Category Archives: campaigns

Activist Anne Wilks’s centenary

Anne Wilks, an activist for paths and greens in East Kent, would have been 100 today, 9 November. Continue reading

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The Forest at forty

I was pleased to join the Forest of Dean Ramblers’ group for its fortieth anniversary celebrations. Continue reading

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The last full-day’s walk

Ten years ago was my last proper walk with my dear friend Rozel Lawlor who died in April 2010. Continue reading

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PM opens Margaret’s Bridge

Theresa May, as MP for Maidenhead, opened the bridge in memory of the late Margaret Bowdery, East Berkshire Ramblers’ campaigner. Continue reading

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Peter Melchett, access champion

Peter Melchett, Ramblers’ vice-president, has died aged 70. He was a champion of access who created public paths on his farm in Norfolk. Continue reading

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Two Exmoor centenaries

This month we celebrate the centenaries of two indefatigable women associated with Exmoor: Hope Bourne and Anni MacEwen. Continue reading

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Changing the world

Nelson Mandela’s centenary Continue reading

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