Tag Archives: campaigns

Pat’s centenary

Today would have been Pat Wilson’s centenary. She was the much-loved vice-president of the Open Spaces Society and a feisty campaigner for paths and access. 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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Herts Ramblers’ get-together

The Hertfordshire and North Middlesex Area of the Ramblers organised an Area Day on Saturday 24 September.  This was the brainwave of their former chairman, David Smith, who wanted to bring all the groups in the Area together, for walks and … 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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Alan for access

I am sad that Alan Gaskell, West Riding Ramblers’ access champion, has died aged 93. Continue reading

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Wellingborough Ramblers’ 25th

I joined the Ramblers’ Wellingborough Group for their 25th anniversary dinner and spoke about the campaigning role of the Ramblers Continue reading

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A cryn shame

I am helping residents of Weston-under-Redcastle, Shropshire, to record paths through Weston Woods where access is threatened. Continue reading

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