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Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council are creating a number of Town Centre Forums across the Borough on a phased basis.  

The initial Town Centre Forum was established in Ballycastle, followed by Portrush and Portstewart.  We are currently recruiting for Ballymoney and Limavady

 

Ballycastle  - completed December 2021

Portrush - closed 28 February 2022

Portstewart -  closed 7th March 2022

Ballymoney - deadline 5pm, 25th July 2022

Limavady - deadline 5pm, 25th July 2022

Coleraine - tbc - please sign up to our ezine or WhatsApp to find out when 

 

What is a Town Centre Forum?

A Town Centre Forum is an advisory group consisting of members of the local community, business owners, elected representatives and Council officials.

 

What is their purpose?

The purpose of Town Centre Forums is to act as advisory group for Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, to ensure the development and sustainability of our town centres. 

 

Actions of the Town Centre Forums

  • Provide feedback to Council officials and elected local representatives
  • Discuss new ideas
  • Help plan initiatives
  • Review progress on activities
  • Work together to find solutions to recurring issues and emerging challenges

 

Responsibilities of Town Centre Forum members

Some of the responsibilities of the Town Centre Forum members will include:

  • Attending scheduled meetings
  • Engaging constructively in discussions regarding Town Centre matters
  • Actively champion the Town Centre Forum

 

Who can apply to become a member?

Any group or business situated within their respective town centre (where the application process is open - see below for dates), who would like to be able to play a role in advocating for the town centre. Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Town & Village Management Team, welcomes interest from the following sectors:

  • Community groups
  • Independent businesses
  • Commerce
  • Resident groups

We strive for diversity within each of our forums. We welcome and encourage applications from all.

 

How to apply

We are recruiting for these Town Forums on a phased basis,  These shall be advertised here and in our weekly newsletters

 

To register your interest in becoming a member of the Town Centre Forum, please send an email to:

town.management@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk     

Please include your name and a contact phone number.

 

When applications are open for your particular town, you will be required to fill out a short application form detailing your current role within the town centre, the groups, interest or businesses you represent and the skills and knowledge that you could bring to the forum.  

Completed application forms must be returned by the advertised date for your particular town.

Please note that places are limited and receipt of completed application does not guarantee membership of the forum.

 

Further information

Email: geraldine.wills@causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk or Telephone: 0786 460 5684