Contact Details


Howard Rees
Programme Manager - Partnership Development and Collaborative Improvement
Penallta House
Tredomen Park
CF82 7PG

Tel: 01443 864754




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Standing conference

The Standing Conference provides an opportunity for the key decision makers from various organisations across Caerphilly county borough to come together to look at ways of improving the quality of life for residents and businesses.

With a membership of 80+ organisations from the statutory, business and private, voluntary and community sectors, the Standing Conference comes together twice a year, in the Spring and Autumn.  Each event contains a mixture of presentations from expert speakers and workshop sessions. 

The most recent Standing Conference took place on 30th January 2015. You can read the reports and presentations by selecting the links below.

30.01.15 - Standing Conference Agenda 30th January 2015 (PDF)

30.01.15 - The Impact of Welfare Reform on the Valleys (PDF)
 - Professor Steve Fothergill, Sheffield Hallam University

30.01.15 - Cloud 9 Digital Inclusion Project (PDF)
- Rhymney Comprehensive School Council and Matthew Lloyd, Communities 2.0

30.01.15 - An Anti-Poverty Strategy (PDF)
 - Robert Hartshorn, Chair of Anti-Poverty Task Group

30.01.15 - Standing Conference Report - 30th January 2015 (PDF)

Date for the Diary

The next Standing Conference will be held on the 12th June 2015.  The conference will take place at Llancaiach Fawr Mediaeval Manor, Nelson between 9.30 am and 1.00 pm and a programme for the day detailing speakers and workshops will be available shortly.  To book a place contact Alison Palmer email: or tel: 01443 864409.

Copies of reports and presentations from past conferences are available here.