Category Archives: walking

A humane, welcoming landscape

The contributions of our Japanese guests to the Walkers Are Welcome tenth-anniversary get-together were outstanding. Takashi Oda, interpreter and tour guide, spoke about Hebden Bridge in Calderdale seen with a foreigner’s eyes.  Hebden Bridge was the first Walkers Are Welcome … Continue reading

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The value of walking

Last weekend the Walkers Are Welcome Towns Network’s tenth anniversary get-together was held in Hebden Bridge, Calderdale.  Hebden Bridge was the first Walkers Are Welcome town, inspired by local residents Andrew Bibby and Gwen Goddard. The event was hosted by … Continue reading

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The Stalling Busk summit

On 7 October Ramblers gathered at Stalling Busk, the tiny village in the Yorkshire Dales, to celebrate a meeting in 1996 which helped to form the access legislation we now enjoy. Continue reading

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Paths muddle near Milton Keynes

If the farmers in Chicheley and Sherington really want to divert some paths they must put them in good order first, then we’ll consider them. Continue reading

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Eugene, the best-dressed Rambler

Celebrating Eugene Suggett’s 30 years at the Ramblers Continue reading

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All the eights for Posty Bob

Bob Coles, courageous defender of Northamptonshire’s path, was 88 last week. Continue reading

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Enjoying sounds with Marika

I appreciate the sounds of the countryside when I walk with my friend Marika Kovacs Continue reading

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