Oxford - Cowley Neighbourhood Forum Charter

The Cowley Forum is a place on the web where you can discuss issues that matter to you. Anyone living or working in the area can go online to exchange ideas, opinions and information on local affairs. The City Council and other local organisations will be looking at what we do so your views could make a difference.


The goals of Oxford - Cowley Neighbourhood Forum are:

  • to make it easier for voices of local people to be heard
  • to connect citizens to public officials
  • it is not for political gain or canvassing

Typical Topics

Topics that you might find here to discuss include:

  • community issues that matter to you
  • local issues that you feel should be addressed
  • stories in local newspapers, radio stations and other local media

Participation Rules

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

Highlighted rules:

  • discussions must be polite and respectful of the views of others.
  • please discuss local issues only
  • 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 Oxford - Cowley Neighbourhood Forum is Tony Brett.

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

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Membership and Roles

Membership of Oxford - Cowley Neighbourhood Forum is open to The Cowley Forum is open to anyone living or working in the Cowley area..

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

You are not a member of Oxford - Cowley Neighbourhood Forum. However, you can join Oxford - Cowley Neighbourhood Forum.

Who runs this Forum?

The forum is managed by volunteers who live in the Cowley area.