Argyll and Bute Local Access Forum to hold AGM

Published Date: 

29 Sep 2011 - 14:27

The Argyll and Bute Local Access Forum is holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday 5 October 2011.

Following the AGM there will be an Access Conference that will include open sessions on topics like long distance walking routes in Argyll and Bute and people’s experiences of wild camping following the introduction of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act.

The Access Forum comprises of members who represent a range of key interests involved in outdoor access including farming, forestry, cycling, walking and horse riding. The Access Forum was established to offer independent and trusted advice on access matters to the Council and any other interested party.

Spokesperson for the Environment, Councillor Bruce Marshall said, “This is a great opportunity to come along and meet with members of the Access Forum, hear what they have been doing and what they are proposing to do over the coming year and discover what  the current hot outdoor access topics are in Argyll and Bute.”

The AGM will be held at the Multiple Sclerosis Centre, Campbell Street in Lochgilphead. It starts at 2 o’clock and there’ll be a buffet lunch before from 1.30pm.

If you are interested in attending please contact Douglas Grierson on 01546 604228 or douglas.grierson@argyll-bute.gov.uk