Monthly Archives: December 2021

Asthall round

I enjoyed a gentle circular walk from Asthall with my friends Arthur Lee, and visually-impaired Marika Kovacs. Continue reading

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Waterstock warehouses: no way

I joined another protest by Waterstock campaigners against warehouses which threaten the nearby meadows & Oxfordshire Way Continue reading

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Access to Mountains Act: a travesty of access

The Guardian recently ran an article about the second reading of the Access to Mountains Bill 1938, but things went downhill after that. Continue reading

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Agri-access betrayal: an update

A dismal revelation from environment secretary George Eustice about funding for farming. Continue reading

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Government reneges on access promises

Government seems to have broken its promises to fund public access under the new farm payment scheme. Continue reading

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Going for gorse

The Dartmoor Preservation Association volunteers returned to work at Common Wood after a year, clearing gorse for butterflies. Continue reading

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