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Shropshire Council
Abbey Foregate


Shropshire's Great Outdoors Strategy Board
Thursday, 7th February, 2019 10.00 am

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

Contact: Tim Ward  Committee Officer

No. Item


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 6 February 2019


Declarations of 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 82 KB

The minutes of the meeting held on 25 October 2018 are attached for confirmation


Local Transport Plan

To receive a presentation from Karl Hounsell, WSP on the findings of the consultation and the next steps.


Members are asked to discuss the implications of the new plan on priorities and delivery


Green Infrastructure Planning pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To receive a presentation from the Interim Head of Culture and Heritage on master planning aspirations for new developments.


A report which was taken to a meeting of the Place Overview Committee is attached for information


Ironbridge Power Station Site Development pdf icon PDF 48 KB

Anne Suffolk (Telford and Wrekin LAF) will lead a discussion about walking, cycling and riding aspirations for the Ironbridge Power Station redevelopment.


Chris Hill, Shropshire Council Economic Growth Team, will share the aspirations for the site from an economic growth perspective


Attached is a draft letter and members are asked to decide on whether a formal response should be sent from Board and T&W LAF.


Biodiversity Net Gain Consultation

To receive an update form Dan Wrench, Biodiversity Officer, Shropshire Council on the Biodiversity Net Gain Consultation


Members are asked to agree whether a formal response from the Board is required.


Shropshire Hills AONB and the Glover report

The Interim Head of Culture and Heritage will update members on the recent visit by Julian Glover and the Glover Review of Designated Landscapes in England. There has been some community discussion about the AONB becoming a National Park.


Members are asked to agree whether any actions are required at this stage


Local Plan Site Allocation Consultation

The Rights of Way Mapping and Enforcement Manager will give an update on the Local Plan Site Allocation Consultation


Members are asked to agree whether a formal response from the Board is required,



Rural Development and the Agriculture Bill

The Chairman will give an update on progress with the Transition Programme


Updates from Members

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


Other Items

·         Wild Teams Update



·         Shropshire Riding and Carriage Driving Forum ( The notes of the last meeting are to follow for information)


Date of Next Meeting

Members are reminded that the next meeting will be held on Thursday 6 June 2019 at 10.00am


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