Category Archives: Obstructed path

Rape of a festival footpath

Shamefully, the Herefordshire Trail was still obstructed, with oil-seed rape and two dreadful stiles, for the Herefordshire Walking Festival. Continue reading

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Recce for the festival

I helped my visually-impaired friend Marika Kovacs to recce the walk she is leading for the Herefordshire Walking Festival. Continue reading

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Access threatened at Denham

Public access is threatened in Denham village from a gate across an unrecorded footpath on the Buckinghamshire golf course. Continue reading

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Waterperry peril

Waterperry footpath 11 is dangerous to use, but Oxfordshire County Council does nothing. Continue reading

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Asthall round

I enjoyed a gentle circular walk from Asthall with my friends Arthur Lee, and visually-impaired Marika Kovacs. Continue reading

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Will yo’ come o’ Sunday mornin?

On Sunday 5 September I joined the 125th anniversary demo of the Winter Hill mass trespass. Continue reading

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Travesty at Tetsworth

The paths of Tetsworth, Oxfordshire, remain in a dire state despite landowner assurances to the contrary. Continue reading

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A gate for Bob

Northamptonshire Ramblers have organised a gate at Little Harrowden in memory of their president, the late Bob Coles. I unveiled the plaque. Continue reading

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Thames Path at twenty five

The Thames Path National Trail is 25 years old today. A big thank you to the Ramblers and especially the late David Sharp. Continue reading

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Tetsworth tribulations

I was dismayed to find that path problems which I reported last year at Tetsworth, Oxfordshire, remain unresolved or have been repeated. I’m on the case. Continue reading

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