Category Archives: Public paths

Gate too twee

A Turville resident has rightly challenged the twee gate which has appeared on the footpath to the windmill. Continue reading

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Climate-crisis speech in a hothouse

On 16 July I went to Kew Gardens to listen to the environment secretary, Michael Gove, speak about Defra’s work. Sadly, he didn’t mention public access until I asked the question. Continue reading

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A centenary in Chester

I spoke at the centenary dinner of the Chester Rambling and Hill Walking Club in Chester. Continue reading

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Hurly-burly over bridge

The 120-year campaign for a bridge over the River Wharfe at Burley in Wharfedale is at last making progress. Continue reading

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The Dales Way at 50

I was a guest at the lunch organised by the Dales Way Association to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the way. Continue reading

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Gap in the map

On a walk on Bredon Hill in Worcestershire I found there is a section of bridleway in Conderton parish missing from the definitive map; we must research it. Continue reading

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Walbury wander

A mid-May walk from Walbury Hill, West Berkshire, in the North Wessex Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Continue reading

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