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(Re)defining Rural Places

(Re)defining Rural Places was held the University of Chester on the 24th of May 2017

Presentations were as follows:

- Jeremy Pickles (Principal Sustainable Communities and Coast Officer at East Riding of Yorkshire Council) Life on the Edge: Managing a Changing Coast

Further information and the video used during the presentation can be found here


- Ian Baker (Small Woodlands Association) - The role of woodlands in (re-)defining places


- John Shepherd (Emeritus Professor of Geography - Birkbeck College) - Do Entrepreneurial Rural Places Exist? A first look at some evidence about Community Interest Companies in Small Towns


- Lois Mansfield (Principal Lecturer - University of Cumbria) - Challenges for the Uplands


The discussion notes from the event can be downloaded here

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