Category Archives: People

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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Heroic Hazel

My friend, Hazel Perham from Cornwall, has received a Ramblers’ certificate for her outstanding contribution to walking Continue reading

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News from the checkout

Leadsom has lost the vote of the lady in the Henley Waitrose checkout. Continue reading

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Mixed emotions on 6 March

The sixth of March is one of those special days in my diary, for happy and sad reasons.   It was Sylvia Sayer’s birthday—she was my campaigning mentor and friend for nearly 30 years. On 6 March 1974, while I was … Continue reading

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