Category Archives: Obstructed path

Regatta rows

Thirty years ago I marched through the tent at Henley Regatta which was blocking the public footpath. Continue reading

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Tetsworth bridleway reopened

I am delighted that Tetsworth bridleway 28 has been reopened. I reported it to Oxfordshire County Council as illegally obstructed with a padlock gate (two padlocks) on 25 May and again on 20 June.  In fact it was first reported … Continue reading

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Terrible Tetsworth (pathwise)

My fourth bird-survey at Tetsworth: terrible paths but they joy of a gropper. Continue reading

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Bucks meant business

Thirty years ago, Bucks County Council was prosecuting farmers for ploughing and cropping public paths. Continue reading

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Locked out at Tetsworth

While doing a bird survey in Tetsworth, Oxfordshire, I found many problems with public paths. Continue reading

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Lockdown path-check

One of my lockdown activities has been to check every path in the parish of Turville. I recommend local path-checking as a suitable occupation. Continue reading

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Essex man’s revolution

Dennis Nisbet, who campaigned for paths and access, would have been 100 on 17 April. I pay tribute to him. Continue reading

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A Wiltshire wander

After the Wiltshire and Swindon Ramblers’ AGM we enjoyed a walk from Yatton Keynell in Wiltshire. Continue reading

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Japan Footpath Association is ten

I made a video to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Japan Footpath Association. Continue reading

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Tricky paths at Tetsworth

I visited Tetsworth, Oxfordshire, again for a bird survey and found the public paths still to be in a poor state. Continue reading

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