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Walkers Are Welcome towns—our time has come

Last Sunday the Walkers Are Welcome Towns Network held its AGM in Whitchurch, Shropshire.  Whitchurch Walkers Are Welcome (WAW) did us proud, it is a fine town with plenty of excellent walking opportunities.  It was a shame we did not … Continue reading

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Not all hot air

There is a little-known ladies’ loo in the Houses of Parliament, right by St Stephen’s entrance.  It is not waymarked, but it is not out of bounds. Go up the main steps, through the heavy doors, turn right up a … Continue reading

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Rotten with dogma

The Growth and Infrastructure Bill, which has its second reading in the House of Commons today, contains many evil measures.  But they are also pointless, for the coalition government has provided no evidence that they are needed. Take the proposals … Continue reading

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