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Shropshire Council
Abbey Foregate


Shropshire's Great Outdoors Strategy Board
Monday, 19th March, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Bridgnorth Room, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ND. View directions

Contact: Tim Ward  Committee Officer

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Welcome, introductions and apologies for absence


Public Question Time

To receive any questions from members of the public, notice of which has been given in accordance with Shropshire Council Procedure rule 14.  The deadline for this meeting is 10.00am on Friday 16 March 2018.



Declarations of Pecuniary Interest

Members are reminded that they must not participate in the discussion or voting on any matter in which they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest and should leave the room prior to the commencement of the debate.



Minutes of the Last meeting pdf icon PDF 97 KB

The minutes of the meeting held on 30 January 2018 are attached for confirmation.


Farming Future Consultation

The Shropshire’s Great Outdoors Strategy Board needs to make a formal response on the Farming Future consultation, which can be found here:


There will be a series of five minute verbal presentations from different viewpoints regarding the proposals put forward, as follows:


Ø  Sarah Faulkner- NFU

Ø  Jack Tavenor- other farm business perspectives

Ø  Peter Carr- Ramblers

Ø  Dan Wrench- Marches Nature Partnership

Ø  Cecilia Motley- Rural Services Network

Ø  Tim Jenkins- visitor economy/ culture

Ø  Ron Repath- Shropshire Hills AONB

Ø  Shona Butter- Rights of Way

Ø  Clare Fildes- Greenspace

(Please note that the British Horse Society perspective was presented at the previous meeting.)


Following the presentations members of the Strategy Board are asked to discuss and agree the key points to be reflected in the formal response. A draft response will be prepared and circulated for approval following the meeting.



Updates from Members

To receive short updates from members on key activities/ priorities/ issues



Agenda Items for Future Meetings

Members are asked to identify key priorities and agenda items for future meetings


Date of Next Meeting

Members are reminded that the next meeting of the Shropshire Great Outdoors Strategy Board will be held on Monday 11 June 2018 at 10.00am


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