Developing Rural Places - Planning and Localism

The Developing Rural Places - Planning and Localism seminar held at Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire on the 16 July 2013

Presentations were as follows:
- Michael Hyatt (Head of Strategy, Research & Performance; Shropshire Council) - Shropshire’s approach to localism
- Clive Keble (independent consultant) - ‘News from the Hood’: early experiences of working with Parish Councils and Forums on Neighbourhood Plans
- Gordon Hunter (Lincolnshire Community Foundation) - The Gracelands approach to Community Development: "a little less conversation"
- Trevor Cherrett (Policy Council, Town and Country Planning Association) - Some reflections on community planning – then, now and where next? - presentation slide 1, presentation slide 2, presentation slide 3

Breakout sessions: 
Group Discussion notes from AM and PM sessions

Articles and accompanying materials:
- Jessica Sellick (RSN) - Perspectives on localism
- Town & Country Planning Association Policy Statement: a vision for rural England
- UK Community Foundations -  http://ukcommunityfoundations.org/

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