If you are interested in how Dawlish can offer more sustainable forms of tourism why not come along to the Red Rock Centre on Saturday 10th November where a forum is to be held concerning how to promote and identify cycling and sustainable tourism needs in Dawlish and to consider cycling routes into the centre of the town as part of the Exe Estuary Trail.
The forum will run from 10.00am to 3.00pm and refreshments and a buffet lunch will be provided.
Please note that you must book a place in advance. contact email@example.com
Speakers & contributors are: John Grimshaw, Founder of Sustrans; Peter Grainger, Area Manager, Devon Sustrans; Jonny Miller, Green Infrastructure Co-ordinator, Teignbridge District Council; Zsolt Schuller, Sustainable Travel Strategic Officer, Devon County Council; Stephanie Cherrett, Visit South Devon; Bob Bowen, Local Businessman.
(and if someone could either put this on Eyes of Dawlish or put on it that info about the forum can be found on Dawlish.com I'd be really grateful. And yes, sometime soon I really am going to have to join the rest of the human race and get an fb account. But until I do........could someone with an fb account oblige? please? many thanks. L)
Just a reminder.
Here's the agenda for Saturday's forum:
Sustainable Travel and Tourism Forum , 10th November 2012
Welcome & Introduction by Carolyn Ballard, a founder member Dawlish Transition
There will be a question and answer session after each presentation.
Opening keynote speech by John Grimshaw, founder of Sustrans
Fostering the reality of sustainable transport in Dawlish
Peter Grainger, Devon Sustrans Manager
The economic benefits that cycle routes have brought to the South West
Zsolt Schuller, Sustainable Travel Strategic Officer, Devon County Council
What are the viable options for the continuation of the Exe Estuary Trail into Central Dawlish.
He will provide an update on the status of those plans.
Jonny Miller, Green Infrastructure Coordinator, Teignbridge District Council
How TDC created, prioritised and propose to deliver a network of cycling routes in the Heart of
Teignbridge area, and how that might relate to Dawlish. A review of planned & existing routes
and encouraging people to think of possible routes and how they might be funded.
Rob Benington, Injury Prevention Manager, NHS Bristol
No pain, no gain? Preventing cycling injuries in a world of expanding waist-lines. Cycle advocacy
may benefit from a deeper understanding of why cyclists crash. Most road safety data obscures the
main causes of injury, but using hospital statistics can help us identify and prioritise the needs of
Bob Bowen, Local Businessman and member of Dawlish Chamber of Trade
My Vision for Cycling in Dawlish
Dave Hutton, Devon By Bike
The economic benefits of a cycle link into Dawlish, mainly from a tourism point of view. This is
based on his experience of providing services to cyclists in Devon. It will include what cyclists are
looking for in terms of routes and accommodation.
Stephanie Cherrett, Visit South Devon
Working together to attract tourists developing events and working in partnership.
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