Tag Archives: Blocked path

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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Trouble at Northend

Turville bridleway 1A feels like an ancient path.  It runs north-south along the county boundary between Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire in the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  It used to be hedged on both sides, but the hedges have long since gone and … Continue reading

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