Category Archives: Ramblers’ president

Wellingborough Ramblers’ 25th

I joined the Ramblers’ Wellingborough Group for their 25th anniversary dinner and spoke about the campaigning role of the Ramblers Continue reading

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A cryn shame

I am helping residents of Weston-under-Redcastle, Shropshire, to record paths through Weston Woods where access is threatened. Continue reading

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Upon St Crispin’s day

Six hundred years after the Battle of Agincourt (if you ignore the switch to the Gregorian calendar), on Sunday 25 October 2015, I joined Sheringham and Norwich ramblers and Cromer Walkers Are Welcome, on a walk from Cromer to Erpingham church in … Continue reading

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Wyche Way? This way!

Last Friday I cut the ribbon to launch the Wyche Way long-distance path during Kington’s four-day walking festival, and walked the first few miles. The 80-mile way runs between Kington, a Walkers Are Welcome town in Herefordshire, and Broadway Tower in Worcestershire; it can be … Continue reading

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Red-letter day on Wight

In August 2014 I stood with fellow campaigners by the notice which pronounced the closure of the Totland Bay to Colwell Bay coast path on the western side of the Isle of Wight.  We went through and scrambled up onto the … Continue reading

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Coastal access inside out

Coastal access in England was given a welcome injection of cash, following an announcement last December by the then Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.  Natural England (NE), which is responsible for mapping the coastal path and adjoining access land and for producing … Continue reading

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Hard-won access in the Wolds

A band of chalk sweeps south west to north east across England, from the Dorset coast to Flamborough Head in North Yorkshire.  So the Yorkshire Wolds, in East and North Yorkshire, are part of the same seam as the Chilterns, but the two … Continue reading

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