This year’s event was held on Wednesday 13 July 2016. This pages contain news and highlights live from the conference.

The Rother LSP Annual Conference 2016 Report can be downloaded in the Related Documents section.

Voluntary Sector Showcase

Three stories of innovative work from voluntary organisations based in Rother Little Gate Farm Claire Cordell introduces the work of Little Gate Farm, based in Beckley, which provides training and skills supports adults with learning disabilities to enter paid work. Last year the goal was to help seven adults into paid work, and they met…

Guest speaker sessions

Presentations on the this year’s theme Creating and Developing Healthy Homes Dr Tony Leonard explains the financial and housing challenges faced by Rother District Council, particularly following the effects of significant funding cuts. Overall target for providing all types of housing is over 400 per year, with 30 to 40% of those being affordable homes,…

Focused discussion groups

The delegates at the conference signed up to one of three discussion group sessions. The three discussion group sessions on offer: Housing NeedsTackling Health and Wellbeing Issues Related to Cold HomesKeeping People Safe in the Home Delegates signed up at the start of the conference to participate in discussion groups guided by the guest speaker…

Conference review and way forward

The Chair of the Rother Local Strategic Partnership, reflects on the conference. Martin Fisher reviews the main points by asking the delegates what they think should happen next. Feedback and comments will be included in the post event report. Way forward: Discussion group scribes will write up the issues and ideas raised and discussed.The Rother…

Chairman's Welcome

Martin Fisher, Chair of the Rother Local Strategic Partnership welcomes representatives from organisations and groups to this year’s event which will focus on Creating and Developing Healthy Homes. The guest speakers for today will be: Dr Tony Leonard, Executive Director of Business Operations, RDCAngela Prickett, Amicus HorizonRichard Watson, NHS Hastings and Rother Clinical Commissioning GroupMarie…