Category Archives: Obituary

Nancy Balfour, my spirited aunt

My aunt, Nancy Balfour, died 20 years ago on 29 August. Here are some memories. Continue reading

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Genial Geoff

Geoff Eastwood, Ramblers vice-president and East Yorkshire activist, would have been 77 today. Continue reading

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Rhodri’s route

If it was not for Rhodri Morgan, former first minister of Wales who died on 17 May, we might have no Wales Coast Path. Continue reading

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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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