Ouseburn Futures Individual Membership Form

Ouseburn Futures, formed in 2012, is a voluntary organisation interested in the Lower Ouseburn Valley area of Newcastle upon Tyne – with special interest groups to focus on the arts and creative people, businesses, environment, planning and development, the river and visitor attractions. If you are have an interest in Ouseburn, you can become an Individual Ordinary Member.
We are also applying to become a Neighbourhood Forum under the Localism Act 2011. You can also be an Individual Forum Member of the Ouseburn Valley Neighbourhood Forum if you live, work (including staff and directors or trustees), own a business or land, or are a councillor in one of the 4 wards within our proposed Ouseburn Valley Neighbourhood Area.

    Proposed Ouseburn Valley Neighbourhood Area (relevant if you want to be a Forum Member as well as Ordinary Member).

    Proposed Ouseburn Valley Neighbourhood Area (relevant if you want to be a Forum Member as well as Ordinary Member).

    Name

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    Contact details

    We usually communicate by email or online.
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    Address

    Please fill in your whole Ouseburn address (home or work) if you wish to become a Forum Member as well as Ordinary Member (unless you're a councillor). Ordinary Members, and councillors in the 4 wards within our Area, just need to fill in their postcode.
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    Ouseburn Futures Aims

    a) To promote and improve the social, economic and environmental well-being of the Ouseburn Valley. b) To oversee the implementation of the existing Ouseburn Regeneration Plan and any potential review or replacement. c) To establish a Neighbourhood Forum to undertake the preparation of a Neighbourhood Development Plan (NDP) for the Ouseburn Valley Neighbourhood Area, together with Neighbourhood Development Orders for the area if appropriate. d) To involve the whole community; to gather, analyse and present their views; and to ensure these powers are carried out in as comprehensive and inclusive form as possible; e) To make sure the focus on investment, regeneration, and development of the diverse and dynamic urban village for the Ouseburn Valley is continued in order to maintain and enhance the physical character of the area, and take account of its Conservation Area status and other heritage assets. f) To develop a community spirit between residents, businesses, organisations, visitors and neighbouring areas; and to carry out any other purposes of community and public benefit.

    Confirmation of application

    All must tick the 1st & 2nd boxes below to confirm that they are eligible for membership and agree with our broad aims. Forum Member applicants should also tick whether they live, work, or are a councillor in the Neighbourhood Area.
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