Category Archives: Obituary

Hazel Perham, Cornwall’s campaigner

Hazel Perham, who fought for Cornwall’s paths and access, has died aged 74. Continue reading

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Pat’s centenary

Today would have been Pat Wilson’s centenary. She was the much-loved vice-president of the Open Spaces Society and a feisty campaigner for paths and access. Continue reading

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Magnificent Margaret of Maidenhead

Margaret Bowdery, footpath secretary of East Berkshire Ramblers, has died and we shall miss her greatly. Continue reading

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Flag at half mast for ‘Mr Moreton’

The flag on Moretonhampstead church was at half mast in honour of Ian Mercer, whose funeral was on 3 October. Continue reading

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Ian Mercer: national-park giant

Ian Mercer, the first Dartmoor National Park Officer and first chief executive of the Countryside Council for Wales has died aged 83. Continue reading

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Sunny Jim remembered, ten years on

It is ten years since Jim Martin died: Jim was chairman of the Dartmoor Preservation Association. Continue reading

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Alan for access

I am sad that Alan Gaskell, West Riding Ramblers’ access champion, has died aged 93. Continue reading

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