Meet the Judges

Pleased to introduce our specially invited Judging Panel for the Town Centre Solutions Challenge, 24th September at Black Country Living Museum, Dudley.

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The panel’s size and experience has been designed to ensure the right results for the Best in Class applicants.

If you have solutions for town and city centres, why don’t you take the Revive & Thrive Town Centre Solutions Challenge?  Find out more here 

The panel includes –

Shamim Akhter Akhter Senior Regeneration Professional London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Jean Ball   Jean Ball MIPM
Julie Barlow Senior Project Officer South Lakeland District Council
Jonathan Owen  Director  Quarterbridge Project Management Ltd
Ian Middleton  Managing Director Argenteus
Elayne Coakes Vice Chair Willesden Green Town Team
Shelagh Core Town Centre Manager Melton Borough Council
Jane Crossley Renaissance Programme Manager East Riding of Yorkshire Council
David Farnsworth Independent consultancy
Kim Gilmour Connect Consultancy
Karen Froggatt Mablethorpe Town Manager East Lindsey District Council
Chris Gregory Director Heartflood Ltd
Malcolm  Salisbury Economic Development Officer Malvern Hills District Council
Anne Harrison   Hampshire County Council
Dewi Jones Town Centre Manager Llangefni Partnership
Joy Jones Councillor Powys County Council
Nicola Lees Economic Development Officer South Derbyshire District Council
Raymond Linch Managing Director Quarterbridge Project Management Ltd
Andy Munro Andy Munro Practitioner
Jonathan Newman Town Centre & BID Manager Great Yarmouth Town Centre Partnership
Nigel Reed BID Manager Weymouth BID Ltd
Nigel Perrin Marketing Town Team Hungerford
Chris Sands Director & Founder Totally Locally Ltd
Ron Simpson Director Uppingham First
Rob Strettle Senior Economic Policy Officer Northumberland County Council
Pete Vallance Head of Region – High Streets The Co-operative
Rita Waters Chief Exec CH1ChesterBID
Michael Weedon Deputy CEO BIRA
Rob Woods Town Centre Manager Hastings Town Centre Management

Sponsor invite

If you think you have the right skills and experience to join the Judging Panel please contact Mark Barnes on 0333 012 4285 or email

Revive & Thrive is available for your high street and community right now.  Take a look at the Revive & Thrive Partnership, as well as Who’s Who.  

Come along to one of our extremely popular free events to discuss solutions to town centre issues and come away inspired by great ideas.

Why not join the the free Revive & Thrive Town and City Community designed ‘for ALL people passionate about place’ where you can enjoy many cost saving opportunities such as Revive & Thrive Financial Services.

Get inspired by our innovative Revive & Thrive Business Group and, if relevant read how to join the Business Group.  Also see our testimonials and our free Ask the Partnership service.

See how you can promote and defend your town and city centre by using Time 4 Towns our Town Centre Management Outsourcing Service, our BID Feasibility Service and our unique PR Service

Want to get the best from social media for your community, town or city?  See the results that we achieved on Retweet For Towns Day and how the Revive & Thrive Twitter Service could deliver these outcomes to you today

For further information please contact us direct.

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