Stronger Communities

Community engagement

The Central Bedfordshire Community Engagement Strategy (CES) 2013-16 ensures that we have a strategic and coordinated partnership approach to community engagement.

The strategy is concise and user friendly, and is based on 5 key principles.

These principles reflect local priorities, and the emphasis is on working together with communities to tackle local issues, share information, and develop a better understanding through community insight.

It includes web links to information on community engagement activity.

Our CES ensures that engagement with our communities is at the heart of everything we do, helping to make sure we can provide great services for our residents.

You can download our CES and supporting documents below:
150630 Central Bedfordshire CES 2013-16 v2.0 (PDF 147.8KB) Community Engagement Policies September 2013 (PDF 67.2KB)

Community Engagement Network (CEN)
CEN meetings are held twice a year, and are a network for all council staff and partners who engage with communities. The network is an essential tool in sharing experiences and best practice, and provide additional opportunities to work together.

Leighton Linslade Community Forum (LLCF)
Where there is a need for a more in depth conversation on specific issues concerning communities in Leighton Linslade, the LLCF organises community events on behalf of the Leighton Linslade Partnership Committee.

If you would like to speak to us about these or any other any aspect of community engagement, please contact Sarah Hughes, Community Engagement Manager

‘Together’ – the Central Bedfordshire Partnership Ezine
‘Together’ is a quarterly e-magazine that’s packed with all the latest news on partnership working across Central Bedfordshire. To subscribe, please email the Editor.

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