LANCASHIRE County Council wants individuals and organisations to get involved in a Local Access Forum.

Its primary purpose will be to advise the County Council and the Countryside Agency on how to make the countryside more accessible and enjoyable for open-air recreation in ways which address social, economic and environmental interests. The forum will meet twice a year and will comprise up to 20 members.

Applications for the post of chairman and for membership of the forum are invited.

Applications deadline March 16 with interviews and selection in April. Details on 01772 264 709.