Category Archives: Access

Tricky paths at Tetsworth

I visited Tetsworth, Oxfordshire, again for a bird survey and found the public paths still to be in a poor state. Continue reading

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Rambling around Rushden

My first Ramblers’ AGM of the season was in Rushden, Northamptonshire. Continue reading

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Last post for Bob

My good friend Bob Coles, indefatigable Northamptonshire rambler, has died aged 90. Continue reading

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Shield of the moor

Dartmoor’s greatest campaigner, Sylvia Sayer, died 20 years ago today. Here is a tribute. Continue reading

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The mis-mapping of downland

When walking recently on Shirburn Hill in Oxfordshire I found that the mapped access land was identical to the unmapped downland. Continue reading

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Remembering Alan Howard

Alan Howard, who pioneered Rail Ramblers, would have been 97 today. He is remembered with affection. Continue reading

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For want of a footbridge

A 150-strong rally of Henley residents and others called for the missing footbridge on Fawley footpath 12 to be replaced. Continue reading

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