Lincolnshire Wolds Conference
As the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty celebrates 40 years of designation a Conference Living and Working in the Lincolnshire Wolds, was held on the 27th November at Market Rasen Racecourse. This was a chance to review and discuss some of the current topics for this nationally protected landscape.
We had fantastic speakers - please click on the links below to see the smaller presentations that we have been able to upload! We are also receiving some fabulous feedback from attendees of this well supported event.
The programme included:
Councillor Lewis Strange, Chairman Lincolnshire Wolds Joint Advisory Committee who was host for the event and provided the opening address.Howard Davies, CEO National Association for AONBs - The national perspective for AONBs.
Councillor Colin Davie, Executive Councillor for Economic Development, Tourism, Environment and Planning, Lincolnshire County Council - Supporting statement on behalf of the hosting authority Lincolnshire County Council.
Charles Dobson, South Elkington Estates - Farming in the AONB - the challenges and opportunities for sustainable farming.
Cheryl Hilliam, South Ormsby Parish Representative - A community perspective – pressures and solutions to Wolds living.
Question and Answer Session facilitated by Stuart Parker, Vice Chairman Lincolnshire Wolds Joint Advisory Committee.
Buffet lunch and opportunity to network and view displays.
James Milligan-Manby, Thorganby - A case study, Marris Barn restoration. Farm diversification & the role of the tourism sector.
Question & Answer session facilitated by Councillor Alan Caine, Chairman Lincolnshire Wolds Joint Management Group.
Thank you to everyone who attended and helped to make this event such a successful day, some very interesting topics and discussions were raised.