Date and time

Tuesday 10 March, 2020

11:00–16:00

Venue

Desborough Heritage Centre

72 Station Road

Desborough

NN14 2RS

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Our member meetings give you the chance to get the advice and connections you need to run your community organisation. Get together with the right people and be motivated as you share what works.

About this event

This event is hosted by Desborough Community Development Trust

Desborough Community Development Trust is a organisation committed to the regeneration of Desborough. The Trust aims to change the perceptions of the town, transforming it into a place where local people can thrive.

Join us in Desborough to:

  • Be inspired by members building a fairer society – through giving people a purpose, quality places to live and good health. You will hear and take away advice from the host organisation on how they’ve tackled a tricky issue in their community
  • Workshop: enterprise in adversity – explore the innovative techniques and the strategies community businesses have used to address what is often a key dilemma
  • Hear our national policy updates
  • Participate in a member-led problem solving session

Whether you’re just starting out or have years of experience, you’ll fit right in!

“One of the best things about Locality membership is access to a fantastic and widespread network of likeminded people and organisations who are all pushing boundaries and achieving.”
– Locality member

Register your free place

Agenda

11:00 Arrival and refreshments
11:15 Welcome and introductions
What’s going on across the Locality network and beyond?
Laura Warman and Mick McGrath Locality
11:30 Welcome to Desborough Community Development Trust 
Ian Anderson
12:55 Just a minute
Volunteer to speak for 1 minute on your greatest challenge/ proudest moment – you will be timed!
13:00 Lunch
13:45 Workshop - Enterprise in adversity
How to deliver a commercially successful community business in areas of disadvantage. Adversity drives community businesses to levels of innovation which makes the sector so resilient and vibrant. Explore that innovation and the strategies community businesses have used to address what is often a key dilemma
Mick McGrath, Locality
15:15 Locality Update
Laura Warman, Locality
15:30 Unconvention – the board you can’t afford
Got a knotty issue? Volunteer a topic to discuss in groups.
Mick McGrath, Locality
16:00 Ends
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Location

Desborough Heritage Centre

72 Station Road

Desborough

NN14 2RS