East Midlands and East of England regional meeting (Lincoln)

Friday 4 March, 11am–4pm | Lincoln Cathedral Centre

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Lincoln Cathedral Centre, Cantilupe Chantry South, 16 Minster Yard, Lincoln LN2 1PX


Friday 4 March, 11am-4pm


11am – Welcome and councillor panels

Welcome from Councillor Marianne Overton MBE (LGA Independent Group Leader) and Councillor Helen-Ann Smith (LGA Regional Chair for East Midlands and East of England)

Councillor panels

  • Going unitary? – with Councillor Jim Hakewill, (North Northamptonshire Council)
  • 'Life from where I stand' – with Councillor Phil Dilks (Lincolnshire County Council), Peter Lundgren (North Kesteven District Council) and Councillor Kevin Etheridge (Caerphilly County Borough Council)
  • 'Be a Councillor' hot tips – with Independent Network Councillor Karen Lucioni (Isle of Wight Council)
  • People power – with Councillor Jill Makinson-Sanders (East Lindsey District Council)

12.45pm – Lunch

2pm – Soapbox stand

Your opportunity to tell us in three minutes what frustrates or inspires you about local government today and how ongoing changes impact on you and your community.

2.30pm Recovering health post-COVID-19

Professor Derek Ward, Director of Public Health for Lincolnshire

3pm Saving the planet, starting here

Matt Babic of Anthesis on climate change action plans

Evening reception

An evening reception will be held at the 'Gaia' exhibition at The Collection, Danes Terrace, Lincoln LN2 1LP