This year’s event was held Wednesday 14 June 2017, 9.30am to 1pm. News and views can be found on these pages and on Twitter – @RDCconsult using #RLSP17

This year’s presentations include:

  1. Rother Profile: Context (Martin Fisher)
  2. Rother Housing Research Project: Findings (Scott Lawrence)
  3. Community Led Housing: (Tom Warder)
  4. Safe & Well Practitioners Scheme: (Julie Gilbert-King)
  5. Tackling Health & Wellbeing issues related to cold homes: update on progress and projects (Richard Watson and Marie Jones)

Way forward and closing remarks

Martin Fisher asked for feedback from the two workshops in order to set a way forward for 2018-19, with closing remarks from Julie Gilbert-King Comments and way forward – Martin Fisher What should the continued focus of the LSP be? What can we do to increase the housing supply locally?What can we do to improve the…

Tackling Health and Wellbeing issues

Presentation on Tackling Health and Wellbeing issues related to cold homes. Richard Watson – Health Inequalities Programme Manager for the NHS Hastings and Rother CCG, and Marie Jones – East Sussex Fuel Poverty Coordinator at Hastings Borough Council, delivered a presentation on Tackling Health and Wellbeing issues related to cold homes. The presentation provided an…

Safe and Well Practitioners Scheme

Presentation delivered by Julie Gilbert-King, Borough Commander at East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service, and vice-chair of the Rother LSP. The presentation covered: ESF&R proactive approach to safety in the homeCommunity Safety advisors are introducing the Safe and Well Practitioners SchemeThis includes slips and falls, and advice and support in reducing these in the homeGeneral…

Rother Housing Research Project

Presentation delivered by Scott Lawrence, Senior Researcher for Opinion Research Services. Scott Lawrence introduced himself to the conference delegates, providing an overview of the Rother District Council Resident Survey and Private Sector Housing Condition Survey (HCS), explaining how Rother was broken down in study areas. The presentation included: Age and type of housing stock in…

Conference workshops

Delegates signed up for one of two discussion workshops. Workshop 1: Next Steps for Housing Needs based on the Resident and Housing Stock Conditions Surveys: making use of the data and what next for the LSP? Priority setting for 2018-19 Workshop 2: Rother Safe and Well Practitioner Scheme: an example of partnership working and information sharing, and…

Community Led Housing

Presentation delivered by Tom Warder, Housing & Community Engagement Team Leader for Action in rural Sussex. Tom introduced Action In Rural Sussex (AiRS) as an organisation, with an overview of their role. The presentation provided details on Community Led Housing (CLH), covering the following: What is Community Led HousingWhat are the different approaches and routes…

Chairman welcomes delegates

Martin Fisher, Rother LSP Executive Chairman, welcomes this year’s conference delegates. Martin gave a warm welcome to all of those who are attending the annual Rother Local Strategic Partnership (LSP) Conference. He welcomed the guest speakers for the day: Scott Lawrence – Senior Researcher for Opinion Research ServicesTom Warder – Housing & Community Engagement Team…