Category Archives: People

National park award for Dartmoor Derek

Derek Collins of the Dartmoor Preservation Association has won National Parks UK’s Individual Volunteer of the Year award Continue reading

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It’s westward ho for my carriage-driving friends

My carriage-driving friends have left Turville and we shall miss them. Continue reading

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No longer a telegram

The card from the queen to centenarians does not come automatically. 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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Len’s copse

We celebrated Len Clark’s immense contribution to the outdoor movement, at an event organised by the National Trust at Polesden Lacey. Continue reading

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How independent?

How independent is Natural England? Defra has cut its vital survey yet NE has apparently said nothing. Continue reading

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