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Area Forums & Seminars

The RSN organises an annual seminar programme which is free of charge to members. The events are intended to help Councils and Rural Services Partnership Members overcome some of the issues and challenges that they face in delivering services in rural places.

Seminar Programme 2015-2016

  • Seminar Programme 2015-2016

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The Local Authorities and the Health and Well-Being Agenda seminar was held at The Guildhall, High St, Worcester on the 3rd of March 2015
The Lottery and Local Authorities – Learning from Good Practice at the Local Level seminar was held at Rocket Science, Alan Baxter Buildings, 70 Cowcross Street, London on the 27th of January 2015
Sustainable Tourism Strategies seminar was held at Northumberland National Park Authority, Eastburn, South Park, Hexham, Northumberland on the 3rd of June 2014 
The Localism in Practice seminar was held at University of Lincoln, Brayford Wharf, Lincoln on the 22nd of July 2014 
Sustainable Tourism Strategies seminar was held at Northumberland National Park Authority, Eastburn, South Park, Hexham, Northumberland on the 3rd of June 2014 
Neighbourhood and the Broader Planning Agenda seminar was held at Methodist Church, Wordsworth Street, Penrith, Cumbria on the 29th of April 2014 
The Art, Culture, Landscapes, LOCAL AUTHORITIES and Geography seminar was held at South Holland Centre, Spalding on the 12th of March 2014 
The “The Unreachables” – Making Delivery Work Through Partnership Across the Rural/Urban Divide seminar was held at Cheshire East Council, Town Hall, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 1EA on the 11th of February 2014
The Approaches to Alternative Service Delivery seminar was held at Oxfordshire County Council, County Hall, New Road, Oxford on the 14th of January 2014

Seminar Programme 2012-2013

The What makes a community sustainable? seminar - held Bishop Lloyd’s Palace, 51/53 Watergate Row, Chester CH1 2LE on the 10 September 2013
The Developing Rural Places - Planning and Localism seminar held at Shropshire Council, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire on the 16 July 2013
The Rural Youth seminar held at the Plymouth University, Babbage Building, Drake Circus, Plymouth on the 11 June 2013
Rural Deprivation and Inequalities seminar held at the Teesside University Darlington Campus, Vicarage Road, Darlington on the 21 May 2013
Transport in the Countryside – Scales and Perspectives held at the Business & Technology Centre, Stevenage on the 20 March 2013
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