Category Archives: walking

Path reporting in Glos

It’s the Ramblers AGM season, and I have been to the Gloucestershire Area AGM and walk. Continue reading

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Step up for public access

For the first time Michael Gove, environment secretary, has acknowledged that public access is a public good. Continue reading

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Have a wander in the waste

The Dartmoor Preservation Association has published a guide to High House Waste. Continue reading

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The coast is our birthright

In 1936, my predecessor at the Open Spaces Society, Laurence Chubb, called for the protection of the coast and our access to it:  We have called attention more than once to the danger which confronts the people of this island of … Continue reading

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68th birthday of ‘a people’s charter’

Today is the 68th anniversary of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949. Continue reading

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What about Henley’s pedestrians?

We need to clear the clutter from the pavements in Henley-on-Thames to make way for pedestrians. Continue reading

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Bird survey at Sydenham

I did a bird survey for the Thame Conservation Trust around Sydenham in Oxfordshire. Continue reading

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