North West Housing LIN Regional Meeting - Manchester

Event date

Presentation notes and slides


  • 13.00  Registration and refreshments
  • 13.30  Welcome and introduction – Jean Bray and Libby Spencer, NW Regional   Chairs, Housing LIN
  • 13.40  Housing LIN Update – Jeremy Porteus, Chief Executive, Housing LIN
  • 14.00  Greater Manchester Health and Housing Programme Helen Simpson and Mary Gogarty, Greater Manchester Health and Social Care partnership
  • 14.25  My Intelligent Home (Mii-Home) Project Jonathan Drake, Service Director, Business Development, Salix Homes
  • 14.50  Wigan's Strategic Approach to Housing and Care Jo Willmott, Assistant Director of Provider Management & Market Development and Interim AD for Housing at Wigan Council
  • 15.15  Tea and coffee break
  • 15.30  Asset Based / Community Connections Project in Wigan Extra Care Housing Schemes Sharon Wilton, Community Circles
  • 15.55  From Generation to Generation A new toolkit to help set up intergenerational schools, enabling older people to volunteer to enrich their lives and that of pupils, and the potential help that housing providers in the North West could offer (and benefits for their residents).  Professor Norma Raynes, Director, From Generation to Generation
  • 16.15 Close of meeting and an opportunity to network over tea and coffee until 5pm.


Priority will be given to Housing LIN members from the North West Region.

Terms and Conditions

Important notice: this event provided free of charge to those registered in advance to attend and who subsequently attend. However, we reserve the right to charge those who register and subsequently fail to attend. This is due to the Housing LIN's incurring irrecoverable costs based on numbers of those registered in advance to attend. Non-attenders will be invoiced and pursued for payment. By registering you unreservedly accept these terms and conditions. The cost of this event is £150 plus VAT per head.


Parking: Discounted car parking rate are offered at the Great Northern Warehouse LOCATION OF CAR PARK . Please ensure you park in CAR PARK A which is up the spiral ramp. Rates are £6 for less than 6 hours and £9 for 6 – 13 hours.

Metroshuttle: The green and orange lines run right outside the venue and connect it to the train stations in the city centre. The purple line also runs by the venue during peak times. More information on the routes can be found here.