Category Archives: Access

All rest-days cancelled

I joined the anti-Trump demo near Chequers today and was pleased to find that public access to Beacon Hill was not affected. Continue reading

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Gerald McGuire’s century

Today, 12 July, would have been campaigner Gerald McGuire’s 100th birthday. Continue reading

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Isle of Wight Ramblers at 50

I joined the Isle of Wight Ramblers’ celebration of their 50th anniversary on 30 June. Continue reading

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Peakin’ at the Wrekin

I have fulfilled my long ambition to climb the Wrekin but was sorry that the toposcope did not show that you can see Cader Idris from the top. Continue reading

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Telford’s new 50-mile trail

I was pleased to launch the Telford T50 50-mile trail around Telford, to celebrate the anniversary of the new town. Continue reading

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The Big Welsh Walk: another triumph

The second Big Welsh Walk in Ceredigion, organised by Ramblers Cymru, was a great success. Continue reading

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A seventieth birthday gift?

The government’s review of national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty looks positive. We must make sure it is. Continue reading

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