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Welcome and Introduction

10 mins


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The Cam Valley Forum is asked to elect a Chair and Vice Chair for one year.


John Adler the current Chair is willing to put himself forward for another year, the Vice Chair role is currently unfilled.  Any  nominations for either position can be made at the meeting or can be sent in advance of the meeting to Mark Hayward –  mark_hayward@bathes, 


The terms of reference for the Cam Valley Forum are included.

Additional documents:

20 mins


Liveable Neighbourhoods

The forum are being asked for their views on Bath & North East Somerset Council’s ambitious proposals for liveable neighbourhoods which will improve air quality and health, encourage more walking and cycling and reduce vehicles in residential areas.


Liveable neighbourhoods are an important part of the council’s plan to tackle the climate and ecological emergency and to improve health and wellbeing across the area.


It has developed three strategies which it now wants people’s views on. The three strategies would form the basis for liveable neighbourhoods. They are: 


  • Low traffic neighbourhood strategy
  • Residents’ parking schemes strategy
  • On-street electric vehicle charging strategy


You can read a summary of the council’s plans for liveable neighbourhoods and take part in an online survey before Sunday 18th October at

10 mins


Rural Transport issues

David Orme will provide Cam Valley Forum with an update and invite comments on Rural Transport issues.

20 mins


Renewal Vision and Climate Emergency

Jane Wildblood Corporate & Community Sustainability Manager & Renewal Vision Workstream Lead for Bath & North East Somerset Council will be attending the Cam Valley Forum to share with the community the renewal vision progress and climate emergency engagement.

20 mins


Village Agents

Chris Head – WERN will be attending Cam Valley Forum to discuss the Village Agent scheme and explore the prospect of how areas of the Cam Valley could form a model that could deliver locally.

30 mins


Local Care in the Community

John Alder will lead a discussion on future care and preventative health care needs for communities in the Cam Valley and surrounding area.


The loss of the Doctors Surgery in Freshford Village is one example of how local people now must make choices around where they need to travel to receive Care Services.


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