. View directions

Contact: Mark Hayward 01225 396975  Email:

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6.30pm - 6.55pm


Welcome from the Chair, Councillor Alan Hale


Notes of the 25th September meeting and matters arising pdf icon PDF 523 KB


Update from the Police

Break (5 mins)

7.00pm - 8.00pm


Changing Together - 'The Council's Budget Challenge and Pressures' pdf icon PDF 250 KB

A presentation will be given by Cabinet Member for Finance and Efficiency, Councillor Charles Gerrish and Ashley Ayre, Chief Executive of Bath & North East Somerset Council who will set out the challenges and pressures faced by the Council over the next two years and beyond.  They will be encouraging a wider discussion to explore ideas about how communities can work more closely together.  Attached is some background information to the discussion.  If you are unable to attend this Forum meeting the presentation will also be given at other Forums across the area on the following dates:


22nd November, Bathavon North, the Guildhall, 6pm

27th November, Bath City Forum, the Guildhall, 6pm

29th November, Somer Valley Forum, Town Hall, Midsomer Norton, 6pm

4th December, Chew Valley Forum, the Library, Chew Valley Secondary School, 6pm

Break (10 mins)

Annual General meeting (AGM)


Notes of the previous AGM meeting and matters arising pdf icon PDF 64 KB


Chair's Annual review - A review of the year's activities and looking ahead to 2018


Review and amend, if required, Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 80 KB


Election of the Chair and Vice Chair positions and election to Partnership bodies if required pdf icon PDF 52 KB


Topics for future Forum meetings:

Community Showcase:- Keynsham and Saltford Churches Together, Emergency Planning topic, Transport


Any other business