Great turnout for the inaugral AGM of Sneinton Neighbourhood Forum

Many thanks to all who attended the AGM on 16th September- there was a great turn out (over 40 people, which is great for a community meeting on a mid week evening) and lively debate. As you'd expect at this stage, lots of questions, some doubts but also a load more members signed up & support pledged. Our membership currently stands at 26 individuals and 16 businesses/community groups.

A new steering board was voted in by the members, and a date set for the 2015 AGM in January (details to follow).

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Welcome to the Forum!

The first official meeting of Sneinton Neighbourhood Forum will be held at St Christopher’s Hall on August 19th from 6pm to 8pm

Whether you have already joined us or just want to know more please come along!

Since April 2012, local communities have been able to produce "Neighbourhood Plans" for their local area, putting in place planning policies for the future development and growth of the neighbourhood. In this area our Councillors work hard on our behalf, but we still need to speak with a strong local voice so that 

Where are we with the Neighbourhood Plan?

Since the end of March, progress on the Neighbourhood Plan has been largely taking place behind the scenes, so we thought we'd update on what's been happening.

  • Interest has continued in the Forum, and around 5 new members have approached us to join. Joining is made simple using the online form or contact us for a paper form.
  • In May Tom was invited to a 'focus group' at the DCLG (Department for Communities and Local Government). It was a gathering of Neighbourhood Forums from around the country who were at various stages with their plans- some finished, some at even earlier stages than ours. What we had in common was that we were all from what they described as 'deprived urban areas'- OK so they admitted that was a