Multi-area agreements are described as "cross-boundary local area agreements". They bring together key players in flexible schemes to tackle issues in partnership at a regional level, such as skill deficits, housing market imbalances and transport links. This event will look at the concept's evolution, challenges faced by partnerships and the DCLG criteria for assessing proposals. Speakers include Cathy Francis from the local agreements and partnerships division at the DCLG. Cost: Free. For more information, please email email@example.com
Annual six-a-side football tournament; 14 January. RTPI North East. Belmont Industrial Estate, Durham City. This is the annual six-a-side football tournament for the Fabian Gray Memorial Shield. Kick off is 6pm and the match is followed by a buffet. Cost: £40 per team. For further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Housing - Meeting the Need in Rural Areas; 25 January. RTPI South West. Maritime Museum, Falmouth. Next year, the public examination report for the South West regional spatial strategy will be available. This event will look at problems faced by the region such as housing requirements and sustainability issues. Cost: £67 + VAT. For further information, please email email@example.com.