Tag Archives: Blocked path

Matchless Maurice

Maurice Tebbutt, who has died aged 88, was a leading light in the Northamptonshire Ramblers for half a century. Continue reading

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Hidcote’s hidden story

Thanks to the Open Spaces Society’s objection to the diversion of blocked paths in Hidcote garden in 1989 we have additional routes for the public. Continue reading

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Don’t break ground: H&S gone mad

Gloucestershire County Council’s contractor, Amey, has imposed ridiculous restrictions on volunteers who work on public paths. Continue reading

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Magnificent Margaret of Maidenhead

Margaret Bowdery, footpath secretary of East Berkshire Ramblers, has died and we shall miss her greatly. Continue reading

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Trouble at the mill

Henry Pelly, the new owner of Luccombe Mill, Bratton, Wilts, has blocked a long-used public path, the Watercress Walk. Continue reading

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Heroic Hazel

My friend, Hazel Perham from Cornwall, has received a Ramblers’ certificate for her outstanding contribution to walking Continue reading

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Snow business

Transport for Buckinghamshire and their sidekicks in Ringway Jacobs have sent me a christmas e-card.  Thanks TfB and RJ, but why a photo of a snowplough forgeing through the winter weather?  With warmer winters, we rarely see them any more—and … Continue reading

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