Long Bredy Village Website – Governance Policy
The village website has been established to enhance and enrich the sense of community within the village. It is intended as a platform upon which village groups and individuals can share information, highlight matters of interest, promote community involvement and provide a means of communication to residents and visitors.
The website is managed by a small committee of three who will appoint a Webmaster and Deputy. The Webmaster is responsible for uploading content but the success and vibrancy of the site will rely on the provision of timely, quality, interesting material and information. The core constitution of the website is made up of the following local groups
- The Village Hall Committee
- The Kingston Russell and Long Bredy Parish Council
- St Peter’s Church, including the Bell Ringers
- Community Forum
Each Group will nominate a website representative to interface with the Management Committee and be responsible for providing content for the website. In order to maintain the integrity and quality of the website the Management Committee will establish an Editorial Criteria within which the site will operate.
- Material can be submitted by any interested party but it can only be added by the Webmaster or their Deputy who will be responsible for ensuring it complies with the Editorial Criteria.
- Material must be submitted in the style and format agreed and set down by the Management Committee.
- Any material submitted should be accurate and relevant and must not breach copyright.
- Material containing photographs of individuals should have the individuals permission for it to be posted on the website
- The contents of the website will not be offensive, racist, sexist or discriminatory in any way.
- The website is a not for profit entity and it will not be used to promote commercial or business interests or political ideologies. It can be used to advertise activities that are aimed at raising funds for charity, good causes or village amenities.
- The website can be used to advertise local events and functions, share information of interest, promote and raise the profile of village activity and history and provide details of local and district services.