Category Archives: Public paths

Countryside Commission of fond memory

I was delighted to join staff from the former Countryside Commission to celebrate its 50th anniversary and remember its good work. Continue reading

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Telford’s new 50-mile trail

I was pleased to launch the Telford T50 50-mile trail around Telford, to celebrate the anniversary of the new town. Continue reading

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The Big Welsh Walk: another triumph

The second Big Welsh Walk in Ceredigion, organised by Ramblers Cymru, was a great success. Continue reading

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Jerry Pearlman, the ramblers’ advocate

My friend Jerry Pearlman, the Ramblers’ former honorary solicitor who campaigned for paths and the right to roam, has died aged 84. Continue reading

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Practice for the Big Welsh Walk

With only two months until Ramblers Cymru’s Big Welsh Walk it was time to put in some practice. Continue reading

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Eyes and ears on the paths

The benefits to landowners of having paths across their land is that walkers and riders spot problems with stock and report them. Continue reading

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Gates all round

Thanks to lobbying from Turville residents there is a gate replacing the unlawful ‘stile’ on Hambleden footpath 50. Continue reading

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