Places are available now for booking onto this popular conference.
Held in Cheltenham by kind permission of the University of Gloucester on Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th September 2016, we are thrilled to be able to announce a varied line up of expert speakers and workshops to fully explore key issues affecting rural communities and Local Authorities.
For more information and to book your place, please click here
David Cameron's mother speaks out against cuts (The Guardian)
Tributes paid to 'outstanding public servant' Roger Begy (Melton Times)
Rutland council leader Roger Begy dies (Leicester Mercury)
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