Meetings

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 2017 are in the table here and more details can be found below.

NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN

The partnership facilitate meetings on behalf of the West Cheltenham 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; Wednesday 17th May 2017 5.30pm – 7pm @ Hesters  Way Community Resource Centre

Agenda;  Agenda 17th May Neighbourhood Forum Meeting snacks provided

Minutes; NDP forum minutes 8th March 2017

NDP forum minutes 18th January 2017

Documents; West Cheltenham Neighbourhood Forum letter to CBC regarding non designat…

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; Hesters Way, Fiddlers Green and Springbank NCG

Thursday 6th July 2017 10.30am – 12.30pm @ TBC

Agenda; Agenda Hesters Way Springbank and Fiddlers Green

Minutes; Meeting Minutes 27th Aprii 2017

Meeting minutes 26th January 2017

Next meeting; St Marks NCG

Thursday 6th July 2017  2pm – 4pm @ TBC

Agenda; NCM Agenda St Marks        

Minutes; Meeting Minutes 27 April 2017

Meeting minutes 26th January 2017

BUSINESS BREAKFAST

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!Here are our next speaker meetings;

  • May 24th 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 25th May 2-4pm 2017

Agenda; CYP Agenda 25 5 17

Minutes; CYP Minutes 23rd February 2017

CYP Minutes 1st December 2016

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 17th July 2017 6pm – 7pm

Agenda; TBC

Minutes; Partners minutes and CCSP report 21 03 17

Partners Minutes 21 11 16

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2016

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 20th November 2017 6pm – 7pm  Hesters Way Community Resource Centre.

Minutes AGM minutes 21 11 16 final  Report  AGM Report November 16 PDF

DIRECTORS

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 17th July  2017  5.00 – 5.45pm 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, 12th June 2017 4.20pm – 6.00pm Gloucester Road

Agenda, minutes and relevant papers; Sent by email to committee members