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.

Rural Youth

The Rural Youth seminar held at the Plymouth University, Babbage Building, Drake Circus, Plymouth on the 11 June 2013

Presentations were as follows:
Naomi Tyrrell (Plymouth University) - Rural Realities: Challenges for Young People Living in the Countryside

- Presentation Abstract

- Mike Leyshon (University of Exeter) - Revisiting ‘A Place to Hang Out’: 12 years of Survey Data on Rural Youth Lifestyles
- Naomi Griffith (Director CIC & independent consultant) - Minehead EYE project
- Chris Ranford (Fisheries Community Animateur, Cornwall Rural Community Council)
- Getting Hooked: Supporting Young People to pursue a Career in Fishing

Breakout sessions: 

Group Discussion notes from AM and PM sessions

Articles and accompanying materials:
Michael Leyshon & Hannah White (University of Exeter, Rural Youth Project) - Returning to ‘a place to hang out’: Leisure behaviours, experiences and expectations of rural youth in Somerset 1998-2011


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