Category Archives: campaigns

What route for the Hamble estuary coast path?

Campaigners argue for the best route for the England Coast Path on the Hamble estuary in Hampshire Continue reading

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Labour should celebrate access achievement, but go for more

Twenty years ago Labour was elected with a promise of legislation for the right to roam. We had to hold them to it. Continue reading

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Win, win, win

The Open Spaces Society had three important wins this week. Continue reading

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South Downs celebrations

I spoke at the seventh anniversary event of the South Downs National Park and called for agricultural funding to be directed to public access post-Brexit. Continue reading

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Roe 8: stopped in its tracks

Work on Roe 8 has stopped; this is the highway which was devastating the Beeliar Wetlands in Western Australia. The new premier, Mark McGowan, has called a halt and the protestors are overjoyed. Continue reading

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A busy field

It’s good when Ramblers organise walks which show the issues with which we are involved. Continue reading

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Learning through walking

Ramblers’ trustees try to attend all 59 of the Ramblers’ Area AGMs, and this year I went to five, including Somerset. Continue reading

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