Engagement Forums

If you are interested in having your say on the issues that affect you and your community then you may want to join our Citizen Panel, Access for All Forum, Youth Forum or 50+ Network

Blaenau Gwent Citizen Panel

As a member of our Citizen Panel you will be consulted on a wide range of issues affecting Blaenau Gwent. You will be contacted from time to time to give your opinion on a range of matters by email, online, and in person if you wish. By being a member you really can make a difference to your area and improve the services that you and your community rely on.

50+ Network

Our 50+ Network is a group of over 50’s that meets about every 6 months to find out about, and give their opinions and advice on, a range of issues affecting older people in Blaenau Gwent. Key local service providers such as the Council and Police come along to consult with the members on a range of issues such as the re-designing of services.

Access 4 All Forum

The Access 4 All Forum is an Equality related forum which meets a few times a year with the purpose of engaging with people of all protected characteristics across Blaenau Gwent, such as those with disabilities. The forum has a varied membership including local groups and agencies as well as members of the public. The group is consulted on a range of issues that affect them, such as the re-design of services.

Youth Forum

The County Youth Forum is attended by young people aged 11-25 and meets once per month at the Civic Centre. The forum looks at issues that affect children and young people living in the Borough and meet with senior decision makers to influence change on matters that affect them. Having a voice. Having a choice.

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