Tag Archives: Bucks County Council

Regatta rows

Thirty years ago I marched through the tent at Henley Regatta which was blocking the public footpath. Continue reading

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Bucks meant business

Thirty years ago, Bucks County Council was prosecuting farmers for ploughing and cropping public paths. Continue reading

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Lockdown path-check

One of my lockdown activities has been to check every path in the parish of Turville. I recommend local path-checking as a suitable occupation. Continue reading

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For want of a footbridge

A 150-strong rally of Henley residents and others called for the missing footbridge on Fawley footpath 12 to be replaced. Continue reading

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Pooley’s peregrine

I like going to County Hall in Aylesbury in spring as there’s the chance of seeing a peregrine. Continue reading

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No way in

Although we won the right to walk on mapped access land, there is unfortunately no duty on anybody to provide a means of access to that land. Continue reading

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Paths at our heart

Yesterday representatives of path-user groups in Buckinghamshire met the county council’s portfolio holder for transportation, Mark Shaw.  In common with many others the council faces huge cuts, but we had a sympathetic hearing from Mark. He made clear his commitment to rights … 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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Flawed at Fawley

On Thursday 2 July I decided to take a stroll on the Buckinghamshire side of the River Thames on Fawley footpath 12.  It runs from Henley along the west bank of the river, across a stream on a footbridge, and … Continue reading

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