The fourth A Better Start cross-site learning and development event was held on 1st and 2nd March 2017 in Blackpool.
'Focus on Communities' was co-hosted by the Blackpool Better Start team and the welcome address was be made by Neil Jack, Chief Executive of Blackpool Council. Other speakers included Professor Jacqueline Barnes; Trevor Hopkins; Vidhya Alakeson; Professor Paul Ramchandani; Dr Crispin Day and Helen Martin.
There were also interactive learning and breakout sessions, a 'Community Cafe' and a choice of local project visits for delegates. You can find more information about the event along with the presentations here.