Rural Futures Conference 2019: At the Heart of the Community

Course Category:
First aid, fire safety and food safety
, Social and Community Enterprise
, Community Development
, Business and Marketing Support


£11.25 - members of Devon Communities Together
£21.91 - non-members

Event information


Allied Westminster logo

Join us at this year’s Devon Communities Together Rural Futures Conference: At the Heart of the Community, which is kindly sponsored by Allied Westminster. The day will feature a wealth of informative talks and workshops aimed at village halls and other community buildings, sports and play organisations and local councillors. The day is designed to inspire and support those organisations at the heart of Devon's communities to thrive, and is not to be missed!

Presentations programme

Note: Each presentation will be twenty minutes

 10:00 – 10:30  stalls open

 10:30  - Helping Communities Help Themselves  - Elaine Cook, Chief Executive, Devon Communities Together

 11:00  - The Hallmark of Good Insurance  - Allied Westminster Insurance

 11:30  - Preparing for Major Works - Peter Leaver, David Wilson Partnership

 12:00  - When to ask for help - James Evans, Tozer’s Solicitors.  tozers logo

 12:30 - Designing for Play - tbc

 13:00 - At the Heart of the Community - Devon Communities Together

 13:30 - Stalls

 14:00  -  Fire Safety in Community Buildings - tbc

 14:30  - A place of safety – community buildings and emergency planning - Devon Community Resilience Forum

 15:00 - Funding a community project - Martin Rich, Community Projects Advisor, Devon Communities Together

 16:00 - Close

We will also have a number of specially selected exhibitors in our marketplace and the DCT team will be highlighting the full range of products and services that we provide to communities throughout Devon.

Delegates may come for the entire day or select the workshops they'd like to attend. Light refreshments will be provided. 

Tickets for this event are just £11.25 for DCT members and £21.91 for non-members. To reserve your place please use the booking link on this page. Alternatively, please email or call 01392 248919 and speak to our Support Services team. The ticket price includes free light refreshments, kindly sponsored by Hallmaster.