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; TBC – snacks provided
Minutes; NDP forum minutes 8th March 2017
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.
Jenny Perkin, the Partnership Secretary invites attendees and performs all the necessary administrative duties. If you have any queries please contact Jenny.
Next meeting; Hesters Way, Fiddlers Green and Springbank NCG
Thursday 27th April 2017 10.30am – 12.30pm @ Oasis Centre, Cassin Drive
Minutes; 26th January 2017
Next meeting; St Marks NCG
Thursday 27th April 2017 2pm – 4pm @ St Marks Methodist Church, Gloucester Road
Agenda; NCM Agenda St Marks
Minutes; 26th January 2017
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;
- April 26th Business in The Community a presentation by Stephen Mitchell about his role supporting business development and networks across the local area.
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
Minutes; CYP Minutes 23rd February 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 17th July 2017 6pm – 7pm
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.
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 15th May 2017 5.00 – 7pm 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, 3rd April 2017 4.20pm – 6.00pm Gloucester Road
Agenda, minutes and relevant papers; Sent by email to committee members