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Spirit of Kinder lives on

The spirit of Kinder is certainly alive in Sheffield.  The majestic Mandela Room at the town hall was filled with 200 people on Saturday to celebrate the 82nd anniversary of the Kinder Scout mass trespass and to discuss the trespassers’ … Continue reading

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Remembering Roy Bullen, the quiet campaigner

When access activists from all over the country gather in Sheffield Town Hall this Saturday to celebrate the 82nd anniversary of the Kinder mass trespass, we shall also remember the quiet but effective campaigner Roy Bullen, who died on 27 March aged 88. … Continue reading

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The Kinder legacy

New Mills was a good choice for the first Spirit of Kinder Day, to celebrate the 81st anniversary of the Kinder Scout mass trespass on 24 April 1932.  The town is close to the north-west edge of the Peak District … Continue reading

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On this day

Little did I know, as the train bore me around the western side of Dartmoor to Tavistock, Devon, on this day 48 years ago, that it was the start of my campaigning career.  Nor did I know that on that … Continue reading

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The spirit of Kinder lives on

I wondered how the eightieth celebrations of the Kinder Scout Mass Trespass could match up to the earlier anniversary events-Kinder 70 when the Duke of Devonshire apologised at Bowden Bridge for the actions of his predecessor and his keepers in challenging the … Continue reading

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