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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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ORN Conference – October 2016

This year the ORN Conference is being held in Scotland which looks like a topic that will no doubt interest SOAN members: Outdoor recreation and active lifestyles – understanding behavioural change. The conference will examine how behaviour influences people’s choices … Continue reading

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December Networking event : The When, How and by Whom in resolving the Path Maintenance Burden, Thursday 3rd December, Drymen

SOAN is partnering with SATIN to bring you a series of workshops based around Maintenance. Maintenance as we know is a topic which is continuing to be at the forefront of our discussions and these workshops will begin to explore how … Continue reading

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3rd Nature and Sport Euro’meet

Why Come to the “Euro’meet” This great conference is a must for those responsible for outdoor and general sports development in Europe who are looking for innovative ways to get people and communities more active especially through the use of … Continue reading

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SOAN Event June 2015: Funding Information and Networking Day

Our next networking event will be held in Cumbernauld on Monday 8th June 2015. Following our hugely successful event in November the membership have requested more targeted information around funding opportunities that could be available to them to deliver path/access … Continue reading

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A reminder that the ORN 2015 Conference – Public Health & Outdoor Recreation – is on 10-11 March 2015 in Newport, Wales

Please refer to the ORN Conference 2015 flier for further details including the booking link.

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ORN annual conference 2015: Public Health and Outdoor Recreation

With a focus on public health and ‘population approaches’ this conference will emphasise how outdoor recreation promotes and protects health and wellbeing in terms of preventing ill health, as well as prolonging and enhance quality of life.  The event is being … Continue reading

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20 January 2015 Westminster Briefing

 The 2026 cut-off date aimed to provide an incentive for local authorities to complete the legal record of public rights of way and remove uncertainty for landowners. However, with complex procedures and costly disagreements with landowners remaining, the record will … Continue reading

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Scottish Mountain Biking Conference 2014

Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland (DMBinS) is delighted to announce that their national biennial conference will be returning on 11-13 November 2014. Full details can be found in the file below: Mountain Bike Conference attracts worldwide audience To book your place please … Continue reading

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Save the date: Next SOAN Networking event: 12th Nov at Battleby

Many members will be well aware that the Land Reform Review Group recently recommended a review of The Local Authority Guidance. SOAN are fully behind this proposal and are looking to take an active role in any review so that … Continue reading

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