Category Archives: Access

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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Devon Area AGM

My final Ramblers’ AGM of the season was that of Devon Area at Dartington Hall. Continue reading

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Prelude in Moor Pond Woods

My fourth Ramblers’ AGM of the season was Nottinghamshire Area‘s, held in Papplewick, north of Nottingham.  It was during a cold spell and I could not safely get there in time for the morning walk, but I arrived early at … Continue reading

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