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Rural Matters - NE

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 at 9:30AM - 4:00PM
Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EP
RTPI North East

Programme Descripion

A comprehensive assessment of the emerging initiatives influencing good rural planning within changing economic and environmental conditions.  The conference will examine the rural planning system, the importance of agriculture and landscape as well as the effective integration and balancing of economic, social and environmental factors in promoting sustainable development of our rural areas. It will involve the various different stakeholders who influence development within rural areas and include case studies of best practice.

Speakers confirmed so far include;

  • Ross Lillico, Associate Director - Lichfields (Ross is a skilled economist who provides specialist advice to a wide range of clients)
  • Calum Gillhespy, Director - GSC Grays  (Calum is a chartered surveyor with 15 years post qualification experience of property management for private and institutional clients)

Topics include;

  • The economic benefits of rural tourism
  • Challenges facing rural estates including dealing with farm diversification, redundant traditional agricultural buildings, digital connectivity and tourism. 

Further details coming soon


This seminar could count as appropriate CPD for RTPI members - remember to keep a record of your learning, including your learning outcomes, in your CPD record

View other events on the 2018/19 Programme

Require assisstance contact:  Kim Walker    Tel: 07455 787705




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