Get your tea and cakes (or G&T!) at the ready! Our Tea Party is once again coming to a small screen near you. Following a welcome and AGM business with Scotland’s Towns Partnership Chair, Professor Leigh Sparks, we are delighted to welcome Minister for Public Finance, Planning and Community Wealth, Tom Arthur MSP for a Ministerial Address and announcement of this year's Scotland Loves Local Awards.
This event will incorporate the third event in the TCAP2 Roadshow series, focusing on East Lothian.
Introduction and Welcome: Event Chair, Peter Duncan, Director, Message Matters
(14:30 – 14:55 covers STP AGM business matters).
14:55 – 15:05 Ministerial Address: Tom Arthur MSP, Minister for Public Finance, Planning and Community Wealth
(incorporating announcement of SLL Awards)
15:05 – 15:15 Introducing TCAP2 – Overview of Main Objectives and Actions: Professor Leigh Sparks
Policy in Practice: East Lothian Exemplars
15:15 – 15:25 Digital Towns and Opportunities: Phil Prentice, Chief Officer, Scotland’s Towns Partnership and Kirsty McIntosh, Head of Partnerships at Scottish Tech Army
15:25 – 15:35 People, Planet, Place: Jo McNamara, Chair, Sustaining Dunbar (for thriving people, flourishing nature)
15:35 – 15:45 Enterprising Communities: Emma Bouglet, Manager, East Lothian Food and Drink BID
15:45 – 15:55 Q & A
15:55 – 16:00 Closing Remarks – Peter Duncan
Dates for the diary:
TCAP2 Roadshow: Highlands and Islands
24th August, 10:00 – 12:00, Livestreamed from Inverness
TCAP2 Roadshow: Central
31st August, 10:00 – 12:00, Livestreamed from Stirling
TCAP2 Roadshow: Southwest
14th September, 10:00 – 12:00, Livestreamed from Ayrshire
All of these events can be joined online but some will have an in-person event, attendance at which will be by invitation only.