Tag Archives: Natural England

What route for the Hamble estuary coast path?

Campaigners argue for the best route for the England Coast Path on the Hamble estuary in Hampshire Continue reading

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How independent?

How independent is Natural England? Defra has cut its vital survey yet NE has apparently said nothing. Continue reading

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Let’s have data not dogma

The government threatens to cut a vital survey of people’s engagement with the outdoors, with loss of important data. Continue reading

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Coastal access inside out

Coastal access in England was given a welcome injection of cash, following an announcement last December by the then Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.  Natural England (NE), which is responsible for mapping the coastal path and adjoining access land and for producing … Continue reading

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My gate is one year old

Today it is one year since the inscription Libertas spatiandi: libertas cogitandi (Freedom to roam: freedom to think)  was fixed to my gate on the top of Cobstone Hill, Turville, Bucks (see previous blog). The gate is weathering well and now looks … Continue reading

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