Tue, 29 Nov|
Engaging rural communities: tips, tools, and techniques
Engaging with rural tenants and communities can be challenging at the best of times, and the cost-of-living crisis won’t help. We’ve joined up with the TPAS crews to explore best practice for engaging with rural communities.
Time & Location
29 Nov 2022, 10:30 – 12:30
About the Event
Engaging with rural tenants and communities can be challenging at the best of times, and the cost-of-living crisis won’t help.
We’ve joined up with the TPAS crews to explore best practice for engaging with rural communities.
Come along to hear Aidan Kearney from Supporting Communities, Louise McNeilage from TPAS Scotland, David Wilton from TPAS Cymru, and Louise Holt from TPAS England discuss their best tips, tools, and techniques for engaging rural communities.
It’s free on Zoom on Tuesday 29th November from 10.30 -12.30pm.
‘Better Connected’ Hear from Aidan Kearney Senior Training Officer, Supporting Communities Northern Irelandwho will look at the challenges and barriers to engagement among rural NI residents, particularly throughout lockdown. The presentation will highlight good practice through examples and case studies and explore the methods that professionals and volunteers alike have utilised to achieve increased engagement, connectivity and communication.
Challenges of living in a rural area – Louise McNeilage, Tenant & Community Facilitator at Scottish Borders HA and Dolina Morrison, TPAS Scotland.
Louise works in the borders of Scotland where there are very few cities and a lot of the areas are rural – Louise will be talking about the challenges that SBHA rural tenants experience. Dolina is a TPAS Scotland employee and is the TPO with the Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP), she is also a tenant of HHP and she will be talking about the challenges of living and working on the Scottish Islands.
David Wilton CEO of TPAS Cymruwill share his thoughts and knowledge of using digital solutions and social media as ways on engaging with tenants, residents, and communities. What are the advantages, challenges and opportunities of using online methods for communicating with rural communities? Can a hybrid approach be the future for rural engagement?
General discussion facilitated by Louise Holt Head of Business Services, TPAS England: What good practice can delegates share? How can you use what you’ve heard this morning?
To book your place, please click on this link https://www.tpas.org.uk/tpas-events/show/757