With the closing date for registrations looming (30 August 2019) book now to attend our National Rural Conference, (in association with the CCRI), in Cheltenham on 3rd & 4th September) here. The keynote speaker for the conference is the Rt Hon Lord Foster of Bath, Chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Rural Economy.

Making Rural Settlements Work: Planning and Affordable Housing

The Making Rural Settlements Work: Planning and Affordable Housing seminar was held at Council Chamber, North Yorkshire County Council, County Hall, Northallerton on the 9th February 2016
The days Agenda can be downloaded here
The speakers biographies and contact details can be downloaded here

Presentations were as follows: 
- John Heselwood (Policy & Development Manager, Cheshire Community Action) Is neighbourhood planning benefitting rural communities?

* To dowload a copy of the Neighbourhood Planning Map Cheshire Community Action image used in the presentation click here

 - Jackie Cottingham (Coordinator, Faith in Affordable Housing) Using church assets for affordable housing

* To download a copy of the FIAH's 'Using church land and property for affordable housing - A practical guide' click here

 - John Welbank (Founder, Rural Futures) Planning for rural economic development
 - Steve Kemp (Executive Director, OpenPlan) Sustainable place-making
- Group Discussion


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