Author Archives: campaignerkate

About campaignerkate

I am the general secretary of the Open Spaces Society and I campaign for public access, paths and open spaces in town and country.

Munificent Margaret

The Open Spaces Society’s former vice-president Margaret Smith would have been 101 today. Continue reading

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On the side of a cliff

Ramblers’ Welsh Council this year was held at the dramatic Nant Gwrtheyrn, on the side of a cliff. Continue reading

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Return to Dunblane

The Ramblers’ Scottish Council was held in Dunblane and had some excellent highlights. Continue reading

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Let’s reinvent the Countryside Agency

We must not forget the Countryside Agency which was born 20 years ago today, on 1 April 1999.
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A people’s charter

Today is the seventieth anniversary of the second reading of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Bill on 31 March 1949. It was a significant piece of post-war legislation. Continue reading

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Gull Friday

There was a Caspian gull by Spade Oak Lake, Little Marlow, on Friday. Continue reading

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Dartington connection

Henry Moore’s Memorial Figure at Dartington is dedicated to Christopher Martin, a friend of my mother’s. Continue reading

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