June 2017 Open Meeting – Southend

Open Meeting – 27th June 2017 – Southend

Thank you to all individuals, delegates, stallholders and speakers who participated in our Open Meeting in June 2017 at Saxon Hall in Southend-on-Sea.

It was a successful and well-attended event, with attendees gaining insights, information and contacts from presenters, exhibitors and each other on issues which affect older people and those who support them.

Click on the links below to download Powerpoint presentations from the event:


Cllr Fay Evans, Mayor of Southend-on-Sea Borough Council

Dawnette Fessy, Operations Manager, Southend Carers



Ask the panel: Gerry Calder (Future East), Les Billingham (Thurrock Council), Simon Leftley (South-on-Sea Borough Council), Mike Grimwade (Southend Older People’s Assembly) and Alison Semmence (Southend Association of Voluntary Services)





Les Billingham, Co-Chair, Thurrock Older People’s Parliament & Head of Service, Adult Social Care and Community Development, Thurrock Council