Category Archives: Obstructed path

John Johnson: friend of access

John Johnson, former chairman of the Countryside Commission and an advocate of access, has died aged 88. Continue reading

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Delving into Dorset

It’s the Ramblers’ AGM season again, and I am due to visit five Ramblers’ areas before mid February, to hear what our volunteers are doing, communicate any concerns to our central office and talk about what the Ramblers are achieving … Continue reading

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John Newnham’s tireless work for walkers

John Newnham has stood down as chair of the Ramblers’ Shrewsbury Group; we thank him for his immense contribution to walkers in Shropshire. Continue reading

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Bird count and path check

This is my third year of bird surveying for the River Thame Conservation Trust, and I noted the state of the paths while recording birds. Continue reading

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Stonehenge shenanigans

Today is the centenary of Stonehenge’s acquisition for the nation, but before that it was the scene of access battles. 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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Villagers’ vigilance

New fencing is going up around Turville and villagers are concerned that this will affect the footpaths Continue reading

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