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Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres Meeting

Join STP and town stakeholders for the next meeting of the Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres.

The session will focus on ‘Towns for Leisure’, and how a variety of activities and attractors can increase community wellbeing, cultural vibrancy and bring additional footfall.

Come along to hear expert speakers, inspiring initiatives, and network with a range of supporters and stakeholders in towns and improvement districts. Refreshments provided.

Please see draft agenda and RSVP your place here if you are able to attend.


Draft Agenda

12:30           Meet in Parliament reception area

13:00            Coffee, tea and shortbread available

13:10            Welcome and Opening Remarks – John Scott MSP, Convener

13:15            Minutes of the Meeting of the Cross Party Group held 13th March, 2019. Matters Arising from the Minutes.

13:20            AGM Business

Towns for Leisure

13:30            Introduction

Phil Prentice, Chief Officer, Scotland’s Towns Partnership

13:40            Your Cinema, Your Community

                     Robert Livingston, Director, Regional Screen Scotland

13:50            Fitness Festivals and Footfall

                     Colin Moulson, BID Manager, Dunoon Presents

14:00            The Future of Events in Towns

Tony I’Anson, BID Manger, Milngavie BID

14:10            Discussion

14:25            Any Other Competent Business

14:30            Close of Meeting

Date of Next Meeting: Wednesday 11th December, Towns: Vacant Spaces Made Good