TDAG Mids October Meeting (Leicester, 09/10/19)

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Room 1.14, City Hall

115 Charles Street

Leicester

LE1 1FZ

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TDAG Mids October Meeting in Leicester, 09/10/19. Meetng from 2-4pm, with optional City Centre tour starting at 1pm.

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*Optional City tour starting at 1pm led by Chryse Tinsley, Landscape Planner, Leicester City Council. A short walk around the city centre prior to the meeting starting at 2pm to discuss planting, the good and the bad! If you would like to come on the tour please meet at the City Hall for 1pm*

Agenda (from 2-4pm)

1. Apologies and brief round table introductions

2. Dr Daniela Fecht Green Space & Health ~ 40 min

Daniela is a Lecturer in Geospatial Health at Imperial College London. Her research focuses on addressing future challenges of environmental change and how adaptation and mitigation strategies can help to create fair and healthy places.

Design and planning of cities can influence the health and well-being of people living in cities. Access to and quality of green and natural spaces is an important feature in this respect. Daniela’s talk will explore how green space can impact on our health and wellbeing and look at some of the mechanism by which this impact may occur – an important factor for local planners and landscape practitioners.

3. Leicester City Council - trees and woodlands team: - the tree strategy and the successes and issues of trees in the city ~ 20 min

4. Leicestershire County Council: Ash Die Back Action plan.

5. Joint event with RTPI update from Michael or Ella

6 AOB

Directions to City Hall: https://www.leicester.gov.uk/contact-us/our-offices/

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Room 1.14, City Hall

115 Charles Street

Leicester

LE1 1FZ

United Kingdom

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