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Mediation skills for access professionals – online workshop Thursday 22 April 2021, 1.30-4.30pm

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SOAN is teaming up with Scottish Mediation to offer a tailored training session for members who are dealing with access issues and would like to learn mediation skills to help them do so more effectively. Read on for more information and to register … Continue reading

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Our first virtual AGM and mini-networking event

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On 11 November 2020 we hosted our first virtual AGM and Mini-Networking event 2020 (Reflections and developments in access and active travel, lessons from the Summer and looking forward to 2021). The event proved a success with 43 people attending and a full and varied agenda including presentations from representatives of Ramblers Scotland, Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park Authority, NatureScot – on behalf of the National Access Forum, Paths For All and Sustrans Scotland. Continue reading

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Reflection on some of our past events …

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Provost Walk, Auchterarder – Sharing Best Practice to Improve our Shared Use Paths and Active Travel Routes (14 November 2019). An informative and enjoyable day out for those that attended sharing knowledge gained during the upgrading of a narrow, muddy path to a fully inclusive, shared use route. Continue reading

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Visitor Safety Group (VSG) publishes COVID-19 Recovery Planning Guidance – Working Practices for Landowners and Countryside Managers

The Visitor Safety Group (VSG) has published COVID-19 Recovery Planning Guidance – Working Practices for Landowners and Countryside Managers. The guidance seeks to cover the key areas all landowners and countryside managers will need to consider and assess when re-opening … Continue reading

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‘Provost Walk, Auchterarder’ – Sharing Best Practice to Improve our Shared Use Paths and Active Travel Routes (14th November 2019)

Our next Sharing Best Practice event is in Perthshire. Join us on a journey along the Provost Walk, Auchterarder to see the work that has happened over the past few years along this multi-use path. Continue reading

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Dumfries Street Design Project’ – Sharing Best Practice to make our neighbourhoods safer, more vibrant and attractive places to live. (4th September 2019)

This Sharing Good Practice Event will showcase the developments that have taken place within the Victorian Quarter area of Dumfries. This event is aimed at anyone wishing to gain a better understanding of the strategic planning, community involvement, partnerships, technical design, … Continue reading

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What a response!

Our Upholding Access Rights – Recent Land Reform case law: developments and updates conference on 3 June 2019 is fully booked. If you’ve missed your chance to join us on this fantastic day, don’t worry. You’ll be able to join … Continue reading

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Upholding Access Rights – Recent Land Reform case law: developments and updates

Over the last 12 months, two decisive land reform cases have concluded in the courts, both of which could be significant in how Access Authorities approach their statutory responsibilities. At this event we will delve into the detail of those … Continue reading

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Dumfries Street Design Project’ – Sharing Best Practice to make our neighbourhoods safer, more vibrant and attractive places to live.

This next Sharing Good Practice Event will showcase the developments that have taken place within the Victorian Quarter area of Dumfries. This event is aimed at anyone wishing to gain a better understanding of the strategic planning, community involvement, partnerships, technical … Continue reading

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SOAN Sharing Best Practice Event – Loch Earn Railway Path (LERP), St. Fillans – Sharing Best Practice to improve our local shared use paths and strategic long distance routes

Join SOAN partners for a site visit looking at how we can better develop, design, manage and promote our local and long distance shared use paths. This good practice event will highlight the multi-year, multi-phase development of the Loch Earn Railway Path … Continue reading

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