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Thematic Workshop: Partnership Working with the VCS of Redcar & Cleveland
Thu 13 October 2016, 09:00 – 13:00 BST
To identify two or more unique proposals which the VCS, RCBC and other Public Sector Bodies can undertake in partnership
This workshop hosted by Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council and the Voluntary and Community Sector of Redcar and Cleveland and you are invited to work with partners with a like mind to develop at least two thought through proposals that could provide alternative delivery options for the themes below.
This is about solving our issues on your doorstep together. Eight themed tables will be the workspaces for this workshop you will be able to pre-book the table you would like to join by simply booking the ticket for the theme.
Pick your Themed Table:
Service for 0-25 year olds > which will look at bringing together all early years services across the Borough
Care and health integration > which will explore further working with our care and health partners to deliver reduced costs by providing a more joined-up service
Community based public health > which will see less services directed at individuals and more support to communities
Waste and recycling > which will explore how the Council can turn waste into a resource and generate income from it
Street Scene > covering public parks including countryside parks, how your neighbourhood looks and includes the work done by Community Development and Neighbourhood Officers.
Customer engagement > making information more efficient and accessible to everyone, looking at the library service and how this can be strengthened for the benefit of the community.
Fleet and vehicle procurement > which will look at how many vehicles we need and explore how we can work more closely with partners when using and buying vehicles
Sustainable growth > strategy which will look at opportunities to grow the local economy as well as attract more visitors through tourism, this area covers museums, and adult and youth skills.
- Observer (Attending) > if you want to attend but you are not usre which theme to register for then this is the ticket for you
- Observer (Not Attending) > You are already booked and can't attend this workshop, but would like to be kept in the loop with all the outcomes from the workshop, then select this ticket, your input is as important.
By booking under one theme, will guarantee your ticket for the workshop, but during the session you will have the opportunity to move to different themes to ensure your knowledge and skills are shared around.
We need fresh, workable ideas that could be developed in partnership. However we will have a 'safe zone' for you to park any ideas you may have which you do not wish to share with a wider audience but would still like it tested.
The workshop will be facilitated throughout by council and third sector partners, and roaming experts will provide the energy needed to get the tables working together.
Tea and coffee will be provided on arrival and mid-session.
The workshop is planned to finish at 1pm. A Delegate lunch has been organised, to be pre-booked and paid for on the day at £9.50 per head, if you wish to take advantage of this please book your ticket by 10th October.
9am Arrival - Tea and Coffee
9.15am Welcome - Setting the Scene - Mark Adams
9.30am Lola’s Lego Challenge - Lola Ibhadon
9.45am Walk-Around the Themes - Theme Facilitators
10 minutes at each table for delegates to find out what options would be welcomed
Key Session One
11.10am Facilitated Discussion to consider options - Theme Facilitators
12.05pm Theme review. Who needs more help? - Theme Facilitators
Key Session Two
12.15pm Facilitated Discussion with fresh input - Theme Facilitators
12.45 - 1pm Wrap-Up – Next Steps - Workshop Facilitator
Pre-booked Delegate Lunch