In this course with the Open Spaces Society we will look at Rights of Way and local councils’ role.
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|Protecting Public Rights of Way||Tue 25 Jan 2022 10:00||Tue 25 Jan 2022 13:00||WALC Zoom Room||£25 to Members||21||0||
|9.30 am - 1pm||
The session will cover
An introduction to public rights of way
What are public rights of way: a brief history, including relevant legislation; who has responsibility for public rights of way; and why public rights of way are important.
The role and powers of local councils
Why local councils have an important role in protecting rights of way; practical steps local councils can take; using the law to get results; and having your say on changes to the network.
Claiming rights of way and forthcoming changes to the legal process
The cut-off date for historic paths; the process for claiming unrecorded rights; and a brief summary of legislative changes introduced by the Deregulation Act 2015.
1.5 CPD Points
Record of attendance at training events is required when applying for the Local Council Awards Scheme
£30.00 per delegate for Member Councils
Non-member fee £60.00
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WALC will subsidise member councils
Help with Delegate’s Fees WALC will subsidise member councils
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Any delegate cancellations
must be received in writing 5 days before the event for a full refund of the fee. Substitute delegate(s) may be named at any time up to the event.
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you will need
A suitable device for attending the session with a speaker, camera and microphone; laptops and tablets are ideal.
Rights-of-way case officer Helen Clayton is an acknowledged expert, from a local authority background, in public rights of way and access legislation, the use of case law and the application of relevant working practices. She has worked with a wide range of organisations and volunteer groups, is a member of the Institute of Public Rights of Way and Access Management, and has represented the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT) Rights of Way Managers Group at a regional and national level. She enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for public rights of way and communicating its complexity into plain language.