Monthly Archives: January 2023

Quiet Otmoor

A quiet day at Otmoor is still a pleasure. Continue reading

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A crumb from the £2.4-billion table

The environment secretary continues to ignore the need for public access to be funded through the environmental land management scheme, despite ministerial promises. Continue reading

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Stop a dual carriageway through the Peak District!

CPRE PDSY must urgently raise money for legal action against the Mottram bypass, which will lead to a dual carriageway across the Peak District National Park. Continue reading

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Go for it, Dartmoor National Park Authority!

It is crucial that the Dartmoor National Park Authority resolves to appeal against the high court ruling on wild camping on the Dartmoor commons. Continue reading

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My cousin Frank

My cousin Frank Woy has died aged 92. He led an interesting life. Continue reading

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New year’s day at College Lake

New year’s day visit to College Lake. Continue reading

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My bird year 2022

I saw 122 bird species, and heard another three, in 2022, despite not going to many places. Continue reading

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