October Colloquium – Rev Dr Alan Billings: Wed 10 Oct 2018!

What makes a good city?

 Revd Dr Alan Billings on Safety & Security

     Wednesday 10 October

12-1.30pm All welcome – free entry

 

Alan Billings has been a vicar in Sheffield, Deputy Leader of the City Council, an academic and author of many books. He is currently South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commission

Venue: UTU’s library area in the basement of Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Sheffield (entrance in Chapel Walk).  Bring your own packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be available.

Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare. Jeremiah 29:7

This autumn we are holding a series of three lunchtime colloquia at UTU with the theme: ‘What makes a good city?’ Most of us live in an urban environment but may give too little consideration to the elements that make that a good or bad environment in which to live. Many factors affect the environment, including architecture, transport, access to green spaces, cohesion, culture, quality of services like health and education and so on. For this series, we have chosen three factors that are arguably among the most important: economic prosperity, fairness and safety and security. Each of these themes will be introduced by a distinguished local speaker with relevant experience and responsibility. There will then be general discussion.

Tel: 0114 2709907  email:office@utusheffield.org.uk

 

 

Tel: 0114 2709907  email:office@utusheffield.org.uk

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