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Current Agendas

The Calendar of Future Meetings can be viewed on the final page of this section. 

Public participation Sessions of 15 minutes are held prior to the start of each public meeting.  

For Committee Meetings questions may only be raised on items on the agenda.  

For Full Town Council meetings, items which fall within the scope of the Council's activities may be raised by Bideford Residents.  Participants will be asked to read the Bideford Town Council Code of Conduct (or available at the meeting), and to complete a pro-forma stating their name and address and item to be raised.

The protocol on the filming and recording of Council and Committee Meetings can be viewed here


Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group Agenda - 17 October 2018

You are hereby summoned to attend an exploratory meeting of the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group of the above-named Council to be held in the Mayor’s Parlour, Town Hall, Bideford, on Wednesday 17 October 2018 at 2.00 pm for the purpose of transacting the following business.

In accordance with The Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 members of the public are welcome to attend this Meeting. There is a legal right to film/record/photograph/report public meetings.


Heather Blackburn
Town Clerk


1.      To appoint a Chairman *

2.      To receive apologies and reasons for absence.

3.      To receive declarations of interest on items on the agenda and note any requests for dispensation received by the Clerk prior to the meeting. 

4.      Public participation session of 15 minutes duration on items on the agenda.

5.      To receive information/examples on how other councils have tackled the Neighbourhood Plan.

6.      To identify stakeholders to be invited to attend the next meeting: to ensure that all sectors and individuals in our area have the opportunity to engage with the Neighbourhood Plan

7.      To identify the next steps.

8.      To agree date of the next meeting.



Councillors: D Brenton, Mrs R Craigie, J Day


Item 1 * : Suggestion to appointment Vice Chairman at a future meeting.

Report: Agenda Item 6

The suggested stakeholders to date are: Health Centres, Schools, Chamber of Commerce, Federation of Small Businesses, Volunteer Sector, Organisations

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