CVS South Gloucestershire

Community Engagement Forums

South Gloucestershire Council administer Community Engagement Forums (CEFs) across our area.  There are 14 of these, each meeting 3 times a year.

Full details of these CEFs are available on their website (click here – opens in a new window).

For the latest news we have updates below which have been supplied to us by South Gloucestershire Council. For full details, please refer to their website – click here (opens in a new window)

The following are archive postings – for up to date information go to the above link or see our News and Events page for up and coming events

Areas covered in the Community Engagement Forums include Staple Hill, Mangotsfield and New Cheltenham, Kingswood, Hanham and Longwell Green, Bitton, Oldland, North Common and Siston, Boyd Valley, Yate Area, Frome Valley, Cotswold Edge, Thornbury and Severn Vale, Severnside, Concorde, Bradley Stoke, Stoke Lodge and The Common, Stoke Gifford, Stoke Park and Cheswick. 

Community Engagement Forum Disclaimer

South Gloucestershire Council organises all Community Engagement Forum meetings but cannot be held responsible or liable for any actions or behaviours displayed by the attendees that are inappropriate or unlawful. Please be aware that by clicking on the meeting link above to join the Community Engagement Forum meeting, you are agreeing to the terms in the policy documents and that you are responsible for your actions during the meeting and accept the consequences of non-compliance with this statement.  Please note the meetings are recorded for note taking purposes only and once the CEF minutes have been accepted the recording will be deleted. We will not use or share the recording for any other purpose, unless we have a legal obligation to do so.


The minutes from the last Downend, Emersons Green and Frenchay Community Engagement Forum (CEF) Meeting, on 5th October 2021 has now been uploaded to the webpage.


For access to the minutes and other documents relating to this and previous Community Engagement Forums can be found here:  

CEF Area Document Folders.


If you have any amendments or comments, please email

Any amendments will be recorded and read out at the next meeting.


Once the next round of CEF meeting dates have been scheduled, the date and times will be displayed on the web page here:

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