Annual Residents Meeting

Nailsea Town Council will host an Annual Residents Meeting on Wednesday 29 May 2024. Registration at 6.30, meeting starts at 7.00, at Nailsea Tithe Barn, Church Lane, Nailsea, BS48 4NG.

All Town and Parish Councils are required to hold an Annual Town/Parish meeting, between 1 March and 1 June each year.

This is not a Council meeting, but rather an opportunity for residents living within the Nailsea Town Council area to come along and find out more about what the Council have achieved so far, and to have their say.

The Chair of Nailsea Town Council Cllr Anita Smith will host, and present a Community Award. Anita will also present the Councils Annual Report. The report will include an overview of the Town Council year, and introduce the Strategic Plan which sets out the overarching priorities of the Council for the next five years:
• Enhance council communications.
• Further improve sports, leisure and culture facilities for all ages.
• Enrich quality of life and community wellbeing.
• Become a role model for environmental sustainability and climate change awareness.
• Improve travel and transportation access within Nailsea.
• Continue to improve the value delivered by council operations.

See Strategic Plan here 

An important element of the Annual Town Meeting format is the opportunity to hear from our partners and we will be inviting the Local Nailsea Police Beat team and others to attend.

A crucial element of the meeting is the 40-minute interactive segment for the receipt and answering of questions and comments from members of the public. It would be helpful if the members of the public can submit these in advance if at all possible, so, that we can provide answers on the night. If this is not possible then questions can be asked directly by the public on the night during the public question time session.

The agenda (below) is also outlined in the formal public notice:

1. Welcome
2. Confirmation of the minutes of the Annual Town Meeting held on 10th May 2023
3. Annual Report from the Chair of Council – Cllr A Smith
4. Presentation of the Nailsea Community Award 2024
5. Comments and questions from the public
6. Brief presentations by representatives of local groups receiving grants and others
7. Any other business

The meeting is open to all, but voting is restricted to electors only currently resident within the Nailsea Town Council area. Attendees will be required to register on arrival. Doors open for registration at 6.30pm, with the meeting scheduled to start at 7.00pm. Refreshments will be available.

The Community Award will recognise residents who have made an outstanding contribution to the local community.

Residents are invited to submit comments and questions in advance of the meeting to


Telephone: 01275 855277

Or in writing to Clerk, Nailsea Town Council, The Tithe Barn, Church Lane, Nailsea, BS48 4NG, with a deadline of 5pm on Monday 27 May.

Why not come along to hear more about what we have been doing and let us know what is important to you?