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Local Access Forums’ National Conference

Local Access Forums were established under the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CROW) to advise local authorities on improving public access and recreation in the countryside and urban open spaces. Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC is in the process … Continue reading

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Talking about Positive Planning in the Pierhead Building, Cardiff

The Positive Planning Bill for Wales has many good things to say for it, except for proposals on town and village greens.  I questioned the Minister on the overkill proposed for village green registrations at a lunchtime meeting for the … Continue reading

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Welsh Government recognise horses as vulnerable in Road Safety Framework: a horse’s view

It has taken a while, and is very welcome: horse-riders and carriage drivers are recognised as vulnerable road users by the Welsh Government.  (The Framework can be downloaded here http://wales.gov.uk/topics/transport/publications/rdsafeframework/?lang=en) I’m pleased, along with Open Spaces Society and British Horse … Continue reading

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