Category Archives: Walkers Are Welcome Towns

Launch of the Shropshire Way main route

I was invited to participate in the launch of the Shropshire Way main route, a great achievement by volunteers. Continue reading

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Fury at Fawley Court

Pressure is mounting on Bucks County Council to replace the missing footbridge at Fawley Court, near Henley. Continue reading

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White Hart Link

I joined local walkers for the final section of the White Hart Link, a new trail linking five towns in north Dorset. Continue reading

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Hurly-burly over bridge

The 120-year campaign for a bridge over the River Wharfe at Burley in Wharfedale is at last making progress. Continue reading

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The Dales Way at 50

I was a guest at the lunch organised by the Dales Way Association to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the way. Continue reading

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Chilterns’ future

I have commented on the draft management plan for the Chilterns AONB: mostly good but too laid-back on paths and access. Continue reading

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Cromer’s crabsters

Cromer in north Norfolk, which hosted the Walkers Are Welcome towns annual get-together last October, has a proud fishing industry.  Cromer crab and lobster are great delicacies.  As I walked around the town in the interstices of the conference, I … Continue reading

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