North Yorkshire Local Access Forum - Wednesday, 27th September, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Project Room B, Ground Floor, County Hall, Northallerton, DL7 8AD

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Apologies for Absence


Minutes of the Meeting held on 25 January 2023 pdf icon PDF 532 KB


Declarations of Interest

All Members are invited to declare at this point any interests they have in items appearing on this agenda, including the nature of those interests.


Public Participation

Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice to Melanie Carr of Democratic and Scrutiny Services and supplied the text (contact details below) by midday on Friday 22 September 2023, three working days before the day of the meeting.  Each speaker should limit themselves to 3 minutes on any item.  Members of the public who have given notice will be invited to speak:-

·            at this point in the meeting if their questions/statements relate to matters which are not otherwise on the Agenda (subject to an overall time limit of 30 minutes);

·            when the relevant Agenda item is being considered if they wish to speak on a matter which is on the Agenda for this meeting.

If you are exercising your right to speak at this meeting, but do not wish to be recorded, please inform the Chairman who will instruct anyone who may be taking a recording to cease while you speak.



Coast to Coast Path National Trail Update

A representative from Natural England will be in attendance to provide a verbal update on the development of the national trail.




Network Rail Update

A representative from Network Rail will be in attendance to provide an overview of ongoing work in relation to the relationship between railways, and Bridleways and Rights of Way.


Overview of Disability Access & Equality Act Measures

Attendance of a representative of North Yorkshire Moors National Park to provide an overview of

any general access issues, compliance with Equality Act 2010 and improvements for the ‘less abled’.


Planning Update from NYC Assistant Director for Planning


Planning Sub-Group Final Report pdf icon PDF 377 KB

Additional documents:


Local Transport Plan Update

The Forum will receive a brief presentation from NYC Transport Planning on the ongoing work to develop a new Local Transport Plan.


Secretary's Update Report pdf icon PDF 365 KB

Purpose: To update LAF members on developments since the last meeting.


Council Liaison & LAF Project Updates

Purpose: An opportunity for LAF members to verbally update the Forum on and Council liaison and other LAF representative project activity since the last meeting.


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 286 KB

Purpose – To consider, develop and adopt a work programme for future LAF meetings.


Any Other Items

Any other items which the Chair agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances

Contact Details

Enquiries relating to this agenda please contact Melanie Carr Tel: 01609 533849 or e-mail: