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Future Meetings and Forums

The next Forum will be held on Wednesday 18 September from 6.30pm at Selby Community Centre on Scott Road - the theme of the meeting will be a workshop to refresh the CEF's Community Development Plan to reflect the local community's views and priorities - come along and give us your views about community priorities! You can view the flyer for the Forum here. In the meantime you can fill out this short survey and give us some ideas about what you see as the priorities for the Central CEF area.

The next Partnership Board will be on Wednesday 2 October 2019 from 6.30pm in the Committee Room at the Civic Centre, Doncaster Road, Selby YO8 9FT. The deadline for funding applications is 12 noon, Friday 20 September 2019. Please check the funding page for further information about submitting an application to a future meeting. An agenda for the meeting will be available to view online here nearer the time.

Co-Opted Member Vacancy

The Central CEF has a vacancy for one co-opted member on their Partnership Board. They would like someone to join them in this role ahead of the next Partnership Board meeting; the next meeting will take place on Wednesday 2 October 2019. 

The Central CEF area covers Barlow, Brayton, Barlby Bridge and Selby. The Partnership Board is made up of the local County Councillor, the local District Councillors and up to 8 voting co-opted members from one of the local community areas listed above. If you are interested in joining the Central CEF, please send us a short written statement of about 250 words, telling us who you are and why you want to represent your community on the Central CEF Board.

Please send in your statement by Friday 21 September 2019 to CEFAdmin@selby.gov.uk

If you have any queries or questions about the role or writing a statement, please contact Democratic Services at Selby District Council on the email address above, or by calling 01757 292046.

Recent Meetings

The latest Partnership Board was held on 31 July. The minutes of the meeting will be available to view here.

The last Central Community Engagement Forum was held on 26 June 2019 at Barlow Village Club. The theme of the meeting was Transport and Highways. In attendance were North Yorkshire Police who gave an informative presentation about speeding and community speed watch schemes, and officers from North Yorkshire County Council who gave an update on local highways issues in the area.

Pension Credits

Did you know that in the Selby and Ainsty Constituency, according to a report produced by Independent Age, there are an estimated 1,401 households not claiming pension credits to which they are entitled? The average weekly payment is £49.21, and it's thought that around £3.1 million pounds' worth of pensions credits are going unclaimed. For more information, the full study is available to view online here.

If you think this applies to yourself or someone you know, you can get further advice online from the government on how to claim pension credits here.

Funding Decisions March 2019

Funding was agreed by the Partnership Board at its meeting in March 2019 for the following projects:

  • £500 for Selby Rugby Club Under 15 Boys for Tour Funding
  • £1,000 for  Flaxley Road TARA for a Community Defibrillator