Representing Thornbury & Yate in Parliament is Steve Webb, MP (Lib Dem).
Tel: 01454 322100
Thornbury is lucky enough to have its own Fire Station with two engines and twenty retained firefighters.
They provide cover for the town and surrounding villages 24 hours a day, seven days a week, as part of Avon Fire and Rescue Service.
The Alveston Community Forum was formed in March 2009 to fulfil the aims and actions as set out in the Parish Plan. The Forum is a non profit-making organisation seeking to achieve a better quality of life for residents in the Parish.
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Safer Stronger Community Groups are all about working together to improve your local community. The groups also enable you to have your say about the services that your community receives.
Their members include people who live and work in the area and representatives from the local police, Avon Fire & Rescue, Primary Care Trust, South Gloucestershire Council, the Town & Parish Council and other local organisations.
The South Gloucestershire Council website features a list and gallery of your councillors.
The South Gloucestershire Faith Forum has been established to:
- Promote harmonious relations between people of different faiths in the local authority area of South Gloucestershire.
- Involve faith groups in the civic life of South Gloucestershire, giving them a representative voice.
- Improve the quality of life for local people by working together on agreed projects, demonstrating partnership between different faiths.
- Encourage dialogue and provide an opportunity for faith organisations to network with each other and relevant bodies.
The Partnership is a non-statutory body made up of public, private, community and voluntary organisations, which aims to work together to promote the economic, social and environmental well-being of the people in South Gloucestershire. Its vision is "South Gloucestershire - a great place to live and work.
The Voluntary Sector Forum is one network that every voluntary, community or social enterprise group or organization in South Gloucestershire can join regardless of community, interest or location.
It will meet regularly to share information about key issues that concern us all and work together to develop a constructive response.
It will strengthen the links between voluntary sector representatives and the groups they represent, provide a focus for consultations with statutory bodies, facilitate the two-way flow of information between the voluntary sector and the statutory sector, and provide an opportunity for voluntary sector organisations to meet, discuss, share expertise and decide on how to progress on key issues.
For more information, contact Gillian Graham on 01454 865205.
Alveston Methodist Church
These meetings offer the chance to have your say on the key issues affecting your neighbourhood. At the end of each meeting attendees vote for the issue they feel is of the greatest importance and the top three are then actioned by the most relevant local authority.
For more information, please contact Sarah Milne on 01454 864634 or by email below.