Charter

Bristol - Greater Bedminster Neighbourhood Forum Charter

The Greater Bedminster Issues Forum is a place on the web where people living or working in Southville and Bedminster come together to exchange ideas, opinions, and information on local affairs. It has been set up by local volunteers but the local council and other local organisations will also be asked to join in the discussions, so your views can make a difference.

Purpose

The purpose of the Bristol - Greater Bedminster Neighbourhood Forum is to improve the quality of decision-making in our community.

Goals

The goals of Bristol - Greater Bedminster Neighbourhood Forum are:

  • - to make it easier for the voices of local people to be heard
  • - to connect citizens to public officials

Typical Topics

Topics that you might find here to discuss include:

  • Community issues that matter to you - from schools, local policing, parks, and libraries to issues of particular interest to community or neighbourhood groups
  • Matters being discussed by the local council or local issues that you feel should be addressed by the council or the government
  • Stories in local newspapers, radio stations or other local media

Participation Rules

By taking part in this forum, you accept the full rules of the forum.

Highlighted rules:

  • Please discuss local issues only
  • Be fair, calm and polite at all times
  • Sign your messages with your full real name
  • Expect warnings and possible removal for rule violations
  • Please do not post more than two messages a day

Forum Manager

The Forum Manager in Bristol - Greater Bedminster Neighbourhood Forum is Charlie Bolton.

The volunteer Forum Manager is responsible for the general health and well-being of the forum. The Forum Manager shall:

  • enforce forum rules
  • respond to participant questions
  • listen to complaints or concerns
  • encourage active participation
  • maintain respectful tone of discussion

If you have any questions or concerns about the Bristol - Greater Bedminster Neighbourhood Forum, please contact us at: E-Democracy.org

Membership and Roles

Membership of Bristol - Greater Bedminster Neighbourhood Forum is open to people who live or work in the Southville and Bedminster area..

The Bristol - Greater Bedminster Neighbourhood Forum Home Page shows the parts of Bristol - Greater Bedminster Neighbourhood Forum that can be seen and contributed to by members and non-members.

You are not a member of Bristol - Greater Bedminster Neighbourhood Forum. However, you can join Bristol - Greater Bedminster Neighbourhood Forum.

Who runs this Forum?

The Issues Forum is managed by a group of local people appointed annually by the Greater Bedminster Community Partnership Steering Group