Somerset Towns Forum currently provides the following services;
Events - quarterly events, which are learning and networking events in towns around the County. Members and guests learn how towns delivered important projects and/or discuss key issues for people and organisations involved in town regeneration.
See our Homepage for details of the next event, and see 'Events Archive' for reports of past Network Events.
There is a small charge to attend these events; Members can obtain an annual discount for up to 3 places at each.
We publish free regular Email Bulletins containing tailored information including the latest news, funding and training opportunities for the sector, and maintain this website as a useful resource. We also publish occasional updates for Members on Neighbourhood Planning.
The following services are currently charged for;
Consultancy for towns on a wide range of issues and initiatives - call us to discuss your towns' specific needs. For example, STF could help you by creating a Shop Local initiative, developing one of your projects, marketing your town, improving partnership working, searching and making funding applications for your projects, advice and support for Community Planning (both new Plans and updates) and Neighbourhood Planning, Public Realm and Visitor Audits, Car Park surveys, etc.
Call us to discuss your needs. We have a network of skilled Town 'regenerators' we work with which brings a wealth of experience.
We also look to provide or develop training courses, where funding is available.
Call STF on 01458 259077.