June 23, 2020 at 12:30pm - 1pm

The latest in a series of Civic Voice 'In Conversations' with the civic movement, this webinar will explore the impact of the current coronavirus pandemic on the High Street and whether the future will involve Community Improvement Districts.

Hosted by Kevin Trickett MBE, President of Wakefield Civic Society and Chair of the Yorkshire and Humber Association of Civic Societies, Kevin will be talking with Phil Prentice,the Chief Officer of Scotland's Towns Partnership. Join Kevin and Phil in this webinar to hear their thoughts on how the High Street may emerge from the current crisis.

Phil will share perspectives on a pilot in Scotland https://www.glasgowtimes.co.uk/news/18453467.possilpark-traders-pull-together-help-elderly-vulnerable-crisis/

Participants must register for the event here. The webinar will be held via Zoom and the meeting password will be sent to participants prior to the meeting.

Speaker biographies

Phil Prentice is the Chief Officer of Scotlands Towns Partnership and new Programme Director for Scotland's Improvement Districts

Kevin Trickett MBE

Kevin is a native of Wakefield and has lived in and around the city all his life. After a 40-year career in the Civil Service, he now devotes much of his time to charity work, writing, public speaking, and travel. He writes and speaks about some of his favourite subjects including architecture, heritage, philosophy, travel and Art Deco. His blog can be found on his website https://itbroadensthemind.com/. Kevin is well versed in the activities of the civic movement, having been a trustee of Wakefield Civic Society since 1990. He was elected as the Society’s President in March 2002 and continues to hold that position today. He is also a trustee of the Yorkshire and Humber Association of Civic Societies (YHACS) and was elected as its Chair in January 2011, a role which he also continues to fulfil.

In the 2018 New Year’s Honours List, Kevin was awarded an MBE for services to the community in Wakefield.

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June 23, 2020 at 12:30pm - 1pm
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