Hesters Way Partnership runs a variety of meetings at Hesters Way Community Resource Centre (unless otherwise stated below) to connect and strengthen our community. They are divided into;
- Company meetings (personnel and finance and directors meetings)
- Providers meeting (children and young people’s meeting ) and
- Community meetings (a full partnership meeting, community safety meeting, neighbourhood co-ordination and development plan meetings – open to the public)
The dates for 2018 are in the table here and more details can be found below.
HESTERS WAY NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN
The partnership facilitate meetings on behalf of the Hesters Way Neighbourhood forum at the Hesters Way Community Centre every two months. The resident led group is preparing a plan for the local area which will deliver local visions and aspirations.
Next meeting; 29th January 5.30pm – 7pm @ Hesters Way Community Resource Centre
NEIGHBOURHOOD CO-ORDINATION GROUP (NCGs)
We hold quarterly meetings in each of the two districts for which we have responsibility. Meetings are attended by a variety of statutory and voluntary bodies plus representatives of local residents groups and concerned individuals.
We have successfully tackled numerous local issues from dog fouling to drug dealing by adopting collaborative solutions involving community members wherever possible. We have also sought to engage with a wider section of the community through our Community Soapbox and Mobile Soapbox initiatives.
Rachel Shingler, the Partnership Secretary invites attendees and performs all the necessary administrative duties. If you have any queries please contact Rachel.
Next meeting; JOINT MEETING Hesters Way, Fiddlers Green and Springbank NCG plus St Marks and St Peters NCG
Thursday 25th January 2017 10.30am – 12.30pm @ Hesters Way Community Centre
Previous Springbank Hesters Way and Fiddlers Green NCG meetings minutes;
Previous St Marks and St Peters NCG meetings minutes;
Hesters Way Partnership has been running the West Cheltenham business breakfast since June 2013. The group meets at the JTs Café in the Community Resource Centre on the last Wednesday of most months. Its a very friendly meeting with no joining fee and offers a chance for you to meet local business folk, exchange ideas and contacts. Any one form a local business, sole trader or charity is welcome to attend; breakfasts cost £5 but if you prefer just a coffee then that’s fine too!
- Forthcoming Speaker meetings JTs Cafe Hesters Way Community Resource Centre 8-9am
January 31st JTs Cafe Hesters Way Community Resource Centre 8-9am
February 28th JTs Cafe Hesters Way Community Resource Centre 8-9am
March 28th JTs Cafe Hesters Way Community Resource Centre 8-9am
CHILDREN and YOUNG PEOPLE
The partnership hold quarterly open meetings for providers of services for children and young people. We discuss key issues brought to the meeting by partners including local schools, youth groups, youth and community organisations.
Next meeting Thursday 22nd February 2-4pm 2018
Minutes; CYP Minutes 7 Dec 2017
PARTNERSHIP and COMMUNITY SAFETY
The partnership hold 3 open meetings per year including our AGM which usually takes place in November. We discuss the work of local partners including Cheltenham Borough Homes the Police and key local organisations and residents.
Next meeting Monday 19th March 2018 6pm – 7pm
Minutes; Partners minutes 20 11 17
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018
The partnership holds its AGM in November every year. We give an overview of successes challenges and future opportunities whilst also signing off the annual accounts .
Monday 19th November 2018 5.30pm – 6pm Hesters Way Community Resource Centre.
We hold 6 directors meeting per year, 3 long and three shorter ones including the AGM. Details of the meetings are sent out to directors only.
Next meeting Monday 22nd January 2018 5.00 – 7.00pm at Hesters Way Community Resource Centre
PERSONNEL and FINANCE
We hold 10 meetings annually usually on the second Monday of the month (excluding August and December) with our dedicated team of three directors and management. The group has authority to tackle all minor financial affairs and escalates more significant issues directly to the Board of Directors according to an agreed protocol. Jenny Perkin, the Partnership Secetary invites directors to attend and performs all the necessary administrative duties. If you have any queries please contact her.
Next meeting Monday, 15th January 2018 4.20pm – 6.00pm Gloucester Road
Agenda, minutes and relevant papers; Sent by email to committee members