Meetings of the Royal Tunbridge Wells Town Forum


Dates for Town Forum Meetings in 2016/2017

Council Chambers, Town Hall, Royal Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1RS

Agenda - RTW Town Forum Meeting 23 March 2017
AGENDA 23 March 2017


2017 Meetings:
Thursday 23 March 2017 - 18:30
Thursday 11 May Thursday - 18:30
Thursday 20 July - 18:30
Thursday 14 September -18:30
Wednesday (NOT Thursday ) 29 November - 18:30

( Thursday 18 January 2018 )




Royal Tunbridge Wells Town Forum - Minutes of Meetings

last update: March 2017
start: July 2005

2013 - change from monthly meeting to every two months meeting

Agenda
RTW Town Forum 23 March 2017
Town Forum Minutes
19 January 2017
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 19 January 2017
Town Forum Minutes
23 November 2016
Town Forum Minutes - AGM
23 November 2016
Agenda and AGM
RTW Town Forum 23 November 2016
Town Forum Minutes
22 September 2016
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 22 September 2016
Town Forum Minutes
21 July 2016
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 21 July 2016
Town Forum Minutes
19 May 2016
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 19 May 2016
Town Forum Minutes
24 March 2016
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 24 March 2016
Town Forum Minutes
28 January 2016
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 28 January 2016
Town Forum Minutes
26 November 2015
Town Forum Minutes - AGM
26 November 2015
Agenda inc. AGM
RTW Town Forum 26 November 2015
Town Forum Minutes
24 September 2015
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 24 September 2015
Town Forum Minutes
16 July 2015
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 16 July 2015
10 years RTW TOWN FORUM!
(start 5 July 2005)
Town Forum Minutes
21 May 2015
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 21 May 2015
Town Forum Minutes
26 March 2015
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 26 March 2015
Town Forum Minutes
22 January 2015
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 22 January 2015
Town Forum Minutes
27 November 2014
Town Forum Minutes - AGM
27 November 2014
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 27 November 2014
Town Forum Minutes
25 September 2014
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 25 September 2014
Town Forum Minutes
10 July 2014
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 10 July 2014
Town Forum Minutes
29 May 2014
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 29 May 2014
Town Forum Minutes
20 March 2014
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 20 March 2014
Town Forum Minutes
16 January 2014
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 16 January 2014
Town Forum Minutes
28 November 2013
Town Forum Minutes - AGM
28 November 2013
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 28 November 2013 (AGM)
Town Forum Minutes
26 September 2013
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 26 September 2013
Town Forum Minutes
25 July 2013
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 25 July 2013
Town Forum Minutes
23 May 2013
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 23 May 2013
Town Forum Minutes
7 March 2013
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 7 March 2013
Town Forum Minutes
9 January 2013
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 9 January 2013
No Meeting
December 2012
Meeting cancelled
November 2012
Town Forum Minutes
25 October 2012
Minutes - AGM
28 October 2012
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 25 October 2012
Town Forum Minutes
27 September 2012
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 27 September 2012
No Meeting
August 2012
Town Forum Minutes
26 July 2012
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 26 July 2012
Town Forum Minutes
28 June 2012
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 28 June 2012
Town Forum Minutes
24 May 2012
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 24 May 2012
Town Forum Minutes
26 April 2012
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 26 April 2012
Town Forum Minutes
29 March 2012
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 29 March 2012
Town Forum Minutes
23 February 2012
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 23 February 2012
Town Forum Minutes
26 January 2012
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 26 January 2012
No Meeting
December 2011
Town Forum Minutes
24 November 2011
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 24 November 2011
Town Forum Minutes
27 October 2011
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 27 October 2011
Town Forum Minutes
29 September 2011
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 29 September 2011
No Meeting
August 2011
Town Forum Minutes
28 July 2011 - DRAFT
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 28 July 2011
Town Forum Minutes
30 June 2011 - DRAFT
Core Strategy Review -
RTW Town Forum submission
26 June 2011
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 30 June 2011
Civic Centre Complex
Town Forum Minutes
26 May 2011 - DRAFT
Core Strategy Review - Consultation
26 May 2011
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 26 May 2011
in attendance: TWBC Planning Policy team
No Meeting
April 2011
(Easter Holiday 22-24 April, Royal Wedding 29 April)
Town Forum Minutes
31 March 2011 - DRAFT
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 31 March 2011
Town Forum Minutes
24 February 2011
The Assembly Hall Theatre of the future?” - Looking to 2020 and beyond
24 February 2011
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 24 February 2011
'ASSEMBLY HALL THEATRE'
Presentation by Paul Taylor,
TWBC Director for Change and Communities
Town Forum Minutes
27 January 2011
M & N Communications Notes "Regeneration"
27 January 2011
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 27 January 2011
Presentation by M & N Communications London:
"The Future of the Civic Complex in Royal Tunbridge Wells"
No Meeting
December 2010
Town Forum Minutes
25 November 2010
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 25 November 2010
'LIBRARY' - in attendance:
KCC - Des Crilley, Sue Sparkes
Town Forum Minutes
28 October 2010
Election: Chair/Vicechair
The Museum of the future?”
Looking to 2020 and beyond
28 October 2010
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 28 October 2010
'MUSEUM' - in attendance:
TWBC Director of Change and Communities, Paul Taylor
Town Forum Minutes
30 September 2010
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 30 September 2010
in attendance: Chief Executive WILLIAM BENSON
Police Chief Inspector MARTIN WILSON
No Meeting
August 2010
Town Forum Minutes
29 July 2010
Counccillors' Comments
RTW Town Centre Area Action Plan
29 July 2010
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 29 July 2010
Transport in RTW
Standards Issues and Ethical Governance
Town Forum Minutes
24 June 2010
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 24 June 2010
Discussion: Town Hall/Civic Buildings sale/relocation
db/2010
Town Forum Minutes
27 May 2010
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 27 May 2010
Hospital Development, M & TW NHS
Town Forum Minutes
22 April 2010
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 22 April 2010
"Tunbridge Wells and the West Kent Economy"
Background/Information to Report:
Tunbridge Wells & W-Kent Economy
22 April 2010
Town Forum Minutes
25 March 2010
Town Forum Aims and Objectives
25 March 2010
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 25 March 2010
Aims & Objectives (final confirmation)
Town Forum Minutes
25 February 2010
GATEWAY
William Benson Presentation
25 February 2010
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 25 February 2010
GATEWAY update
Town Forum Minutes
28 January 2010
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 28 January 2010
Town Forum Minutes
17 December 2009
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 17 December 2009
Town Forum Minutes
26 November 2009
ppt: Budget, Special Expenses
TWBC Budget, RTW Special Expenses
Lee Colyer Presentation
26 November 2009
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 26 November 2009
(attendance:
New Hospital Development Director, M&TW NHS Trust
TWBC Head of Finance and Governance)
Town Forum Minutes
29 October 2009
Q & A - Commons Conservators
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 29 October 2009
(attendance: Commons Conservators)
Town Forum Minutes
24 September 2009
Town Forum Agenda 24.09.2009
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 24 September 2009
No Meeting
August 2009
Town Forum Minutes
30 July 2009
Town Forum
Powerpoint Presentation
RTW CONSERVATION AREA at Risk
— Why is the CA at Risk of neglect, decay, damaging change, overdevelopment?
— What is the possible impact on:
Local Economy, House Prices,
Community, Tourism?
30 July 2009
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 30 July 2009
Town Forum Minutes
25 June 2009
RTW Bloom 2010
inaugural meeting
29 June 2009
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 25 June 2009
No Meeting
May 2009
— English Local Elections (Kent County Council)
moved from Thursday 7 May 2009 to the same day
as the European Parliamentary elections
on Thursday 4 June 2009
Town Forum Minutes
30 April 2009
ppt: TWBC Principal Design and Heritage Officer
RTW - Urban Characterisation
Alan Legg Presentation
30 April 2009
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 30 April 2009
(attendance: Principal Design and Heritage Officer)
Town Forum Minutes
26 March 2009

ppt: RTW Town Centre Area Action Plan
ppt: Town Centre - rubbish problems
Town Forum
Powerpoint Presentation
RTW MASTER PLAN -
Town Centre Area Action Plan
26 March 2009
Town Forum
Powerpoint Presentation
RTW Town Centre street scene issues
in front/rear patios, alleys
26 March 2009
Town Forum Minutes
26 February 2009
ppt: Cycling in RTW / Cycleways
Safe Cycling in Royal Tunbridge Wells
Presentation by Hubs and Spokes
26 February 2009
Town Forum
Powerpoint Presentation
Cycleways in Royal Tunbridge Wells - provisions/proposals
26 February 2009
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 26 February 2009
(opening speech: Greg Clark, MP)
Town Forum Minutes
29 January 2009
ppt: Budget, Special Expenses
TWBC Budget
Sean Clark Presentation
29 January 2009
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 29 January 2009
(attendance: TWBC Head of Finance and Governance)
End of Year Gathering & Presentation
"Another year of the RTW Town Forum"
— Daniel Bech
18 December 2008
Town Forum Minutes
27 November 2008
ppt: TWBC Dir. of Services to the Community
and ppt/talk: Domestic Abuse
Town Forum Agenda 27.11.2008
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 27 November 2008
(attendance: Sheila Wheeler, TWBC Chief Executive
and Comnunity Safety Partnership/Town & Country Housing Assoc)
Town Forum Minutes
30 October 2008
ppt: "The new Hospital"
and ppt: "Public Conveniences"
Appointment of RTW Town Forum Champions 30.10.08
Appointment
RTW Town Forum Champions
30 October 2008
Town Forum Agenda 30.10.2008
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 30 October 2008
(attendance: Maidstone/TW NHS Trust
and TWBC Richard Powell, Dir. of Services to Community)
Town Forum Minutes
25 September 2008
ppt: "Cinema site / Ritz Building"
Town Forum Agenda 25.09.2008
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 25 September 2008
(attendance: Panter Hudspith Architects)
No Meeting
August 2008
Town Forum Minutes
31 July 2008
Town Forum Agenda 31.07.2008
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 31 July 2008
attendance: South East Water
Town Forum
Environmental Issues Workshop - Notes
19 June 2008
(attendance: Sheila Wheeler, TWBC Chief Executive )
Town Forum Minutes
15 May 2008
Town Forum Agenda 15.05.2008
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 15 May 2008
attendance: Tunbridge Wells Area Committee of
Kent Association of Local Councils:
Parish Cllrs Tom Crookall (Goudhurst), Peter Randall (Brenchley)
Preparation - RTW TF Environmental Workshop 10.06.08
Preparation for 10.06.08
RTW TF Environmental Workshop
15 May 2008
Town Forum Minutes
10 April 2008
Town Forum
Powerpoint Presentation
"GROT SPOTS in RTW - revisited"
10 April 2008
Town Forum Agenda 10.04.2008
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 10 April 2008
(ppt: Grot Spots revisited)
Town Forum Minutes
6 March 2008
(David Candlin, Head of Economic Development)
TWBC Head Economic Development, David Candlin - Powerpoint Presentation 06.03.08
TWBC Economic Development
"Tunbridge Wells Development Partner"
6 March 2008 - Town Forum Presentation
Town Forum Agenda 06.03.2008
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 6 March 2008
Town Forum Minutes
7 February 2008
part of Corporate Services Select Committee 04.03.08
Urban Parishing Briefing 07.02.2008
Urban Parishing Briefing
Advantages and Disadvantages of Parish Councils, Alternatives, Finance, Legislation, Powers of Parish C.
Town Forum Agenda 07.02.2008
Agenda - Workshop: Urban Parishing
RTW Town Forum 7 February 2008
(attendance: Overview & Scrutiny, Legal Services)
Town Forum Minutes
10 January 2008
TWBC's Local Development Framework Core Strategy (2nd stage) - RTW Town Forum Submission 10.01.2008
TWBC's LDF Core Strategy
10.01.2008 - RTW Town Forum Submission
- 'Core Strategy Preferred Options Report'
Town Forum Agenda 10.01.2008
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 10 January 2008
No Meeting
December 2007
Town Forum Minutes
29 November 2007
Town Forum Agenda 29.11.07
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 29 November 2007
Town Forum Minutes 25.10.07
Town Forum Minutes
25 October 2007
(attendance: Lois Howell - Legal, Democratic Serivces)
Powers and Functions of Parish Councils - Guide 2007
Powers/Functions of Parish Councils
25 October 2007 - Town Forum Presentation
- TWBC Legal Services
Town Forum Minutes 25.10.07 - Appendix: Business Rates
National Non-Domestic Rates Notes
Business Rates for Cinema site / cafes on pavements
RTW Town Forum 25 October 2007 - Minutes Appendix
Town Forum Agenda 25.10.07
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 25 October 2007
(attendance: Lois Howell - Legal, Democratic Serivces)
Town Forum
Housing / Environment Committee
Presentation / Talk
27 September 2007
No Meeting
August 2007
Town Forum Minutes 26.07.07
Town Forum Minutes
26 July 2007
(attendance: Robert Cottrill, Director Planning & Dev.)
Agenda - Town Forum Meeting 26 July 2007
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 26 July 2007
(attendance: Robert Cottrill, Director Planning & Dev.)
Town Forum Planning Committee
Powerpoint Presentation
LOCAL DEVELOPMENT FRAMEWORK -
RTW MASTER PLAN
Thursday 28 June 2007
Town Forum Minutes 24.05.07
Town Forum Minutes
24 May 2007
(attendance: Nigel Bolton, Head of Leisure Services)
Agenda - Town Forum Meeting 25 May 2007
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 24 May 2007
Town Forum Minutes 19.04.07
Town Forum Minutes
19 April 2007
(attendance: Sean Clark, Head of Financial/Property)
TWBC Head Financial and Property Services, Sean Clark - Powerpoint Presentation 19.04.07
TWBC Head Financial/Property
19 April 2007 - Town Forum Presentation
Agenda - Town Forum Meeting 19 April 2007
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 19 April 2007
Town Forum Minutes 22.03.07
Town Forum Minutes
22 March 2007
Agenda - Town Forum Meeting 22 March 2007
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 22 March 2007
Town Forum Transport Committee
Workshop / Discussion Paper
GETTING AROUND TUNBRIDGE WELLS - RESIDENTS' VIEWS
Thursday 22 February 2007
Town Forum Minutes 18.01.07
Town Forum Minutes
18 January 2007
(attendance: Sean Clark, TWBC)
TWBC Head Financial and Property Services - Powerpoint Presentation 18.01.07
TWBC Head Financial/Property
18 January 2007 - Town Forum Presentation
Agenda - Town Forum Meeting 18 January 2007
Agenda
RTW Town Forum 18 January 2007
No Meeting
December 2006
Town Forum Minutes 23.11.06
Town Forum Minutes
23 November 2006
Town Forum Minutes 26.10.06
Town Forum Minutes
26 October 2006
(attendance: Robert Cottrill, TWBC)
Amendment to Minutes 26.10.06
Amendment to Minutes 26.10.06
- ref: 'Grot Spots'
16 November 2006
TWBC Director of Planning and Development, Robert Cottrill - Presenation 26.10.06
TWBC Director of Planning and Development, Robert Cottrill
26 October 2006 - Town Forum Presentation
Town Forum Townscape & Street Scene C.
Powerpoint Presentation
GROT SPOTS in RTW - revisited
26 October 2006
Town Forum Minutes 28.09.06
Town Forum Minutes
28 September 2006
Town Forum Minutes 24.08.06
Town Forum Minutes
24 August 2006
Additions to Minutes 24.08.06
Additions to Minutes 24.08.06
22 September 2006
Town Forum Minutes 20.07.06
Town Forum Minutes
20 July 2006
Town Forum Minutes 22.06.06
Town Forum Minutes
22 June 2006
SEERA - Vision for Kent - 22.06.2006
SEERA - Vision for Kent
22 June 2006
Grot Spots - Update - 22 June 2006
Grot Spots - Update
22 June 2006
Town Forum Minutes 25.05.06
Town Forum Minutes
25 May 2006
Town Forum Minutes 24.04.06
Town Forum Minutes
24 April 2006
Councillors - TWBC / KCC - May 2006
Councillors - TWBC / KCC
5 May 2006 - 2 pages
Newsletter - St John's Recreation - April 2006
Newsletter - St John's Recreation
April 2006 - 2 pages
Town Forum Minutes 27.03.06
Town Forum Minutes
27 March 2006
Local Leadership - Jan 2005
Vibrant Local Leadership
Jan 2005 - 35 pages
Neighbourhood - 2005
Your Neighbourhood -
getting involved and having a say
2005 - 6 pages
Why Neighbourhoods matter - Jan 2005
Citizens Engagement and Public Services: Why Neighbourhoods Matter
Jan 2005 - 41 pages
Local Government - June 2004
The Future of Local Government
June 2004 - 6 pages
Local Government - July 2004
The Future of Local Government -
Developing a 10 Year Vision
July 2004 - 24 pages
Town Forum Minutes 23.02.06
Town Forum Minutes
23 February 2006
Town Forum Minutes 17.01.06
Town Forum Minutes
17 January 2006
Town Forum Minutes 20.12.05
Town Forum Minutes
20 December 2005
Town Forum Minutes 29.11.05
Town Forum Minutes
29 November 2005
Town Forum Focus Group
Powerpoint Presentation
'GROT SPOTS' - Top 10 Eyesores in RTW
29 November 2005
Town Forum Minutes 26.10.05
Town Forum Minutes
26 October 2005
Town Forum Minutes 26.09.05
Town Forum Minutes
26 September 2005
TWBC Structure 26.09.05
TWBC Structure
26 September 2005 - Document
TWBC Overview - Town Forum Presentation 26.09.05
TWBC Overview
26 September 2005 - Town Forum Presentation
TWBC Licensing - Town Forum Presentation 26.09.05
TWBC Licensing
26 September 2005 - Town Forum Presentation
Town Forum Minutes 01.09.05
Town Forum Minutes
1 September 2005
Town Forum Minutes 05.07.05
Town Forum Minutes
5 July 2005




Royal Tunbridge Wells Town Forum Meetings - 2005 / 2006

The 12th meeting took place on Thursday 22 June 2006.
Final Submission to Community Plan 2006 - Consultation Draft | Press Release 28.06.2006

The 11th meeting took place on Thursday 25 May 2006.
First Comments to Community Plan - Consultation Draft | Press Release 31.05.2006

The 10th meeting took place on Monday 24 April 2006.
In attendance was the Chief Executive, Sheila Wheeler giving a briefing on local government review and potential reorganisation. The Town Forum has exposed the need to identify strategic issues for which TWBC has responsibility and on which the Town Forum can provide thought leadership.
RTW Town Forum Task Force Report 24.04.06 | Press Release 25.04.2006

The 9th meeting took place on Monday 27 March 2006.
Matt Goodwin, Chairman, presented his 'Review of Progress and Future Direction'. It was agreed that Daniel Bech's slide presentation of Highways 'Grot Spots' be submitted for consideration by the Joint Transportation Board.
Focus Group: "Brighten-up RTW" - "Highways - High Standard?"- Slideshow
RTW Town Forum Future Direction 27.03.06

The 8th meeting took place on Thursday 23 February 2006.
John Lister, Corporate Projects, and Daryl Jones, Economic Development Manager attended.
Economic Development Strategy

The 7th meeting took place on Tuesday 17 January 2006.
Tony Fullwood, Head of Strategy and Development attended with two of his team, Alan Legg and Judy Price to brief the Town Forum on the impact of the Local Development Framework.
"Report a Grot Spot" |  LDF - Recreation Open Space

The 6th meeting took place on Tuesday 20 December 2005.
Gary Stevenson, Head of Environmental reported on the progress on 'Grot Spots' and gave feedback to the Licensing Sub-Committee. Kent Vision and Local Development Framework were accepted to be of importance to the Town Forum and sub-committees to be formed.
"Grot Spots" - Press-Reports |  Local Development Framework

The 5th meeting took place on Tuesday 29 November 2005. - The Courier had been invited.
The chairman sought a response from TWBC on their recommendation to SEERA for new housing in TW. The proposal for Alcohol Control Zones in the Town Centre was presented by Cllr Roy Bullock. Daniel Bech presented the 'top ten grot spots' in RTW. The Head of Environmental Services agreed to review and report back.
Focus Group: "Brighten-up RTW" - "Grot Spots"-Slideshow |  Alcohol Control Zones in RTW

The 4th meeting took place on Wednesday 26 October 2005.
The sub-committee for South East Plan was commended on its response to consultation documents. Terms of Reference were finalised.
A focus group to support the Council in identifying and finding solutions for eyesore buildings and premises in RTW was appointed.
Sub-Committees |  Terms of Reference

The 3rd meeting took place on Monday 26 September 2005.
The main items were an Overview of the Borough Council, its services, constitution & its people and the Licensing. A sub-committee has been tasked to consider SE Plan proposals and to make a submission on the Forum's behalf.

The 2nd meeting took place on Tuesday 1 September 2005.
The roles of the Town Forum were agreed and Matt Goodwin local resident, was appointed chairman. Issues for forthcoming consideration were agreed as licensing, the possible introduction of an Alcohol Free Zone in the town, the SE Plan and planning generally.
Matt Goodwin, Chairman |  South East Plan

The 1st meeting was held on Tuesday 5 July 2005 at the Town Hall.
Consideration was given to how residents could work with the Council on a pilot scheme to clean up the town.
Borough News September 2005